Harp Lager | Guinness Ltd.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-03-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,726
Reviews:
745
Ratings:
2,604
pDev:
17.03%
Bros Score:
3.5
 
 
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2.54/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

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3.47/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +39.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.7/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.98/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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2.99/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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2.61/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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3/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.83/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Broberts1956
3/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

What happened to Harp? The color has gone from pale sunflower to a generic gold (think Budweiser). It's flavor has gone from crisp and bright to generic American lager. Have they added corn to the recipe? I don't know if this is intrinsic to what is sold in USA, but it is definitely not the same as what we used to get. Dull.

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3.87/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.78/5  rDev +17%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.45/5  rDev +37.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Got a pint at McKibbin's Irish Pub.

It's nice and non-descript in the best way possible--not all beer needs to necessarily project itself and make you wince to appreciate its complexity. Not much of an aroma, sweet yeastiness, no skunk, not too bitter. Very pretty, pinkish yellowish color. Very little head. Hydrating. When I finished it I wanted another one, so I think it's a success. Goes very well with sweet foods like cheesecake.

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4.47/5  rDev +38.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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2.92/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.44/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.98/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.09/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.32/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

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5/5  rDev +54.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%
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Photo of acmurphy696
4.16/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is one of the best mainstream beers out there. It stands out because unlike adjuncts, Harp's has a definite flavor. There's nothing bland here. It has a pleasing aroma and flavor.

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4.19/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Harp Lager from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.23 out of 5 with 2,604 ratings