Harpoon Rich & Dan's Rye IPA | Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

Harpoon Rich & Dan's Rye IPAHarpoon Rich & Dan's Rye IPA
BA SCORE
68.4%
Liked This Beer
3.79 w/ 836 ratings
Harpoon Rich & Dan's Rye IPAHarpoon Rich & Dan's Rye IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer is brewed with our proprietary yeast – the same yeast we’ve used since first brewing Harpoon Ale – and some interesting hop varieties. The combination of Pale, Rye, Caramel 60, Flaked Rye, and Vienna yield a complex malt body that stands up to the spiciness of the rye and the pronounced hop flavor. The rye also adds a reddish hue to the beer. The kettle additions of Centennial, Apollo, and Chinook, and the dry hop addition of Falconer’s Flight add a multidimensional hop character.

70 IBU

Added by Jason on 05-10-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,425
Reviews:
195
Ratings:
836
Liked:
572
Avg:
3.79/5
pDev:
10.29%
Alströms:
3.55
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
107
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 836 |  Reviews: 195
Photo of Zach136
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: clear golden rod. Off white head good lacing.

Aroma/Flavor: Decent burst of fruit/spicy rye, along with fruity hop character.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, drying dry character. In check bitterness.

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Photo of Timfromthemainland
3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cure_Tap
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sharp and spicy, semi sweet malt with the rye, balanced nicely with flowery and piney hops. The flavor is sharp, but it isn't harsh at all. Despite apparently being around 70 IBU, this seems a bit more moderately hopped than that, with the rye filling the gaps nicely to give it more full bodied, snappy taste. A really tasty brew, on par with their flagship IPA, but with more of a kick to it for those looking for that.

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Photo of BAsbill
3.6/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Coorsy
3.43/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jason_cs
3.77/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cooper
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigGold
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 2ellas
3.13/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AAG
2.94/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Better than the Harpoon IPA but very average in my opinion.

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Photo of PhillyStyle
3.47/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BoJengs
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
4.16/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheMultiYeast
3.67/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tillmac62
4.02/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

EBD 11/15/14. Pours a clear medium amber with a slight hint of garnet. World class head volume, lacing and retention.

Outstanding nose of pine, citrus and spicy rye over a biscuit and caramel base.

Medium body with a slick texture. Slightly above normal carbonation with a bit of effervescence in the middle and a strong burst in the finish.

The flavor profile is intense, moderately complex and well balanced. It begins with a bready rye note that is a bit spicy. The middle brings a mild bitterness that has a bit of rind and pine flavor. As the bitterness fades, a rich malt sweetness comes to the forefront coupled with mango notes from the hops. The finish is a slow fade of rind, caramel and a nice rye bite.

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Photo of KensWorld
3.87/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Looks good, smells good, tastes typical of a rye. I've had better 3.9

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Photo of Zstets
4.19/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of SuomiHobbit
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Malty; very rich and flavorful.

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Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.14/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SanFranJake
3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DerwinWentworth
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tlema1
3.57/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Full bodied, spice from the rye, some bitterness on the finish

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Photo of Vivs85
3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmdrpi
3.3/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

on draft at the VT brewery location

appears clear, copper colored, white head. Spicy, herbal hop aroma. Flavor is balanced with caramel malt flavor. medium bodied.

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Photo of jmg480
4.04/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Harpoon Rich & Dan's Rye IPA from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Beer rating: 68.4% out of 100 with 836 ratings
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