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Olde Rabbit's Foot - Foothills Brewing Company

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350 Ratings
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Ratings: 350
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 424
Gots: 131 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.13% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
2010-2012 were brewed at Foothills Brewing. 2009 at Olde Hickory.

Duck Rabbit, Olde Hickory, and Foothills each contribute the wort from their signature imperial stouts. The combined brew is then aged in 23-year old Pappy Van Winkle barrels with honey and cocoa nibs.

(Beer added by: atsprings on 10-25-2010)
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Ratings: 350 | Reviews: 115 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Dolfan907, Jun 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

jeddsp, Jan 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Kelp, May 05, 2013
Photo of Huhzubendah
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle shared by bmanning and another by Lunch. Thanks Ben & Paul!

A: This collaborative effort appears a rich, dark brown, nearing black. There is about an eighth inch of beige head that leaves random traces of lacing about the glass.

S: The aroma is bold, with scents of bourbon and roasted malt. No surprises here.

T: The flavor is the best aspect of the beer, as it should be. Olde Hickory, Duck-Rabbit, and Foothills play well together. Everything comes together nicely, with roasted malt and bourbon flavors bold, yet balanced. The barrel presence is very strong and forward throughout. Complex and tasty.

M: The feel is medium bodied, with a slight sweetness and alcohol presence throughout.

D: I would definitely have this again. Tasty stuff.

Huhzubendah, Dec 20, 2010
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

hopluva1, Feb 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

djrn2, Sep 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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Lob, Jan 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

thegoon55, Jan 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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ADTaber, Apr 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

azdback, Jul 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Dag48, Jun 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

BMart, Mar 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

cfh64, Dec 31, 2012
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4.24/5  rDev -1.9%

MattCoxOD, Sep 30, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - pours black into the glass, frothing up a somewhat subdued chocolaty head

S - nose is milk chocolate malts intertwined with bourbon notes

T - opens up with milk chocolates that were so dominant in the aroma. These move on to some spicy vanilla bourbon flavors that eventually move on to some dark chocolates on the backend. Finshes chocolaty and delicious.

M - medium silky body that is very smooth

D - really nice brew on hand here. Another winner in the North Carolina brewery collaborations. Second time having it, and it is better than I remember it.

birchstick, Sep 02, 2012
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4.22/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served from tap at the ORF '10 release party into a Foothills pilsner. Poured pitch black with a hint of red when held in the light with a one finger tan head. Maintained decent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of slightly roasted malt, sweet malt, and alcohol. The flavor was of roasted malt, alcohol, and cream. It had a medium feel on the palate with mild carbonation. Overall this was a very good and well balanced brew. The aroma and flavors on this one were very nice to put it lightly. Glad I got the chance to drink this one on tap. A must try for any stout fan out there.

thagr81us, Nov 08, 2010
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4.22/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured in my DFH snifter. Thanks to sincereNc for this one.

A- Great black thick pour with a caramel colored 2-inch head, some retention and little lacing so far.

S- maltiness, chocolate, bourbon, some sweetness, prunes, dark dried fruits, and vanilla.

T- YUM! chocolate, sweetness coming from the honey addition, vanilla, oak, bourbon. Much smoother than the nose led me to believe.

M- Very nice, smooth, creamy, and mouth coating.

Overall- Great drinkability. Smooth, complex, chocolatey, with a decent sweetness to cut the roasty malts!

GrandCruDrew, May 11, 2011
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4.21/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle split amongst a few friends, poured into a small snifter.

The appearance is dark brown, small tan head to this offering from Foothills. Its` nose contains dark fruit, chocolate, bourbon and a little oak. A lot going on in the aroma, it is very nice. I take a sip and taste roasted malts, dark chocolate, booze, a bit of dark licorice. Mouthfeel is med-full, fair amount of heat present. All in all, a very nice beer that I was glad to have tried.

mltobin, Mar 27, 2013
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4.21/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours near jet black with a nice medium sized brown head that reseds leaving some nice lacing and a good dose of bubbles

S: A nice roastiness with nice dark chocolate, some espresso, and bourbon soaked wood. Light notes of tobacco, vanilla and figs appear but not as dominant

T: Milk chocolate and coffee at the forfront with a nice bourbon sting, some vanilla represents. I stepped away from it and came back as it warmed to room temp. Big dark fruits, cocoa and holy tobacco. This beer really came alive as warmed and breathed. A bit sticky on the finish with some nice heat and loads of flavor.

M: Big body, well carbonated, robust and filling but it was a tad thin for me.

O: Fantastic beer.

barleywinefiend, Jan 14, 2013
Olde Rabbit's Foot from Foothills Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 350 ratings.