Harpoon The Long Thaw | Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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330 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Massachusetts, United States
harpoonbrewery.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
“Spring” in New England is a fickle friend. So we brewed a beer that could carry us through the January cold while hinting at warmer days ahead. With notes of orange peel and coriander, the soft mouthfeel of a Belgian wit, and an intense hop profile, The Long Thaw White IPA combines the warming backbone of an IPA with citrus notes indicative of the coming spring. “Spring” in New England may be indecisive, but we can help make one decision a little easier.

Added by djrn2 on 01-31-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
330
Reviews:
45
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
12.01%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
132
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 330 |  Reviews: 45
Photo of Nslincoln
5/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Overall great taste. Love when this beer is out

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Photo of VelociRaptor55
5/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Excellent burger and tots beer!

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Photo of squonk45
5/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Harpoon is quickly growing on me the top craft beer brewer had the long thaw for 1st time. It honestly has several nice citrus flavors.. and perfect hoppy after taste.. bought a single to try will get 6 moe Saturday

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Photo of MaddDogg84
5/5  rDev +30.5%

Photo of Bobby823
4.68/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LDEFINIS
4.53/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Clean tasting IPA. Very crisp and refreshing. Love this beer.

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Photo of jaws1477
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of 31Sam13
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Way underrated as far as I'm concerned...everyone who I give one to really likes it...it is very well balanced with not the strongest hop profile I will admit, but it is what it is and that is excellent...

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Photo of Botulizard
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of j0hnc2468
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of braedon_peluso
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of gwilikers6
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of PPSchwa
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of rudybanes
4.48/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Perfect after work beer. A good crisp taste that lifts the body and head after a nice swallow. This is exactly the kind of IPA I like.

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Photo of Bwalkertxranger
4.43/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Just the right hint of orange and not overly hoppy. Nicely done.

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Photo of Brownr152
4.41/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Very subtle IPA clean and crisp great to pair with some good food

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Photo of joesmithrealname
4.4/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

That's a quality beer, dudes. It's not as bitter as most IPA's, and it's got mad Flayva. I dig. Had on draught at Westside Hootie house in MA. Alyssa is a beast. I dig, also.

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Photo of mpedara429
4.39/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Poured out a slightly hazy golden color. One finger of white head. Not much retention or lacing

S: Mango and slightly dank piney hops. Very attractive and fragrant.

T: The taste matches the nose. Great balance with the hops. A pine and tropical fruit wonder.

M: Medium body and medium carb. Super clean finish.

O: I really really enjoyed this one. I wish this was available for more than just the spring because it is so good.

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Photo of ChrisIPA
4.31/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AdamVN
4.31/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Yehuda
4.3/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ralph-pine
4.3/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Beer rich creamy texture and tasty bitterness. A true delicacy.

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Photo of Ecxeeder616
4.3/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ordybill
4.25/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear golden to light amber color with a large white head. The aroma is full of hops, citrus and pine (very nice). The taste is hop driven with some citrus.

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Photo of Shakydog68
4.25/5  rDev +11%

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Harpoon The Long Thaw from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
3.83 out of 5 based on 330 ratings.
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