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Duck-Rabbit Schwarzbier - The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

271 Ratings
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Ratings: 271
Reviews: 168
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11%
Wants: 60
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: on 07-30-2009)
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Photo of herrburgess
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

herrburgess, May 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

mikeincharleston, May 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

kodt, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of cyclonece09
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a reddish black with a large light brown head. Smells of fruit notes in the dark roasted malt with very slight hints of chocolate. Tastes of dark roasted malt, slight caramel, and slight fruit taste, a little different. Beer is light bodied and sessionable, carbonation is perfect. Overall, an above average beer.

cyclonece09, Apr 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

spycow, Apr 12, 2013
Photo of dailyminefield
3/5  rDev -25%

dailyminefield, Mar 17, 2013
Photo of Duvel
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Duvel, Mar 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

PStriedl, Mar 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

DIPAFAN, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of Bouleboubier
4.2/5  rDev +5%

(best by date of Nov '14 - poured into a tall, fluted goblet)

A: deepest ruby-brown... sandy-brown, spongy foam

S: somewhat even play between roasted barley, coffee, and baker's cocoa... certainly a bit of hop coming through, contributing to a mild herbal hard candy character in the background

T: core of cocoa-dusted coffee enveloped in a thick winter coat of an arguably (hop+sugars) fruity, dark malt ... the roasted and bitter notes come on a bit slowly but, once at full volume, buzz and hum in the center of the palate till the end... modicum of bittersweet-ness... pretty nicely dry though

M: at first, it appears on the fuller side for the style, but all that means is it's about medium-bodied... starts off thickish, but drops off quietly, quickly... bit of residual sugars scraping down the back of the tongue, but it never feels at all heavy

O: definitely on the bolder side (roasted and bitter flavor) for the style, but more or less pretty true to its mild finish and overall weight

Bouleboubier, Feb 22, 2013
Photo of Oakenator
4.64/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark brown to black with a decent head at pour the disappates to a little foam around the rim. Smell is sweet and chocolately. Flavor is dry up front and dark malty through the middle but converts to a nicely balanced chocolate taste on the finish. They really eeked a lot out of this sessionable but flavorful brew!

Oakenator, Feb 11, 2013
Photo of hardy008
4.01/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark brown with a large foamy tan, with very nice retention and lacing. the aroma has dark roasted malt, cocoa, and some earth. The earth smell is almost like the inside of a cave.

Tastes like dark roasted malt, cocoa, and a little smoke. Somewhat sweet, with bitterness for balance provided by the dark roasted malt.

Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Very smooth and easy to drink. A nice beer for sure.

hardy008, Feb 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

jsh5771, Feb 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -25%

psuscott1, Feb 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

StratManKudzu, Jan 25, 2013
Photo of phishbone23
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

bacher468, Jan 19, 2013
Photo of facundoCNB
3.7/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a very deep amber almost black in color with a finger of creme colored head. smells of roasted grains, chocolate, bready yeast. slightly fruity like cherries with lots of chocolate, and roasted grain flavor. has a nice tartness to it from the lager yeast. medium body, high carbonation.

a nice offering from this brewery.. they sure do like their dark beers!

facundoCNB, Jan 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -25%

Rhettroactive, Jan 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

mcaulifww, Dec 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

rjvanston, Dec 19, 2012
Photo of Powderhornphil
3.8/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Got this an an extra in a trade. Not my usual style, but it's pretty tasty.

Looks quite nice and black, lets some light around the edges. White fluffy head that leaves some very nice lacing.

Scents are gentle all around. Roast, coffee, chocolate malt.

Taste follows the nose with a clean flavor. A light chocolate malt appears on the finish.

Mouthfeel is very nice for the style and ABV.

Great to try this but I would not seek out again. Overall an enjoyable easy drinker.

Powderhornphil, Dec 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev 0%

RblWthACoz, Nov 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

acurtis, Nov 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Rollzroyce21, Nov 23, 2012
Duck-Rabbit Schwarzbier from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 271 ratings.