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Harpoon Rich & Dan's Rye IPA - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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Harpoon Rich & Dan's Rye IPAHarpoon Rich & Dan's Rye IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

730 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 730
Reviews: 183
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 10
Gots: 55 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is brewed with our proprietary yeast – the same yeast we’ve used since first brewing Harpoon Ale – and some interesting hop varieties. The combination of Pale, Rye, Caramel 60, Flaked Rye, and Vienna yield a complex malt body that stands up to the spiciness of the rye and the pronounced hop flavor. The rye also adds a reddish hue to the beer. The kettle additions of Centennial, Apollo, and Chinook, and the dry hop addition of Falconer’s Flight add a multidimensional hop character.

70 IBU

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-10-2011)
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

guttervan, Nov 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

akang, Nov 26, 2013
Photo of DrewsBrews450
3.46/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a orange amber with a nice head that leaves a ton of lace.. the smell is floral hops with a hint of pine..maybe a little rye on the end.. the taste leaves a little more spice pepper rye but barley.. you also get the hops pine and flowers but not a ton of bitterness.. just a hit of sweetness in the beginning that comes on more while it warms.. the mouthfeel is pretty full.. a slight chewy.. wish there was more bubbles. Its a good beer but not a lot of rye more just a ipa.. pale ale.. still good

DrewsBrews450, Nov 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

xbrettfavrex, Nov 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

KevinDanger23, Nov 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

jgreenward, Nov 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

MJSawyer, Nov 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

sunofneurot, Nov 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

sdaly3, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

SaranacinTexas, Nov 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

jjd315, Nov 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Mr_Brewski, Nov 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

dbaraniak, Nov 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

rodemey2, Nov 06, 2013
Photo of 57md
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours copper in color with a finger and a half of head that took a while to dissipate completely. The primary note in the nose is hops with the rye secondary. The flavor is the reverse of the nose - the rye is upfront and the hops follow. There is a touch of sweetness on the finish followed with a dry spiciness from the rye and a mild hop profile.

57md, Nov 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

NHhomebrewguy, Oct 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

meehandennis, Oct 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

MattyIce21, Oct 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

bsm80x, Oct 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

ubenumber2, Oct 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Cheld, Oct 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

ScotNH, Oct 21, 2013
Photo of mooseisloose
3.15/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poppin the top I get a nice fresh cut grass hop smell with a sweet anticipated malt backbone. Pours into the SAPP with a deep orange bronze color and a nice 2.5 finger head. Taste is a very constant bold happiness with a nice sweet maltiness that supports but doesn't over take any happiness. Overall this is a well balanced brew not so IPA but very imbibable. Revisited 11/01/13, still a great IPA with a nice malt and hop bite
Very in tune with the style, but not a standout in the style.

mooseisloose, Oct 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

TeeRex, Oct 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

mikefour77, Oct 17, 2013
Harpoon Rich & Dan's Rye IPA from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
86 out of 100 based on 730 ratings.