Duck-Rabbit Duck-Rabbator | The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery

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326 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Duck-Rabbator Dopplebock is a powerfully malty German-style lager. The malty / grainy flavors so dominate this beer, it's like a whole loaf of bread in every glass! Is it a beverage or is it a meal? It's both.

Added by Georgiabeer on 06-22-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
326
Reviews:
146
Avg:
4
pDev:
10.5%
 
 
Wants:
56
Gots:
31
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 326 |  Reviews: 146
Photo of mltobin
3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of HattedClassic
3.9/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a very nice head that doesn't dissipate for a long while. The head is a small bubble foamy kind of head. The beer itself is a clear brown color, which is pretty nice looking.

The beer smell is nice and malty with various kinds of malt notes. The smell has both a caramel kind of malt note and bready note as well. The beer also has a nice floral and grassy hop note to it as well.

The beer taste is also pretty good if not for a tiny aftertaste issue. Overall, the taste i just as sweet and bready as the smell, if not more sweeter. The beer also has a slight hop bite to keep it from being too sweet. However, the beer also seems to have a weird alcohol or grass taste towards the end, which detracts from the overall beer. Other than that, the taste is fine.

The mouthfeel is very heavy (Doppelbock, duh!) and a bit thick. The beer has some carbonation but it is very little and not very noticeable. Some alcohol warmth.

Overall, an almost very good beer and worth picking up to try.

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Photo of delta490
4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A deep clear brown with a dark red tint, it has a big dark tan head that burns off quickly, leaving just a smidge around the outside of the glass and a smear across the middle. The aroma is big and boozy, bready malt sweetness. The taste is much the same, with just enough of an earthy hops to balance out all the malt. The body has a nice thicker feel to it, smooth throughout with just a little alcohol tingle on the finish.

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Photo of Cyberkedi
3.73/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Strong aroma has notes of caramel and brown sugar, a fair alcohol tang. Pours a dark, somewhat hazy chestnut with a thick and fairly persistent light tan head that leaves some good lacing. Malty, woody flavor has subtle caramel and cloves notes, alcohol bite seems a bit strong. Texture has decent body and sharp fizz, leaving a woody hop finish. Not D-R’s best, but give it a try.

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Photo of MacQ32
3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RochefortChris
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jshusc
3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of epyon396
3.82/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fearthebeerd
4.41/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mordinoj87
3.91/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesBondGA
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 22Blue
4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of hopley
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of harryhops
3.88/5  rDev -3%

Photo of jwat
4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of chewymangos
3.84/5  rDev -4%

Photo of jaswilson2
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of BeerCon5
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of glazeman
4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Aleforme
4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of rudzud
3.91/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to Jared for sharing

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice dark brown with a thin head that fades to leave a light wisps 4

S - Aromas of loads of chocolate, caramel, sweet malts, light roast. Aromatic. 4.25

T - Taste is nice chocolate, sweet malts, caramel, light grain, light biscuit, pretty tasty albeit thin. 4

M - Mouthfeel is thin, watery, rather let down. 3

O - Overall this was tasty and aromatic. Still, tasty for the style. 3.75

Serving Type: Bottle

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Photo of jlindros
4.01/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to Beerness for this one, shared with rudzud and threelions.

Small fizzy head fades almost instantly, dark murky molasses brown color. 4

Nose burnt molasses, caramel, dark toasted wheat, faint soy notes, dark fig and raisin, little biscuity toffee, little choc and cocoa notes. 4.25

Taste sweet syrupy candy, lots of toffee and butterscotch, biscuit, candy brittle. Then touches of raisin and fig, candied, some cocoa and a luscious creamy choc, nice rich candy. Faint booze, little syrupy, candied wheat and biscuit. Finish is drier, little booze warmth, mild bitterness, more choc and biscuit lingering, touch dark dried fruits. 4

Mouth is med bod, little syrupy, light carb, light feeling. 3.5

Overall decent. 4

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Photo of elizmarek
4.52/5  rDev +13%

Photo of Sludgeman
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of JohnnyK
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Duck-Rabbit Duck-Rabbator from The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
4 out of 5 based on 326 ratings.
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