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Rhinelander Chocolate Bunny American Stout - Minhas Craft Brewery

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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.06
pDev: 22.22%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Minhas Craft Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: biboergosum on 09-20-2011)
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4.5/5  rDev +47.1%

decaff, Apr 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +47.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +47.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +47.1%

tfar2112, Jun 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +47.1%

plebotamus, Apr 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +47.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +38.9%

martyl1000, Apr 15, 2012
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4.24/5  rDev +38.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

This stout is thick!!! Don't expect to drink more than one bomber without feeling full. It is def on the classic stout side but the cocoa overtones are super dense. It has a dark chocolate taste that turns a little bitter as I am accustomed to for stouts. Definantly leaves your mouth salivating for a chocolate rabbit.

Brewganja, Mar 20, 2013
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4.21/5  rDev +37.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A= Black, with a half inch, tawny head of tight bubbles that recedes in a minute or two.
S= Roasted barley/coffee aroma with a touch of chocolate.
T=A bit of chocolate accompanying roasted barley flavor. Sweetness detected at the front and the middle, suggesting crystal malt, with a dry finish.
M=The bottle says silky, and I would say they nailed it. Lightly coats the mouth and lips.

This is a very nice chocolate stout. My own preference would be to dial the sweetness back a notch to see if it enhances drinkability. As is, it works as pleasant dessert beer. It might pair better with savory foods with less residual sweetness. If this beer came out of my homebrewery, I would be pretty pleased, because it is a hair's width away from being dialed in.

pweis909, Jul 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +30.7%

TP_43, Jun 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +30.7%

stinadez, May 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +30.7%

kjkinsey, Jan 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +30.7%

Bear1964, Dec 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +30.7%

Mfoucault, Apr 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +30.7%

dragomni, Jan 27, 2013
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3.9/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(Served in a nonic)

A- The black dense body has a thick cocoa head that last a good bit and has a nice gentle carbonation.

S- A touch of roasted bitterness to a smooth coffee malt aroma and some earthy black malt character. There is a chemical cleaner aroma that comes through as the beer opens up that is a bit off putting.

T- The fruity ester and softer cocoa note are mellow with a nice dark roasted malt dry finish. There is a touch of tartness in the finish that offers a nice balance.

M- The medium mouthfeel has a cleaning fizz that scrubs the finish.

O- This beer has a nice dry stout character that is very sessionable with a bit of depth. Not much chocolate nib character or American hop flavor but it doesn't need it.

rhoadsrage, Feb 20, 2012
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3.79/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

1 pint 6 ounce bottle
Served in a mug

A - It is black as a coal miner's lung. Even when held to a direct source, no light comes through. A vigorous pour yields only a couples inches of mocha head.

S - I smells like chocolate syrup. It's like Choklat's little brother.

T - At first I was disappointed. I was not getting a lot of flavor. As it warms, the chocolate starts to come out. I get some more of that chocolate syrup thing going. Once again, it reminds me of Choklat's little bro.

M - It is pretty thin for a stout. It is smooth with low carbonation, but I like my stouts thick.

O - This beer grew on me the more I drank. It has good flavor that comes out as it warms. It is super cheap and was worth the <$4 I paid for the bomber of it.

buschbeer, Feb 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +22.5%

Mugenlude, Dec 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +22.5%

TonyY, Sep 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +22.5%

Vandelayindustri, May 31, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +22.5%

vfgccp, Jun 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +22.5%

PStriedl, May 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +22.5%

illini4x4, Nov 12, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

For $2.99 for a bomber, I thought why not. Sounds good enough.

Solid brown tinted black with a nice head of java colored foam and some sticky lacing as well.

The nose is quite milk chocolatey, but it is a bit like the cheap chocolate bunny type milk chocolate. Some grainy malt scents, cola and root beer with just a hint of sour.

Not getting as much chocolate as I would like, but there is a nice dusty cocoa presence. I would say there is more roast to this than chocolate, but a pleasant flavor overall. A touch of coffee bean in there too. A little cola and cocoa on the finish.

Soft and nearly creamy feel, but the finish is dry and chalky. Light-medium body.

After looking at some of the reviews, I was a bit scared, but this isn't too shabby a beer. It drinks very easy and is an appropriate stab for the style. I don't know if I would get it again, but for the price, I'm not disappointed in the product.

jera1350, Mar 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +22.5%

OoReFLuXoO, Feb 24, 2013
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Rhinelander Chocolate Bunny American Stout from Minhas Craft Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.