Hap & Harry's Tennessee Ale
Hap & Harry's Tennessee Beer / R. S. Lipman Company

Hap & Harry's Tennessee AleHap & Harry's Tennessee Ale
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Hap & Harry's Tennessee Beer / R. S. Lipman Company
 
Tennessee, United States
Style:
American Brown Ale
Ranked #300
ABV:
5.4%
Score:
79
Ranked #28,505
Avg:
3.41 | pDev: 14.96%
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
40
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 31, 2020
Added:
May 23, 2013
Wants:
  3
Gots:
  8
SCORE
79
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Hap & Harry's Tennessee AleHap & Harry's Tennessee Ale
Notes: Malts: Pale Malt / Biscuit / Rye / Vienna / Carafa / Aromatic Black

Hops: Perle for bittering, Saaz for aroma, Goldings

IBUs: 35
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Rated by Thealeusay from Tennessee

1.8/5  rDev -47.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 5
Leipers fork
Dec 31, 2020
 
Rated: 3.73 by jaxon53 from Connecticut

Dec 27, 2020
 
Rated: 3.55 by PuffySAJ from South Carolina

May 24, 2020
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Reviewed by hoptheology from South Dakota

3.69/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Wasn't really sure what kind of style this was once I got it, but "brown ale" might be stretching a bit. 12 oz bottle acquired from the state of Tennessee, one of those gas station/secret craft beer stores that seem to be in every section of Tennessee. No date. Poured into shaker pint.

Color is fiery burnt orange, with a tall head that overflowed the glass so this is probably a little past its prime. Sticky lacing. Lasting head of 1/2 finger.

Nutty aromas with hints of dusty grain, caramel, tea.

Flavor is slightly nutty, slightly caramelly, with fruit flavors going on and some light hop spoilage. Faint metal. It's full-flavored, nothing wrong with that, but it isn't exactly what I'd really look for in a brown ale.

Feel is very carbonated with a nice creaminess, with a finish of starchy dryness.

Overall, probably a beer more suited for the masses - not much complexity but it's easy drinking and has some interesting bright fruity notes amid the nuts and caramel.
Sep 04, 2018
 
Rated: 3.5 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Dec 24, 2017
 
Rated: 3.51 by BEER88 from Washington

Nov 27, 2017
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Reviewed by mattflippin from Tennessee

3.65/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured into a snifter. Dark amber beer with a big, faintly off-white head which faded quickly. Smelled quite bready and nutty, malty, notes of caramel. Tastes quite malty, great balance of bitterness and sweetness, touch of spicy hops in there. Quite light bodied with moderate carbonation. All in all, nothing to write home about, but exceeded my expectations as a single bottle pickup in the Publix beer section.
Jan 23, 2017
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

3.06/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
Bottle shared by Will tonight thanks man.

This one pours with a huge head- not a good sign. It's light brown with lots of lacing.

Smells kinda stale and oxidized, with a slightly nutty and sweet malt backbone.

This is pretty forgettable. The slight oxidation isn't pleasant, but at least the nuttiness is kinda good. It's just basically boring and not really memorable in any way.

This is light bodied, fairly watery, with a normal level of carbonation.

Nothing really to recommend with this one. Not all that good.
Dec 05, 2016
 
Rated: 3 by AmeriCanadian from Tennessee

Nov 19, 2016
 
Rated: 3 by BrewskiBrandon from Missouri

Oct 05, 2016
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Reviewed by mlockman from Indiana

3.89/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
While this was really looked down upon by some of my co-workers who lived in the area, I thought this beer was phenomenal. From what I understand, it is brewed under contract at Yazoo brewing, and the quality of the brew is reflected in its taste and aroma. Deliciously malty with sublte hop undertones, this is EXACTLY what I look for in a no-nonsense brown ale.
May 16, 2016
 
Rated: 3.68 by Sammy from Canada (ON)

Apr 18, 2016
 
Rated: 3.49 by Zazzi82 from Tennessee

Jan 22, 2016
 
Rated: 3.76 by wireburn0420 from Tennessee

Dec 28, 2015
 
Rated: 2.25 by Jordanmtate from Illinois

Dec 24, 2015
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Reviewed by chinchill from South Carolina

3.7/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
12 oz bottle from Tenn. served in a Belgian snifter.

