Breakwater Cow Juice

Brewed by Breakwater Brewery
Dover, England
5% · Sweet Stout · 3 Ratings · 30 IBU · Special Release ·
You’ve all heard of Mackeson’s? Well that’s a Milk Stout. Milk stout (also called sweet stout, mellow stout or cream stout) is a stout containing lactose, a sugar derived from milk. Lactose cannot be fermented by brewers’ yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), and the residue adds sweetness, body and calories to the finished beer. Mackeson still bears on its label the milk churn that has been its trademark since it was first brewed in 1907. The beer was originally brewed in Hythe, Kent, by Mackeson’s Brewery. Whitbread acquired the brand in the 1929 and gave it national distribution, eventually turning it into the market leader for milk stout. Brewing discontinued after 1968 at the Hythe plant. The beer was then brewed at the Exchange Brewery in Sheffield. Collaboration with friends from Capetown? Milk stout is still hugely popular in one of our most avourite places, CapeTown. SAB Miller as was, brewed Castle Milk Stout, a 6% version of what orginiated in these parts. We have many friends in the CapeTown brewing scene; Woodstock, Aegir and many others, however through Phil’s hop life, he works with the proprietor of Riot Beer, Marc Fourie - they conspired to make this beer. Milk stout was believed to be nutritious, and was recommended to nursing mothers, such are old wives tales. We’ve followed a traditional recipe with up to date ingredients This is vintage, drinking beer. Smooth, rich, chocolate heaven. INGREDIENTS The ingredients are: Simpsons Golden Promise, T50, DRC and Chocolate and Roast malts, Lactose Sugar. It’s hopped with Australian Helga.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

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Liquid
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Head
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Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

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Bitter
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Sour
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Other
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The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

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Texture
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Carbonation
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Finish
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