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

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3.84/5
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2,096 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:
#11,448
Reviews:
777
Ratings:
2,096
pDev:
12.76%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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132
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Photo of Gbpackers48
4.47/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance:
Pours dark and opaque. Cream colored head with less retention and lacing than others.

Smell:
Strong vanilla with chocolate, coffee, and toffee notes

Taste:
Mirrors smell with strong vanilla/cream from the lactose. Sweet and smooth.

Mouthfeel:
Crisp and less creamy than expected. Medium body.

Overall:
One of my very favorites. Do yourself a favor and try a pint if you get the chance.

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Photo of curlybird
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Acforster2
3.67/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 1971bernat
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AyatollahGold
3.13/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

L: Half a finger of very light tan colored head. Some medium sized bubbles in it. Beer is dark brown in color but not black.
S: Coffee, maybe some caramel. Has a sweetness to it.
T: Sweetness with some roastiness. Seems very one dimensional.
F: The feel is way too light for me. My first thoughts were it feels watered down. Other than that it has good carbonation.
O: I would like more out of it. But it's not a bad easy drinker. Would be a good one to show somebody who is new to craft beer and trying new styles.

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

Photo of nwhittin
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of RockyM72
4.34/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Piglet_rulz_da_yard
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shanesimpson22
4.27/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Skabiski
3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kcrumle18
4.04/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gemini6
3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SpeedyG1966
5/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

By far, my favorite beer. Very smooth, silky feel. Rich flavor.

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Photo of Cunny123
4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rclangk
4.2/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Hilton Hotel - Charlotte

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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

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Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 2,096 ratings
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