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RATINGS: 969   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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A traditional full-bodied stout brewed with lactose (milk sugar). The subtle sweetness imparted by the lactose balances the sharpness of the highly roasted grains which give this delicious beer its black color.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brentfeesh (1208) - Mansfield, Ohio, USA - FEB 24, 2006
Thanks to Book_M_Dano for this, my first Duck Rabbit. Pours dark walnut/chestnut color. No head on the pour. Creamy milk chocolate aroma with some kind of coarse hints underneath. Some coco powder. There is a milk chocolate flavor to this as well as some coco powder. Those are really the dominant flavors (even more than the hints of roasted malt). One dimensional but that is OK. Lightly creamy and lightly slick mouth feel. Medium body. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - FEB 12, 2006
very sweet and smokey aroma. like milk chocolate on oak chips. a little molasses taste in the background, alongwith the milk chocolate flavor and the woody-grain flavors. a little bitterness, but not mouth puckering. a decent every day brew, but nothin too crazy. Thanks shagtastic

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 7, 2006
The roasted malt ,with itís burnt and smoky components, caramel. molasses, and dark chocolate, are tasty enough, but there is an overbearing sourness that creeps into the bitter finish that really creeps me out. That astringent sourness really detracted from an otherwise likable stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
21iceman40 (1735) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 5, 2006
the color is as brown as you can get before you actually become black. I think it has kind of a smoked chocolate aroma to it. Nice smooth smoked milk chocolate body to it. Respect to shag who scored this fine brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
frankenkitty (2006) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2006
Black with blood red highlights and a small, tan head that settles to an oily film. Aroma is mainly dark, semi-sweet and bakerís chocolates with burnt malt & alcohol. Not as full-bodied as Iíd hoped. Malts are heavy and well-roasted with a finish that is bitter and sour. Could have used a touch of sweetness to pick this up from drudgery. The potential is there, but...

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (11527) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2006
12oz bottles acquired in trades with Suttree & Johnathan3564 (thanks!). Poured a dark brown with an averaged sized tan head. Aromas of chocolate, roasted malts, and lactose. Tastes of lactose, chocolate, roasted malts, some dark fruits and ended in a light coffee bitter finish. A decent tasting stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shag (2839) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - JAN 26, 2006
A pitch black appearance with a moderate beige head. The aroma is chocolate milk and raisins. The flavor juggles being bitter and sour oddly enough. I taste dark chocolate, raisins, whipped cream, and roasted coffee. A creamy and slighty bitter mouthfeel. Pretty good stuff. And this doesnt contain the hops of the rabbit but instead the roasting of the duck. Boooo! Get off the stage......tomatoes

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (5597) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 25, 2006
Silky black color with an umber edge. Fading tan head. Sweet dark chocolate, and roasted malt aromas, rather plain and all to familiar. Smooth and luscious feel. Mild tar and heavy cola flavors. Hints of butane. I donít catch much in the form of lactose. Some charcoal and coffee in the finish. Lots of flavor in this one, a touch too strong with a roasted malts at time. Still and nice stout. Thanks Jonathan.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HumuloneRed (751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 22, 2006
12 oz. Bottle. Black with red highlights. It has a tan head and lacing. Nice roast notes as well as little sour in the nose. Roast, chocolate, as well as a sour bite in the finish. As it warms the roast and chocolate become more pronounced. Nice stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGod (6010) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JAN 15, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2009 Bottle courtesy of hopdog. Pours a dark brown with a small tan head. Nose is roasty and bittersweet with some light lactic notes, bittersweet dark chocolate, light coffee, and some dark fruits. Taste is coffee, roasted malts, big lactic tartness, light melon, hint of raspberry and bittersweet dark chocolate. Body is medium but has some tart sharpness to it and moderate carbonation. Finishes with lots of cocoa, coffee and cream, lactic sour notes, dark chocolate, hint of licorice and melon. Very nice beer! Would like to try the rest of the Duck-Rabbit beers!


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