Olde Rabbit's Foot | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
North Carolina, United States
foothillsbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.13%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by atsprings on 10-25-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#710
Reviews:
120
Ratings:
395
pDev:
11.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
405
Gots:
122
Trade:
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HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 395 |  Reviews: 120
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4.21/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rbrefbeerman
4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fireman_RK
4.34/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oberon
4.15/5  rDev -3.9%
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.

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Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jonbonfondle
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dogleg_left
4.08/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of msumike89
4.15/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rspauldi
4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of darktronica
3.97/5  rDev -8.1%
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.

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3.77/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fthegiants
4.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Brewski
4.54/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2017

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4.6/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mattsmith413
4.74/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of msscott1973
4.42/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dbrauneis
4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of abb610
4.44/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2017 Vintage
I can't get over how good the beer is. Its got the biscuit flavors reminiscent of Event Horizon and the Chocolaty goodness of Sexual Chocolate. The barrel treatment is much more balanced than Event Horizon. Reminds me a lot of ANTEAD. Pure fudgy, bourbon soaked, chocolate goodness.

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4.52/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2017 vintage

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Photo of BEER88
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.14/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gratefulbeerhead
4.04/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Treyliff
4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2012 Vintage
22oz bottle poured into a snifter

A- pours a deep black color with a small foamy khaki head that reduces to a ring around the edge

S- smells of an intermingled bouquet of chocolate, sweet honey & woody bourbon barrel. Elements of caramel & vanilla coming from the barrel, also notes of molasses& burnt marshmallow

T- all elements are intermingled just as well in the flavor; opens with a mix of dark chocolate and distinct sweet honey, with the bourbon barrel quickly following, adding vanilla and caramel flavors. The finish gives more bourbon that lingers

M- medium body with low carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel that continues into the finish

O- this one is drinking great with elements of the honey and barrel still popping through, very good

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4.61/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jlang2012
4.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Olde Rabbit's Foot from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
Beer rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 395 ratings