Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout | 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: 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
Ratings:
2,056
Reviews:
769
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
12.79%
 
 
Wants:
129
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370
For Trade:
4
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Photo of Flounder57
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: The beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer and left some nice lacing on the glass. It is a pitch black color with

Smell: Sweet faint lactose aroma, possibly some oats, roasted coffee, and some chocolate malts too.

Taste: The flavors follow the aromas in the beer. There is some lingering bitterness in the end too.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, full bodied, medium carbonation, a little chewy, and easy to drink as it got warmer.

Overall: A very nice stout. Was probably looking for not sweetness and creamy notes from the lactose. Still an enjoyable beer though.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours an opaque jet black in color with some very dark amber/brown highlights that has a very light amount of visible carbonation near the surface of the beer. The beer has a three finger tall foamy dark tan head that slowly reduces a thick layer that covers the entire surface of the beer with a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of dark roasted malts (with just a touch of ash) underneath moderate aromas of milk chocolate, lactose sweetness, and cocoa.

T: Moderate to strong flavors of ashy dark roasted malts with some lighter notes of cocoa and milk chocolate. There is a fairly strong presence of lactose sweetness and just a light to moderate amount of bitterness which lingers slightly.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Milky/creamy but just a little on the thin side (maybe like 1% or skim).

O: This is a very enjoyable beer and one that I have been enjoying for going on a decade now - and one that I missed once I left NC for Northern NJ. There is a nice rich flavor and aroma to the beer that makes it very enjoyable and it has just enough sweetness (and low enough ABV) that it is easy to drink. One of my favorite everyday beers for the winter.

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Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
3.83 out of 5 based on 2,056 ratings.
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