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Ugly Pug Black Lager - Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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Ugly Pug Black LagerUgly Pug Black Lager

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BA SCORE
82
good

392 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 159
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 19
Gots: 47 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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2/5  rDev -44.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

jbdaves72, Mar 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

deac83, Mar 25, 2013
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2.26/5  rDev -37.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

had this beer on tap as part of the brewery tour. Served in a pint glass cool.

nice tan head and a dark black/brown body.

smell is earthy but not much else

tastes like a light lager but with only a hint of roast flavor.

light and watery

I have seen this trend in alot of texas beers . Watery beers that are probably thirst quenching but not conforming style-wise. This beer just is weak. Way too watery tasting, not enough malt umph nor enough noble hop character. Hops taste weird too. Off, almost catty

jneiswender, Mar 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

cykoduck, Mar 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

JeffSuttonTX, Mar 10, 2013
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DragLine6, Mar 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

johnnyb4, Mar 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

dwtyler, Mar 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

zimm421, Feb 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

Halo_Ranger, Feb 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Stevotex, Feb 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

poocheese55, Feb 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

jealousmonk, Feb 18, 2013
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3.09/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: nice for a lager. Dark, intriguing. Scant head. Thin pour.

S: faint toast, hop, sour smell.

T: lighter than expected. Nice for a lager, but expected more from appearance

M: light, clean. Crisp.

O : wanted more character, but not unpleasant for lager

watsonmd, Feb 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

kjwetherb, Feb 17, 2013
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4.23/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On draft at Buffalo Wild Wings in Lubbock, TX.

The beer is black with a half inch of beige head. The aroma offers light roast, chocolate, lager yeast, bread. Creamy feel and nice balance. Bready chocolates. Light to medium bodied with fairly low carbonation. Silky smooth and easy drinking. Good stuff.

Huhzubendah, Jan 25, 2013
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Ugly Pug Black Lager from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.