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Mad Cow - Revolution Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

111 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 111
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.14%
Wants: 35
Gots: 10 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 06-03-2010)
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tbergsli

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-22-2013 01:11:27 | More by tbergsli
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AaronBurr

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-10-2013 05:03:24 | More by AaronBurr
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ChugginOil

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-10-2013 00:56:26 | More by ChugginOil
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spycow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

03-10-2013 00:40:20 | More by spycow
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wyatt13

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-03-2013 04:59:32 | More by wyatt13
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csparace

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

A - pours a medium dark. has a one finger mocha head.

S - definite smooth creamy richness from the milkyness. hint of hopp as well. great roasted bitter chocolate. not a lot of sweetness

T - initially has some well pronounced chocolate/roasted coffee notes. the milk and chocolate pairing work well. not overly sweet. hoppiness comes out slightly in the aftertaste. also has organic notes to the aftertaste.

M - not too boozy, drinks well. the sweetness doesn't impede the drinkability

O - the overall balance and nature of this beer makes it pleasantly drinkable for a stout.

03-03-2013 04:57:06 | More by csparace
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truthcontortion

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

03-01-2013 22:07:20 | More by truthcontortion
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Nachos4two

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

02-24-2013 14:09:37 | More by Nachos4two
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IrishColonial

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-11-2013 18:24:55 | More by IrishColonial
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KJabo

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

02-05-2013 17:26:08 | More by KJabo
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-03-2013 19:26:49 | More by thewimperoo
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Bonna

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

01-25-2013 13:57:48 | More by Bonna
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mecummins

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev -2.5%

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass

A: Poured a dark black brown color with hints of orange when held to the light. One finger of head with a few solitary bits of lacing clinging to the glass.

S: I could smell the milk chocolate immediately, followed by sweet caramel malts and roasted malts. There was a bit of coffee in there too. It didn't smell too sweet for a milk stout, just sweet enough.

T: Tasted the milk chocolate right off the bat. True flavor on the chocolate too (not artificial tasting.) It was followed by a needed bitterness of mild coffee, more like a cappuccino than a mug of straight coffee. The caramel malts are mixed in there too. Just a bit of bitter hops on the back. Just like it smelled, not too sweet at all.

M: Good carbonation. It had a medium mouthfeel, but I was a bit disappointed because I thought that it would be creamier than it was. The finish was short and left a bit of burnt chocolate taste in my mouth. It wasn't unpleasant, but again, not what I was expecting.

O: Overall I enjoyed this milk stout. It isn't my favorite, but it is easy to drink. Most milk stouts can over do it on the sweetness and richness of the beer. This one is easier to drink with food because of the lightness of it.

01-21-2013 19:45:23 | More by mecummins
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CORKSCREWFISH

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -38.3%

01-18-2013 06:55:24 | More by CORKSCREWFISH
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oline73

Maryland

3.91/5  rDev -3.5%

Poured from the bomber into a Chimay goblet.

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.

01-18-2013 01:26:56 | More by oline73
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

01-16-2013 04:10:12 | More by brandoman63
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-14-2013 00:42:45 | More by thinwhiteduke
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jegross2

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-05-2013 09:09:46 | More by jegross2
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-03-2013 01:20:29 | More by Rhettroactive
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DooshBagalow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

01-02-2013 22:15:36 | More by DooshBagalow
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

12-27-2012 22:42:04 | More by esullivan880
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.2%

12-24-2012 22:16:54 | More by MarkyMOD
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

12-24-2012 18:23:44 | More by smartassboiler
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dna1964dna

Idaho

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

12-15-2012 23:00:24 | More by dna1964dna
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chicagoanbeerone

Illinois

3.13/5  rDev -22.7%

Smell of coffee beans and vanilla but very little milk taste. it reminded me more of a cappunchino type stout and bitter at the end alot of coffee smell taste like lagunitas coffee stount over would maybe have again a bit dissapointed because all of revolutions beer has been good but maybe the very mad cow will be better

12-14-2012 17:56:56 | More by chicagoanbeerone
Mad Cow from Revolution Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 111 ratings.