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Harpoon 100 Barrel Series #45 - Directors' Cut - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
82
good

114 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Black & Tan |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rab53 on 02-02-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

jschott75, Sep 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

sox828, Sep 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

scxcrunner, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of Hopsuds
3.9/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Overall really good beer. Heavy start of molasses, followed by some hops, caramel, and vanilla.
Finishes with coffee, toffee, and ash. This beer really moves along the palate. Would drink again, but only to share with friends. Too rich to drink more than one.

Hopsuds, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of pveilleux
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

pveilleux, Aug 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

ercxi, Jul 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

ejimhof, Jul 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

AdamElb, Jul 08, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

jmathis, Jun 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

da_beers, Jun 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

DrinkingDrake, Jun 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

JTomczak, Jun 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Orange, Jun 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

kylehay2004, Jun 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Agnazub, Jun 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

briandaube, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

gferg10, Jun 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Boston_Steve, May 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

thampel09, May 24, 2013
Photo of lordofthewiens
3.85/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the 100 Barrel Series, poured into a pint glass. The beer was a dark brown color with a tan head. The head was fairly large to begin with, but dissipated quickly.

Aroma of caramel malt and smoke. A little bit of chocolate and dark fruit.

The taste followed the nose. Smoky caramel, chocolate, and plum.

A smooth beer. I thought the smokiness worked well.

lordofthewiens, May 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

EnronCFO, May 16, 2013
Photo of WVbeergeek
3.43/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

My bottle says enjoy by 5/5/13, however I'm liking the dryness of the porter with a matching leafy herbal pale ale...that seems to be what this beer is all about the porter has much more ruby highlights than normal, basically a pre bottled version of a black and tan (or pale/stout and pale/golden ale). Labels aside I see a beautiful dark beer with tan textured lacing, very dark body almost opaque nearly black but with ruby highlights from the blending of tow styles. Nose takes on some earthy pine cone scented hops marriage with a dark black ale, the blend of the two beers brings some decadent tones to my senses. Flavors embrace the palate with malt complexity and herbal hops that's basically what's happening here not a bad stick in the bunch love you guys.

WVbeergeek, May 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

twenty5, May 12, 2013
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3.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Hits the Duvel tulip with a decent khaki hued head, large bubbled and settling quickly over a deep brownish amber colored body...almost Coca-Cola like in appearance. The nose isn't too spectacular: light roasted malt with some sweetness backing it. I get a fruity/dark malt first impression, mild hopping, light bodied. Drinks easy, light roastiness and hop floweriness finishes it out. Goes down quick, tasty. Nice dark session ale here.

beerluvr, May 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

schaffer9252, May 04, 2013
Harpoon 100 Barrel Series #45 - Directors' Cut from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
82 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.