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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Rahr's Red is a delicious, medium-bodied amber beer. As it crosses over your tongue, you'll notice a bit of caramel-like malt character. You'll also notice a slight hops bitterness-there to remind you that despite its subtle flavoring Rahr's Red is a Texas beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 11, 2009
I know I’ve rated this. Must have lost it with all the alias beer merging. Had in bottles as Red and Buffalo Butt as well as on tap at the Rahr Brewery. Pours a deep red with a little off white head. Smells of malts. Tastes like caramel, malt, and nuts.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (14079) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 16, 2009
Bottle as Buffalo Butt; thanks to ericandersnavy. Pours a ruby amber with a three finger tan head. Nice mildly roasted malt aroma. Medium body with frothy carbonation. A hint of sour, perhaps, with mild herb/hop and light caramel. It’s certainly bitter, but in a mild way. Probably good for washing down food.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (6504) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2009
draft, amber with no foam, malty caramel aroma with an oddly iced tea flavor with some malty notes, not bad overall
Earlier Rating: 10/10/2008 Total Score: 2.7
bottle, dark cola colored pour with a good frothy tan head, nose of sweet malt, flavor is flat caramel with a watery bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
travita (4847) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2009
On tap at the ballpark in Arlington last night. Amber to brown in color with a thin beige colored head. The smell is caramel, malts, roast, grains. The taste is the weak, some malts, some hops. Better than Bud.
Earlier Rating: 3/18/2008 Total Score: 2.5
Amber to red in color with an ok head. Aroma is malty with a touch of hops and that goes for the flavor as well. Some biscuit like flavors as well. Seemed weak and watery though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - AUG 14, 2009
Got this in a trade from Cavie. Light body with a hint of malt and some sour flavors

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2009
(Draught) Pours an amber-brown body with a moderate beige head. Aroma of roasted nuts (dominates), earth, and caramel. Flavor of roasted malt, caramel, and grassy hops. Resembles more of a Vienna lager rather than a Premium.
Earlier Rating: 1/9/2005 Total Score: 3.2
(Bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel and mild hops. Malt base flavor with caramel and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
StefanSD (2371) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - JUN 25, 2009
12 oz bottle of Buffalo Butt courtesy of ericandersnavy. Pours a slightly cloudy amber-brown color with a small foamy beige head. The aroma is moderate and earthy with sweet malts, rye biscuit and dust. The flavor is light and indistinct until the finish kicks in and then I get iced tea, nuts, and bready malts. The palate is thin and metallic. Overall: I’m glad for the chance to try this as I kinda like weird named beers, but thats where the novelty ends, this is no Moose Drool.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crajun (1174) - , Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2009
UPDATED: APR 3, 2010 bottle of Buffalo Butt. appears I liked more than most.. couldy rusty pour with thin foamy head. Sweet malt aroma and taste. Great first 1/2 of beer; not much in second half. Easy/smooth going down will p/u a 6 pk re rate 3/2010 lowered rating from 3.3 to 2.8; think I would rather a shiner; a little too malty sweet

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cavie (4305) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 12, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2010 On tap at the BALLPARK!!!! (Labeled as Texas Red). It is VERY dark for a lager, but that’s better than most. Dark brown. Little aroma. Highly roasted taste. Roasted caramel and burnt nuts. Very dark for a lager, yet highly enjoyable. I prefer this over any of the macro lights that they offer at the park, especially if I’m gonna pay 8.50 for one beer!
Earlier Rating: 2/9/2008 Total Score: 3.1
This beer had a medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish, a nutty flavour. It was rather woody, amber colored with a hint of orange but very clear. When poured, it left a white foam. I would characterize this as medium sweet, very bitter, but lightly sour beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - MAY 30, 2009
12 oz bottle (labeled "Buffalo Butt"), thanks to Soonah. Pours a hazy rust color with respectable off-white head. The aroma is quite toasty with some faint caramel hints, a bit of iced tea, shoe polish, and super-ripe papaya. The flavor is lightly toasted malts, a little bit of herbal hop, and some distant fruity notes. The finish is slightly dry and carbonic, leaving a faint leathery aftertaste. Not bad for what it is.

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