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Wiper and True Stout Milk Shake

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Wiper and True
Brewed at Cheddar

Style: Sweet Stout
Bristol, England

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Milk Stouts are brewed with sugar from cow’s milk to give the beer a sweet, creamy tone. Bristol breweries were once famous for making the best milk stouts around. For our take on the traditional recipe we’ve used copious amounts of chocolate malts and laced it with vanilla to create a milkshake rich, velvety and satisfying dark beer.

MALTS • Maris Otter Pale, Chocolate, Crystal, Roast Barley, Torrefied Wheat.
HOPS • Phoenix

Previously 5.1% in 2014 changed to 4.8%.
Latest batches brewed at Cheddar Brewery.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (5253) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle picked up from Oddbins London bridge. Aroma is sweet nutty choc, praline, vanilla, little wood. Opaque black caramel borwn coloured pour with a lasting loose light tan head. Flavour is composed of sweet milky lactose sugars, milk choc, praline, woody, light toast. Palate is medium full, semi-sweet, lowish to moderate carbonation. Decent sweet stout.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (1339) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle from Cambridge Wine Merchants, Bridge St. Quite dark brown. Almost opaque. Very little head or obvious carbonation. Chocolate fudge, toast, nuts in the aroma. Sweet, creamy taste, almost too much so, but it pulls back at the last minute for more balance in the finish. Body is a bit thin but you can’t have it all. Good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tdtm82 (1124) - Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2015
Cask, Ale House, Chelmsford, 17th June 2015. Opaque black. Lacing went quickly. Descent coffee aroma and some lactose. Taste is chocolate, oak chips, leather, blackcurrants. Tad grainial.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
witthatsbier (389) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 20, 2015
50CL bottle Pours a dark brown/black colour with thin beige head Aroma is malt with chocolate and coffee Taste is sweet with milk chocolate tones and a long sweet finish,not a lot of body for the ABV OK but nothing special bit sweet for me

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (6051) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2015
500ml bottle from beerhive. Pours murky brown, short-lived beige head. Aromas of roasted malt, chocolate, light vanilla. Taste is sweet and roasted biter at the same time. Bit of a clash as the flavours seem disparate, not coming together well for me. Treacle, fudge, cocoa powder on the finish. Not for me.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (3140) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle @ THT February. Pours a black beer with a big beige head on top. Aroma is coffee with milk, some creamy touches and some toffee. Flavor is slightly buttery and sweetish, loads of caramel cream, toffee fudgey and quite nice! The coffee gets back in the end of the flavor. A bit undercarbonated, but a minor flaw in a nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (9929) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle @ The Hague Tasting. Hazy dark brown to black color, medium sized off-white to beige head that lasts for quite a while and leaves good lacing. Aroma is malts, a touch of roast, a slight hint of chocolate, caramel, a hint of bitter. Taste malts, some chocolate, a hint of vanilla, slightly bitter. Decent body and carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (6505) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2015
50cl bottle shared @THT. Thin creamy tan head. Clear burgundy pour. A bit sweet. Some vanilla. I was nicely surprised by this.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2015
Poured deep dark brown with a frothy beige head. Aroma of lactose and milk chocolate, soft malt. Light body, flavour is moderately sweet milk chocolate, soft fudge, light fruit.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
olliejobbins (1321) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2015
500ml bottle. both from oddbins in clapham and favourite beers cheltenham. this is great stuff. pours very dark brown with brown head. aroma is cocoa, chocolate and vanilla. does what it says on the tin. so chocolatey. only beer i can think of this is similar to is sam smiths organic choc stout. but i think i prefer this and will now rerate that. this is not quite so sickly sweet and so it’s a little more drinkable. i find this very easy drinking but this type of very cocoa/chocolate rich sweet stout is an acquired taste.


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