Harp Lager | Guinness Ltd.

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Harp LagerHarp Lager

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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3.2/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at Tir na Nog outside Penn station in NYC. Golden hue with slight amber capped by a foamy head. Nose of grass and straw. Taste is slight hay balanced by light cracker sweetness. Mouth is light but drying. This is a good way to await a train ride back upstate.

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

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2.72/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured unto a pint.

Appearance: Clear gold, not too bubbly...head is about 1/2" off the body.

Smell: Dry hops, comes off weak like most pale agers but doesn't come off bad.

Taste: Dry hops, slight corn...comes and goes not something worth bragging over.

Mouth: Light to medium carbonation, I was expecting this being a lager would be more carbonated. If it was it would probably help the taste out better.

Overall: I have drank this many times and it is probably better during warm weather and served cold. Not a bad beer but definitely not among the great ones, this goes for other "lagers" alike. Hope you enjoy, salud!

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.08/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A- A clear golden color with a large white head that looks a little soap as it fades.

S- Very grainy, hint of floral hops, toasted malts.

T- Follows the nose, a little less grainy, and a little more malts. A little watery, but not too watery.

M- Smooth, light, crisp.

O- This is a very average beer. This is the first time I have had this and I was thinking that it was going to be hard to drink and watered down like the American and Euro Lagers I have had in the past, but this actually has some umf to the flavor. I would not seek it out but I would drink it if it was offered.

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

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2.7/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Pale golden color, nicely carbonated, small white bubbly head.

S: Sweet and malty, not very strong, but pleasant.

T/M: Much like the aroma, this is simple, direct, clean maltiness. Sweet and very straightforward, the barest touch of bitterness on the way down, and no aftertaste.

O: A typical malt-heavy Euro lager, but a fine one for the style because it's so crisp and refreshing.

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Harp Lager from Guinness Ltd.
3.24 out of 5 based on 2,578 ratings.
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