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Blonde Lager - Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

135 Ratings
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Ratings: 135
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 17.12%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TastyTaste on 09-21-2004)
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Ratings: 135 | Reviews: 75 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

jaydoc, Dec 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

csfcmitchell, Oct 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

EyePeeAyBryan, Oct 22, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

hAle2theWort, Oct 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Jame515, Sep 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Hoganlaw, Sep 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

mdterps, Sep 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

GABrew, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of Sazz9
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

Sazz9, Jul 23, 2013
Photo of AlCaponeJunior
3.46/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a couple singles from Rahr to sample and review. 2nd time trying this one.

Light tan and clear with rising bubbles. Head was pretty darn good, about two fingers of fluffy white foam, and had some staying power this time around..

Aroma is clean and subdued, with some malts, grains, grass, bread.

Flavor is also very clean. I detect a nice floral component, some bready malts, some grains and grass, and a little sweetness. Hops are light and not very noticeable, but there’s enough bitterness to balance the beer nicely.

Body is very light and drinkability is high. Pleasant, but more like a blonde ale if you ask me,

AlCaponeJunior, Jul 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

swellcat, Jul 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

JamLand, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of Premo88
3.2/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. bottle poured into pilsener

L: standard-issue crystal clear yellow, tough the head really springs up, about 1 1/4-inch of white foam. some lacing.

S: very slight malt; mostly weak grain. over the last 1/5, the malt really shows through to the point of sweet biscuits; kind of cool, but it doesn't kick in until way too late.

T: awesome first sip; really sweet with some malt. after that -- way too much corn/grain and not nearly enough hops and barley. some bite up front but nothing major. ocassionally you get a good sweet finish, but it's too sporadic.

F: good carbonation; a little watery but still solid.

O: probably a perfect BBQ/summer beer, but a little too grainy for me to seek out again. if your only other options are the standard Bud-Miller-Coors offerings, drink this. it's better. but it doesn't stand out as a champion on its own.

Premo88, Apr 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

zachgroves, Feb 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

FrizWhiz, Jan 23, 2013
Photo of Varus
3.05/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Pours a clear, pale golden straw color, with some carbonation. Small head dissipates quickly after pour

S: Very faint biscuity smell

T: A slight biscuity taste that the nose hinted at, with a crisp slightly bitter finish

M: Light, but not watery

O: Light, crisp lager that is an easy substitute for any of the BMC lagers. Not too much to the taste, but a good thirst quencher for a hot day.

Varus, Dec 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +27.6%

OCdrummer7271, Dec 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

frogfan, Oct 11, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

GMB, Sep 16, 2012
Photo of Mortarforker
3.56/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle served 45 degrees

Pours a really good looking golden hue.Nice carbonation,I had this a few years ago and it really didn't have as much carbonation as it does now.It could just be me but I love the level of carbonation.It smells malty with a hint of biscuits and grain.Taste of sweet malt and lots of grain but I think it really taste good.Not much in the way of hop or bitters but it's still a good sip.Mouth feel is very light but o so pleasant.Would love one of these sitting at my favorite fishing hole on a hot day.Overall I would say this beer would be a great beer to get some newbies to try.But I will also enjoy a few of these the next time I cookout with my friends.Enjoy my friends!

Mortarforker, Sep 08, 2012
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2/5  rDev -39.9%

acat25, Aug 31, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Tech_Savy, Aug 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

stampfler07, Jun 13, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Hopmodium, May 25, 2012
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2/5  rDev -39.9%

Havion383, May 24, 2012
Blonde Lager from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.