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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

372 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 372
Reviews: 158
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.68%
Wants: 18
Gots: 32 | 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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zachgroves

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

02-11-2013 21:23:03 | More by zachgroves
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jkn09

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

02-08-2013 19:36:54 | More by jkn09
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

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.

Serving type: on-tap

01-25-2013 03:01:16 | More by Huhzubendah
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Robdrinx

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -10%

01-25-2013 02:53:31 | More by Robdrinx
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goodylil2shoes

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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FrizWhiz

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

01-23-2013 04:55:49 | More by FrizWhiz
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -3%

01-16-2013 01:02:14 | More by mendvicdog
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ExaltedNecrosis

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-12-2013 04:44:02 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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Dwtucker90

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

12-17-2012 15:07:34 | More by Dwtucker90
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -3%

12-16-2012 22:57:04 | More by t0rin0
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ghl003


1.5/5  rDev -58.4%

12-16-2012 06:07:15 | More by ghl003
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

12-07-2012 05:30:31 | More by OCdrummer7271
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DennisBryant

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

11-25-2012 20:46:18 | More by DennisBryant
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mactrail

Washington

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2012 04:21:26 | More by mactrail
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dgrauwiler

Texas

1/5  rDev -72.3%

11-16-2012 03:11:56 | More by dgrauwiler
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BigRedEye

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

11-14-2012 05:43:58 | More by BigRedEye
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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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mseidens

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

10-31-2012 20:02:47 | More by mseidens
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ejfreed

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.8%

10-31-2012 19:58:08 | More by ejfreed
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ilikebeer03

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3%

10-25-2012 21:34:35 | More by ilikebeer03
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JohnBender

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

10-15-2012 13:58:28 | More by JohnBender
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frogfan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3%

10-11-2012 22:08:35 | More by frogfan
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monnik

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3%

09-30-2012 01:30:27 | More by monnik
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Prestonlegal

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3%

09-29-2012 14:57:10 | More by Prestonlegal
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TownDunkel

Texas

3.2/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

When an ugly pug is on a beer, you must try it.

Appearance - A beautiful dark brown to silky black that has a nice milk chocolate head

Smell - Great hints of coffee, hazelnut, chocolate and some caramel

Taste - The flavor is not nearly as good as the smell unfortunately. The taste is of light coffee and licorice. It seems watered down

Mouthfeel - Where the taste lacks, the mouth feel and smell perk it back up.

Overall - A nice drinker but really lacking the taste I was expecting

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2012 00:01:22 | More by TownDunkel
Ugly Pug Black Lager from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 372 ratings.