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Harpoon Grateful Harvest Cranberry Ale - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
75
okay

242 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 242
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 14.98%
Wants: 6
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: LtCracker20 on 10-11-2010

Harpoon Grateful Harvest is a beer brewed with Thanksgiving celebrations in mind. A puree of freshly harvested cranberries, donated by local cranberry farm AD Makepeace, lends a subtle tartness to the beer. The cranberry flavor complements the malty character derived by the combination of Munich and Vienna malts. An addition of CaraMunich malt enhances the beer’s reddish hue and adds a touch of sweetness, while Northern Brewer bittering hops complement the slight cranberry tartness.

25 IBU
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Ratings: 242 | Reviews: 101 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.01/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of brewqueno
2.09/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

This was not good at all.

Photo of SeamusLight
2.76/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Wasted opportunity.

Typically, the holidays are the time for a brewery to go wild - to indulge in strong fruit flavors, or spices, or anything which may really hit the palette. This beer does none of that.

If asked what it tastes like, the most apt description is "a beer." That's it. There is no cranberry hint. There is no noticeable bitterness. It's an ale. Harpoon played it safe, and got a boring product. Drinkable, but forgettable.

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3.08/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of DuffDaddy
2.25/5  rDev -31.2%

Thanksgiving Day beer tasting at Bro's house.

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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +7%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +7%

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3.5/5  rDev +7%

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3.2/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear, orange golden, no carbonation,

Very faint hint of cranberry

Thin, winey

Sudsy

Ok beer

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3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +7%

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3.8/5  rDev +16.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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3.52/5  rDev +7.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +22.3%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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Harpoon Grateful Harvest Cranberry Ale from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
75 out of 100 based on 242 ratings.