Archives: Brewer: Harpoon

Harpoon Octoberfest

September 19, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | 2 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Harpoon, Country: America, Grade: C plus, Style: Oktoberfest

5.5% ABV bottled In my mid-twenties I was friendless.  No, that’s not as bad as it sounds.  What I mean is that I was essentially friendless in the city I lived in, New York.  Through a weird confluence of events, several of my pals moved to Hollywood for greener pastures, several moved to other East […]

Harpoon IPA

June 23, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | No Comments | Filed in Brewer: Harpoon, Country: America, Grade: B plus, Style: IPA

5.9% ABV on draught Next on my Friday night IPA orgy was the selection from Harpoon, something I expected to be mediocre. Not sure why that was my thinking as I’ve enjoyed plenty of Harpoons in the past, but that was just my gut feeling. I must immediately admit, I was wrong and pleasantly surprised. […]

UFO Raspberry Hefeweizen

June 7, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | No Comments | Filed in Brewer: Harpoon, Country: America, Grade: B regular, Style: Fruit Beer

5.1% ABV My love of fruit–not fruity, fruit–beers is fairly well documented. Now it might be considered quote unquote “gay” to like fruit-packed brews, but when you’re often also throwing back 12% ABV bombers with abandon, I’m not sure you need to prove your drinking mettle. In fact, a lot of these so-called fruit beers […]