Style: Flavored Stout
Wicked Weed Brewing Milk & Cookies
What the brewers say
“Hints of cold milk, sweet vanilla, and hearty oatmeal remind us that our memories are forever led by our senses. In this case, we are led home.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Cinnamon and raisins come through up front with lots of vanilla. Malt character is very chocolate-forward with just a hint of roast in the background.”
Flavor: “Intense cinnamon throughout that melds well with the roast and chocolate malts. Sweetness that fades slowly but lingers into the finish. Malt chocolate (accentuated by the vanilla) with a hint of roast. Lactose comes through that adds a smoothness and sweetness. A bit like an oatmeal-raisin cookie or holiday baked treats. Alcohol evident and warming.”
Overall: “This beer is sweet and warming and would be perfect with holiday desserts (heck, any desserts). The special ingredients were the focus, but the stout character provided a perfect foundation.”
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