672. Ugly Pug Black Lager

672. Ugly Pug Black Lager

This came from another Rahr six-pack that Bryan sent me in a trade. I let this warm to 45ยบ F or so and served it in one of my NERAX pint glasses.

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
Alcohol: ?
Serving: Bottle, 12 oz.
Style: Schwarzbier, BJCP Style Guide

Appearance (4.0): Pours a clear, dark, ruby-brown with a thick, beige head that retains well, leaving patches of lace.

Smell (4.0): Malty with roasty notes and a light fruitiness.

Taste (3.5): Malty upfront with a light toasty element, which quickly becomes roastier. Sweet through the center with hints of fruit before being met by more roasted, bitter flavors in the finish. There's also a light graininess in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel (3.0): Light-bodied, high-carbonation, but a tad watery.

Drinkability (4.0): Flavorful and balanced.

Overall (3.7)

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