Pours with a deep, dark red-brown body topped by a small head that soon dies to a thin ring.

Aroma: medium roast and complex mix of malts with some spicy hops.

Flavor: about equally bitter and sweet. Ample roasted grain flavor with floral and spicy hops. Quite nice.

Feel: medium-full body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: nicely robust and well-balanced. Exceeded (vague) expectations.
Dec 02, 2015
 
Rated: 4.16 by Geopoliticalkid from Tennessee

Oct 17, 2015
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Reviewed by JacobusFavier23 from Texas

3.28/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
L- Looks amazing, dark wooden/amber beer that has a head about half an inch thick when poured.
S-Malty, sweet like carmel, very bread-y.
T-Very malty, almost overpowering. But all in all good. It tastes very robust. It's a sipping beer; isn't delicious.
F-Very carbonated, but it goes well with the taste. The feel is actually very thin, and I wasn't really expecting that.
O-Solid beer I got in Knoxville. I think you can only get it in Tennessee, I wouldn't go out of my way to get it, but if you can snag it while in Tennessee its good enough for a taste.
Sep 30, 2015
 
Rated: 2.81 by Latarnik from New Jersey

Aug 25, 2015
 
Rated: 3.48 by Nyskizy from Ohio

Aug 06, 2015
 
Rated: 3 by jpuetz from South Dakota

Aug 06, 2015
 
Rated: 3.22 by Caskaway from Illinois

Jul 29, 2015
 
Rated: 3 by Falcone from North Carolina

Jul 03, 2015
 
Rated: 3.25 by benloho from Utah

May 31, 2015
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Rated by kejolley

4.61/5  rDev +35.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.75
Great taste, great beer. My favorite brown ale
Apr 03, 2015
 
Rated: 3.31 by gratefulbeerhead from Indiana

Feb 05, 2015
 
Rated: 3.32 by jsprain1 from Minnesota

Nov 16, 2014
 
Rated: 3.52 by Johnny_Duck from Tennessee

Oct 27, 2014
 
Rated: 3.96 by edhockvols from Tennessee

Oct 17, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by mwar from Kentucky

Oct 14, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by thatoneguymike from Georgia

Sep 20, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by Washuffizi98 from Tennessee

Sep 15, 2014
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Rated by Nascarlee15 from Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +32%
7.25 for a six pack at Krogers, Good dark ale nice rich flavor my new favorite!
Aug 21, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by SysopChris from Tennessee

Aug 18, 2014
 
Rated: 3.25 by utvol from Tennessee

Jul 16, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by khargro2 from Tennessee

Jul 14, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by Wedcat from California

Jul 08, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by jonny1138 from Tennessee

Jun 22, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by jerefreakinmiah from North Carolina

May 28, 2014
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Reviewed by MikeWard from Pennsylvania

3.03/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
another beer picked up on a whim on a recent trip to Knoxville.

Poured a somewhat murky plummy brown color. Head was small and off colored

Smell was bread, malts, and a slightly unpleasant odor I wasn't able to distinguish

Taste was off putting, really nothing to speak of. Just...beery...

Mouth was a least a decent slightly above medium, though the aftertaste wasn't thrilling.

Overall, got through it, but was easily the worse beer I had on the trip. Didn't seem like it was old or infected. Just not a taste that appeals to me.
May 22, 2014
Hap & Harry's Tennessee Ale from Hap & Harry's Tennessee Beer / R. S. Lipman Company
Beer rating: 79 out of 100 with 48 ratings