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

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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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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

A: Poured from the bottle into a pint glass. Body is black except when backlit - then some ruby edges appear. Despite an aggressive pour, I get just a small (half-finger at best) light brown head. It's gone quickly and leaves no real lace to speak of.

S: I definitely get the milk sugar/vanilla-type scents in the nose. Also a faint touch of roasted barley or burnt coffee. None of it's terribly strong, however.

T: First impression is the milk sugar that defines a milk stout. I didn't get it the first couple of sips, but after 4 or 5 I'm getting a solid coffee/roasted coffee bean taste as well. Some nuttiness too, makes me think of hazelnut coffee. With cream. Finishes with a slight bitterness that provides some balance to all that sweetness.

M: Call it medium in heft, though that might be a bit generous. Mouthfeel here is good - carbonation is modest (I had my first 2 Duck-Rabbit beers earlier tonight, and both the Amber and Brown were over-carbonated), giving this one a slightly slick feel. But given the relatively light body, it's not at all syrupy or chewy.

O: Good stuff. A nice, sessionable (at 5.7%) milk stout that packs in plenty of flavor without all the weight.

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Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
3.83 out of 5 based on 2,072 ratings.
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