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Mad Cow - Revolution Brewing Company

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Mad CowMad Cow

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148 Ratings
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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 8.93%
Wants: 36
Gots: 17 | 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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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.

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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.

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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!

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Mad Cow from Revolution Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.