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Mad Cow - Revolution Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
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159 Ratings
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Ratings: 159
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 36
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  7.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: emerge077 on 06-03-2010

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Ratings: 159 | Reviews: 23
Photo of bcm75
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Monkeyknife
4.02/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lynn
3.92/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AndyEdgar
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EdFed
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ginepiece
4.16/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of psweendogg
4.02/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jscheuf
4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KBlodorn
4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stanale
4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lukass
3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zonian1
3.81/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RyanCFriedrich
3.97/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lanciloti
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BB1313
3.3/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle poured into a snifter. Pours dark brown with a small khaki head that quickly fizzes away leaving basically no lacing or retention. The aromas are full of chocolate and black coffee. Cocoa malts are there. The flavors have lots of milk chocolate notes. There's also some dark chocolate giving it a subtle bitterness. The coffee notes are alive as well. It's not an overly sweet example of the style. There's even a very subtle kiss of spice in the finish. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with active carbonation. Possibly slightly over carbonated, but it's still smooth. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Easy to drink.

This is a solid stout, but seems middle of the road. It's a nice traditional stout, but seems forgettable for the most part. It's not bad at all. Maybe I just had high expectations for whatever reason.

Photo of MSandahl23
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MikeCactusGordon
3.94/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GRap
4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BranchDavidian
4.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.3/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brutaltruth
4.12/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed from the 22 oz bottle in a Delirium snifter, this milk stout pours a deep brownish black with a quickly dissipating light tan head that leaves light spider webbed lacing. Nose of heavily roasted malts, chocolate, and black coffee. Flavors are up front a roasted stout lovers dream come true with deeply roasted malts, bitter coffee and dark chocolate mingling into a symposium of roasted goodness with a hair of sweet to the sides and rear and a lingering roasted malt aftertaste with a moderate sweetness. Very nice for a milk stout. Good solid carbonation helps keep this chewy brew quaffable. More sweetness from chocolate and milk sugars comes through with warmth. Excellent. Will be looking for Very Mad Cow soon.

Cheers!

Photo of JsBeers
3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rden4654
3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of spacecake9
3.92/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into my Dogfish Head IPA glass.
A - Pours a very dark brown with a nice head.
S - The aroma is coffee, chocolate and malt.
T - The taste pretty much follows the aroma. Well balanced, not complex, just a straight forward milk stout.
M - The mouth feel is smooth, medium feel with low carbonation.
O - A very solid beer that I would drink again, but not special enough for me to seek out.

Photo of alostplot
4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Mad Cow from Revolution Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.