Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout | The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery

Duck-Rabbit Milk StoutDuck-Rabbit Milk Stout
BA SCORE
70.7%
Liked This Beer
3.84 w/ 2,078 ratings
Duck-Rabbit Milk StoutDuck-Rabbit Milk Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout is a traditional full-bodied stout brewed with lactose (milk sugar). Because lactose is unfermentable by brewer's yeast, it remains in the beer. The subtle sweetness and fullness of flavor imparted by this sugar balances the sharpness of the highly roasted grains that give this delicious beer its black color. All year long, Milk Stout is our number one selling beer!

Added by brentk56 on 10-08-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,157
Reviews:
775
Ratings:
2,078
Liked:
1,469
Avg:
3.84/5
pDev:
12.76%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
131
Gots:
381
Trade:
4
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Photo of Brian_L-2056
4.04/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a pitch black color with a tan head that dissipates somewhat quickly. Can only see a ruby-orangish color at bottom of glass, no light penetration at all. Smell is strong cold black coffee and slight caramel. Initial taste is definite black coffee, but not overwhelming, dark roasted malt and only a slight hop/coffee finish. The feel is not as thick as a Guinness, more like a black lager. Overall, If you like rich, dark brews, you will enjoy this one. Definitely worth a try. Hope to pick up more when I visit my brother down in NC.

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Photo of opierce
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MVanTryke
4.77/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

So glad that I can readily obtain this splendid dark beer in my city (Charlotte). Distinctive taste. Well-blended. One of my go-to's.

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Photo of kayroy
3.56/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ecortiz397
4.92/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MacMalt
3.7/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Undated bottle poured into snifter. It pours a walnut color with dark cola hues when held to the light. When the bottle opened, the head bubbled up but then dissipated quickly. The nose features roasted malt, burnt coffee, nuts, and strong chocolate. The various tastes are all burnt: the malt, coffee, and chocolate. I'm not tasting anything sweet. It has a fairly creamy mouth feel with moderate carbonation, and the 5..7% ABV is barely noticeable. Overall, I can only conclude I had an off bottle and I'll revisit this review when I have the opportunity.

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Photo of Bf_89
3.87/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JJlovesbeer
4.54/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheHopsman
3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cnote_crafty_1
4.72/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Duck Rabbit Milk Stout %5.7 ABV.
Eye: A very solid black body, tan head
Nose: coffee, sweet chocolate malts
Tongue: coffee, dark malty sweetness, roasty bitter after taste
Mouth: a bit heavier, slightly syrupy, super smooth going down
Overall: It is a really great stout that is super smooth and veltety with a nice bitter roasted coffee aftertaste. For some reason I didn't like this the first time I had it, but I tried their porter and liked it so I came back for a 2nd try with the stout and enjoyed it fully.

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Photo of JM5671
4.74/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of atr2605
3.03/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-pours a coca cola color with an off white head with decent retention
S-cocoa, burnt sugar, roasted coffee
T-chocolate, some roasted notes, sweetness in the finish
M-medium bodied, a bit thin
O-not the best example of the style but worth trying

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Photo of dsshuck
3.73/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 6runscoot
4.48/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mltobin
3.92/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance was a nice dark brown close to black color with an off-white to somewhat dark tan one finger head that dies at a nice slow pace and ends up leaving some nice looking spiderwebbing lacing in the wake. The smell had a super nice blend of dark roasty chocolate malts to coffee beans. Its an eloquent combination! The taste was bittersweet bliss between the chocolate and the coffee. There was the exact same aftertaste and finish. On the palate, it sat medium to heavy. I found myself sipping this, but it showed a superb carbonation running about my mouth and tongue. Overall, a very well done milk/sweet stout.

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Photo of TrilliumFan
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Casey_L
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Grinky
3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ntanner83
3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerSexLove
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This wasn't my fav stout out of their offerings, there was an off after taste that I did not find appealing.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
4.14/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery "Milk Stout"
12 fl. oz. brown glass bottle, label notched "...best by..." 6/17 and sampled on 05/27/17
$2 @ Weis Market #231, Conshohocken, PA

Look: Very deep mahogany, almost black body. Short head of creamy light tan. Average head retention and lacing.

Smell: Coffee and dark chocolate.

Taste: Caramel, coffee, and dark chocolate. Some burnt toast. Underlying fruitiness. Moderate bitterness but it's not "sweet", just sweetish, and then dry in the finish. Limited hop flavors appear in the background in the finish, leafy and floral.

Feel: Medium-light in body. Very smooth, soft carbonation.

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Photo of SmokySignals
5/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This Milk Stout is Perfect in every way,
for what I wanted in a stout on this day.
Rich Belgian chocolate aromas and flavors, I must say.
So far I have enjoyed this Brewer's array
If dark brews you crave, this brand is your play.
Mighty Fine.

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Photo of calcnerd
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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