Harpoon, not a brewer on the tip of anyones tongue, at least not out here where I am at. I am not sure why though, they make a good product. My first experience with them was their Celtic Red, and then I tried their UFO Hefeweizen, and then their Octoberfest. They actually use the American spelling of Octoberfest which should tell you something about the brewery. They aren’t trying to be anything that they aren’t. They aren’t trying to market to a European crowd, or say that their beer is authentically German. They offer their take on a wonderful style (Marzen) and they do a good job of it. Another brew that I enjoyed, although, in my quest to try so many different brews, I probably wouldn’t buy it again… however don’t read this as a complaint, I would still recommend that you try it for yourself. Shoot, it never hurts to try new things.

Harpoon Octoberfest

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