Harp Lager | Guinness Ltd.

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75
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2,570 Ratings
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80
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Harp LagerHarp Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-03-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,570
Reviews:
739
Avg:
3.24
pDev:
17.28%
 
 
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47
Gots:
535
For Trade:
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pale color of white-grape juice and completely transparent. Weak head but some lacing.

Clean aroma of dry malts and rice. Hints of skunk.

Mild malty flavor with a white bread and honey character. Herbal grassy hop in descent balance. Clean in the end.

Light body. Over carbonated. Smooth in the middle with a crisp finish.

Just average. Not much else to say.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is my default Irish beer. I can order this without worrying about availability at pretty much any Irish/English pub.
Harp is right up my alley. I have accepted that I prefer lagers to all other beers, and Harp has the balance and taste that I enjoy. Not too heavy, and not too light. However, it has to come off tap if you're really going to enjoy it. I'm in Florida, so bottles don't exactly hold up here. Overall, very solid. Anybody that hates mass produced corn beer should enjoy a Harp.

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S: Light. Dryness comes through a bit. A little sweetness...

T: Pretty good here. A little yeasty but there are some good hints of malt and dryness. Also a little hops as well. There is something there even though it is pretty light.

M: sits alright. Bubbly.

Overall a pretty average beer. Certainly better than any macro lager but certainly nothing to go crazy over. Perfect for after a long day when you want to take it easy.

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Harp Lager from Guinness Ltd.
3.24 out of 5 based on 2,570 ratings.
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