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Duck-Rabbit Brown Ale - The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery

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Duck-Rabbit Brown AleDuck-Rabbit Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

575 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 575
Reviews: 316
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.78%
Wants: 42
Gots: 25 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brentk56 on 10-06-2004)
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

markgugs, Apr 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Fireslayer, Apr 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Zetcha7x, Apr 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

IAMTEAMPONY, Apr 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

beerhast, Mar 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

D-18V, Mar 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

beerman73, Mar 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Boone757, Mar 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

RVigz, Mar 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Rpreskenis, Mar 18, 2014
Photo of TheDoctor
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A:
Pours a hazy, reddish hazelnut brown with three fingers of puffy beige head that clumpily settles to one finger or so. Good retention; spider web-like lacing.

S:
Rich, dark malt with yeasty esters. Dark fruits, nuts, leather, and some other woody kind of hop smells.

T:
Dry and earthy-tasting. Lots of floral hops up front with some mellowing bready malt tastes at the finish.

M:
Thin and dry with a tingly hop character and a warm finish.

O:
Okay take on a brown.
This is a beautiful-looking, different-smelling, hoppy-and-dry-tasting, thin-feeling beer and although I may be being hard on it it was not bad. It is not what I was expecting by any stretch of the imagination, but it was not a terrible beer. A very aromatic beer that is hoppier and drier than I usually anticipate with a brown.
Might have again; if you want to try it, who am I to stop you?

TheDoctor, Mar 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

MichaelProcton, Mar 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

still_thedragon, Feb 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

aqualung23, Feb 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

memphischas, Feb 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

DCHritz, Feb 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

lisahope27, Feb 18, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

RyanAU, Feb 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

benloho, Jan 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

VeganUndead, Jan 28, 2014
Photo of Bouleboubier
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pretty nice brown ale - one of Duck-Rabbit's lighter beers I've had.

Real-ale-like loose foam at the start, drops to nothing... liquid looks flat, burgundy, with a slight glow... Mostly fruity hops and higher alcohols on the nose - vibrant yet fairly mellow.... fairly potent nuance of caramel cuts through its bold blend of sweetish, bread-crusty malt, soft floral/melon hop flavor and bitterness, and tonic, warm rush of booze.... as round a mouthfeel as they come without any residual viscosity - surprisingly light on palate.

Overall, it has a pleasant, bold, malty flavor with a nice, soft balance with the hops/alcohol. Taste-wise, I could have a couple in a sitting, but it's more of a one-a-day beer.

Bouleboubier, Jan 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

justincourts, Jan 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

bendukes86, Jan 17, 2014
Photo of deg
2.88/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

The beer foamed when I poured from the bottle to my glass. The head was dense and took a long time to receed. The color is a brown, and the beer has a slight opacity to it. I could smell hops, but only faintly and nothing else. I tasted more hops than I expected, but then again this is an American Brown and not an English Brown. There was roasted malt to balance the hops. No alcohol burn, which was what I expected.

deg, Jan 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

JMohl3, Jan 10, 2014
Duck-Rabbit Brown Ale from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 575 ratings.