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The Milk House (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Tonbridge - Blonde AmbitionExcellent2
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterExcellent1
Old Dairy - AK 1911Excellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark ConspiracyExcellent1
Old Dairy - Summer TopExcellent2
Old Dairy - Copper TopExcellent1
Old Dairy - Spring TopGood2
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 7Good2
Old Dairy - Snow TopGood1
Purity - Mad GooseNot Tried0
Westerham - Grasshopper Kentish BitterNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Red TopNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Gold TopNot Tried0
1648 - SignatureNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent

Visits Details

21 Oct 2017 (Wittenden)
A showery Saturday lunchtime.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Dairy - Copper Top4.10ExcellentDecent rustic nutty dark bitter. First time I'd tried this for a while.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
1648 - Signature4.40Not Tried
29 Jul 2017 (Wittenden)
A rainy Saturday midday:most people eating.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 73.80ExcellentOn the turn:replaced with good grace.First pint out, a cracking delight.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Old Dairy - Gold Top4.30Not Tried
15 Jul 2017 (Wittenden)
Desultory on a warm Saturday evening. We sat outside and looked for bats, but couldn't see any.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Dairy - Summer Top3.60ExcellentFruity session pale.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 73.80AcceptableGetting towards the end of the barrel.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
17 Jun 2017 (Wittenden)
Thriving in the late afternoon of a hot June Saturday.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Dairy - Summer Top3.60ExcellentLager-gold in appearance:citrus hops with candied fruit on the finish.A good session pale.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Purity - Mad Goose4.20Not Tried
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.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Westerham - Grasshopper Kentish Bitter3.80Not 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

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About The Milk House

The pub sign. The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent37
Good7
Acceptable2
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 39 times, seen 37 different beers and tried 26 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN17 2JG

This pub was formally know as the The Bull Inn.