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Brewed by Summer Wine
Style: Sweet Stout
Holmfirth, England

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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Cask, keg & bottle; Status uncertain.

Milk Stout


Grumbo's rating

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grumbo (1085) - Suffolk, - JAN 12, 2013
Cask from The Ale House, Chelmsford. This is a delicious, easy to drink milk stout. Very dark with a good head - no beer could look better! Thick, excellent texture. Milk chocolate aroma. Best beer of the year so far...


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4431) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 24, 2016
Cask, 1/2 pint, hand-pulled, Bon Accord, Glasgow (15 Feb 2016), roasted malty, oat aroma, near black with a good tan head and excellent lacing, oath, sweet, creamy, smooth, very easy to drink, subtle burnt malt aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (2476) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2016
Thanks to bobinlondon! Pours a super dark brown with a tan head. The smell is milk chocolate, roasted malt, mild coffee, a hint of molasses. The taste is dark roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate ending toasty and dry. Light/medium with average carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Erzengel (7128) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 17, 2015
On cask. Smooth sweetish beginning. Fresh and easy to drink, smooth. Hints of roast, not to deep body - especially for the 6%. Smooth malty sweetish aftertaste. Nice but no depth.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (1538) - USA - NOV 13, 2015
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought from Bierhuis in Ossett. A creamy milk stout with hint of sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (14044) - Hasborn, GERMANY - NOV 10, 2015
33cl bottle. Pours very dark brown colour with a small tan head. Aroma of sweet roasted malt, chocolate, lacto. Taste is sweet, roasty, cocoa, chocolate, lacto, good stuff!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (5581) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2015
Backlog rating. 33cl bottle via Utobeer, London. it pours a dark brown color with medium tan head. Aroma is sweet and chocolatey, with lactose and vanilla. taste has more milk chocolate, lactose, vanilla, light sugar syrup. Medium bodied with ok carbonation. Overall, ok sweet stout

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lukasmh (780) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2015
Cask. Pours creamy thick black with nice tan small head. Aroma is very sweet, milky, nougat, chocolate, coffee and chocolate milk. Taste is very sweet, milky, chocolate milk, almost like liquid milky way. Sticky creamy body, yet light. Some nougat at light roast barley in finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (6289) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 13, 2015
Ordentlich milchig mit einem Schuss an Schokolade, dazu eine angenehme Perlung, leichte Süße und milde Süffigkeit. Absolut in Ordnung.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (6324) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - SEP 10, 2015
Bottle from a trade. The beer has got a deep black colour with a steady head and medium body. Aroma of roast, malt, coffee. Taste is the same, little bit on the dry and thin side. Additional milk, bread, chocolate, peat. Roasty and thin finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (10169) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2015
33 cl. bottle. Black with a small beige head. Aroma and flavour of chocolate, licorice, caramel, bread and roasted notes.


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