Harpoon IPA | Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

4,092 Ratings
Harpoon IPAHarpoon IPA

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

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Harpoon IPA is an interpretation of the classic English style using hops and malt grown in the United States.

42 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-01-2000

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look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Drank from bottle due to lack of glass at the time:

S: Slightly hoppy and floral, nothing crazy

T: Hops and floral notes with a slight bitterness at first, finishing off with a bready note.

M: Very smooth

O: Really like the balance of including yeast and malts as well as the hop and floral taste. I am not really an IPA guy, and I get more pleasure from this as a drinkable beer than from, say, 60 min. If you're crazy about hoppy bitterness, you will find this too sweet

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

Poured into a pint glass

A- Pours a golden yellow color with just a hint of amber. A pillow-like finger and a half of head that sticks around a bit and leaves nice lacing.

S- This IPA hits you with earthier hop aromas than it's citrusy west coast brethren. Floral, pine, resin, and just a slight hint of citrus. Nothing that will blow socks off but balanced and complex nonetheless.

T- Pleasant amount of hop bitterness up front with a continuation of the earthy hops. Virtually undetectable citrus but nice amounts of pine along with some nice maltiness. It's surprisingly toasty, but it is not strange or undesirable in any way. Overall very nice.

M- Manages to be refreshing while still having a nice and welcome creaminess. Just enough carbonation and goes down very easily.

O- A reliable and pleasing east coast IPA. I do tend to lean towards IPAs with more citrus character, but this one will certainly not disappoint. Not overly bitter and this would also serve as a nice introduction to American IPAs for those that find themselves reluctant to give them a try.

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Harpoon IPA from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
3.63 out of 5 based on 4,092 ratings.
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