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Duck-Rabbit Amber Ale - The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery

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436 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 436
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.34%
Wants: 10
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brentk56 on 09-23-2004)
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

01-05-2014 15:54:55 | More by dsshuck
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Llamameister

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

01-02-2014 14:09:32 | More by Llamameister
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RabbiX

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -11.5%

12-30-2013 02:02:25 | More by RabbiX
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fishguyac

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

12-23-2013 01:47:49 | More by fishguyac
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Talbott92

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-22-2013 22:39:29 | More by Talbott92
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javlin624

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

12-17-2013 05:38:03 | More by javlin624
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nstroup

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

12-05-2013 06:32:11 | More by nstroup
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-02-2013 03:54:26 | More by BlackBeerDown
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napetry

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

11-26-2013 22:36:56 | More by napetry
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kjrod20

New York

2/5  rDev -41%

11-25-2013 18:59:52 | More by kjrod20
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pathman

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

11-22-2013 03:03:29 | More by pathman
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pcsnyder

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

11-05-2013 13:45:33 | More by pcsnyder
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Jeffreysan

Maryland

3.49/5  rDev +2.9%

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a murky brown color, not amber at all, almost muddy, with a quarter of a finger of white-head that quickly dissolved into a thin lacing of foam that almost completely covered the top of the beer in wispy clouds.

Aroma: Very malty and bready, with some pronounced sweet aromas of honey and toffee.

Taste: Malty up front, quickly followed by some pronounced but not overpowering hoppy bitterness. There’s practically no sweetness present, just a lot of pleasant hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium with some good carbonation to tickle the taste buds. With an ABV of 5.5%, there’s no presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a pretty solid amber ale, and unique to other ambers that I’ve had (Fat Tire, Honker Ale, etc.) in that it’s much more hop forward that I’m used to, but in a very tasty way. I’d certainly have it again.

10-29-2013 22:39:01 | More by Jeffreysan
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Bustersuess

New York

4/5  rDev +18%

10-12-2013 19:57:57 | More by Bustersuess
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Ohiovania

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

10-09-2013 02:53:39 | More by Ohiovania
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racingkenny14

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

09-16-2013 00:58:22 | More by racingkenny14
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.59/5  rDev +5.9%

Had on tap in a pint glass.

Pours a clear reddish brown with just a thin off white head.

Aroma of caramel and toast along with a touch of roasted malt. Some grassy hops sneak through too.

More roast in the flavor. It is on the light side, however, and there is a very healthy dose of toffee and toast. Grass and hay from the hops and a moderate bitterness. Mouthfeel is on the watery side.

Overall, a decent amber ale but nothing really makes it stand out. Not my favorite from Duck Rabbit.

09-15-2013 01:28:34 | More by rangerred
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

09-14-2013 01:10:37 | More by FrankShirley
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grumpygerman

Alabama

3/5  rDev -11.5%

09-08-2013 21:26:38 | More by grumpygerman
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ejohnson654

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +18%

09-07-2013 22:16:02 | More by ejohnson654
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Zraly

Virginia

3.8/5  rDev +12.1%

Poured into a wide mouth Lagunitas glass. Notched as best by 8/13, so I am right on the cusp of the freshness threshold. A nice amber color with a fluffy off-white head. Notes of sweet malt and earth.

Crystal malt flavors predominate. A bit chewy, which is nice as it gives the mouthfeel a lot of substance, particularly for an amber ale. Hops are subdued and offer enough counterpart to allow the flavor from becoming unbalanced. A touch of roasted warmth and creaminess in the finish and it ends on a semi-dry note. Carbonation is maybe slightly overboard, but it also helps too with sugary-cloy prevention. Overall, malty goodness and likely a great crossover beer (i.e., something to convert non-beer drinkers to trying different styles).

I bought a few from the Duck Rabbit line today to give the "Dark Beer Specialist" a try. I have to say this is quite nice for an amber; reminds me a little bit of Alaskan Amber; seems to be a bit of an American-German alt beer hybrid (or at least strikes me as so). Solid session ale for spicy pizza.

08-29-2013 19:52:19 | More by Zraly
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jkd03c

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

08-24-2013 23:07:19 | More by jkd03c
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LMH88

New York

4/5  rDev +18%

08-14-2013 13:12:12 | More by LMH88
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avisong

Virginia

3/5  rDev -11.5%

08-11-2013 02:57:29 | More by avisong
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

08-09-2013 20:53:36 | More by EBeckett3
Duck-Rabbit Amber Ale from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 436 ratings.