Rahr's Blonde | Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

Rahr's BlondeRahr's Blonde
BA SCORE
3.38/5
169 Ratings
Rahr's BlondeRahr's Blonde
BEER INFO

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

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Rahr's Blonde Lager was the first beer to come out of Rahr & Sons Brewing Company. It is a medium-bodied traditional Munich-style Helles Lager that features a rounded maltiness without being too heavy. And like every proud Texan, it has a good head, is pleasant – but not overly sweet. Have some fun with a blonde today!

Added by vickersspitfire on 10-01-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,633
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
169
pDev:
17.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
60
Trade:
0
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Photo of Amistoso
5/5  rDev +47.9%

Photo of Cmatt71
4.75/5  rDev +40.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Not a normally a blonde drinker but like Rahr's Blonde.

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Photo of DavidRolle
4.64/5  rDev +37.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Another good Texas beer that doesn't fail to please. Love how light yet flavorful this beer is.

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Photo of Jbbdrinker
4.54/5  rDev +34.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This is a great balanced lager. Nothing offensive or too bold, just an easy drinking beer. It leans towards the sweet malty side.

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4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

Photo of Categart
4.47/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Samputnam14
4.42/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jneiswender
4.34/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had this beer as part of the brewery tour. Served from the tap into a pint glass cool but not warm.

appearance was very clear. gold body and a nice foamy white head.

Smells sweet very german malt smelling.

Taste is sweet, grainy with a very light hop balance

light and very drinkable

this is a great representation of the style. Maybe one of the better Helles I have had outside of germany. don't care for much else they make but this one is very good

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Photo of vickersspitfire
4.32/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Rahr’s Blonde
Poured out with a nice thick white and fluffy head and is very bubbly. Its body is a nice dark golden blonde and is pretty hazy with some mild carbonation. Its aroma is very citrusy; smells of orange, lemon and peach come through along with some wheat. This beer has some very good lacing! Its light and semi crisp on the tongue with an overall grainy flavor to it. There are some tart flavors when it hits the corners of your mouth and a slight malty aftertaste. Overall, this beer is very tasty, I look forwarding to drinking this one again.

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4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of acevenom
4.17/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Pours golden with a large, white head. A finger length of head is left after the head dissipates. A moderate amount of bubbles can be seen rising from the bottom of the glass. The aroma is of bready and grainy and there is a mild floral scent. It's a pretty basic, but appealing scent. The taste follows the nose. The malts bring a nice bready and grainy flavor to the beer. There are some hops in the background which help balance the flavor of the beer. The body is light with adequate carbonation. The finish is crisp and clean. The drinkability is high. This is an excellent beer that I would drink again.

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Photo of txmilligan
4.16/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

This is a clear, pale gold pour that has a tight, well defined head, with little lacing upon dissipation. Almost zero cloudiness in the pour. Smell is fresh, but a bit of a conflicting aroma that takes away from the beer. Good, clean, crisp flavor, but a bit of an aftertaste that trends toward sour. Refreshing drink, good to enjoy during a hot afternoon. I will drink this again. Flavor improves as it warms.

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Photo of Dface
4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Volsdawg10
4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of Yodo
4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of scm2787
4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of erjbeer
4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of Mneme1984
4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of Jmick28
4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of Jo5hne
4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of kmckinnon87
4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of sgt_187em
4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Golden color, clear, and has a light head. Flavor more sweet and sour than bitter. Not watery, good medium body. I could drink this during the summer or watching a game.

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of jhenson1
4/5  rDev +18.3%

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Rahr's Blonde from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.38 out of 5 with 169 ratings
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