Harp Lager - Guinness Ltd.
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2.53/5 rDev -21.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
Pours a dark yellow, orange like color. Reminds me of the color of expelled vitamins... Smells decent, but unfortunately for me, this smell always brings me back to my least favorite tasting beer, and that is anything by JW Dundee. Thankfully, this beer doesn't taste as strongly as JWD, but still an unpleasant maltyness to this beer. Watery, not much substance here. Really nothing exciting here except maybe an Irish parralel to PBR with a less offensive smell. Can't say I'm impressed, and I only saved 50 cents by going with this instead of getting Sierra Nevada like usual. Oh well, tis the time of the season for Irish.
Serving type: bottle
03-19-2007 23:49:43 | More by uabigdaz
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2.64/5 rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
Harp Premium lager 6pk bottles $7.99(OH)
12 oz brown bottle poured into a stemless white wine glass. No freshness date. "From the makers of Guinness".
Pours a nice pale gold color. Put a little air between the bottle and glass towards the end of your pour. A nice three finger, creamy bright white head that last a long time. It give way to amazing lacing.
It smells rather adjunct, if you ask me. The malts smell great, and a light hop is detected. However a sweet corny smell is dominate here.
The taste is better than the smell but not by much. Bready malts, followed by a nice light hop taste in the middle. Towards the end there is a corny taste, but it is well hidden behind the dryness of the hops. The adjunct is better hidden in the taste than the smell.
mouth feel is decent. Not watery like Guinness, more towards the medium body. The malts and hop dryness cling to your palate, hiding the corn taste.
Overall i was not expecting too much from this brew. And that's what i got. It the best adjunct brew i have had to date. I just did not expect a corny taste in a euro pale lager. Would i buy this again, probably not.
Serving type: bottle
04-15-2014 04:02:44 | More by Ohiolager
Harp Lager from Guinness Ltd.
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