In The News


In The News

Duck-Rabbit Awards

Great American Beer Festival®

Silver, Dopplebock, Doppelbock Category, 2020
Silver, Wee Heavy, Scotch Ale Category, 2017
Silver, Milk Stout, Sweet Stout Category, 2016
Bronze, Märzen, German-Style Märzen Category, 2015
Bronze, Baltic Porter, Baltic-Style Porter Category 2015
Silver, Märzen, German-Style Märzen Category, 2014
Bronze, Schwarzbier, German-Style Schwarzbier Category, 2014
Gold, Baltic Porter, Baltic-Style Porter Category, 2009
Bronze, Barrel-Aged Baltic Porter, Wood- and Barrel- Aged Strong Beer, 2009
Bronze, Milk Stout, Sweet Stout, 2006

Carolinas Championship of Beer

Gold, Baltic Porter, 2022
Gold, Oh No, Let’s Go! Cacao Milk Stout, 2022
Gold, Milk Stout, 2022
Silver, Boy Howdy Cherry Milk Stout, 2022
Silver Rabid Duck Imperial Stout, 2022
Gold, Hoppy Bunny, 2015
Silver, Barleywine, 2015
Silver, Milk Stout, 2015
Silver, Rabid Duck Imperial Stout, 2015
Bronze, Amber Ale, 2015
3rd Place, Barleywine, Best of Show, 2011
1st Place, Milk Stout, Best of Show, 2010
And numerous medals in multiple categories since 2004

North Carolina Brewers’ Cup

Gold, Duck-Rabbator Dopplebock, 2022
Bronze, Duck-Rabbit Märzen, 2022
Silver, Duck-Rabbator Dopplebock, 2018
Silver, Duck-Rabbit Märzen, 2016
Gold, Duck-Rabbator Dopplebock, 2015

The United States Beer Tasting Championship

Best of the Mid-Atlantic/Southeast
Märzen, Vienna/Märzen Category, 2011-2012
Schwarzbier, Dunkel Lager Category, 2011-2012
Brown Ale, Brown Ale Category, 2010-2011
Märzen, Vienna/Märzen Category, 2010-2011
Milk Stout, Stout Category, 2010-2011
Milk Stout, Stout Category, 2009-2010
Schwarzbier, Dunkel Lager Category, 2009-2010
Milk Stout, Stout Category, 2008-2009
Brown Ale, Brown Ale Category, 2008-2009
Wee Heavy, Scottish-Style Ale Category, 2008-2009
Brown Ale, Brown Ale Category, 2007-2008
Rabid Duck, Imperial Stout Category, 2006-2007
Milk Stout, Stout Category, 2006-2007

Grand Champion
Märzen, Vienna/Märzen Category, 2011-2012
Schwarzbier, Dunkel Lager Category, 2009-2010
Brown Ale, Brown Ale Category, 2008-2009

Savannah Craft Brew Fest

3rd Place, Amber Ale, People’s Choice Award, 2011

World Beer Cup®

Gold, Milk Stout, Sweet Stout Category, 2010

Duck-Rabbit in the Press…

Last Exit (09/2022): Next Exit: Episode 4 – Philadelphia Craft Beer & The City of Beery Love –   Untapped’s Beer and travel Show, showcasing craft beer in cities throughout the US, the Philadelphia episode featured Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout!

Men’s Journal (10/2022): Top 50 Best Beers in the World (2022) – A List of the 50 best beers in the world, featuring our Brown Ale at number 34!

Thrillist, (9/13/2022): 15 Classic Beers That are Definitely Worth Revisiting – An exploration of 15 groundbreaking beers worth drinking agian (and again!).

Our State Magazine, NC (April 9, 2019): Meet the Maker: The Duck-Rabbit-Brewery – An in depth interview with the founder and head brewer at Duck-Rabbit…Paul Philippon! And there is a video!

Cary Living Magazine, Cary, NC (Fall, 2018): Thanks for the Beer – An article discussing the history of beer around the holidays, mentions The Duck-Rabbit Schwarzbier as an excellent choice.

Carolina Coast Online, Morehead City, NC (September 22, 2016): An article written about the Beaufort’s Brewin’ Craft Beer Festival that Duck-Rabbit is participating in.

Osceola News-Gazette, Kissimmee, FL (September 7, 2016): An article announcing that The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery will be at America on Tap in Kissimmee, FL.

Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC (September 5, 2016): This article is all things Märzen. Starting with the successful release party, to everyone’s favorite things about this beer.

The Citizen-Times (September 2, 2016): The Duck-Rabbit Brewery is mentioned while discussing the Brewgrass Craft Beer Festival in Asheville on September 17.

