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Mad Cow - Revolution Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

125 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 33
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  7.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 06-03-2010)
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3/5  rDev -25.7%

TheFugerIsNow, Today at 04:29 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

mendvicdog, Nov 14, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +5%

Wsherry1, Nov 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Chief99, Oct 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Anvilfarm, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

jjheinrichs, Sep 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

thebigredone, Sep 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

RMelyon, Sep 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

little_star, Sep 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

SWChi, Sep 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +23.8%

cwehr13, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

VerticalLiturgical, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of HattedClassic
4.17/5  rDev +3.2%

The beer pours a creamy dark tan head. The beer itself is an opaque dark black with some purple notes. The beer leaves a lot of lacing on the glass. The beer smell has strong lactose notes, give it a milky, sugary smell. The smell also has roasted malt notes as well as dark chocolate notes. The various notes blend rather well such that you get a nice milk chocolate smell along with a nice milk smell. The beer taste is similar to the beer smell in that the beer has a strong lactose note mixed in with roasted malts and dark chocolate. The mouthfeel is extremely smooth for a milk stout to where it is almost silky. Despite a heavy body, the beer also has a biting carbonation. Overall, the beer was very uniquely lactosey and very good. Highly recommend.

HattedClassic, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

KAF, Aug 28, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +1.5%

Kevinpitts, Aug 24, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -9.9%

tectactoe, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

ystazi, Aug 16, 2014
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4.88/5  rDev +20.8%

blavod, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

wtkphoto, Aug 15, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The beer pours a very dark brown with just over a half finger of creamy off white head. The head doesn't stick around particularly well. There is a stronger than normal bitterness in the taste, but there is enough sweetness to back it up. I'm getting a coffee note in the taste, but it also shows up quite nicely in the smell. As I drink the beer, the bitterness is a bit overwhelming. The mouthfeel is creamy with very smooth carbonation.

WoodBrew, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

kidzord, Aug 02, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very dark brown, with almost no head. Looks like I just poured a Coke.

This is going to be sweet! Chocolate, cream, and burnt sugar greets the nose wonderfully.

Cream, chocolate, nuttiness perfectly balanced and very smooth.

Mouthfeel is smooth as butter.

Overall I dig it, is it my favorite? No. But pretty darn good. Go drink it!

larryarms847, Aug 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

4amepiphany, Jul 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Theredflame2, Jul 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

zestar, Jul 06, 2014
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Mad Cow from Revolution Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.