Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 261   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
The Duck-Rabbit Hoppy Bunny American Black Ale is both intensely hoppy and intensely BLACK! Eight separate hop additions offer delicious bitterness and beguiling hop aroma/flavor. Heavily represented among these hops are Chinook, which provides deep pine and sticky citrus components and a New Zealand hop called Motueka, from which we get bright fruit and spearmint notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (1987) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Pours dark black with charcoal head. Aroma is dark chocolate, roast, citrus and pine. Taste its bitter throughout with some sweetness. Medium bodied with sticky texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (4462) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 7, 2012
bottle. black with small head. interestingly complex flavor. chocolate and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (7374) - Georgia, USA - OCT 2, 2012
10/2/12. 12oz bottle from Five Points. Very dark pour, not quite black, but a very dark brown, with a very nice tan head that sticks and laces a ton all over the glass. Citrus, pine, and a little bit of soap on the aroma as well as a touch of coffee and chocolate which makes a mocha effect. Definite hoppy citrus kick in the flavor that matches well with the slight acidity of the darker malts. There is lingering coffee and chocolate as well as a cream aspect. It’s really almost like a slightly hoppy creamy mocha. Mmm.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheEpeeist (3667) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2012
12 oz bottle. Dark brown with a spongy beige head. Nose is orange peel, pine and toffee, almost sooty. Medium body with a tingle getting resiny. Taste is grapefruit peel, a little lemon juice, bittersweet chocolate and pine. Lingering bitter coffee bean and greens. Not my favorite style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
scooter520 (185) - - SEP 11, 2012
Bottle. Appearance: black fairly thick with foamy mocha head. Aroma: very chocolate and coffee strong with floral and citrus hop notes...really nice. Taste: mild beginning leading to some dark fruit and floral hops mid-palate and pretty bitter hoppy and coffee finish, hints of chocolate but not as strong as in aroma. Mouthfeel: creamy but fairly thin. Overall: very good black ipa. Nice mix between stout and east coast style ipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DiarmaidBHK (3951) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Draft at grapevine. Pours black with half an inch of khaki foam which leaves a bit of lacing in the glass. Nice hop notes on the nose. Big chocolate malt notes on the tongue which were a pleasant surprise. Fair amount of bitterness on the finish to clean things up. Very nice !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGod (5757) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Bottle. Gift from GandGKevin. Black pour with a tall, dense brown head. Aroma is strong pine, roasted malt, hints of licorice and dark coffee. Taste is roasted malt, herbal notes, mint chocolate, coffee, dark chocolate notes, pine resins and citrus notes. Body is medium with a soft, bubbly carbonation. Ends with more roasted malt, chocolate mint, pine, dark coffee and softer citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mfaulke (92) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Based on the brewers I knew it would have the "black" side well covered. Did not dissappoint in that department. What pleasantly surprised me was the level of hops and the hops profile. I thought this was definitely unique from what I’ve tried of the style. For those of you who were lucky enough to try Troegs’ scratch black IPA this spring they are very similar in the hops profile. Thought the citrusy aspect made it stand out and it does finish super dry, so I can understand how some were thrown off.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kassner (1468) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2012
On tap at Mad Mex, an american version of Guinness. Black as coal and great head. Plenty of smoke and a good level of hops. Just a tad too acidic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (3286) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Black pour with mocha-colored foamy head. Aroma of pine, roasted malt, licorice. Chocolate flavor with some roasted malt, citrus, and a pine hop ending. Very nice beer!

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