RateBeer
Rahr & Sons The Regulator
     click to upload
overall
74
59
style

bottled
available

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Regulators were a deputized posse, persistent and strong. They were formed to counter what was belived to have been a corrupt sheriff. The Regulators were resilient, relentless individuals who rode hard across the plains. It is in this vision that we created our doppelbock, a brawnier version of the traditional bock, that was first brewed in Munich by the Paulaner monks. Our doppelbock has a large, creamy, persistent head with intense malty flavors and aromas with little hop presence. So saddle up and ride with the Regulator!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 13, 2012
bottle, thanks to Fratto, amber color with a nutty aroma, flavor of burnt corn nuts and caramel, some cocoa on the finish

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidmartinek (3513) - austin, Texas, USA - MAY 4, 2012
Its good. Don’t confuse this with a doppelweizen like I did, its a doppelbock and it kicks ass. Its a murky, plum-tinted brown color with a leathery off-white head. The aroma is very malty but not sweet. In other words, its good; "not sweet" being the key phrase there. The flavor has a good bite and malty but not sweet taste but the finish is unfortunatley a little syrupy. Nevertheless this beer doesn’t suck like you might expect it to. Why you may ask... the advertised lack of hops. I didn’t notice. I think they put a lot of hops in it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (4778) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2012
deep amber with a cream head. nose is smoke, toffee, caramel, and coffee. nice on the palate, coffee, chocolate, smooth, and smoke.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndresTM (306) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - NOV 27, 2012
Bottle. Malty aroma of molasses, figs in syrup, caramelized sugar, walnut bread, and a bit of milk chocolate. Exciting and rich — pop the cap, and the sweet aromatics permeate the air around it immediately . The taste is lighter than the aroma, with some sweetness, followed by a tinge of bitterness and alcohol, and a finish that’s a little on the dry side. The mouthfeel is medium-thick, with soft carbonation that becomes lathery on the back of your tongue. I liked it quite a bit — I expected worse.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3633) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Rated in April 2012 (Backlog) - Amber in color with a small beige head. Aroma is of tabacco, light roasted malts, caramel, and spicy hop notes. Taste is of malt, tabacco and caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (5530) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 13, 2012
Thanks to fratto for sharing this bottle at bu11zeye’s 10,000th tasting. The beer pours a brown color with an off-white head. The aroma has a lot of cocoa and hazelnuts, with some toffee and caramel malt also thrown in. The flavor is similar. I get a lot of toffee and caramel malt, with some nice cocoa and dry chocolate notes. There is also a little bit of brown sugar and a little bit of alcohol. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crajun (934) - , Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2012
bomber to glass; big caramel/toffe aroma ruby brown pour with lacing. taste similiar to aroma - malty caramel slight brown sugar and maybe cocoa in there. Very impressed with Rahr lately!!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SPDickerman (913) - Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2012
Pours dark ruby mahogany with a small light tan head. Smells a bit like chocolate bread with some subtle caramel notes. Taste is a bit like chocolate and a bit like caramel with some bread-like flavors: yeasty, a bit of grain. Medium-bodied with a slick texture and mild mouth-carbonation, Rahr & Sons The Regulator finishes with a bread-like dryness, the kind that makes you want a drink of water, or to put butter on the bread itself.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
lawman834 (214) - Georgia, USA - APR 8, 2013
Sampled at the Texas Craft Brew fest, my score is based off of some incoherent notes and a 2 oz sample.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2012 On tap at Denton Draft House. Pours deep, clear brown with tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, malt and mild hop. Flavor is much the same with a sweetness. Medium-heavy body with medium-high carbonation.....overall, not bad.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50