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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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jfcaa193

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

02-18-2012 22:42:26 | More by jfcaa193
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chrispoint

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -42.9%

02-18-2012 08:19:51 | More by chrispoint
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jk3

New York

3/5  rDev -14.3%

02-18-2012 05:15:58 | More by jk3
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bcal16

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-17-2012 02:02:49 | More by bcal16
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zhumphrey

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-17-2012 02:01:18 | More by zhumphrey
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MoreThanWine

Massachusetts

3.23/5  rDev -7.7%

Poured a pretty 2" bright beige head of average lifespan. The body is a nice clear amber but I wouldn't really call it a red ale. It smells of toasted malt and a little hops. The taste is kind of a weak version of a Scotch ale. This beer is OK, I could drink it regularly, but it's not really a standout.

02-17-2012 01:40:07 | More by MoreThanWine
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UfosBigRigsnBBQ

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-16-2012 15:01:54 | More by UfosBigRigsnBBQ
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JohnnyMc

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

02-16-2012 00:08:29 | More by JohnnyMc
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.33/5  rDev -4.9%

A-Clear amber, some carbonation, not much, one finger head

S-Roasty malts, caramel, little else.

T-Caramel, some roastiness, semi-sweet.

M-Medium bodied but little carbonation.

O-Another Irish Red Ale that just didn't do it for me. The mesh of flavors isn't there.

02-13-2012 00:33:46 | More by rlee1390
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sizemore84

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +14.3%

02-10-2012 03:33:05 | More by sizemore84
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14.3%

02-08-2012 00:29:59 | More by rusty3335
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

02-06-2012 22:39:23 | More by Kahlerbock
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bpackertx

Texas

3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-05-2012 21:16:49 | More by bpackertx
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AgingWarrior

Florida

3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-02-2012 18:32:46 | More by AgingWarrior
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rsant

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +14.3%

02-02-2012 17:38:52 | More by rsant
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lemonlime311

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

02-02-2012 05:24:51 | More by lemonlime311
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WaydeRafnel

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

01-30-2012 10:32:43 | More by WaydeRafnel
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sweisel80

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -42.9%

01-28-2012 22:57:53 | More by sweisel80
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AndrewM90

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14.3%

01-28-2012 01:19:46 | More by AndrewM90
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woodycorn44

New York

3/5  rDev -14.3%

01-24-2012 01:00:47 | More by woodycorn44
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mbs11

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +28.6%

01-14-2012 00:50:59 | More by mbs11
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bonbini26

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -14.3%

01-10-2012 17:55:56 | More by bonbini26
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dhabersa

Maryland

4/5  rDev +14.3%

01-08-2012 01:16:25 | More by dhabersa
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Stoffel

Texas

3.5/5  rDev 0%

01-05-2012 04:12:53 | More by Stoffel
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev 0%

01-05-2012 02:46:09 | More by BigCheese
Harpoon Celtic Ale from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
80 out of 100 based on 721 ratings.