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

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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
Ratings:
2,069
Reviews:
773
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
12.79%
 
 
Wants:
128
Gots:
375
For Trade:
4
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Photo of Furley80
4.25/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ddibella84
4.12/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 3d_moore
4.51/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of reebtaerG
3.91/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CreightonSM
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jjamadorphd
3.99/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

My second Duck Rabbit offering - their Milk Stout. Good but not necessarily great.

Another great look to a dark beer with a practically black looking brew. And though the bottle poured a surprisingly thick head, it had little staying power and no lacing. The smell only had a hint of coffee with a stronger hint of chocolate - I was expecting a bit more. The mouthfeel was way more carbonated than I prefer, something I tried to overlook, but just couldn't. But for all of these shortcomings, the taste was really good - a strong stout flavor with distinctive coffee and chocolate notes - talk about a surprise. Overall, though this offering wasn't as good I had hoped, I can certainly enjoy another one, very soon.

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Photo of JonSchwartz
3.94/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jdezelick
4.06/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dwgivens
4.29/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigeyedfish89
4.25/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of harrisjohnson
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aknalley
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Davit
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kliendood
4.28/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.25/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EdFed
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LDBuckeye
4.44/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ThreeBeersWalkedIn
3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Guppy314
3.65/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This has a really mellow creamy and malty flavor, but it's also "thin" in taste and feel. Normally, a beer would have lingering flavors or some aftertaste. But this Duck-Rabbit's flavors abruptly shut off just as soon as I swallowed ...so... "thin".

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Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Darker brown with a beige head.

Smell: Malts and coffee.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of sweeter malts and coffee with warm alcohol.

Overall: Good stout. I would have this again.

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Photo of rallyr32
3.54/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
4.42/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a pitch black color with some red highlights. The head is a small tan color. The aroma is roasted malt and coffee in a sweet blend. The taste is a fairly thick milk and coffee flavor with added tastes chocolate.

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Photo of allenson21
4.04/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
3.83 out of 5 based on 2,069 ratings.
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