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The Regulator - Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 8.48%
Wants: 4
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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Reviews by BigBarley:
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BigBarley

Texas

3.89/5  rDev 0%

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.

04-20-2013 13:07:29 | More by BigBarley
More User Reviews:
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Mora2000

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Thanks to fratto for sharing this bottle at bu11zeye's 10,000th tasting.

The beer pours a brown color with an off-white head. The aroma has a lot of cocoa and hazelnuts, with some toffee and caramel malt also thrown in. The flavor is similar. I get a lot of toffee and caramel malt, with some nice cocoa and dry chocolate notes. There is also a little bit of brown sugar and a little bit of alcohol. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

04-13-2012 20:40:01 | More by Mora2000
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javlin624

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

06-11-2014 04:41:20 | More by javlin624
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TownDunkel

Texas

3.95/5  rDev +1.5%

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

05-17-2014 01:38:20 | More by TownDunkel
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jwg782

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10%

12-06-2013 21:07:27 | More by jwg782
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Dwtucker90

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

11-07-2012 03:01:49 | More by Dwtucker90
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stampfler07

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

02-15-2013 23:36:03 | More by stampfler07
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Sazz9

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.9%

07-23-2013 01:07:09 | More by Sazz9
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buzzed

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

09-16-2012 03:05:57 | More by buzzed
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gtermi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-02-2012 18:20:27 | More by gtermi
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Big_Dave

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

08-14-2014 03:51:35 | More by Big_Dave
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mcdsports

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-11-2013 05:28:23 | More by mcdsports
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jkn09

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-25-2013 04:42:13 | More by jkn09
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deac83

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

06-09-2013 03:53:34 | More by deac83
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BryantForestry

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

09-02-2013 01:57:53 | More by BryantForestry
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

12-14-2013 22:14:07 | More by greenspointexas
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womencantsail

California

3.68/5  rDev -5.4%

Amber in color with a small khaki colored head. Nose is the fairly standard sweet malt mixed with toast and cola. A bit of yeast, dark fruit, and a very mild roastiness. Nothing really extraordinary. Good flavor, but not amazing. Bread, toasted malt, and a hint of cola and dark fruit. There is some mild roast and yeast notes. Just an okay doppelbock.

08-04-2012 20:58:56 | More by womencantsail
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cdwil

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-14-2012 16:40:51 | More by cdwil
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cgrunin

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

03-09-2014 03:37:32 | More by cgrunin
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Tone

Missouri

4.15/5  rDev +6.7%

Pours a clear, brown color. 1/4 inch head of a tan color. Slight retention and poor lacing. Smells of sweet malt, slight yeast, slight caramel malt, alcohol, slight biscuit, hint of hop, and a hint of pale malt. Fits the style of a Doppelbock. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of roasted malt, hint of coffee, sweet malt, slight yeast, hint of caramel malt, slight alcohol, and a hint of hops. Overall, weak appearance, but good aroma, feel, blend, body, and complexity.

09-30-2012 13:05:02 | More by Tone
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kew

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-14-2012 20:14:18 | More by kew
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6thstreetbrewpub

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

06-01-2014 02:16:22 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-01-2012 22:41:18 | More by kjkinsey
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Labeorphile

Texas

4.2/5  rDev +8%

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.

04-19-2013 01:57:44 | More by Labeorphile
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DragLine6

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-17-2013 01:23:10 | More by DragLine6
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The Regulator from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.