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Harp Lager - Guinness Ltd.

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Harp LagerHarp Lager

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BA SCORE
74
okay

2,303 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,303
Reviews: 713
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 17.08%
Wants: 38
Gots: 296 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-03-2001

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Ratings: 2,303 | Reviews: 713
Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LuckyJohn
3.46/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Reds76
3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CIBoy10
2.39/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Just not a fan of the taste. Something off about it.

Photo of tumblingpenguin
3.47/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kd45-music
2.82/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This is not a particularly special beer. It's okay. Carbonation lasts fairly long, Head draws down to a thin bubbly layer. Kind of a tangy taste in the mouth. There are other imported beers I would purchase before this one.

Photo of cvallance
3.26/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of porterman66
3.77/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AFDerek
3.4/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MKuryllo
3.88/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of beerrat
4.24/5  rDev +31.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good beer made in Ireland for export.Guinness stout is all they drink in Ireland.

Photo of Phocion
3.39/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mystery bottle that appeared in my refrigerator between 2-3 weeks ago. Origins unclear, so I may as well review it! Live review of a 12 oz. bottle poured into a pilsner glass. Clear straw-colored body with a half-finger of foamy white head which quickly dissipates. Splotchy lacing left around the rim of my glass.

Aroma is reasonably strong (at least in comparison to our state-side equivalents) and malt-forward. Pilsner malts, notably a generic graininess as well as that tell-tale DMS aroma. Light floral hops and a neutral yeast.

Flavor is a tad thin, but balanced and not unpleasant. Grains and creamed corn with a slightly spicy, floral finish just like the nose indicated. Slightly sweet honeyish flavor as well, but it is very subtle.

Thin body and well-carbonated. Slick and crisp mouthfeel, almost with a very bubbly almost sparkling wine-like finish.

Overall, this beer is what it is. It's a generic Euro Lager, but not a particularly bad one. Thin and drinkable. It seems like a sub-par attempt at a Helles, but then again isn't that what this style is all about?

Photo of Miami66
4.43/5  rDev +37.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

very interesting beer. It’s not awful but it’s not super great. It just is quite plain and super drinkable. It’s the best Euro Pale Lager I’ve had. This beer is really hard to describe. It's just a very satisfying beer.

Photo of danlib21
3.67/5  rDev +14%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jharper2189
3.95/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very good European pale lager.

Photo of JodyPowers
3.22/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.58/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lodisgrisen
3.8/5  rDev +18%

Photo of JNForsyth
2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

Photo of goast8127
2.5/5  rDev -22.4%

Photo of ShaneHarris
2/5  rDev -37.9%

Photo of alasdair
4.52/5  rDev +40.4%

Photo of TomHenry
4/5  rDev +24.2%

Photo of meganelizabeth86
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of capuchinpilates
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

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Harp Lager from Guinness Ltd.
74 out of 100 based on 2,303 ratings.