Texas Red Amber Lager | Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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Texas Red Amber LagerTexas Red Amber Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
Texas, United States
rahrbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TastyTaste on 10-05-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
286
Reviews:
74
Avg:
3.43
pDev:
14.58%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
68
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 286 |  Reviews: 74
Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.52/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jbbdrinker
4.92/5  rDev +43.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This is probably the most balanced brew I've had. Strong, slightly spiced malt, a bit of cream, a touch of floral hops and the hint of warm alcohol. It stops just short of heavy to remain very drinkable. Prominent lace head, beautiful deep color, subtle nutty aroma and lingering toasted flavor.

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Photo of arizcards
3.53/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Had a bottle with bbq lunch at Coopers in New Braunfels earlier today. No bottling date visible.

Beer was amber brown.

Nose was malty without a lot of side characteristics.

Taste was caramel malts with enough hopping to balance things out.

Mouthfeel was medium bodied and fairly refreshing and smooth after a nice hike along the Guadalupe river.

Overall not a bad beer, a nice compliment to the bbq.

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Photo of jkermitj
3.63/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bluesyasian
3.28/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of S-Taylor
3.33/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kkarimi
3.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JamesStreet
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of smithj4
3.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beerucee
4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good but a bit bubbly.

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Photo of wejohnsn
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The bottle says it is has ABV 5% but the description on BA says 4.5% Its not really red and its not Amber, it is more like a translucent brown. Notmuch of a head has some lacing. Not bitter at all. nice and refreshing. Could use some more Hops.

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Photo of Jame515
3.73/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MaddoJay
2.46/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of NomadDawg
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bryanlindsey12345
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Samputnam14
3.95/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of edthehead
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Skillet
3.69/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of needMIbeer
3.44/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chrismo
4.5/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of infinitebruner
3.88/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

March 26, 2015

12 oz. bottle, pilsner glass

A – Very much a rich, red/amber color, suggesting caramel and Vienna malts. Very clear. A half-inch of off-white bubbles rises and then leaves quickly. Looks very clean.

S – A lot of fruit aroma, red delicious apples, green grapes, maybe blueberries. Crisp bread crust and light toffee malt, and some light floral hop notes.

T – A ton of the same fruitiness as on the nose, apples and cherry skin, a touch of blueberry. Floral, slightly herbal hops. The backbone is all malt, bread crust, biscuit, sweet caramel, and light toffee. Just a touch of hop bitterness throughout.

M – Although a bit sweet on the front end, carbonation is sudsy though moderate, and the touch of bitterness on the finish helps the balance. Medium-full in body with some residual sweetness, mildly juicy throughout. A touch of oiliness on the back end.

O – Not a style I gravitate towards, but one of the more impressive reds I’ve had. To style, flavorful yet mostly clean. A bit more carbonation and attenuation could serve it well.

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Photo of johnnyd10vt
3.49/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Beautiful dark color, almost a brown. The head has just the slightest Amber tint to it. The smell is amazing, pure roasted malt. After the smell, the taste was a bit of a disappointment: the sweetness of the malt doesn't come through and the hops don't have much flavor, but the bitterness comes through on the start, middle, and finish. A drinkable beer, and I would have again, but not all it could be for my personal taste. Just too bitter without other complexities to set it off.

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Photo of losdizzel
3.34/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cyclone
3.27/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Texas Red Amber Lager from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
3.43 out of 5 based on 286 ratings.
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