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Harpoon Imperial Pumpkin - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
83
good

198 Ratings
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Ratings: 198
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 12
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BEERMILER12 on 08-16-2013)
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3.9/5  rDev +6.3%

wollefdoogylloj, 18 minutes ago
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5/5  rDev +36.2%

Libre, Today at 09:51 AM
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2.8/5  rDev -23.7%

Pours a two finger light tan head that fades quickly leaving no lace. Nearly black opaque color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Strong pumpkin pie nose and flavor is disappointing with a weird medicinal pumpkin and spicy. High ABV is hidden. Better pumpkins out there like Long Trail's. $5.99 for a 22oz bottle from Market Basket Concord, NH.

jdhilt, Yesterday at 11:49 PM
Photo of metter98
3.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a short tan head that quickly died down, leaving wispy lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of pumpkins and pumpkin spices are present in the nose.
T: As in the smell, the taste has lots of flavors of pumpkins and pumpkin spices such as nutmeg along with slight hints of sweetness from the molasses. No alcohol is perceptible.
M: It feels a bit more than medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: If I was blindfolded, I never would have guessed that this beer was opaque black because it tasted like it was a pumpkin ale and not a hybrid between a pumpkin ale and a stout. I also would have never imagined that this beer was 10.5% abv because it manages to hide any traces of alcohol very well.

Serving type: bottle

metter98, Yesterday at 11:18 PM
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5/5  rDev +36.2%

Jc0p, Yesterday at 09:59 PM
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3.8/5  rDev +3.5%

Cycle69, Thursday at 01:31 AM
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

zestar, Wednesday at 09:48 AM
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4/5  rDev +9%

waiting4lunch, Oct 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

IanMcGuire, Oct 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Great Pumpkin Pie Spice smell. Nice pumpkin flavor. Fairly strong alcohol taste. Pours from the bottle with a thin head. Overall good beer.

RodneyHolt, Oct 11, 2014
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3.09/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Shared 22 oz bottle.
Pours opaque black with ruby edges. Small head soon reduces to a thin ring.
Aroma: highly spiced and high ABV.
Flavor: over spiced and boozy. Starts sweet but finishes with an unpleasant bitterness.
Feel: good smooth full body by some alcohol harshness.

O: Disappointing.

chinchill, Oct 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

BeccaH, Oct 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Nickcal, Oct 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Nice combination of cinnamon, clove, and pie crust with roasted malt. Very well balanced and never cloying. The alcohol is very well hidden. Might need to make this an annual pick up.

tigg924, Oct 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

GetTheYayo, Oct 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

I am getting hints of gingerbread. Very good

AFb2stealth, Oct 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

ColSanders, Oct 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Resuin, Oct 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

HuskyHawk, Oct 05, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +3.5%

Gatordaddy, Oct 05, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +14.4%

lost_sailor, Oct 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

shoretaxi, Oct 04, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev +1.4%

sgn4779, Sep 30, 2014
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Harpoon Imperial Pumpkin from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
83 out of 100 based on 198 ratings.