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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

734 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 734
Reviews: 361
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 20
Gots: 45 | 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:
Beer added by: barleywinebrewer on 01-16-2009

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
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

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3.47/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes from the Spring. Poured from a 12 oz into a standard pint.

Appearance: Very clear red ale with a little white head. Head didn't last long. 3.5/5

Smell: Not particularly strong, but mostly bready, malty. 3.25/5

Taste: Fairly sweet take on the style. Nice caramel malts. Slight alcohol on the very end of a sip, odd given the ABV. Not bad. 3.5/5

Mouthfeel: Nice, balanced carbonation level. Goes in watery, finishes slightly dry. Probably the best aspect of this. 3.75/5

I'd give this another go, but I probably wouldn't buy a six pack. 3.5/5

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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3.12/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

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

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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

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Harpoon Celtic Ale from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
80 out of 100 based on 734 ratings.