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Gravel Road - Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

102 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 102
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 16.95%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  7.25% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sweasty on 07-09-2011)
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J_Dub, Apr 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

t0rin0, Dec 16, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

bbadger, Nov 28, 2012
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1/5  rDev -71.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

mseidens, Oct 31, 2012
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

dumptruck81, Oct 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

tubeyes, Oct 19, 2012
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3.48/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at DFW airport.

Pours a ruby brown with no head. Full fruity-malt flavor: prunes and caramel. Despite other reviews on BA, I found the hop presence to be very much in the background. That said, it's entirely possible my airport pint wasn't at its freshest.

All told I enjoyed the beer finding it tremendously drinkable though not overly exceptional. Certainly a good accompaniment to pizza while waiting for my flight.

rinhaak, Oct 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

KZE80, Oct 12, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass

Dark brown in color, head dissipates quickly.

Smells of burnt caramel and malt

Taste is very bitter and overwhelming, not getting much other than that. Extreme hop presence

Average mouthfeel, nothing to write about here

Has an IPA bitterness but without the good citrus or floral smell and aroma. Not my cup of tea.

bigolbeerbelly, Oct 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Labeorphile, Sep 28, 2012
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3.98/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A nice 2012 altbier. I had this earlier in draught and it seemed a bit sweet. Not so from the bottle!

Pours from the bottle into a std pint tumbler with about 1/2" head, which quickly dissipates. Color is a dark, roasted brown, as expected. Initial taste is fairly bitter with considerable roasted malt. The hops really present themselves on first swallow, but the malt remains to let you know that you've had a serious alt bier.

The season is winding down for this. Grab a couple sixes if you can find 'em. Great brew for the Fall.

pgfault, Sep 27, 2012
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Gravel Road from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.