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Gravel Road - Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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Gravel RoadGravel Road

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BA SCORE
80
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100 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 16.95%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | 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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Caj1

Texas

4/5  rDev +14.9%

08-01-2013 04:26:50 | More by Caj1
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OgreSanchez

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-27-2013 19:23:14 | More by OgreSanchez
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Sazz9

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

07-23-2013 01:04:36 | More by Sazz9
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LuckyLyle

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

06-19-2013 22:16:49 | More by LuckyLyle
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HFrog1211

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

05-24-2013 22:34:01 | More by HFrog1211
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J_Dub

Texas

2/5  rDev -42.5%

04-22-2013 22:04:19 | More by J_Dub
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

12-16-2012 22:46:55 | More by t0rin0
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bbadger

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

11-28-2012 03:42:03 | More by bbadger
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Hopmodium

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

11-17-2012 15:13:37 | More by Hopmodium
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dgrauwiler

Texas

1/5  rDev -71.3%

11-16-2012 03:08:14 | More by dgrauwiler
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mseidens

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

10-31-2012 20:18:33 | More by mseidens
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dumptruck81

Texas

3/5  rDev -13.8%

10-20-2012 18:13:06 | More by dumptruck81
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tubeyes

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

10-19-2012 00:50:13 | More by tubeyes
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rinhaak

Massachusetts

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.

Serving type: on-tap

10-13-2012 00:12:45 | More by rinhaak
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KZE80

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

10-12-2012 03:22:22 | More by KZE80
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bigolbeerbelly

Texas

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.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2012 02:30:35 | More by bigolbeerbelly
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Labeorphile

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

09-28-2012 02:16:11 | More by Labeorphile
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pgfault

Texas

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.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2012 06:17:22 | More by pgfault
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averydylan

Texas

4/5  rDev +14.9%

09-19-2012 00:38:46 | More by averydylan
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ReyG006

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

09-17-2012 13:14:19 | More by ReyG006
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GMB

Japan

4/5  rDev +14.9%

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ATXRyan

Texas

3/5  rDev -13.8%

09-16-2012 03:38:18 | More by ATXRyan
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buzzed

Texas

3/5  rDev -13.8%

09-16-2012 03:06:50 | More by buzzed
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Lawl3ss

Texas

4.2/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(from notes)

Pint on tap

Look- Brown/ruby brown, crystal clear. Burnished mahogany- Nice red tint. Served without head, sparse lacing.

Smell- Nutty, raisin, rye toast, maple.

Taste- Roasty-toasty, caramel maple. Brandylike, lightly sweet, caraway seed, sarsaparilla, marshmallow, chocolate covered raisins. Delicious.

Mouthfeel- Medium-full, slick, rish, chewy. Mild booze on the back end. Rich feel, medium carb.

Overall- More of a stickebeer than what I would consider an alt, I almost passed, but I'm glad I didn't. Rich, malty, substantial, almost Scotch ale-like. I'll keep an eye out for this one. Recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

09-14-2012 01:57:57 | More by Lawl3ss
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Kornoms

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

09-12-2012 21:58:27 | More by Kornoms
Gravel Road from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.