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

Duck-Rabbit Milk StoutDuck-Rabbit Milk Stout
2,080 Ratings
Duck-Rabbit Milk StoutDuck-Rabbit Milk Stout

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

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

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

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3.89/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Draft into a pint glass.

A- Nearly opaque black, then rays of blood red sneak in around the edges. Pours a thin, light khaki-colored head with virtually no lacing.

S- Nicely toasted malts, chocolate, oatmeal, and heavy cream. Fairly robust nose. Sweet aromas, vaguely reminiscent of campfire.

T- Rich and luscious, extremely toasty. Mellow at first with a very sweet finish. Taste matches the nose, and the whole composition comes together almost like a porter. Aftertaste lingers for some time.

MF- Fills the mouth, coats it, and takes up residency there. Medium to heavy carbonation, strong for a stout. Swishing it around, the beer becomes especially creamy in the mouth. Definitely has a presence.

D- Heavy and hearty. A pleasant drinking experience, but one or maybe two a night is just fine. After finishing this up, I was definitely in need of a pilsner to cleanse the palate.

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of jzauder
4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is dark black with a little brown on the edges. But mostly black. How complicated do these reviews need to be? Let's not overdo it here. Just enjoy the beer. Just a little bit of lacing that disappeared quickly.

Aroma was chocolately with lots of malt.

Taste-I get a little too much carbonation at first but it's certainly full of chocolate malt flavor. Some raisiny taste. Mouthfeel was not too thick but just right for a stout. The milk does smooth and sweeten the flavor, and perhaps that's where I get the raisin flavor from.

A very drinkable sweet stout, I love it. It's a fairly simple beer, in that I could only detect a couple of flavors but all the flavors were fully developed. This is a great beer for people who don't drink a lot of stouts as the sweetness balances out the malt really well. I'll definitely pick this up whenever I can and will seek out other Duck-Rabbit beers. Hopefully, Duck-Rabbit will be distributed in FL soon.

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3.97/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

dark brown, almost black pour with 2 fingers of tan head.

smells of cocoa, toasted oats, light floral hop presence, light caramel, hint of tobacco. in other words, this smells awesome.

smoky flavor, dark chocolate, coffee, tobacco, earthy, toasted oats.. very nice flavor.. not too sweet for a milk stout, which is a surprise.

medium body with a creamy mouthfeel, dry finish. very flavorful, very easy to go down.

overall this is a phenomenal session stout. very flavorful which makes it pretty complex in comparison to most milk stouts. wish we got this around nj!

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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3.51/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served in a 16oz standard pint glass. Pours a deep brown color with hazelnut appearing head that froths and then disappears rather quickly. The nose is rather astringent, but with a deep coffee character. The body was rather lighter than I would have expected, but not too light; middle of the road I would say. Taste was full of deep, roasted malt; lots of coffee flavors that carry over from the nose. Lots of alcohol taste.

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2/5  rDev -47.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -41.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

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3.7/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours pretty dark but not as much as other stouts. Good brown color. Cream colored head stays for a while.

S: Lactose dominates. Some roast.

T: Very nice here, the roastyness really stays separate from the lactose. A little lingering sweetness is a offputting as it seems un natural. Would give it a higher score around 4 or 4.5 if not for this.

M: Sits very well with a medium body. Some flavor development but it doesn't overwhelm. Bubbles are about perfect only a little too much carbonation.

Overall a pretty good beer. The taste is great at first but that lactose really cuts though as the beer warms and it's a little too much.

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1/5  rDev -74%

Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 2,080 ratings
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