Summer Beer | Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Harpoon Summer Beer is a beer brewed to be enjoyed with summertime activities. It is light, refreshing, and crisp.

28 IBU

Added by stirgy on 09-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,159
Reviews:
382
Ratings:
1,051
pDev:
13.6%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
202
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,051 |  Reviews: 382
Photo of VivaTheHate
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Khaack
3.19/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a clear yellow colored body with a soft white lumpy head that lasts about a good three minutes. It leaves some lacing around the sides of the glass and it slides nicely down their sides as the beer goes down. The carbonation is slowly rising. The smell had some lemon and wheaty grains, basically balanced well. The taste was mostly sweet through the lemon and the wheaty grains, leaves you wanting more. The palate was light yet well balanced with a clean finish in this. This is a pretty sessionable beer. Overall, this makes actually a very good summer beer. I’ve had several of these before I decided to give a it a review so I could be as fair as possible. I would definitely have this again.

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Photo of IBUBrew
3.54/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chriswjr
3.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mkyer
3.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of q33jeff
2.35/5  rDev -33.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

**
07/28/12
LOOK: Light
AROMA: Beer
TASTE: Wheat, a bit too much for a summer beer.
FEEL: Thin, but a touch of CreamIness

A good summer beer…not too light. OK Flavor. Ellie's 7th Birthday party.
**

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Photo of Stephan16
3.85/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of calcnerd
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jae61
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AD17
3.49/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shellynix
2.85/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of LoudRed
3.52/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Griggsy
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dirk_Chappelle
3.68/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zylod
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bogdawg
3.56/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of yanks9669
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mattymystique
2.5/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of DrMullet
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pale yellow.
Crisp and well balanced with a mild bready malt.
I sense a faint lemon/citrus flavor.
Just enough bitterness, a very good Kolsch.

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Photo of illpass78
3.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pint on draft in a standard pint glass at Rayo in Scarborough, Maine.

Appearance: Pours a golden straw with some slight haze. Little crown of white head. Some lacing left behind that disappears quickly.

Aroma: Not much to the nose. Some cereal grains and lemon.

Taste: Lemon, some floral hops, a little bread. Flavors become slightly more pronounced as it warms.

Mouthfeel: Pretty light, as expected.

Overall: The parade of very OK summer brews marches on with this quaffable but fairly pedestrian mainstay from the 'Poon. Decent companion to spicy Mexican chow; not much to it, but maybe there doesn't have to be.

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Photo of Fcel
3.21/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigGold
3.52/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Had with oysters on the half shell at B & G Oysters, Boston, Mass., on draft into stange. Not a particularly fine example of the style, but effective and enjoyable washing down oysters.

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Photo of unclekeith
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of asuburbanman
3.04/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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Summer Beer from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 1,051 ratings