Ugly Pug Black Lager | Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by assurbanipaul on 12-18-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
495
Reviews:
175
Avg:
3.61
pDev:
14.13%
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
131
For Trade:
0
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of AtrumAnimus
3.1/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The appearance is a nice dark brown pour but with a thin weak head that leaves little to no lacing.

The nose is ok with a sweet smoky malt that has some coffee notes.

The taste is adequate and a decent drinkable beer. There is a medium fruity malt that tend more towards dry than sweet with some chocolate, coffee and mild hopping.

The moutfeel is a bit on the watery side but also acceptable.

Overall a drinkable beer with decent flavor but not outstanding nor exceptional.

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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5/5  rDev +38.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of TX-Badger
4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown color with tannish colored head. Roasted malts and a little raw cocoa on the nose; follows onto the palate. Full bodied. Finishes with roast, and smooth.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Bulljump
4.12/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

An excellent beer. Taste of roasted coffee. Very smooth. A bit like guiness with more flavor and less wateriness. Aftertaste is a bit bitter and lasts a decent amount of time. Smells like it tastes (good).

The bottle features a great design: a pug with an eye patch and an underbite, sticking out its tongue.

Easily one of my new favorites for the price and availability. You can even buy it in drugstores in texas. It's brewed locally and I have never seen it outside texas.

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.69/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Dark almost pitch black with some light rays going through.

S: Roast and toast!

T: Roasty malts, burnt bread, nutts, saltine crackers, pretzel, and a solid chocolate background. But the flavor is not sticking like i'd like it to.

M: Medium I'd say. Not bad.

O: A great beer! This is one of those that you can session pretty often. I love the black lagers and this one did not disappoint.

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Ugly Pug Black Lager from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
3.61 out of 5 based on 495 ratings.
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