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Harp Lager - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
74
okay

2,152 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,152
Reviews: 695
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 17.34%
Wants: 25
Gots: 165 | 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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3/5  rDev -7.1%

Grebdioz, Dec 28, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Shumj, Dec 28, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Golden body with a ever-so-slightly off-white frothy head, leaving lots of nice lacing.

The aroma consists of toasted barley malt and some herbal, floral hops.

As for the taste, the hop bitterness comes in at the first of the sip, with a slight floral-ness, then leaving you to a nice mouthful of toasted barley malts, with some sweetness, and an almost undetectable bitterness.

The drinkability is extremely high. It's smooth, and the mouthfeel is on the light side of medium; and the carbonation is high in the mouthfeel as well as the palate.

This is a damn good beer. Best lager I've ever had. Screw the critics. This is gold, lager or not.

JoLight, Dec 27, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -22.6%

jophish17, Dec 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev +23.8%

Skizem, Dec 23, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -22.6%

wertschy, Dec 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +23.8%

marshrat63, Dec 23, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

1p5v, Dec 23, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

weerezboy, Dec 22, 2011
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3/5  rDev -7.1%

rapayn01, Dec 22, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Jra1985, Dec 22, 2011
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3/5  rDev -7.1%

troegaarden, Dec 21, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

ericwilson54, Dec 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +23.8%

Ben4318, Dec 20, 2011
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3/5  rDev -7.1%

bigeyedfish89, Dec 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +23.8%

RossPeterson, Dec 18, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

KuehneBe, Dec 18, 2011
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3/5  rDev -7.1%

mhaugo, Dec 18, 2011
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2/5  rDev -38.1%

Manderson1C13, Dec 17, 2011
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3/5  rDev -7.1%

jacknsally5148, Dec 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +23.8%

jsisko01, Dec 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +23.8%

IBUdaddy, Dec 15, 2011
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3/5  rDev -7.1%

Pamola, Dec 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +23.8%

kmckinnon87, Dec 15, 2011
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2.95/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Clear and golden as a lager should be. Bubbles are not as ubiquitous as I'd expect.

S: Scent has some malt and grain. A little skunky in this case, even after some warming.

T: The cereal grain seems to be the most obvious with a little bit of malt in there, too. Bready, and almost not bitterness.

M: Certainly clean and crisp as one would expect from this style.

D: Not bad for a lager. Not my usual style of beer, but not bad nonetheless. I think I'll stick with Guinness' most famous, though.

ScorpyX, Dec 15, 2011
Harp Lager from Guinness Ltd.
74 out of 100 based on 2,152 ratings.