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Harpoon Celtic Ale - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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Harpoon Celtic AleHarpoon Celtic Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

721 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 721
Reviews: 359
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 14.57%
Wants: 16
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Harpoon Celtic Ale features a deep amber color. The flavor is malty and complex. Celtic Ale has a moderate hop finish that, along with the generous amounts of malt, makes for a medium bodied, smooth, rich beer. Try serving Celtic Ale with a hearty stew… the beer’s robust character will complement the bold flavors.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: barleywinebrewer on 01-16-2009)
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

06-04-2013 00:23:00 | More by Segelstrom
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Bqb5037

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

06-01-2013 15:38:13 | More by Bqb5037
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RSGeraghty

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-29-2013 02:41:50 | More by RSGeraghty
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woostergooner

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-26-2013 22:21:09 | More by woostergooner
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MGodduclan5

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-26-2013 03:12:56 | More by MGodduclan5
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-25-2013 12:37:51 | More by Slatetank
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thampel09

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-24-2013 18:51:57 | More by thampel09
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-22-2013 16:03:42 | More by InspectorBob
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seplo

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-21-2013 01:15:53 | More by seplo
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.11/5  rDev -11.1%

A - Pours a clear amber brown with a solid finger of dark tan colord head. Fantastic retention, nearly a quarter of an inch 10-15 minutes later. Lacing is ok.

S - Very sweet, cracker like aroma and a wee bit of sourness and spice.

T - Sweet caramel and friuts transcends into a slightly funky beady flavor. Mildly dry

M - Medium bodied, a little thick. Very smooth - really like the body.

O - Definitely on the lower end of the craft beer spectrum IMO - you could do worse however

05-18-2013 21:28:12 | More by MacQ32
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kkmiller76

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

05-13-2013 00:54:33 | More by kkmiller76
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-12-2013 20:58:15 | More by twenty5
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ShanShantheRocket

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

05-12-2013 20:52:59 | More by ShanShantheRocket
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Peter

New York

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

05-12-2013 03:59:17 | More by Peter
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-10-2013 13:54:32 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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cadaugherty

Illinois

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-08-2013 00:54:18 | More by cadaugherty
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ZEB89

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-05-2013 23:44:56 | More by ZEB89
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-05-2013 22:52:36 | More by ejimhof
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SonOfKyuss

Virginia

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-05-2013 12:54:46 | More by SonOfKyuss
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Mleblanc25

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +14.3%

04-30-2013 00:22:26 | More by Mleblanc25
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JoeBlevins

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

04-29-2013 05:47:16 | More by JoeBlevins
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jkermitj

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-29-2013 00:57:26 | More by jkermitj
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.11/5  rDev -11.1%

Harpoon Celtic Red has a thick, cream-colored head, a bit of thin lacing, some streaming bubbles, and a clear, reddish-brown appearance. The aroma is faint, but bread crust, some sweetness, and a touch of sourness can be detected with deep inhalations. Taste is of the same, with a harsh and unpleasant bitterness in the mid-to-end of the sick. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Harpoon Celtic Red finishes lager like- crisp, clean, refreshing, and mostly dry. Some alcohol shows up in the throat. Overall, this just does not taste very good. I don’t recommend it.

RJT

04-28-2013 14:18:20 | More by RonaldTheriot
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bohemyth

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-28-2013 03:41:40 | More by bohemyth
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Riggsy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-26-2013 20:53:11 | More by Riggsy
Harpoon Celtic Ale from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
80 out of 100 based on 721 ratings.