Duck-Rabbit Amber Ale | The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
North Carolina, United States
duckrabbitbrewery.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Duck-Rabbit Amber Ale is a medium bodied beer with a lovely tawny copper / bronze color. The lightest of all our dark ales, this is a great introduction to full flavored beers. This brew emphasizes malt complexity with layered caramel malt flavors. We put a lot of effort into getting The Duck-Rabbit Amber Ale just right and we're extremely proud of the result. Enjoy!

Added by brentk56 on 09-23-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
525
Reviews:
241
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
14.66%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
60
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Photo of addiwilliams
3.55/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of user785335
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DMACH
3.47/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle ( best by 9-15-15 yup its 10-3-15. My bad for not checking) 2 finger tan head over a dark bronze color. A little thin feel,and not much to mention at first but did get a nice caramel finish . Not sure I was gonna like it ,but the brew grew on me. Had better amber but this an OK one

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Photo of hozersr
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.66/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It pours dark amber with a red hue and with a head that goes away completely after a few seconds. The aroma and taste are very toasty, with elements of caramel and toffee. Fairly light body.

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Photo of Badger311
3.77/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CTbrew32
3.77/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rw1992
2.89/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Slatetank
3.41/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I poured ths bottle chilled into a glass -a gusher, unexpected.

The color is a dark rust with 2 finger cream head with hazy look and spots of lace stick. The smell has malty and slightly metallic scents with bready and light alcohol aroma with slight woody hop scent. The feel is medium high carbonation with vinous and fruity element with low sweetness andd slight biscuity tinge with semi-dry finish.

The taste has mild woody flavor up front with copper -looking so caramel expected but more oxidized and pine-like hop with light bready middle with slight dried fruit and mineral flavor as it finishes very dry perhaps a slight caramel element is there. Overall this is not great I wonder if this was an older bottle since I got it as part of a mix-a-six howeve I will revisit if possible to give benefit of the doubt -no sign of infection taste wise just heavily oxidized.

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Photo of conoraugustine
2.5/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jpuetz
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikeg67
3.63/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle. Pours amber with tall, long-lasting, fluffy white head and nice lacing. Aroma is of herbal hops and caramel malt. Body is medium and full. Herbal hops, caramel malt and ripe fruit fill the mouth. Finish is long and herbal. Overall it is great brew.

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Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.13/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jtransel
4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PJK
2.76/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of metter98
3.63/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear reddish amber in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short beige colored head that died down, leaving delicate lacing on the surface and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of toasted caramel malts are present in the nose.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste is quite malty and has lots of flavors of toasted malts along with notes of caramel malts. Although there is no bitterness, there are enough hops to cancel out any sweetness.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is rather drinkable for a malty amber ale. The toasted nature of the malts shares similarities with a Vienna lager.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of GatorCoop
2.74/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Braz
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jacksdad
3.27/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Phisheva
3.83/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nagromxer
3.53/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smithj4
3.62/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SLewis
3.28/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BcOneSeven
2.86/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Ozzylizard
3.42/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle dated BB 2/15 at 40 degrees into nonic
Aroma slightly fruity, fades quickly
Head small (2 cm, aggressive pour), off white, frothy, diminishing to 2 mm ring and broken layer
Lacing – complete rings of tiny to medium bubbles
Body medium amber, slight haze
Flavor begins slightly sweet, somewhat like over-ripe apples. Faint maltiness; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 3.25, Flavor 3.25, Palate 4, Overall 3.5

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Duck-Rabbit Amber Ale from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
3.41 out of 5 based on 525 ratings.
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