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The Regulator - Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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87
very good

42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 8.48%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 04-13-2012)
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

Big_Dave, Aug 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

DallasRaider, Jul 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

kylehay2004, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of Frequent
3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Rahr creates a doppelbock with a texas twist. Sweet smellin' smoky tastin' and smooth finishin'...

I prefer this doppelbock to other's I've tried because it is not sweet or fruity. it is complex and leans toward a porter in the look and mouthfeel.

Frequent, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

javlin624, Jun 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

6thstreetbrewpub, Jun 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

archero, May 29, 2014
Photo of TownDunkel
3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A Friday night and a bomber of malty beer? Yes please. Purchased at H E B it has a nice dark brown color with coffee head that quick falls. The smell is thick malt with hints of smoke. The taste is rich creamy syrupy goodness. Almost no hop flavor but slight bitterness at the end. Mouthfeel is spot on. Overall great beer

TownDunkel, May 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

cgrunin, Mar 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

greenspointexas, Dec 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

jwg782, Dec 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

army01, Nov 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

strangebrew1981, Nov 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

BryantForestry, Sep 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

Sazz9, Jul 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

mborden, Jul 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Hellmeh, Jun 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

deac83, Jun 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

jkn09, May 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

mcdsports, May 11, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Deep amber color, sorta brown, translucent when held up to the light. Not much head to speak of, just a white ring around the cap. Smells like caramel and honey, with just the faintest touch of smoke. Not a very strong nose, but pleasant and sweet. Bready as well. Taste is very sweet, honey on wheat bread, with just a hint of smokey caramel. Surprisingly thick body, with a little bit of lively carbonation. Think springtime syrup!

Pretty impressed with this beer. Not a top ten, but very interesting and enjoyable.

BigBarley, Apr 20, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from 22 oz bottle into mug with a relatively strong pour. Amber-brown translucent color, very clear with a nice tan head that quickly leaves with no lacing.

Not much in the nose, as expected from a later, but some malty presence. Flavor is much more robust with rich malts, and some breadiness. Very enjoyable with an appropriate but slightly thin body.

Overall a great beer from Rahr.

Labeorphile, Apr 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

DragLine6, Apr 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Danobold, Apr 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

vcoggins, Mar 21, 2013
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The Regulator from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.