The Herald, Rock Hill, SC (September 1, 2016): This article talks about the Fiddle ‘n Pig Shindig that The Duck-Rabbit Brewery is participating in on September 10, 2016.

The Wilson Times (August 12, 2016): An article announcing the Duck-Rabbit Marzen Release Party.

Pensacola News Journal (July 26, 2016): The Duck-Rabbit Brewery Hoppy Bunny was the star in this article about dark beer in the smoldering heat.

Greenville Online (March 8, 2016): The Duck-Rabbit Brewery Milk Stout was mentioned in an article helping you decide which stout to drink on St. Patrick’s Day

Flagpole (March 8. 2016): article about an upcoming event Duck-Rabbit will be attending, Apps & Taps Invitational 

Food & Wine (February 2016): The Duck-Rabbit brewery was named one of the Best American Lagers

Triangle Business Journal, Raleigh, NC (February 19, 2016): article about NC based breweries being names Best Breweries in the South

Southern Living, (February 2016): South’s Best Breweries naming The Duck-Rabbit Brewery one of the best in the South

Triad Business Journal, Greensboro, NC (September 28, 2015): an article about Triad and NC based breweries bringing home medals at GABF.

Broward Palm Beach New Times, Palm Beach, FL (August 27.2015): North Carolina’s Duck-Rabbit Brewery Brings Beer to Florida September 3rd discussed our Florida distribution and upcoming events

WNCT, Greenville, NC (December 19th, 2014): Interview with Paul Philippon about proposed NC Small Brew Act.

Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC (December 10th, 2014): Announcing the release of the 10th Anniversary Barrel-Aged Anarchy!

Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC (December 1, 2014): Farmville Chamber of Commerce names Duck-Rabbit as Farmville’s merchant of the month.

Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC (October 15, 2014): “Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery” features the 2 recent medal acquisitions at GABF.

Mountain Xpress, Asheville, NC (October 13, 2014): online article about Asheville- and NC-based breweries that won medals at GABF.

News and Observer, Raleigh, NC (October 9, 2014) writes about GABF medal winners in NC, including discussion of Duck-Rabbit’s 2 medals.

WRAL, Raleigh, NC (October 8, 2014): online article mentioning Duck-Rabbit’s 2 GABF medals.

Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC (October 6, 2014): Duck-Rabbit’s 2 GABF medals discussed in “Area breweries win medals at GABF.

Charlotte Business Journal, Morning Edition, Charlotte, NC (October 6, 2014): Duck-Rabbit GABF acquisitions discussed in, “N.C. brewers bring home medals from Great American Beer Fest.

Our State, Down Home in North Carolina (July, 2014): includes the Duck-Rabbit Brewery in an article about the North Carolina Brewer’s Guild.

The Triangle (May 23, 2014): this newspaper featured the Duck-Rabbit Brewery in an article called, “Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery delivers mellow Brown Ale.

The Original Craft Beer Club’s Micro Brew News (2014): features The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery in issue 14.

Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC (January 29, 2014): “Beer industry hops into craft brewing” features The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery.

Washington City Paper (June 20, 2013): discusses Duck-Rabbit Brewery’s Hoppy Bunny in “Brew In Town: Duck-Rabbit Hoppy Bunny American Black Ale.

Behind Barz Motorcycle Magazine (January-February, 2012): features The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery and the Behind Barz Crew’s experience visiting the tasting room.

Brewed Awakening, Sterling Publishing Company (2011): The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery was featured in this book by Joshua Berenstein.

Celebrator Beer News (December, 2009 – January, 2010): In an article called, “Southern Beer,” Bobby Bush wrote about Duck-Rabbit Brewery’s gold and bronze medal wins at the 2009 Great American Beer Festival for the Baltic Porter and Barrel-Aged Baltic Porter respectively.

Farmville, North Carolina magazine (Volume 3, No. 1, 2008): an article about the Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery called, “Brewing up good taste in Farmville.”

Ale Street News (December, 2006 – January, 2007): Duck-Rabbit Brewery’s bronze medal acquired at the 2006 Great American Beer Festival for the Milk Stout is discussed in an article titled, “Southern Update.”

Charlotte Observer (December 19, 2007): in the “Carolina Living” section, an article about dark beer, “Revised beer law boosts darker brews,” features the Duck-Rabbit Brewery and its recognition for specializing in dark beer.

News and Observer, Raleigh, NC (October 6, 2006): in the “Life, Etc.” section, Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout’s bronze medal win at the 2006 Great American Beer Festival is discussed in the article, “Tar Heel brewers win honors.”

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Raleigh News & Observer (September 10, 2004): an article about us called “A Dark Horse, but a Winner.”

Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC (March 13, 2005): an article about us called “Born and Brewed in a Small Town.” This article was also reprinted in several other newspapers through a wire service.