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Brewed by St. James’s Gate (Diageo)
Style: Premium Lager
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Harp 5% Export is a premium lager with a 5% alcohol content and a rich, smooth taste. Harp is also exported to Europe and Canada.

The Celtic Harp is unique to Ireland and is as much a part of being Irish as the love of life, good music and the appreciation of a finely crafted beer. Harp is brewed to the traditional Irish way, from some of the finest barley and purest water in the world, for a fuller, richer flavour. Harp Lager’s distinctive taste complements any cuisine.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DomD (58) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 31, 2014
Poured from can. Floral and hay aromas. Clear golden color with with white head. Very light bitter taste. Light body, thin texture, and soft carbonation. Overall and easy drinking crisp brew.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rok1024 (1115) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - JUL 28, 2014
Clear golden appearance with medium head. Malty and corny aroma, some sweetness, slightly hoppy. Average Premium Lager style.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dandeman (508) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 25, 2014
From a mixed pack of Irish beers. Typical commercial lager nose. Fermentation grains and added sugars. Average strenght. Visual: Gold blond, clear and sparkling. Average thickness head, rocky, with a good lasting. A slight lacing sticking to glass and leaving some traces. Taste: A thin watery texture is announcing the start of a deception. Cereals are showing up after, but without any conviction. We can feel fresh bread accents, a slight buttery caramel; all that with an absolute discretion. Balance is weak with a moderate carbonation. Hops are almost absent. Une bičre commerciale peu intéressante mais qui n’est toutefois pas désagréable.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Motobashi (68) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 11, 2014
500ml can. Pours a clear gold with a 2 finger head that dissipates quickly. Heavily carbonate. Moderate lacing. Sweet cereal aroma. Light a crisp mouth. Smooth traditional lager, lightly bitter on the finish. Finish is short wit minimal aftertaste. Enjoyable and refreshing.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pootzboy (1590) - Hawgville, Ontario, CANADA - APR 24, 2013
Can- pours a clear pale gold in the glass with a massive rocky cap that laces. Aroma of cooked cereal and noble hops. Heavily carbonated. Medium body for a lager, malt accented. Flavour is uncomplicated - pale malt breadiness balanced well with German hops, clean finish, lightly bitter. Rounded , approachable, smooth – one of the better all grain commercial lagers out there. Certainly a far cry better than the original Harp lager.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (11900) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Bottle, German vesrion. Clear golden color, medium white head. Aroma of biscuit and straw. Taste is plain bitter straw.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grzesiek79 (3214) - Radom, POLAND - NOV 11, 2012
Przeciętne piwo, ale fajnie że różne od tych stoutów do których przyzwyczaił nas Guinness. Jasne piwo o dość stabilnej pianie, smak jęczmienia słodowanego wyczuwa się wyraźnie. W porównaniu do egzotycznych lagerów jest dobrym piwem

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cantabrian (826) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 11, 2012
The Celtic Harp is unique to Ireland, but a lager is not. Nevertheless, this is a rather pleasant, well-balanced lager. Nice and crisp, I’d have it again.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tac (120) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Decent white head. Aroma of some malt and some hay, quite bitter and dry, crispy, nice finish, well balanced.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
marce29 (1) - - JUL 16, 2012 does not count
Great Irish Beer, amazing taste, not too strong not too weak. Hard to get though, not sold anywhere.


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