Rabbid Rabbit | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
3floyds.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
7.4% ABV, 25 IBUs - This Franco-Belgian style Farmhouse Ale has an effervescent body and a light straw color. Rabbid Rabbit, with it’s light malt body, augmented by spices, is a complex and frothy beverage with a deceptively high alcohol content. March release.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,094
Reviews:
381
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
13.16%
 
 
Wants:
129
Gots:
152
For Trade:
10
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4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 ounce bottle into signature tulip glass, bottled on 3/21/2017. Pours hazy medium golden amber/light orange color with a 1-2 finger dense and fluffy white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big lemon, orange zest, peach, pear, apricot, apple, coriander, peppercorn, clove, banana, light bubblegum, honey, wheat, cracker, biscuit, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast, spices, bready malt, and light-moderate earthy hop notes; with great strength. Taste of big lemon, orange zest, peach, pear, apricot, apple, coriander, peppercorn, clove, banana, light bubblegum, honey, wheat, cracker, biscuit, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Moderate yeast spiciness and light-moderate herbal/grassy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of lemon, orange zest, peach, pear, apricot, apple, coriander, peppercorn, clove, banana, honey, wheat, cracker, biscuit, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, spices, bready malt, and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitter/spiciness balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from bitter/spiciness and carbonation, increasing though the glass. Medium-plus carbonation and medium body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/grainy/bready/sticky, and fairly crisp balanced mouthfeel that is awesome. Zero warming alcohol for 7.4%. Overall this is an awesome saison! All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, spices, bready malt, and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; very smooth, crisp, and refreshing to drink with the balanced spicy/drying finish. Was expecting a more hoppy saison due to the brewery, but this was very balanced and pretty traditional tasting. This has an Abbey yeast, and not the usual saison strain. A lot more fruity/banana than expected, but is still plenty spicy with adequate dryness for the style; despite being fairly malty. A highly enjoyable offering.

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4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
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BOD 3/4/16. Hazy golden pour. Outstanding head volume, world class lacing and retention.

Very good typical saison nose that is subtle on the funk. Light Belgian yeast notes are present (banana, sweet citrus) over a pale base.

Medium body that is smooth and somewhat oily. Quite outstanding carbonation / body balance with a tickling middle effervescence and a prickly pop in the finish.

The flavor profile is quite good. It has an underlying sweetness that arrives past the middle, a bit atypical for the style, but keeps the barnyard funkiness subdued. In conjunction with the sweetness, the yeast imparted fruit flavors arrive. The middle hints at bitterness, while initially the flavors were blended in nature. The finish is a complex slow fade - funk arrives again as the sweetness tails off coupled with a bit of spicy pepper and alcohol astringency. A subtle sourness lurks underneath and leaves with a slight pucker.

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3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Rabbid Rabbit from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
3.8 out of 5 based on 1,094 ratings.
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