Harpoon Jimbo & The Technicolor Hop Sack | Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting More Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Pale Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Thorpe429 on 05-31-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1
Reviews:
1
Avg:
2.21
pDev:
0%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 1 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of Thorpe429
2.21/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Reviewed from notes.

Pours a clear straw-golden color with a thin, receding white head and a bit of lacing on the way down. The nose brings some light herbal and citrus hops plus a bit of bread, though as it warms there is far too much butter, beyond what is acceptable even in the most-permissive English styles. The flavor has the same faults, and the butter and toffee coming from the diacetyl is far out of balance and doesn’t just add a smooth creaminess, but instead takes over the entire beer. Light body with a bit of a creamy texture and a mild hop bitterness. This had some potential, but had one major flaw.

 623 characters

Harpoon Jimbo & The Technicolor Hop Sack from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
2.21 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational

    Join us June 2-3, 2017 in Boston, Mass. for beer, cider, mead, kombucha and sake from over 70 small producers.

    Learn More
  • Subscribe to BeerAdvocate Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Subscribe