Duck-Rabbit Rabid Duck | The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery

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871 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Duck-Rabbit's Imperial Stout is extremely big and robust. This special beer is thick, jet black and oily in texture. Complex flavors of roast malts dominate: bitter chocolate and espresso coffee especially. There is also a very big hop presence both for bittering and for aroma. At 10% alcohol by volume, this brew is made to be sipped and savored!

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-08-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
871
Reviews:
513
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
12.18%
 
 
Wants:
193
Gots:
97
For Trade:
1
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Photo of mattsmith413
4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ThaneMcC
4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark, motor oil black with nice brown 2finger head with persistent lacing. Smells of leather, roasted malts, espresso, unsweetened chocolate. Tastes very roasted malt forward, cocoa, hint of chocolate, smoke, peat, fig, coffee notes, nice hoppy floral/pine mid note providing a nice balance to the malt sweetness and nice clean finish. Mouthfeel is medium and very smooth, minimal carbonation – akin to 2% milk. ABV well disguised by complexity of flavors and texture. Great balance, not syrupy.
Overall, this is a solid RIS. Great price point for a great beer. I will definitely pick this up again, delicious!

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Photo of Zonian1
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JNForsyth
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jshusc
3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dfhhead25
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Oldmankeebler
5/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I tend to love dark beers. In particular the porters and stout and this is an excellent stout. Full body with a lot of flavor. Malty taste with a slight bitter in the finish.

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Photo of ramrod666
4.6/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JaZe3oNe
4.75/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is a very strong beer with a smooth feel and a strong smell. It has a nice bourbon taste with a candy like front taste and bitter back end. I give it high ratings overall! !

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Photo of 420Rob
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of dheldman
2/5  rDev -49.2%

Photo of SLOTHLIFE
3.68/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of chcfan
4.35/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of epyon396
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of bundy462
2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

Photo of PittBeerGirl
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of jpd7374
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of buzzedup
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of mrjmann
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of themind
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of RandyWilde
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of JDW4195
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Good beer, very strong. Little bitter on back end.

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Photo of kjyost
4.45/5  rDev +12.9%

Aged 1+ years. A solid imperial stout. Warming, boozy, hot chocolate. A fine, fine beer worth drinking many of (over time in small amounts). Tastes as though it were BA, was it?

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Photo of hansenm72
2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

Duck-Rabbit Rabid Duck from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
3.94 out of 5 based on 871 ratings.
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