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Rapscallion Harvard Lager | Rapscallion

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Massachusetts, United States

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by DrinkingDrake on 05-15-2011

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 14
Photo of jlindros
3.54/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

had on tap at the brewery.

Crystal clear straw color, small head.

Nose faint straw, light, little yeasty, crisp lager fruity notes.

Taste light yeasty, mild straw, crisp lager, hint grassy hop, faint mineral.

Mouth lighter bod, decent carb.

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Photo of GarthDanielson
3.58/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Under the name "Harvard Lager" at The Parrish on Boylston. Poured on-tap and served in a true pint, the beer is a bright, pale, yellow-gold coloring with a foamy, frothy, white head of about an inch that clings all over. Aromas of roasted grains, subtle hops, and a touch of floral highlights. Flavors are buttery and biscuity, with floral highlights again, as well as a touch of hops. Very balanced. Buttery and smooth aftertaste, with a slick, smooth finish. Almost creamy at times.

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Photo of smcolw
2.27/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Advertised as Rapscallion Harvard Lager, I presume this is a match.

Decent bar pour leaving a blanket of lace. The color is pale straw with absolutely no haze whatsoever.

Grainy aroma of raw malt. There's also a very unusual white wine vinegar smell that reminds me of making Easter eggs.

Tastes like a typical adjunct macro. Lots of raw grain, a light syrupy sweetness, nearly no hop and plenty of carbonation (with nearly no body).

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Photo of DrinkingDrake
3.68/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a golden straw color. The bartender quickly poured it so a large amount of head formed. Smells light like Pilsner malt with a ton of grassy/straw hop notes. The flavor has a sharp lemongrass bite with a large amount of carbonation. Light crisp malt with a slight lemon/citrus tingle. Earthy/hay hop notes take over with a dry and surprisingly sweet/dry finish.

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Rapscallion Harvard Lager from Rapscallion
3.3 out of 5 based on 14 ratings.
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