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

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BA SCORE
88
very good

774 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 774
Reviews: 492
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 187
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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wvbrewcrew

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +2%

06-10-2014 23:29:20 | More by wvbrewcrew
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sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-07-2014 01:02:27 | More by sludgegnome
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notchucknorris

California

3.85/5  rDev -1.8%

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.

06-03-2014 00:39:46 | More by notchucknorris
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Cubatobaco

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

05-27-2014 02:21:15 | More by Cubatobaco
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SHerninko

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

05-24-2014 14:13:02 | More by SHerninko
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

05-19-2014 14:32:09 | More by Gatordaddy
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2%

05-17-2014 15:41:53 | More by PappyVans
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McBraniel

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

05-17-2014 05:39:51 | More by McBraniel
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MichPaul

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

05-15-2014 04:37:43 | More by MichPaul
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brocktune

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2%

05-12-2014 02:25:10 | More by brocktune
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CassinoNorth

New Jersey

1.4/5  rDev -64.3%

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.

05-05-2014 02:58:53 | More by CassinoNorth
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jhlosito75

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

05-04-2014 20:34:13 | More by jhlosito75
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Walkerjgt

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

05-02-2014 03:13:44 | More by Walkerjgt
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cdoan4

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

04-30-2014 14:59:36 | More by cdoan4
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-29-2014 20:44:21 | More by atrocity
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.56/5  rDev -9.2%

Poured into a New Belgium goblet. There's a row of numbers but no notches.

A- Pours an impenetrably black color with a 1/2 inch dark tan head that retains a bit before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a bubbly side patch of surface foam. Resilient lacing leaves a thick ring behind.

S- Complex aroma of chocolate, vanilla, molasses, a bit of char and caramel. There's also a booze fume that brings a slightly solvent twist to everything.

T- Heavy roast sets in but it doesn't follow through all the way. There's a strange watery flavor that mutes out the chocolate and char notes which would otherwise be enjoyable. Instead, it's like I'm drinking an imperial porter with a higher than usual roastiness. This is reflected in the mouthfeel. I will say the alcohol is hidden quite well, I just don't really like the flavors that accompany it. As the beer warms, the char intensifies as does this off-putting flavor that's tough to identify. It also becomes more boozy as it warms.

M- Thin and slightly syrupy with medium carbonation and a body that surprisingly leans toward the lighter side.

O- Wow, big split on this one as I like the aroma a lot but the weak mouthfeel and strange flavor make me not want to ever revisit it. Maybe if I had it on draft? Had high hopes for this one but it was a letdown.

04-29-2014 03:41:22 | More by Immortale25
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

04-27-2014 03:06:16 | More by AngusOg
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D-18V

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-24-2014 14:48:04 | More by D-18V
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markgugs

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

04-20-2014 16:30:59 | More by markgugs
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Jaycase

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

04-20-2014 02:31:49 | More by Jaycase
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dcs1548

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

04-20-2014 02:30:08 | More by dcs1548
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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2%

04-17-2014 13:08:35 | More by ToadiesForCody
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1424IpA

California

3/5  rDev -23.5%

04-15-2014 01:28:30 | More by 1424IpA
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ScubaSteve00

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-14-2014 14:11:24 | More by ScubaSteve00
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev +11%

Poured on-tap at the brewery and served in a nonic pint, the beer is jet black, with mahogany highlights, and a halo of white head. Nose of bourbon, molasses, smoke, bittersweet chocolate, and old-world fruit highlights of plum and date. Flavors of roast and bittersweet chocolate forward, with rich molasses and fig in the backbone, hints of smoke highlights, and a bittersweet coffee and chocolate linger. Smooth, robust, but still crisp and dry in the finish, with a roasted, rich, and bitter aftertaste, and a fruit and chocolate linger. Fantastic!

04-14-2014 01:04:09 | More by GarthDanielson
Duck-Rabbit Rabid Duck from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 774 ratings.