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Ugly Pug Black Lager - Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

389 Ratings
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Ratings: 389
Reviews: 159
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 19
Gots: 46 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: assurbanipaul on 12-18-2004)
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jale

Michigan

2.95/5  rDev -18.3%

A: Pours a clear brown with a finger of light brown head.

S: Light roasted malt. Chocolate and light coffee.

T: Smokey toasted malt with a hint of chocolate and slight coffee. Small amount of hop bitterness finish.

M: Light body with good carbonation.

O: A tad thin for me.

06-17-2011 23:06:52 | More by jale
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teg8612

Texas

2.98/5  rDev -17.5%

Though a Black Lager, color is more deep brown. Pours nice with nice head. Head dies down quickly though and carbonation is light. Smell is of coffee and toffee. Mouthful is light. Malty taste with those same roasted qualities of coffee and herbs but not real strong though and body is light. Easy drinking but only partially satisfying.

07-20-2006 15:54:36 | More by teg8612
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Tbn2

New York

2.98/5  rDev -17.5%

Poured from bottle to beer mug.

Pours jet black with an off white head that retreats to the ring of the glass and then disappears.

Smells is mostly coffee and burnt sugar. There is a little off smell there though. Perhaps from fermentation a touch too warm.

Taste is decent. The hops flavor is pretty good and the coffee and earthy flavors at the end are a nice touch. The hops have a good earthy feel and taste, but there taste like some off flavors from the fermentation.

I was hoping for a better brew here. A little disapointing though.

04-06-2009 22:50:16 | More by Tbn2
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Tiernan

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

07-02-2013 21:22:45 | More by Tiernan
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valkyre65

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

12-08-2011 18:43:11 | More by valkyre65
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stampfler07

Colorado

3/5  rDev -16.9%

06-13-2012 02:18:21 | More by stampfler07
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Sazz9

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

07-23-2013 01:06:57 | More by Sazz9
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

3/5  rDev -16.9%

09-01-2013 00:59:16 | More by BlueMoon10
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gnats

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-09-2014 16:15:14 | More by gnats
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LuckyLyle

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

06-19-2013 22:18:14 | More by LuckyLyle
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TejasMtnBiker

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

08-20-2014 19:45:21 | More by TejasMtnBiker
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -16.9%

11-06-2012 19:53:58 | More by cfalovo97
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beaulabauve

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -16.9%

04-30-2012 19:22:02 | More by beaulabauve
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SicemWT

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

05-27-2014 01:47:46 | More by SicemWT
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BuffaloBill12

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-09-2012 23:26:03 | More by BuffaloBill12
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Klif

Indiana

3/5  rDev -16.9%

06-19-2012 02:07:42 | More by Klif
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TexAggie011

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-11-2012 05:04:09 | More by TexAggie011
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

12-13-2011 15:38:28 | More by TXhomebrewer
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canders0927

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

03-12-2012 23:45:58 | More by canders0927
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Texasfan549

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

04-25-2012 01:46:56 | More by Texasfan549
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Jcarter1221

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -16.9%

03-23-2014 02:13:34 | More by Jcarter1221
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Sinewave

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-01-2012 22:57:07 | More by Sinewave
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Satan70

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -16.9%

04-21-2012 23:14:09 | More by Satan70
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Bagman007

Texas

3.03/5  rDev -16.1%

Served in a bottle poured into a pint glass.

A- Very dark black, brown coloring with a couple finger width's of head.

S- Somewhat hoppy scent initially, but then it becomes a strong chocolate/caramel scent.

T- Predominantly a chocolate/caramel taste with a slightly dry finish.

M- Hoppy feel, but somewhat creamy as well.

D- Fairly drinkable, can probably have two to three of these in a sitting.

Overall a pretty solid beer. Not a huge fan of this style, but I kinda like this beer.

01-14-2009 02:15:48 | More by Bagman007
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cfrances33

Illinois

3.05/5  rDev -15.5%

Served on tap at random Dallas bar in a shaker pint.

Pour: Dark brown with a two finger tan head. Sticks around for a while.

Smell: Roasted malts and smoke and that pretty much about it.

Taste: Yup follows the nose to a T. Pretty simple.

Mouthfeel: Creamy but very drinkable. Again pretty simple.

Overall: Got this as an alternative to the BMC on tap, and it was clearly better than those offerings, but again - only got it because it was all I could, and would only get again in the same situation.

07-29-2012 20:56:05 | More by cfrances33
Ugly Pug Black Lager from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 389 ratings.