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Duck-Rabbit Hoppy Bunny American Black Ale - The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

353 Ratings
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Ratings: 353
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 11
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-23-2012)
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16%

06-29-2014 19:22:39 | More by Mpenders
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Jasonchair

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-25-2014 02:09:39 | More by Jasonchair
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patre_tim

China

3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Dark brown to black with a ruby tinge when held to the light. 2 fingers of chocolate milk foamy head.

S: Citrus, chocolate, coffee, chocolate milk, pine.

T: Cappuccino, chocolate milk, orange, citrus, pine, dark roasted malts, stout like.

M: Medium thick smooth body, medium fine bubbled carbonation.

O: Duck rabbit does it again! A great brew, smooth and up to par with others in this style.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 04:07:44 | More by patre_tim
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claspada

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-16-2014 15:29:25 | More by claspada
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ascags

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-11-2014 20:19:20 | More by ascags
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polopaul20

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-09-2014 13:00:32 | More by polopaul20
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KevMo84

California

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-09-2014 01:06:55 | More by KevMo84
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ShemRahBoo

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-01-2014 19:15:36 | More by ShemRahBoo
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Stermax

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-30-2014 23:31:31 | More by Stermax
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52P48

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-24-2014 17:40:14 | More by 52P48
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-24-2014 03:28:14 | More by Knapp85
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.63/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark brown with a half finger of beige head that lingers for a bit and leaves some nice lacing behind. The nose has mild roasted notes. The flavor profile is a bit flat – roasted malts are present, but certainly muted and the hops are barely there at all. The body is also a touch thin for the style.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 03:40:34 | More by 57md
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -16%

05-09-2014 15:42:55 | More by WVbeergeek
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Amalak

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The smokiness of it really stands out. It's bold and tart. There's a chocolate taste underneath. It's very carbonated and there's a thick grassy taste there as well. It's medium bodied. Nice and flavorful.

True to its name, it's black with a small tan head that leaves only a bit of lace. It has a beautiful, smokey scent. Really nice and balanced.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2014 04:16:01 | More by Amalak
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-02-2014 13:00:33 | More by bigfnjoe
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benloho

Tennessee

3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a thick black. A bit of brown around the edges of the glass. Half finger head that is quickly gone.
S: Roasted malt is strong on the nose. I'm getting a little bit of coffee with some hop bitterness, but mostly a lot of roasted malt sweetness.
T: Big roastiness and almost a spiciness that blends beautifully with the piney hop characteristics. I'm liking the balance here.
MF: Smooth. It didn't drink thick like I thought it would after the pour. Definitely feels lighter than 7.3%.
O: Yet another beer I really enjoy from Duck Rabbit. I was expecting this to be a bit hoppier just because of the name. But I love the balance in this beer and the roastiness I get from it. Perhaps the lesser hops are due to it being at the very end of its suggested lifespan.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2014 22:54:23 | More by benloho
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Virginia

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-28-2014 11:19:01 | More by xbrettfavrex
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-22-2014 17:37:47 | More by BeerCon5
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rudabegga9

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-18-2014 20:05:08 | More by rudabegga9
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dcs1548

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-13-2014 01:31:28 | More by dcs1548
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -16%

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glf60

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.01/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had at Westville Pub Asheville. Served in an Oskar Blues pint glass. Notches on label indicate best if enjoyed by April '14. Just barely made it.

A- Pours a 99% opaque black color with a 1/4 inch light brown head that retains well before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a half sheet of sheer surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a jagged ring behind.

S- Roasty sweetness with notes of brown sugar and caramel. Faint piney hops trailing behind.

T- The hop bitterness is still there but mainly in the aftertaste. Now the main player is the roasty sweetness which is actually very nice. Smooth but flavorful with notes of chocolate and coffee. Faint vanilla aftertaste. Alcohol is very well masked.

M- Not as viscous as it looks, also dry. Medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the fuller side.

O- if this is this good as it's nearing its shelf life, it must be awesome when it's fresh.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2014 02:34:12 | More by Immortale25
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xkansasx

Virginia

4.31/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good as a dark beer. The hoppy goodness is there, but not overpowering. Creamy mouthfeel is consistent with what I expect from a good dark beer. The bitterness is not overpowering, either. It is an interesting flavor closer to a stout than an IPA, but the best of each.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2014 22:27:56 | More by xkansasx
Duck-Rabbit Hoppy Bunny American Black Ale from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 353 ratings.