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RATINGS: 918   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   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.


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4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
FatTony (175) - Augusta, Georgia, USA - FEB 24, 2011
12 ounce bottle- poured a beautiful chestnut brown with a thick khaki head. Plenty of lacing. Aroma was chocolate and coffee, spoiled somewhat by a slight boggy undertone. Tasted exactly like a milk stout should, chocolate, coffee and roast malt, wonderful. Palate was thick and filling. duck Rabbit is two-for-two so far in my book.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
can8ianben (1341) - Souderton, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Aroma of charred wood and bread. Smooth mouth feel rich smoky bread and toffee, with a sweet acidic finish. Dark color with an off white head that dissipates quickly.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Flameon615 (1) - - NOV 14, 2014 does not count
Tasted at Hops ’n Crafts in Nashville, TN. It was from a Firkin at room temp, very smooth and creamy. The lactose sweetness is very present. Overall a pleasurable experience. Kudos to Hops ’n Crafts to bring this beer to Nashville!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2993) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Black pour from bottle. Awesome milk stout. Creamy milky choclate with Cocoa nibs. Ends creamy too. Delicious

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ramboraffe (677) - SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2014
355 ml bottle. Clear brown with gigantic tanned head. Smell is sweet and roasted malty. Taste is sweet caramel, roasted malt. Sweet with low bitterness and medium carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Onslow (1205) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Big puffy head that takes some time to settle. Nice aroma of chocolate, roasted grains. Taste is sweet malt, some toasted grain and some hints of chocolate. Ends sweet. Palate is surprisingly thin. Simple and rather plain. For what is there it is good but I’d look for some more complexity.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bork (318) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Showcasing all the right aromas and flavors but in unbalanced proportions. Unpleasant foamy feel in the mouth and somewhat sour in the mid-section. Not great.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
EyeAmBaldman (296) - Illinois, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Pours black with a thick creamy tan head that leaves almost no lacing on the glass as it dissipates quickly. Aroma is strong yet sweet with dark cocoa. Mild carbonation in the mouth with notes of burnt sugar and extreme roasted malt. This is another poor tasting beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marheb (2262) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 17, 2014
Un stout pas très torréfié qui se laisse gagner par des courants lactés, chocolatés. Le corps est martelé d’une effervescence soutenue qui alège le poid que les sucres auraient aimés exercer. Menthe et mélasse sont également perceptibles.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2338) - New York, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Dark pour from bottle not much head or bubbles. . Malts, cacao beans and lactose. Pretty nice

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scottw86 (1118) - Maryland, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Poured a very dark clear brown with a large tan head. Aroma is very roasted with a touch of dark fruit and lacto. Nutty too. Taste is very chocolaty with nuts and cocoa. Aftertaste slightly sweet with lacto and dry chocolate.


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