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Ugly Pug Black Lager - Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

406 Ratings
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Ratings: 406
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 20
Gots: 56 | 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:
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(Beer added by: assurbanipaul on 12-18-2004)
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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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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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Michaeldmanley, Feb 15, 2013
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jkn09, Feb 08, 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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3.5/5  rDev -3%

t0rin0, Dec 16, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -58.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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3.23/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Very dark brown in the glass. A beige sort of foam and surprisingly nice lacing and pleasantly sudsy as you sip. Interesting aroma of dark malt and cereal.

The dark taste is the main event. There is a bitterish, even sourish burnt flavor. I think there is more of that flavor than warranted by the style, but it's appropriately light bodied, more like a lager. Quite grainy, which is rather pleasant. A touch of malty sweetness that keeps this from getting to dry, but it's on the acidic side. Not one of my favorites.

From the 12 oz bottle bought at Leonard's in Lubbock.

mactrail, Nov 23, 2012
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1/5  rDev -72.3%

dgrauwiler, Nov 16, 2012
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Ugly Pug Black Lager from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 406 ratings.