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Harpoon Summer Beer | Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Massachusetts, United States

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

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours our a very clear golden color with a little over a finger of white frothy head. Surprisingly good retention and lacing. Lacing draping down the glass.

S: Not grabbing too much here but some bready malt and yeast.

T: The nose is also prominent in the taste along with a slightly bitter earthy hop.

M: Light body with medium carbonation.

O: Surprised. I'm a tough critic of summer beers because they are usually lacking too much substance for me or are overpowered by citrus and fruit flavors. Not my thing. This is actually a beer I'd want to drink in the summer. Not necessarily bursting with flavor, but very light, crisp, and easy to drink.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a glass tulip.

Pale gold in color, lots of bubbles and a decent white frothy head. The body is semi-transparent. There’s a great deal maltiness up front as I smell it, with lemon peel and orange rind in the background. Taste is very similar to a classic pilsner, except for some more pronounced herbal and spicy qualities to the hops. Low bitterness, crackery malt on the tongue, dry grass, but flavours do not linger. The finish is fairly dry. Overall it’s not a bad thirst-quencher for the warmer months, but it doesn’t have any one quality that makes it stand out.

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Harpoon Summer Beer from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 1,050 ratings
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