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Urban Cowboy - Rockmill Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Rockmill Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: doldham on 03-06-2014)
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Photo of Roguer
3.41/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Decent dark brown head; extremely dark black body, but not cloudy at all.

Dry, spicy Belgian aroma.

Brew is remarkably tart, with a smoky finish. As it warms, a bit of bitter cacao comes through on the flavor, while the smoke fades and the tartness remains.

Lively brew with a medium mouthfeel.

I don't know what to make of this brew. It hardly classifies as a stout; if ever a dark saison classification were called for, this is it. While it isn't bad, I can't imagine ever desiring this beer specifically, or reaching for it if I have options. "Belgian Stout" certainly doesn't spring to mind.

Roguer, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of AMCimpi
3.72/5  rDev -1.3%

AMCimpi, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of ONUMello
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Bottle 1085/1500, poured from a 750ml bottle into a pint glass
A: Pitch black with a one-finger head
S: Cocoa, wheat, yeast, a bit nutty
T: Largely matches the nose- dark malts, bitter cocoa, yeast and something else I can't quite place; tasty just a little off balance
M: Medium-bodied, fairly smooth
O: Definitely worth a try, not my favorite Rockmill beer but glad to see them do a collaboration and this is solid along with all of their lineup

ONUMello, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of djtomain
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

djtomain, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of HollyHops
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

HollyHops, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of prototypic
4/5  rDev +6.1%

prototypic, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of Brutaltruth
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The second beer for tonight, Rockmill's collaboration with Seventh Son Brewing. Pours a deep rich blackish brown with thick tan head that dies down and leaves nice lacing. Smells of chocolate, smoke, black cherries, and deeply roasted malts. Taste has a chocolate and a hair of coffee up front with earthy undertones, smoke on the back, light sour tinged cherry flavor, and sweet malts rounding it all together with roasted goodness. Great mouthfeel, not as dry as it's counterpart, good carbonation. Improves with warmth. Very nice. Between this and the Urban Cowboy from 7th I slightly prefer this one. A great side by side comparison. Cheers!

Brutaltruth, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of RblWthACoz
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This is the last of my Rockmill brews. Parting is such sweet sorrow.

So this is a Belgian stout? Well, the Belgian influence seems minimal, to be honest. But the stout character is nicely defined. Thick malt tones with a mild smoked and roasted edge. Feel could be thicker, I have to say. A nice drinker overall, though.. A good beer with good enough complexities to keep it more than interesting. I like it.

RblWthACoz, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of Iparedman
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Iparedman, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of WCW
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

WCW, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of dabears34
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

dabears34, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of MikeCactusGordon
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

MikeCactusGordon, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of Jmitchell3
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Jmitchell3, May 19, 2014
Photo of GrumpyGirl
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

GrumpyGirl, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of Gregvg
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Gregvg, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of TDavis
4/5  rDev +6.1%

TDavis, Apr 16, 2014
Photo of RazorX67
2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

RazorX67, Apr 07, 2014
Photo of bluejacket74
4.1/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml caged and corked bottle, bottle #1301 of 1500. Served in a Unibroue tulip, the beer pours dark brown/black with an inch tan head that didn't stay around for too long. Lacing is decent. The brew smells like cola, candy sugar, roasted malt, chocolate, and some earthiness. It tastes like dark fruit (cherries, plums), roasted malt, cola, candy sugar, bittersweet chocolate and some herbal earthiness. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's slick and smooth with a moderate amount of carbonation. I thought this was a good brew, I liked it. Definitely worth a try if you come across some. $12.99 a bottle.

bluejacket74, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of doldham
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

doldham, Mar 06, 2014
Urban Cowboy from Rockmill Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.