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Duck-Rabbit Rabid Duck - The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

785 Ratings
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Ratings: 785
Reviews: 492
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 185
Gots: 73 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-08-2005)
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4/5  rDev +2%

pat_usher, Jul 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

schiltron, Jul 08, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours pitch black with a thin mocha head. The head dies off pretty quickly but a small portion hangs on leaves some small lacing. The aroma has some big alcohol esters with hints of dark roasted malt. The taste takes it up, with some nice roasted malt, a hint of licorice, a little vanilla and oak. The body is just right, not too slick, not to thin, but not chewy, either. A great, full-flavor Russian Imperial stout.

delta490, Jul 05, 2014
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Pixelkitties, Jul 05, 2014
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Budinetz, Jul 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

strohme2, Jul 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

buyyourfreedom, Jun 27, 2014
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vwbus7, Jun 26, 2014
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Adkins1203, Jun 25, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured this beer into my trusty stemless tulip glass.
A: It poured black and viscous with a tan head, which dissipated quickly but with tremendous residual lacing.
S: Coffee, bitter chocolate, nut, boozy
T: Soy, herbal, coffee- initially served too cold. When it warmed up, cocoa and nutty flavors came through.
M: Medium-heavy mouthfeel with decent carbonation
Overall, this was a really solid beer. Would I have it again? Yep.

BuzzLitebier, Jun 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

ThreeFishes, Jun 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

PStriedl, Jun 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

sbframp, Jun 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

wvbrewcrew, Jun 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

sludgegnome, Jun 07, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a deep black color with good looking viscosity. Creamy tan head forms quickly and rises up to about 2 fingers. Light lacing after each sip.

S: Deep and earthy smell. Lots of roasted malt, charred wood, wet earth, dark chocolate and just a touch of dark fruit. Definitely liking the way this smells.

T: Just a ton of roasted malt goodness in here. There are hints of dark coffee and tobacco and maybe just a trace of toffee, but this is mostly just heavily roasted malt. As it warms, the backend starts to feel a touch watery and I get a day old coffee flavor. A pretty tasty beer overall though.

notchucknorris, Jun 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

SHerninko, May 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Gatordaddy, May 19, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Got this in an extra as a trade.

First sniff, uh oh. Sourness.

First sip, yep infected. Total sourness, incredibly bitter. Like sour milk. Took one more sip and down the drain it went. Was pretty excited to try a fairly high rated RIS but this was one of 3 beers I've had to dump.

CassinoNorth, May 05, 2014
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Duck-Rabbit Rabid Duck from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 785 ratings.