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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hanuta06 (457) - Washington, USA - APR 22, 2014
Serving: from tap at Tolberts Restaurant. Aroma: moderate caramel malt. Appearance: small, creamy, off-white, initial head with good lacing and fully diminishing longevity. Hazy, dark-orange body. Taste: lightly sweet initial flavor and finish with average duration. Palate: light-to-medium body, watery texture and soft carbonation. Overall: good flavor and easy to drink.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cwrw42 (51) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 5, 2014
OK but nothing to write home about. Best option of a very short draft list with Sam Adams, Blue Moon and Stella.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jzzbassman (1588) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 1, 2014
For some amber color with a small tan head. Light and easy drinking was hoping for a little more malt character.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
COMRADEJOSH (320) - Gainesville, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2013
A rich red in appearance with a sweet and floral aroma. Taste like a marzen octoberfest style beer to me but a little on the bitter side. Overall a good malty and sweet beer better than the native shiner to me.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mbutler91c (19) - Siloam Springs, Arkansas, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Not the worst representation of a "red". Nice malt & caramel flavors, looks great in the glass but leaves you a bit wanting in the end. Overall, however, way better than most of the crap that passes for beer in an airport.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pershing (535) - Garland, Texas, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Reddish amber with a thin tan head. Aroma of sweet malt with medium body. The hops are noticeable with some slight bitterness. Clean crisp finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Foxbush (1894) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2013
12 oz bottle This was enjoyed first at Billy Bobs at the stockyards in Ft Worth. At a HP meeting in Ft Worth this was the beer served also at the Omni. The amber lager poured red-amber color with a small head. Aroma of caramel malts and modest hops. This beer is also called Buffalo Butt with a medium body and average carbonation. the amber lager has some bitterness, but not in a big way. Excellent with ribs and other Texas fare.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2013
This may just be my favorite Texas amber lager. Plus, how can you beat a herd of longhorns on a beer label? Medium-dark orange/amber in color, this amber is bold, but bright with a very light brown/beige colored head and heavy, steady carbonation. Its aroma is just what youd expect of an amber: lots of caramel and a great-matched bouquet of hops. Not too sweet, not too bitter, but just enough of both. Its far from cloying with as much caramel as is in this, with more of a lighter body and a touch of burnt caramel, thankfully overriding that signature lager undertone. It has a full, attractive, sweet and earthy palate that ends very clean for a lager and leaves a faint whisper of fermented, malty sweetness in the mouth. Very nice for an amber lager! Im disappointed that it gets such low reviews from other driners, though.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cybercat (5342) - Georgia, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Had as Texas Red. Pours a slightly hazy mahogany with a thin eggshell head. Malty aroma has a cloves note and a hint of hops. Flavor features malty, cloves, hay, and subtle caramel notes. Smooth, firm, fizzy mouthfeel rounds out a decent beer.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keith0718 (434) - Kansas, USA - JUN 5, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2013 Thin caramel malt character accompanied with a carbonation bite. Goes down easy. Tastes good, but kind of bland--but its what one would expect from 141 calories. It really started to grow on me after a couple bottles.


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