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Milk & Cookies Stout | Wicked Weed Brewing

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Milk & Cookies StoutMilk & Cookies Stout

Brewed by:
Wicked Weed Brewing
North Carolina, United States

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by IrishColonial on 12-20-2013

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Reviews: 25 | Ratings: 150
Photo of NolaHopHead
4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle. Pours deep brown, thick mocha head slowly fades, coating lace. Roasty chocolate taste with lactose sweetness, cinnamon spice is there in the background. Overall good gingerbread style milk stout.

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Photo of M_C_Hampton
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: poured from a 500 ml bottle into a pint glass, dark brown almost black with a short tan head that lingers leaving some lacing, clear

S: milk chocolate, cinnamon, brown sugar, vanilla

T: dark chocolate, vanilla, cinnamon, brown sugar, sweet and bitter sweet chocolate

M: medium to full

O: nice milk stout

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Photo of dar482
4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The flavor hits of vanilla up front, medium plus roasted malt, sweet marshmallow, onto a rich raisin sweetness, fruit cake, milk chocolate and finally a cinnamon bite and spiciness on the finish.

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Photo of Treyliff
4.16/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle poured into a tulip
Bottled 12/7/15

A- pours a jet black color with a small creamy khaki colored head that retains for a while before reduces to a film on top, some lacing left behind

S- milky lactose mixes with aromas of cocoa nibs and coffee. Light undertones of cinnamon, raisin & oatmeal cookie

T- flavor profile is heavy on the cinnamon up front, with milk chocolate & lactose sweetness, some dark fruit flavors kick in before finishing with more cinnamon and a linger of coffee

M- medium-heavy body with low carbonation leads to a chewy mouthfeel that finishes silky and creamy

O- the sweetness of the milk stout plays nicely with the spices, well done

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Photo of Alequine
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

500mL bottle pours black with a eight inch tan head and brown lace trailing on the side of the glass.

Smells of dark chocolate milk, roasted malt and a little caramel. Pleasant aroma, nice color - I'm ready to drink.

Tastes of slightly sweet lactose with an offsetting dark chocolate malt. Creamy, medium body with fairly soft carbonation. Notes of chocolate milk, vanilla roasted malts play on the palate in the finish.

Very, very good beer for this style.

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Photo of BeerDawgs
4.46/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A 500ml Bottle with a bottled on date of 12.7.15

L - Dark brown, rich, molasses, 1 finger of head a tiny bit of lacing left on the glass

S - coffee, dried raisons, cinnamon, brown sugar. excellent aroma

T - chocolate milk stout, with cinnamon and raisons like the nose suggests. Dark chocolate and slight booze in the aftertaste. Tasty as hell

F - full body and medium carbonation, silky

O - An awesome double stout. Definitely going to seek this one out again

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Photo of brentk56
3.99/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: A magnificent bubble show produces at least three fingers of beige foam; the fudge brown liquid beneath reveals some translucence around the edges; clumps of lacing stick to the glass

Smell: Chocolate milk and oatmeal raisin cookies; the cinnamon is rather pronounced

Taste: Chocolate milk, with roast and nut skin tones developing; the middle features toasted oat, raisin, vanilla and a powerful dose of cinnamon that lingers through the aftertaste

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate carbonation; some warmth in the gullet

Overall: The smell is luscious but the milk and cookies concept does not quite pull through on the palate, where the flavors betray some rough edges

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Photo of stakem
3.48/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Thanks Kirb/Jarad for the hookup and share on this one. The brew is black in color with a khaki head that fades leaving spotty lace.

It smells of coffee with citrus citrus qualities before earthy bitterness. It tastes slightly sweet with vanilla and then gets roasty with oats and citrus hops to earthy bitterness and dryness.

This is medium in body with modest carbonation. I appreciate the opportunity to try this one but the name is better than the brew itself. I dont need to have it again.

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Photo of spacecake9
3.77/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Got this in a trade from @tbryant21 - thanks!
A - Pours a dark brown, somewhat amber around the edges, with a nice tan head.
S - There's no coffee in this stout but that is the aroma.
T - comes across as a straightforward milk stout. Not sure what the raisins, cinnamon and vanilla contributed.
M - A bit more carbonation than I expected. Medium mouth feel.
O - Very good but I was expecting more. Does that make any sense? Nice but don't think I would seek it out. Would like to try the BA version.

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Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.49/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

500ml bottle - $5.99 at Bullock's Wine & Spirits in Marietta, Georgia.

Bottled on: 12. 07. 15. Hey, that's my birthday!

Appearance: Pours a near black body with a thin, thinning, beige head. Minimal lacing.

Smell: A light scent of roasted malts, with a hint of thin milky quality beneath the blend of dark, raisiny fruitiness. Fruity, yes, but doesn't really hit the milk-n-cookies vibe.

Taste: A thin roastiness atop the milky mocha tone and thoughtful pinch of powdered cinnamon. Slight raisiny character with some nutty oats. Sweetish throughout, though the flavors do not come together to give a milk 'n' cookies quality. Sweetish, fruity finish which continues the flavors preceding it.

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium-light carbonation.

Overall: It's okay. December 7th, 2015 will not exactly be a day that'll live in infamy.

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4.54/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I've had this one sitting in my refrigerator for about two weeks now. I guess I was waiting for the right time to drink it, nothing says right time like a random Monday night. It has a noticeable thickness to the blackest brown body as you pour. My diggers poor generates a inch and a half of chocolate brown Head. Head has nice retention as the bubbles fade swampy slow. Nose smells like chocolate no bake cookies with all the oats and chocolate you would expect. With first sent I am shocked by how well everything listed on the label plays in the flavor. You get dark fruits ,vanilla, cinnamon, oats and a bit of chocolate to boot. It is both zesty and creamy all over the mouth. It really has a full and dynamic mouth feel. I have to say this one nails it in terms of style as they were going for an imperial milk stout.

