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Harp Lager - Guinness Ltd.

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Harp LagerHarp Lager

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BA SCORE
74
okay

1,996 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,996
Reviews: 686
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 17.03%
Wants: 20
Gots: 114 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-03-2001)
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bbluemzbeer

California

1.71/5  rDev -47.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Appearance: yellow lager look

Smell: like a malt liquor

Taste: it has a very big lemon taste and bitter taste at the end..No complexity or uniqueness to this beer.

Mouthfeel : light mouthfeel .

Overall: I take a Mickey big mouth or Schlitz malt liquor over this beer even light beer. I will not buy again !

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2014 23:16:53 | More by bbluemzbeer
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gnikola

Serbia

1.75/5  rDev -45.8%

05-29-2013 22:00:22 | More by gnikola
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nleaders

Arizona

1.75/5  rDev -45.8%

07-03-2014 10:50:57 | More by nleaders
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Botulizard

Massachusetts

1.75/5  rDev -45.8%

08-23-2013 02:44:44 | More by Botulizard
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allbrigs

North Carolina

1.75/5  rDev -45.8%

03-12-2013 16:00:05 | More by allbrigs
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Roland45s

Virginia

1.75/5  rDev -45.8%

10-18-2012 23:48:12 | More by Roland45s
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Jerone

Florida

1.78/5  rDev -44.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A - Straw yellow with a quickly fading white head and lots of bubbles.

S - Corn and malt, I don't smell any hops.

T - Mild corn and malt with an off putting slightly bitter finish.

M - The mouthfeel is fine, with medium carbonation and light body.

O - Not my favorite and In my opinion just as bad as any of the other macro lagers. If you're looking to get drunk there are cheaper beer with the same flavor.

Bottle

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2011 18:19:06 | More by Jerone
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beerguy101

California

1.8/5  rDev -44.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Light gold color, medium head. Slightly skunky aroma. Light malts and hops. Tastes like a Euro-Lager, but there is a touch of soapiness and green bottle skunkyness. HOLY FALSTAFF BATMAN!! IT'S A HEINKEIN!! How does a beer in a brown bottle taste green bottle skunky? Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean. Aftertaste is bitter and soapy. This bottle is UNDRINKABLE!! I doubt I will re-rate

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2003 01:01:54 | More by beerguy101
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TheBrewWhisperer

Ohio

1.9/5  rDev -41.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: clear golden lager with some foam rising til the very end being a small amount nothing too surprising for a euro pale lager.

Smell: Predominant skunk which is odd for a brown bottle, but lingering hop and a hint of bitterness.

Taste: A Stella Artois type lager (not a green bottle taste surprising) very pale in hop and barley very watery at the same time mediocre in the most sense.

Mouth-feel: Terrible beer just terrible very very crisp but at the same time very dry mouth feel I thought this was an Irish pale lager!.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2012 21:58:56 | More by TheBrewWhisperer
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skillerified

Illinois

1.93/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours yellowish-golden hues. Half-finger head that fades in minutes to a slight lace on top and on the glass. Some carbonation is visible.

Smell is a little fruity, a little citrusy, and something else I can't quite place. Hoppy maybe. It's an odd combination that's not particularly appealing to me.

Taste is a little on the weak side. Very little up front. There is an acidic (citrus) dryness in the middle and a touch of bitterness at the finish.

The mouthfeel is strange. There is like a slickness that sticks to the back of your tongue and throat. After a while, you can taste it on the roof of your mouth too. Again, it's not particularly appealing to me. It's a very light feeling beer too.

Not particularly drinkable for me. I could down another one if I had to, but I can't forsee any reason to buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2005 10:01:48 | More by skillerified
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mikeg67

New Jersey

1.93/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

12 oz bottle. Pours clear straw color with a white head and soda-like carbonation. Nose is of grassy hops and hey. Body is medium and slightly crisp. Taste is barely noticeable - of light hops and some grain. Finish is very short. This brew is on par with other macros.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2012 14:22:54 | More by mikeg67
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rastaman

United Kingdom (England)

1.98/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

An overated lager, bland with an edgy taste, i'd look elsewhere first, but still drinkable, but theres nothin in this beer that i can appreciate.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2002 17:46:41 | More by rastaman
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brdc

Wisconsin

1.98/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Small capped bottle, poured into a pint.

Clear, light golden with an average white head, some retention, little lacing. Aroma is faint, some malts, very little hops but everything so faint that it is hard to describe.
Thin on the palate, taste is watered down, some breadiness, a hint of grassy hops.
Mediocre.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2008 04:12:39 | More by brdc
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Nemers

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -38.1%

02-17-2014 22:01:25 | More by Nemers
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syntheticwings

Virginia

2/5  rDev -38.1%

03-24-2012 03:03:03 | More by syntheticwings
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

2/5  rDev -38.1%

07-10-2013 21:35:30 | More by TheMrFarnham
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mikefuski17

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -38.1%

03-16-2014 15:17:04 | More by mikefuski17
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Rod_J

Kentucky

2/5  rDev -38.1%

03-22-2014 02:09:53 | More by Rod_J
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cantfindme

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -38.1%

12-10-2011 01:33:06 | More by cantfindme
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campfirebrew

New York

2/5  rDev -38.1%

04-05-2012 15:09:46 | More by campfirebrew
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spazx

New York

2/5  rDev -38.1%

04-09-2014 00:49:51 | More by spazx
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cleonile2000

Indiana

2/5  rDev -38.1%

10-07-2012 03:03:01 | More by cleonile2000
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russwilliam

New York

2/5  rDev -38.1%

03-20-2014 03:44:34 | More by russwilliam
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Modernrickk

California

2/5  rDev -38.1%

07-07-2014 23:35:41 | More by Modernrickk
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ZPB

Michigan

2/5  rDev -38.1%

01-12-2012 15:56:31 | More by ZPB
Harp Lager from Guinness Ltd.
74 out of 100 based on 1,996 ratings.