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The Milk House (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Old Dairy - Green Hop (2016 with Bullion)Excellent1
Old Dairy - Red TopExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark ConspiracyExcellent3
Old Dairy - AK 1911Excellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 7Excellent1
Old Dairy - Snow TopGood1
Old Dairy - Spring TopGood2
Tonbridge - Golden RuleGood1
Harveys - Sussex Best BitterNot Tried0
Black Sheep - Golden SheepNot Tried0
Harveys - Sussex Best BitterNot Tried0
Black Sheep - Golden SheepNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Silver TopNot Tried0
Harveys - Sussex Best BitterNot Tried0
Purity - Mad GooseNot Tried0
Westerham - Grasshopper Kentish BitterNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent

Visits Details

15 Apr 2017 (Wittenden)
Busy, midday on Easter Saturday.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Dairy - Spring Top4.00AcceptableHedge fruit, bit astringent.
Harveys - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Purity - Mad Goose4.20Not Tried
25 Mar 2017 (Wittenden)
Late afternoon.I took my beer into the garden to escape the small children.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Dairy - Spring Top4.00GoodLively,peppery.
Westerham - Grasshopper Kentish Bitter3.80Not Tried
Harveys - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
11 Feb 2017 (Wittenden)
A big family do: pleasantly busy in bar and dining room.Two dark 'uns on tonight.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark Conspiracy4.90ExcellentProbably 4.5. A lovely dark dry porter.
Old Dairy - Snow Top6.00GoodDark winter fruit. Somewhat overshadowed by the Conspirancy.
Harveys - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
28 Jan 2017 (Wittenden)
Quiet on a Saturday lunchtime.I sat and read about Snowdrops.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Dairy - AK 19114.00ExcellentSurprisingly,I'd not had this on draught before.Ardent, spicy and autumnal.
Harveys - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Purity - Mad Goose4.20Not Tried
15 Jan 2017 (Jack William)
Mid evening - youngish crowd in the bar. Pleasant enough - apart from the inability to get anything close to a full pint without asking.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tonbridge - Golden Rule3.50Good
Old Dairy - Silver Top4.50Not Tried
Harveys - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
17 Dec 2016 (Wittenden)
Dusk on a foggy pre-Christmas Saturday. A few in.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark Conspiracy4.90ExcellentSame line up as last week.Nowt wrong with that.Toasted blackcurrants.
Harveys - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Old Dairy - Snow Top6.00Not Tried
10 Dec 2016 (Wittenden)
Doing our Christmas shopping of-line and off the High Street, we called in here for sustenance on a Saturday lunchtime:everyone else was on-line and on the High Street.A great seasonal line up on the bar.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark Conspiracy4.90ExcellentDark brown,earthy berries.Intriguing and grown up beer.
Harveys - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Old Dairy - Snow Top6.00Not Tried
19 Nov 2016 (Wittenden)
Early afternoon while out with the messages on a damp Saturday.The bar was full of young mothers and babies.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Dairy - Red Top3.80ExcellentReally good old school bitter.Autumnal and uncomplicated.Could have stayed for more.
Harveys - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Black Sheep - Golden Sheep3.90Not Tried
08 Oct 2016 (Wittenden)
Mid day on an autumnal Saturday:good to see that this pub is in the Good Beer Guide.I came looking for Kent Green Hop Beers.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Dairy - Green Hop (2016 with Bullion)4.00ExcellentIntense heavy bronze beer,oily black currant leaf hops.From Hukin's hops towards Tenterden.
Black Sheep - Golden Sheep3.80Not Tried
Harveys - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
05 Aug 2016 (Wittenden)
Busy on a Friday evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 73.80ExcellentGood to see a Gadd's beer in this part of Kent.Excellent session beer:lightly herbaceous,grassy hops.
Harveys - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried

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About The Milk House

The pub sign. The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

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Exceptional-
Excellent30
Good7
Acceptable1
Poor-

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The pub is found in Sissinghurst, Kent, TN17 2JG.

Large 16th Century village pub, with the familiar Whitbread Fremlins pebbledash. A large public bar, together with a room laid up for dining to your left as you go in through the imposing front door. Previously known as The Bull Inn closed for several years then completely revamped and re-opened on 20th September 2013 as The Milk House. Run by same people as The Barrow House in Egerton.

We have visited this pub 33 times, seen 36 different beers and tried 24 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN17 2JG

This pub was formally know as the The Bull Inn.