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Harpoon Imperial Pumpkin - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
82
good

210 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.95%
Wants: 12
Gots: 25 | 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:
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(Beer added by: BEERMILER12 on 08-16-2013)
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2/5  rDev -45.7%

jordand3, Sep 13, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +2.2%

Bearman13, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Colby8938, Sep 12, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +3.3%

amvrana, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

cwreay90, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

SFC21, Sep 09, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -38.9%

Dogleg, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of rspauldi
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

rspauldi, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of CaptainHate
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

I've had this for the last three weekends because I really like it and it's relatively cheap. I'm very much enjoying the blend of spices and molasses that make it kind of like Pumking but something richer and maltier. And the alc isn't overpowering but still obviously present, although it doesn't truck me like some high alc brews have (thinking specifically of Stone's Old Guardian aka Cortex Wrecker).

I've been pretty leery of stouts because of a bad experience with Guinness, which was a long time ago and maybe unfair in retrospect particularly because my tastes have changed greatly over time. This beer has made me much more curious about exploring other Imperial Stouts.

CaptainHate, Sep 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

tfsimpkins, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

paulish, Sep 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Bierleichen, Sep 06, 2014
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1/5  rDev -72.8%

NJBeer265, Sep 04, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

whatsajessica, Sep 02, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +4.3%

BBQWhisperer, Sep 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

diverite, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Danobold, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Nick4444, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of wrightst
4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

Aroma is strong pumpkin in addition to the toasty malt aromas with spices and chocolate.
Color is deep brown, with a minimal tan head. No question it's a stout.

Flavor is much less in the pumpkin, though it's there. Great toast, and spice along with the pumpkin, which I found milder than the aroma suggested. Alcohol was present, but somewhat subdued. Some imperials really hit you over the head, others hide it entirely. This was in the middle of those extremes.

Mouthfeel was expected: full bodied and complex.

Overall, a 4.5. Perhaps a bit overdone in the spices - the label lists a a lot of them. Great sweetness, mild pumpkin, and body. I really liked it!

wrightst, Aug 25, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +2.2%

Kcman91, Aug 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

djrn2, Aug 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

jbarletto, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

kylehay2004, Aug 22, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +15.2%

Patlee3324, Aug 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

stereosforgeeks, Aug 18, 2014
Harpoon Imperial Pumpkin from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
82 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.