Harp Lager | Guinness Ltd.

Harp LagerHarp Lager
BA SCORE
17.7%
Liked This Beer
3.23 w/ 2,586 ratings
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
Ranking:
#42,928
Reviews:
743
Ratings:
2,586
Liked:
457
Avg:
3.23/5
pDev:
17.34%
Alströms:
3.5
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
549
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,586 |  Reviews: 743
Photo of derdtheterd
2.98/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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

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

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

Photo of Darrin_Smith
3.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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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Photo of jserpette95
4.19/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SlurmDrinker
2.77/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Walleybeer
3.88/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DutchcdnTEXAN
3.69/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of user785335
3.13/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Tigerbrau
2.5/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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

Photo of Yeldarb92
2.67/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Libeertarian
3.06/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

From notes taken 08/15/16:

Straw gold to nearly amber gold, very clear, bubbly, capped by thick, fine, uneven off-white head of moderate retention. Lacy. Grain, light grass, light honey nose. Grain and honey throughout on palate. Some rindy and metallic notes as it finishes. Light to medium in body, soft and smooth, sudsy to nearly effervescent.

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Photo of Thunderb01t
1/5  rDev -69%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of edthehead
2.5/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.59/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I don't get this beer or why it exists.

Typical AAL looking appearance, seems toughened up by the brown bottle, but when I see it poured out, its just all light yellow and a 1/2" white head. Dusty grain in the nose, nothing else really.

Taste is bland. Tiny yeast sweetness, hardly anything hop or malt wise. I didn't even get the skunk I was hoping for in the nose. I don't get the cost for this or the market demo, maybe people who want something as bland as the Guinness stout, who knows. . .

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Photo of the_awesometeer
4.06/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

The beer is straw colored with a good amount of carbonation. The head thinned out really quickly but at lasted a while. There is a nice toasted malt aroma with a very minor floral hops smell. The beer has a slit sweetness to the overall smell. Much like the smell there is a slight toasted malt taste upfront followed by a hint of hops. Very smooth and easy to drink. Medium bodied and a slight carbonation feel.

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Photo of Trailboss76
2.35/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Medium amber-golden color. Just a little bitterness. A bit "thin" in taste in my opinion. At first drink or two by itself - not my favorite taste. Drank the second half with my meal and it didn't help matters. Certainly not "gosh-awful" but left me disappointed.

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Photo of Whatup14
2.06/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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

Photo of Duff27
3.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dave1999
3.42/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Donkster46
3.08/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Harp Lager from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 17.7% out of 100 with 2,586 ratings
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