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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bitbucket (2160) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - JUN 26, 2006
Bottled. Pours amber with a rapidly diminishing off-white head. A bit of flowery hops and bread in the nose. Body is watery, with soft carbonation. Tastes like crackers and a bit of nuts. The finish is ever so slightly bitter. On a really hot day like today I could drink this stuff by the gallon and not even notice I was doing it, but there are a ton of better choices out there.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - JUN 19, 2006
12 oz bottle: poured amber with a small, quickly dissipating beige head. Mild vinegarish aroma at first. That disappeared and turned into a lightly hopped aroma. Flavor is moderately hopped, mild malt. Very crisp. Not a lot of flavor. Mild bitter finish. Pretty lacking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
eaglefan538 (2950) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 11, 2006
Deep amber/red colored pour with an ok initial head and lacing... on par anyway. The aroma was bready and nutty with some caramel underneath. The flavor was all of that with some toasted notes creeping in. Light body with some hop support in the aftertaste. Not as crisp and clean as needed to stand out (some light fruity ester flavors, seemed to not be from the hops), but certainly a drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Suttree (5579) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 25, 2006
Yellowish, dark gold, faint white head. Big caramel nose, very clean and crisp. Decent note of toast, then pleasent piney, hoppy finish. Not bad, not distinctive, but certainly a nice session brew. Sampled at Noogfest2.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2006
smells bready and like a swill lager, and possibly a hint of banana. flavor is bread and swill. nothing exciting. touch of honey.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
YogiBeera (2551) - New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2006
Pale copper color with a mini head. Lively carbonated. Honey nose and also taste - all in all very sweet. Nope!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
pivo (2641) - GERMANY - APR 22, 2006
Sweet honey nose, copper color, low foamy head. Honey tastes, cinnamon end. Odd detergent tastes. Thin body, not so good overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - APR 5, 2006
Bottle: Pale orangish copper, quite clear, moderate foamy off-white head, fairly nice lacing, soft carbonation.   Pale malt nose, slight grain, otherwise very subtle.   Very slight burnt corn syrup as well.   Extremely pale malt flavor, otherwise virtually flavorless.   No caramel maltiness normally associated with the style.   Very small hop characteristics on the finish.   This one is clean, but overall way too light of an example.   Needs more UMPH!   Thanks Tad for the freebie!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigbeerguy (9) - Texas, USA - JAN 26, 2006 does not count
This Amber lager could be a little darker in color...... I was expecting a Red Beer..... go figure. This beer, another offering from the Rahr Brewery in Fort Worth is also worth the effort! It’s a well balanced beer with nice caramel undertones balanced by spicy hops. Again, a very dry beer - perfect for the Texas heat. A nice head stayed during the entire tasting - which didn’t take very long. Again, a strong beer from Fort Worth, TX!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 9, 2006
Obtained from Secret Santa. Malty aroma that was just ordinary. More of an orange body with decent head than settle like a bacteria sample under a microscpoe. Medium maly body for flavor and some crisp freshness on the finish where that came fro I don’t know. Middle of the raod beer her but have had a lot worse.

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