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

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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
Ratings:
375
Reviews:
118
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
12.98%
 
 
Wants:
409
Gots:
111
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4.14/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
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 +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.36/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.28/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2012 bottle.

This one is still drinking fabulously. Pours jet black with small brown head. Smells of chocolate and bourbon. Taste is sweet, including some honey. Alcohol still present in the back end. Still very nice, wish I had another!

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4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Shared by Richard on 1-14-12.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Good but once again with Olde Hickory beers, the honey seems to dominate and throw off the other flavors.

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4.46/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.36/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.02/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.17/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.53/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.73/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BrotherDylan
4.63/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Bottled 12/12 in a 22oz Bomber


color: Pitch black dark chocolate

Aroma: Oak, Melted chocolate, Smore's,

Taste: It's a graham cracker bourbon sandwich. The years of age added roasted and caramelized marshmallow flavors. the combination creates a a rich background for the sweet and oaky Pappy barrels. The barrels may be a bit too flabby to stand up to the base beer though. The barrels add a ton of mouth feel and oakyness but they are too delicate and add too much boozy heat to the beer.

Mouth feel: Oaky, tannic, and slightly syrupy. Really really full for the modest 9.6% ABV.

Overall: This stout is a sweet and boozy monster worth finding. Every sip is so full of rich flavor and they all meld together really well. The Pappy barrel is a bit of a mild barrel but overall it adds a pleasant whiskey flavor.

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Olde Rabbit's Foot from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
4.16 out of 5 based on 375 ratings.
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