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:
288
Reviews:
74
Avg:
3.43
pDev:
14.58%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
69
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 288 |  Reviews: 74
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

Photo of Slippinghalo
3.24/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jtaylord
3.52/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sholbert
3.71/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.55/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of houseofcole
3.03/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of Hendrick24
3.36/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mtn
3.35/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lilbigjohn
3.76/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Light smell, crisp slightly bitter finish. great smokey maltiness, great gateway beer to ease into the craft world.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.68/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

i like going to new airports and getting to try a couple of beers. this one was at the dallas airport, and it was a nice companion to a greasy mushroom swiss burger. i sort of have this theory that when alaskan amber and fat tire got big more than a decade ago now, every little brewery out there set out to clone it, or tweak it slightly and call it their own. this is another one of those red beers, malt driven but real clean, and its point of departure from those others is that it is in fact a lager. it looks like a classic amber, clear and rusty red, with a bubbly but short lived fizzy white head. right from the first whiff, it smells much drier than either of the two previously mentioned beers, which i dig, but it still has the red malt richness to it, and while it might lack aromatic depth, it certainly is what it says it is. the flavor is similarly a little one dimensional, but its a good dimension, fresh toasted slightly sweet but equally earthy red malt in good proportion, i really like that its a lager too, gives it a more crisp finish than i am used to in this style, and i think thats what makes it unique. its not unhoppy either, although more bitterness than flavor on that front. my first from these guys is maybe less ambitious than it could be, but its well done for certain and underrated here in my opinion...

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Photo of Techichi
2.6/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Baxter_ii
3.31/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jcarter1221
2.74/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of hozersr
3.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Wheels2532
3.68/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wizzle32
3.38/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of shigg85
3.51/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Cloudy amber color and smooth, malty initial taste. Slight bitterness. Really good balance of flavors and very drinkable.

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Photo of DefenCorps
3.02/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle from Kroger.

About as nondescript as a beer can get, tasty but inoffensive. Toasted malt, a little honey, a mild grainy bitterness are present on the nose and palate. Light in body with a drying finish that's mildly bitter, this beer is cleanly fermented, which is a plus and makes this go down easy, but all told, there's not a whole lot going on.

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Photo of sgt_187em
4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pretty good beer. Sweet malts with low bitterness. Tasted most of the bitterness in the after taste. Had a small sting in the carbonation, but mostly a Somewhat smooth Medium body. Poured out a brown/bronze color with a small head and little clarity. I'll buy again

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Photo of Dreynolds1808
2/5  rDev -41.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.55/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MarkLinton1
3.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pretty average for the style, but certainly not the worst. Very drinkable but not memorable for me.

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Texas Red Amber Lager from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
3.43 out of 5 based on 288 ratings.
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