Olde Rabbit's Foot
Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

Olde Rabbit's FootOlde Rabbit's Foot
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Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
North Carolina, United States
American Imperial Stout
Ranked #572
Ranked #1,334
4.3 | pDev: 11.4%
Feb 18, 2023
Dec 13, 2009
2010-2012, 2017 were brewed at Foothills Brewing. 2009 at Olde Hickory.

Duck Rabbit, Olde Hickory, and Foothills each contribute the wort from their signature imperial stouts. The combined brew is then aged in 23-year old Pappy Van Winkle barrels with honey and cocoa nibs.
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Rated: 4.5 by bigred89 from Maryland

Feb 18, 2023
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Reviewed by Fordcoyote15 from Pennsylvania

4.21/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Very cool beer to obtain being an old money fan. Collab from three classic breweries. Can't find a bottle date. This is however bottle 350 of 694 so im sure that could pinpoint the year if i did some digging.

Cellar temp. Looks magnificent. Rich, frothy head. Smells a smidgen off. A metallic note of pennies or nickels.

Taste is nice. Very classic RIS with bakers cocoa and roast. Not over the top bitter though. Not getting any of the honey mentioned on the label, nor any barrel. Definitely tastes very old and aged, but not off. But chalky, dry, scratchy finish screams of oxidation. Still though, quit enjoyable and incredible basic but well done beer. You know, like when breweries could kill a beer with just the four main ingredients.

Feel is solid for a 10% imperial stout.

Overall a cool old school tick. Be nice to try again fresh in a smaller format if I ever get the chance to.
Dec 02, 2022
Rated: 4.35 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana

Sep 09, 2021
Rated: 3.52 by Oh_Dark_Star from Washington

May 04, 2019
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Reviewed by Griffin2 from Virginia

4.41/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a snifter.
L - Pours a dark brown with. Tan head.
S - Smells of bourbon and chocolate.
T - Taste matches the smell, lots of bourbon and chocolate, with some honey in the finish.
F - full body with medium carbonation.
O - Delicious stout.
Jan 08, 2019
Rated: 4.54 by AngusOg from North Carolina

Dec 04, 2018
Rated: 4.11 by jak from North Carolina

Nov 23, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by cp45 from New Jersey

Oct 27, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by rodmanfor3 from Vermont

Oct 18, 2018
Rated: 4.21 by tdm168 from Pennsylvania

Aug 10, 2018
Rated: 4.23 by rbrefbeerman from California

Jul 23, 2018
Rated: 4.34 by Fireman_RK from North Carolina

Apr 18, 2018
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Reviewed by oberon from North Carolina

4.15/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Came in a goblet nearly jet black but I did notice a bit of a brownish/red colored tint when in a more lighted space,a thinner but pretty well sustained deep beige head atop.Bourbon soaked dark fruits,roasted coffee,and more of a bitter chocolate element.The bourbon barrel plays a big role on the palate bringing sweetness and a vanilla tinge to dark fruits,more chocolate came in as I drank more along a bit of roast.The sweetness gets pretty big after awhile as the bourbon and dark fruit flavors really command a presence but it's a rich decadent stout so everything flows pretty well for what it is.
Feb 13, 2018
Rated: 4.33 by leprechaunandfatman from Ohio

Jan 19, 2018
Rated: 4.5 by jonbonfondle from Minnesota

Jan 13, 2018
Rated: 4.08 by dogleg_left from North Carolina

Dec 31, 2017
Rated: 4.15 by msumike89 from Colorado

Dec 28, 2017
Rated: 4 by rspauldi from Texas

Dec 27, 2017
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Reviewed by darktronica from Indiana

3.97/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
2017 release, on draft at Foothills. Cacao nibs, honey, floral hops and vinous grapes on the nose. Aggressive and sharp on the palate, from the tannic notes and dry bitterness of the base RIS's. Complex as it warms, but a bit muddled, as the three stouts compete more than they harmonize.
Dec 23, 2017
Rated: 3.77 by stakem from Pennsylvania

Dec 19, 2017
Olde Rabbit's Foot from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
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