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Hap & Harry's Tennessee Lager - R. S. Lipman Company

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Ratings: 78
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 15.77%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
R. S. Lipman Company visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Malts: Pilsner, Vienna, and Biscuit

Hops: Perle for bittering, Saaz for aroma

IBUs: 14

(Beer added by: sommersb on 03-17-2012)
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

nmann08, Jun 29, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

kylehay2004, Apr 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +26.2%

Gonzoillini, May 09, 2013
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3.48/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Small white head dies into a nice lacing above a clear golden colored beer.

Aroma is sour grain malts with a little breadiness and maybe a little hops adding to the sourness.

A lighter bodied beer with a pretty big taste with a lot of sour grain malts, corn syrupiness, and some hops to a lesser degree.

A slightly dry aftertaste that brings with it some slight sourness.

When i first saw this in the glass I thought "Yippee, another Budweiser wannabee", but this beer had a lot more tastes coming through, I could drink a few of these.

LXIXME, Aug 28, 2012
Photo of chinchill
3.18/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Hap & Harry's lager (Nashville, TN) on tap at the Casual Pint in Knoxville.

Pale golden with a very short-lived head 

Looks like a pitiful light lager, but has a decent aroma and flavor. 
Mostly malty in the nose but with a subtle hop presence. 

Flavor: notably more hoppy that the aroma indicates, with a lingering if light hop note. 

Feel: light body; crisp carbonation. Thin but not watery.

O: good flavor for style

chinchill, Apr 09, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

mhaugo, Jul 29, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

atlbravsrno1, Aug 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

Hanzo, Dec 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

Falcone, Mar 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

hollywood_15063, Oct 11, 2012
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3.13/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Golden yellow with a half inch head. Retention is so-so. Very clear.
S- Grain, a bit of grass, and a touch of bread dough to it.
T- Fairly sweet up front, being a bready sweetness. There is a grassy character in the finish. Minimal bitterness to it.
M- Crisp. Carbonation was a bit high. Body was appropriate for style.
O- It's an ok beer and an easy drinking one while out at a music bar, but not something that I need to repurchase for at home.

jsprain1, Jun 04, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

BigBry, Mar 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

OldTime, Apr 25, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

khargro2, Feb 05, 2012
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3.05/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

a clean amber/gold pour with a finger of head throughout. smells yeasty, a slight lemon zest, reminds me of yeungling. tastes just like it smells... definitely tastes like yeungling. not much else to say really. light bodied, crisp, and refreshing.

overall, a decent lager. very much like yeungling, in pretty much every aspect.. except a bit more refreshing and lighter in color.

facundoCNB, Jul 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

Chucker17, Apr 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

LJWalker, Mar 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

rorjets, Jan 18, 2014
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3.63/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Somewhere between a miller light and Yeungling. Its typical look of an American lager, a medium copper, clear and with medium foam that fades fast. Sweet caramel smells, grassy hints of hops and sweet corn. The taste is a bit watery with corn, and caramel malt in the middle and a low hop background of earthy, grassy hints. Light, refreshing, crisp, clean and easy to drink. Pretty typical and boring. I wonder if it is an attempt to appeal to the commerical crowd?

JayS2629, Jun 14, 2011
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2.25/5  rDev -29%

TheBigBoy, Jun 04, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

BlueMoon10, Feb 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

TheBishopco, Dec 23, 2013
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3.63/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tasted On: 03-17-2012
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 330 ml brown bottle
Glassware: Tulip pint
Purchased: 6-pack from Frugal MacDoogal, Nashville

Presentation is 330ml bottle, not seen much in American beers, with a twist cap. Back label has a story of the beer's namesake partners, Hap and Harry, one from the Jack Daniels distillery and one from the first distributor of Jack Daniels, of the Lipman family. Side note on the label says "Crafted exclusively for R.S. Lipman Company by Yazoo Brewing Co., Nashville, TN."

A: Golden color, with clear clarity showing quite a few bubbles in the glass. Head is a modest finger high and fades soon. Lacing is good on the glass.

S: Aromas are grassy and yeasty with a crisp, noble hops character.

T: Clean lager taste, featuring a light bitterness and slight bready sweetness. Also has a low citrus/lemon flavor. Reminds me of a pilsner.

M: Crisp feel, with a high amount of carbonation. Light bodied, with a finish of light bitter hops.

O: I'd say this is a simple but refreshing all-malt lager.

sommersb, Mar 17, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

KeyWestGator, May 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

taospowder, May 07, 2014
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Hap & Harry's Tennessee Lager from R. S. Lipman Company
74 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.