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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A smooth and creamy stout made with lactose

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3.9
KansaiBeerLvrs (5373) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 10, 2016
Bomber from Sake no Taniguchi, served in a snifter. I’d been meaning to try Revolution Brewing’s Mad Cow Milk Stout (7.5%) for awhile android finally got my hands in a bottle. The ABV is kind of high for a Milk Stout but it pours a beautiful inky black with a tan head. The aroma is savoury dark chocolate and molasses. Full bodied and smooth. The taste is savoury, a bit roasty, smokey, nutty and rich milk chocolate. This is a fine example of a robust or imperial milk stout.

3.5
drewbeerme (3921) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2011
draft, pours black with khaki head. aroma has baker’s chocolate, milky. flavor has dark coffee roast, chocolate, and it becomes rather creamy with vanilla finish. Med body easy drinking. Good milk stout but becomes rather sweet after about 8oz.

3.3
jcartamdg (3535) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Pours dark brown with no head. Aroma of chocolate, lactose and coffee. Taste is coffee, chocolate, roast and chocolate. Very tasty light and smooth ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
chibuck (3521) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2011
The regular version is finally back for me to tick... 2 versions available, cask and standard, go straight to the cask its 3 thousand times better and its what I base the rating off of... pours a nice dark brown with a light tan head, just looks great, like a nitro oatmeal, good retention, and sick lacing... the nose is light but some nice roasted coffee with cream finish, subtle but awesome, wish it was more in my face... the taste is sadly super light as well, but I’m oddly super attracted to it, roasted coffee, light bitterness, insanely crushable... the mouthfeel is perfect, velvet yumminess... surprising how much a barrel changes this beer, you would never have guessed they were the same beer if you had them side by side.... high recommend Non cask version really sucks, its too sweet, terrible mouthfeel, and way to bitter of a finish. Get the cask!

4
Reynolds314 (3477) - Connecticut, USA - APR 17, 2014
This beer is just good. Really lactose forward with light roast cocoa, coffee, and toffee. Toasty, malty, rich and really well made. Nice beer and a good surprise.

3.9
NobleSquirrel (3439) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2010
Draft at Revolution. Pours a deep black/brown with ruby at the edges and a dark tan head. Nose is quite roasty with cocoa and grains, a kiss of floral hops. On taste, the roast is held in restraint by the lacto. Rich and full body with some nice grain notes. Pretty straight forward, but very well made. Good.

3.5
pantanap (3367) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 6, 2010
Snifter at revbrew... Pours a medium dark cola brown wit a thin wispy tan head... Aroma of sweet molasses and a prominent roasted malt aspect with softer coffee undertones... Flavors are semi-sweet with a little lactose. Chocolate and roasted malt aspects. Perfectly drinkable if a little thin for being 7.5 abv. Not bad.

3.6
AWISLguy (3327) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Bomber from Antioch. Pours cola colored with a bit of an off-white head. Aroma has cafe au lait, simple sugar and caramelly malts. A lactose-y presence as well. Taste is of sweet caramel - overlayered - with some chocolate notes, some lactose and sugar. Quite sweet and medium bodied with alcohol. Finishes sweet with light bitterness. Long, strong and sweet. The barreled versions are better when the sweetness is cut a bit. 14.1

3.3
madvike (3301) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Bottle from pantanap...thanks Kan! - Pours cola-black with a thin tan head. Nose is a nice blend of milky, creamy sweetness and medium-dark roast. A bit of butterscotch and vanilla, as well as a little astringency. Taste is smooth up front--lots of sweet vanilla, some molasses, and a touch of brown sugar, transitioning into a charred, espresso finish. Bitter and astringent finish. A little thin in the mouth, making it feel a bit watery. Not a ton of carbonation. This felt promising, but was a bit of a letdown.

3.9
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a black body with a finger-width, dense and creamy, milk chocolate brown head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is rich chocolates with a solid roasty balance along with a pleasant, light lactose sweetness. Some milk chocolates, dark chocolates, a hint of molasses and caramel, and a light coffee as well. Flavor is similar and pretty damn good. Lots of rich, milky and dark chocolates balanced perfectly with a smooth roasty coffee profile. Some more hints of molasses and caramel, a touch of vanilla, and a light lactose that never gets too sweet or distracting. Finishes very smooth and creamy, but fairly dry thanks to the nice roastiness. Lengthy aftertaste following a medium, very smooth and soft, creamy body and a soft, creamy, moderate carbonation. Overall, a very impressive milk stout. Sweet, but well balanced with a nice roasty, slight coffee flavor. Lactose sweetness is present, but never too much. I really liked this beer.


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