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:
1,096
Reviews:
383
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
13.16%
 
 
Wants:
129
Gots:
152
For Trade:
10
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Photo of thydarkprevails
4.41/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From a bomber into a duvel tulip. Pours a hazy yellow apricot with a 2 inch white that shrinks to a finger with nice lacing. Aromas are apricot, bread, pine, yeast, and has an earthiness to it. Taste is somewhat nutty with mild tropical fruit and grapefruit. It’s slightly bready and has a bright fruitiness to it. Mouthfeel is medium and kinda frothy. I like this saison a lot.

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Photo of MeowTom
2.85/5  rDev -25%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Pours a golden haze with a head that looks like a thick sea foam. The bottle says a slight haze, but I find it a little more on the heavy side.

S- Was expecting a little more anything from this, but just really don't find much there.

T- Taste like a standard belgium.

M- A little alcohol burn in the back of the throat. With a little less carbonation than I would hope for.

O- A standard Belgium that doesn't really do much for me.

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Photo of crossovert
3.1/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

650ml bottle, 2012 vintage.

It pours an almost millky orange with plenty of haze and a foamy white head that leaves walls of lacing.

The smell is pretty blunt, but good. It is mostly earthy spice with some chamomile, slight malt, and slight fruit.

The flavor is a lot more interesting. I knew it wouldn't taste anything like a typical saison so it isn't surprising me. The malts show up a bit more with some butter underneath which I don't like but it is tolerable. There is a noticeable candy flavor, it is like a spicy, corriandery, flowery candy. The hops are under control and add just a hint of bitterness. There is something in here that remind me of an adjunct light lager. The mouthfeel is a bit syrupy and could have benefited for being a bit lighter.

Literally if you want a rock candy infused beer this has alot of rock candy flavor. It is okay I guess, defiantly a goofy beer and not one that is supposed to break any ground.

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Photo of Thorpe429
2.62/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Big thanks to Sean for getting me a bottle of this. I can't believe I havne't tried this until now. Served in a Three Floyds tulip pint because they don't make a tulip.

Pours a very hazy apricot-golden color with a very large eggshell head and loads of lacing on the way down.

The nose starts off with some heavy coriander and spice. There's a bit of pepper behind that, along with some light citrus. The flavor is similarly overwhelmed by coriander. Wow, that is a really hefty addition, and I can't say that I particularly care for it. Behind that is a bit of malt.

Body is medium and a bit chewy with a spicy coriander finish. Really unbelievable how much spice is in this one. Potentially my least favorite FFF beer ever, unfortunately.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of BarryMFBurton
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The wait for a Three Floyd’s saison has been a long one, but thankfully I was able to get this one before the month ended. Better late than never, right? Hopefully it’s worth the wait – cheers!

A: Ah, what a beautiful head: it erupts stark white, all the way to three full fingers of foamy cream. Thick as meringue, it lies with an inch of retention and strings of chunky, badass lacing. The body, on the other hand, is not as conventional – I’d describe it as a hazy mix of odd colors, showing golden-orange in the light and a duller cider-brown in a darker environment. Looks great.

S: Rich and savory, and as Belgian as they come: clove and banana, with a bed of grapes, malty vanilla, peach, and fruity candi syrup aromas in the background. The funk on this one is very herbal, like a flowery batch of lemongrass and chamomile mixed with an estery, peppery yeast presence. Very light on hops for a Three Floyds beer, but a whiff of oily pine resin is still evident. This nose is aromatic and complex.

T: Smooth! The malts are quite thick at first, coating the mouth with tastes of grassy straw, vanilla, chewy malt, and cake batter. It’s a foundation of Belgian richness before some herbal bitters: pepper, piney hops, grape leaves, rose water, and lemon. Grain tastes are mostly cherry wheat and toast flavors. There’s some yeast esters, smooth alcohol, funky pine tastes, strawberry, and coriander in the end, but the aftertaste is mostly dry pine and some honey oat. The Rabbit’s not as funky and complex as I had hoped, but it’s definitely delicious.

M: Frothy, smooth, and wonderfully rich. Three Floyds really nails it with the mouthfeel in this Belgian incarnation; it’s a traditional, mildly carbonated, European profile.

O: One of the most uncharacteristic FFF beer I’ve ever tasted; I thought Three Floyds was all about hops in every style they attempt. This, however, showed that this brewery has a great range. Awesome.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of captainbearcat
5/5  rDev +31.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of ChugginOil
4.05/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Picked up at the brewery shortly after the 2012 release.

Poured into a FFF pint glass.

Pours a hazy, light hay color with a finger of white head. There isn't much lace going on here but a few spots remain.

The nose is yeasty, spicy, clove-infused with a touch of banana.

The taste is smooth and has those familiar Belgian yeasts working. Sweetness mixed with some fruity esters, yeasty spice, biscuit-like malt, light hops, and banana cream pie.

The mouthfeel is smooth and medium bodied. Light carbonation, great feel. Comfortable and easy drinkable.

Overall, I'm not a big fan of this style but reviewing without bias I found this beer to be a great example of a Saison. 3 Floyds can take any style of beer and dominate it.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of theminutemen
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of ChocolateJesus
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of cosmonick
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Dope
4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A very cloudy and pale golden-straw pour. Huge fluffy white head. Retention is excellent and lacing is heavy.

S: Lemons with grass, pears and apples. A little bit of belgian yeast. Hints of cloves and black pepper.

T: More lemons, some orange, lots of yeasty bread with cloves. Quite spicy, notably pepper but some more that I can't identify. Maybe coriander too?

M: Medium bodied, mid-range carbonation.

O: Not a bad saison. Quite spicy as mentioned. Reminds me more of a witbier, tastes like a witbier mixed with a saison I think.

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Rabbid Rabbit from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
3.8 out of 5 based on 1,096 ratings.
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