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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (2468) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2013
A: Dark Opaque Hue, Passes No Light, Off White Head, Some Lacing S: Marshmallows, Milk Chocolate T: Dark Mildly Roasted Malts, Milk Chocolate, Mild Coffee, Mild Piney M: Decent Carbonation, Medium to Full Bodied, Malty, Semi Drying Overall, a really nice Black IPA with the typical duck rabbit trend of coffee.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdamT (237) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Bought at Winslow’s on 09/30/13. Creamy light-brown mostly diminishing head, virtually no lacing. Muddy body with a black hue. Bitter moderate orange/citrus hop up front, short bitter orange finish. Full body, creamy texture, lively carbonation and light alcohol feel. I thought I may have noticed some charcoal/smoke taste in this beer. I had a hard time recognizing everything that was going on with this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Getbetter (949) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - OCT 13, 2013
From a bottle.The pour is a dark brown with a frothy white head.A roasty hoppy beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
radio_nowhere (1044) - Maryland, USA - OCT 8, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 23, 2013 Draft at Harrikas in Cedar Point, NC. Served in a plastic pint cup, very dark brown color with tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, licorice, light coffee and chocolate with fruity hops. First taste hit is the hops, citrus/piney, followed by the roast notes that are more heavy then the nose. Medium body, medium carbonation, bitter, roast-y with lingering obvious bitter roast-y finish. A pleasing black IPA.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidobutai (490) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2013
First impressions are misleading, taste-wise... seemed too bitter, but the more you taste the better it gets. Nice black color and thick head.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike5326 (1101) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Poured from a bottle. Dark brown color, large tan frothy head. Hops and burnt malt with alcohol smell. Strong a bitter beyond belief on the initial sip, but gets really good after that, palate adapts and you taste a great combination of c hops and malt.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaena (1999) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Bottle. This is a nice little black ipa with a great roast malt and hop balance.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (8252) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2013
12 oz bottle. BBE 9/13. (Beverage World) Fort Oglethorpe, GA.
Black colour with a red hue and a small tan head. Roasted malt, liquorice, hints of coffee and mild hops in a delicious aroma. Roasted malt, liquorice, coffee, ash and bitter hops in the flavour. Perfect balance. Tasty. Nice bitter aftertaste. Very nice!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (1182) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - SEP 27, 2013
from a bottle this is a full bodied and full of roast black IPA. Its more on the dark and porter side, than the lighter IPA side. But it is full of flavor and delicious.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nathan30533 (863) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Great brew. Taste of oats and cocoa. Good poor very dark with wonderful head. Great brew.


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