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Brewed by Ilkley
Style: Sweet Stout
Ilkley, England

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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Cranberry Milk Stout. Originally brewed in collaboration with the Craft Beer Co.. There is sharp fresh cranberry to balance the sweetness of the milk


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ Craft Beer Co., 82 Leather Lane, London, Greater London, England EC1N 7TR.

Clear medium to dark brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, fruity, citrus, earthy, light chocolate. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, malt sugar sweet, dark malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20121201]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2012
From cask at Craft Beer co. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and light chocolate. Bitter, breadish and light chocolate. Bitter and roasted malty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2013
Bottled. A red-brown beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of caramel, malt, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, malt, and caramel, leading to a dry finsih.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2013
Bottle at yespr as Ilkley Holy Cow. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Light roasted aroma of caramel and chocolate. Sweet and light roasted flavour of grass and hops. Hoppy finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19192) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 18, 2014
Bottled (as Holy Cow), from Systembolaget. Dark brown, brief head. Fruity and caramelly nose. Mid sweet with medium body and clean mouthfeel. Lingonberry and salted caramel. Long bitter finish. Bold and dull.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2012
Cask @ Craft Beer Co, Islington N1. Pours a dark brown black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor with weak hints of cranberries. Has a roasted malty milk chocolate finish with weak hints of cranberry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14306) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2012
15th October 2012
Craft. Clear dark red beer, little pale tan head. Palate is smooth and slightly dry. Very mild roast in the otherwise mellow dark malt. Trace of smoke and lactose. Nice fruit - a little tart, not sure I would have identified Cranberry without already being in the know. Finishes dry with the mild roast and smoke carrying over in to the aftertaste and joined by subtle banana ester. Hangs together well.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13935) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2013
cask at NWAF ... dark brown black ... thin tanhead ... sweet chocolate malt nose ... sweet roast ... dark malts ... soft gentle chocolate roast ... sft easy

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13228) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle at Yespr - Thanks. Clear brown - white head. Berries, roasted, ryebread, light sweetness, bitterness, zesty, red berries, tartness. OK.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13202) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2012
Cask at Craft Beer Co. Deep ruby colour. Ok beer some sweetness some lactic notes. Decent mouthfeel. Too milky for me.


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