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The Milk House (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Old Dairy - Red TopExcellent1
Tonbridge - Blonde AmbitionExcellent2
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark ConspiracyExcellent3
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterExcellent1
Old Dairy - AK 1911Excellent1
Old Dairy - Snow TopGood1
Old Dairy - Spring TopGood2
Tonbridge - Golden RuleGood1
Black Sheep - Golden SheepNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Silver TopNot Tried0
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterNot Tried0
Purity - Mad GooseNot Tried0
Westerham - Grasshopper Kentish BitterNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent

Visits Details

20 May 2017 (Wittenden)
Saturday evening:busy-family meal.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00ExcellentNutty,unimpeacheable.
Tonbridge - Blonde Ambition4.20ExcellentPale,slight haze.Nettley hops.
Old Dairy - Red Top3.80Not Tried
13 May 2017 (Wittenden)
Late Saturday afternoon after the messages.I sat in the garden with my beer.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tonbridge - Blonde Ambition4.20ExcellentPale, slight haze.Prominent herbal hops. Good to see this again. Perhaps a 4.5 star.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Old Dairy - Red Top3.80Not Tried
15 Apr 2017 (Wittenden)
Busy, midday on Easter Saturday.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Dairy - Spring Top4.00AcceptableHedge fruit, bit astringent.
Harvey's - 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
Harvey's - 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.
Harvey's - 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.
Harvey's - 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
Harvey's - 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.
Harvey's - 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.
Harvey's - 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.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Black Sheep - Golden Sheep3.90Not Tried

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About The Milk House

The pub sign. The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent33
Good7
Acceptable1
Poor-

Website.

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 35 times, seen 36 different beers and tried 25 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN17 2JG

This pub was formally know as the The Bull Inn.