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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
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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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3.5/5  rDev -3%

garthorr, Jul 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

zonker17, Jul 12, 2014
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3.1/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The appearance is a nice dark brown pour but with a thin weak head that leaves little to no lacing.

The nose is ok with a sweet smoky malt that has some coffee notes.

The taste is adequate and a decent drinkable beer. There is a medium fruity malt that tend more towards dry than sweet with some chocolate, coffee and mild hopping.

The moutfeel is a bit on the watery side but also acceptable.

Overall a drinkable beer with decent flavor but not outstanding nor exceptional.

AtrumAnimus, Jul 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Canada_Dan, Jul 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Domvan, Jun 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +38.5%

1alarm12, Jun 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

BeerRocks, Jun 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Strahisla, Jun 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

JCicero08, Jun 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

leffeblind, Jun 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

MedicJTD, Jun 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

TX-Badger, Jun 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

cmbeddoe7997, Jun 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

bkeller04, Jun 01, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

An excellent beer. Taste of roasted coffee. Very smooth. A bit like guiness with more flavor and less wateriness. Aftertaste is a bit bitter and lasts a decent amount of time. Smells like it tastes (good).

The bottle features a great design: a pug with an eye patch and an underbite, sticking out its tongue.

Easily one of my new favorites for the price and availability. You can even buy it in drugstores in texas. It's brewed locally and I have never seen it outside texas.

Bulljump, May 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

SicemWT, May 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

carlmoberg, May 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

wrightst, May 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

TheSleepyMonkey, May 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Shafaegalo, Apr 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Thanx4AllDaFish, Apr 02, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Dark almost pitch black with some light rays going through.

S: Roast and toast!

T: Roasty malts, burnt bread, nutts, saltine crackers, pretzel, and a solid chocolate background. But the flavor is not sticking like i'd like it to.

M: Medium I'd say. Not bad.

O: A great beer! This is one of those that you can session pretty often. I love the black lagers and this one did not disappoint.

titty_mcbitty, Mar 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

SpongeKA, Mar 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Jcarter1221, Mar 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

harpus, Mar 19, 2014
Ugly Pug Black Lager from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.