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Photo of VeganUndead
3.76/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I really, really hate making this comparison, but being from Richmond, Virginia, this just came off to me as a poor man's Hardywood Gingerbread Stout. The mouth feel is great, easy drinking for 8.5% but overall well done, but underwhelming

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Photo of ThickNStout
4.02/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

500mL bottle from Sprayberry Bottle Shop (Marietta, GA). 8.99. Bottled 12/7/15. Served in a Wicked Weed snifter.

Pours black with a finger and a half tan head. The froth is rather resilient and about a quarter finger cap persists throughout. The broad, fluffy halo leaves some sizeable chunks of crackley lace.

Smells of chocolate milk, cinnamon, roasted malt and a little caramel. Perhaps not overly enticing but pleasant.

Tastes of imperial milk stout goodness. Sweet lactose sugar, cinnamon, chocolate malt, black coffee, rolled oats/ granola, faint raisins and some vague vanilla cream. Very little alcohol presence here. This is a really well done milk stout that is complimened by the cinnamon and light raisin addition.

Creamy, medium body with fairly soft carbonation. Notes of chocolate milk, cinnamon oatmeal cookie and roasted malts play on the palate in the finish.

Milk & Cookies shows again that Wicked Weed is capable of much more than American wild ales. The raisins are a bit more buried than would be ideal to really mimic cinnamon raisin cookies but nonetheless this is quite tasty. I hope to see this again in the future.

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Photo of Klourie
3.3/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

L-Dark pour with small lacing
S-mostly chocolate and cinnamon
T-definitely get the oatmeal /cinnamon raisin cookie taste. Some chocolate and vanilla
F-Med body, nice overall creamy feel
O-Pretty solid offering from WW although really like to try a BA version of this beer.

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Photo of Extol
4.16/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - dark in color, decent lacing. Smell - lots of chocolate, hint of cinnamon. Taste - follows the nose, nothing outstanding, but nothing bad by any means. Overall - this is a solid offering by Wicked Weed. I really like their stuff, I'll let this one warm up a bit more and I expect the flavor profile to become altered.

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Photo of tsmith1nu
4.36/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I believe this is the first porter i've had from wicked weed and i am impressed. Bottled on Dec 07 2015. Poured into a craft master pint glass on Jan 11 2016. Black as midnight, which is kinda to be expected. Very little head, which was slightly disappointing. Great nose and taste. The perfect apres ski beer, in my humble opinion. I wish i would have boughten a second one to age.

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Photo of Dope
4.31/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12/7/15 bottling date

A: Black pour with a smallish light brown head. Spiderweb lacing and moderate to decent head retention.

S: Sweet and chocolaty. Definite cinnamon as well.

T: Immediately evokes oatmeal raisin cookies. Cinnamon and raisins right up front. Very nice. Quite a bit of vanilla to sweeten the whole thing up along with the creamy lactose contributions. A bit of lingering powdery cinnamon in the aftertaste.

M: Medium bodied, super soft and smooth.

O: Very nice stout. Definitely lives up to its name. Super creamy, smooth and easy drinking. Not too heavy spiced. Goes down so easy and has great flavors. Drinkability cannot be overstated, really hit the spot with me. Yum!

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Photo of IrishLace
4.9/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This beer is incredible. If you like a smooth, sweet stout this is perfect for you. You can really taste the raisins and vanilla on your tongue, it's delicious. This has definitely become one of my favorite beers.

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Photo of wedge
3.93/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Black with a small creamy beige covering. Smells of warm spices, raisin cookies, vanilla bean, and moderate lactose. Similar flavors, nicely blended...spiced vanilla cookies with some dark roasted malt entering late, a bit of sweetness lingering into the finish. Medium bodied, creamy, fluffy feel. Drinks lighter than its strength. Nice seasonal stout.

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Photo of Pourharddrinkslow
3.91/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A black pour with a tan head, this beer is heavy on cocoa and cinnamon... Was expecting more of a chocolate chip cookie but this tastes more like a cinnamon raison cookie. The smell is quite weak in my opinion and gives little hint of the tastes to come. Super smooth drinking, as a milk stout should be! This is a fun holiday beer.

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Photo of FriedSlug
3.91/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Nice dark pour with light peeking through on the edges. Nice tan head that disappears and leaves spotty lacing behind. The smell is roasted malt, lactose sweetness, cinnamon and vanilla. The taste is sweet with the cinnamon and raisins at the front and the vanilla coming in later. It is quite carbonated and almost fizzy. Pretty solid brew but not really reminding me of cookies.

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Photo of W_Des
3.55/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It's like drinking an Oreo cookie. Sweet, chocolatey and creamy flavors blend together in the body. The aroma reminds me of a freshly opened pack of Oreos. Fantastic brew from Wicked Weed. This was 2014 on tap.

I had 2015 on tap and it was not the same. Lacked sweetness of the milk part of Milk & Cookies. Has more of a roast to the taste and there seems to be a bit more heavy on the spices. Disappointing knowing how good it used to be.

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Photo of Immortale25
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Dogfish traditional oversized snifter. Label says Bottled On 11.07.15.

A- Pours a fully opaque black color with a 1/2 inch light brown head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and some swirly sheer surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves large clots behind.

S- Spice combo brings notes of gingerbread, nutmeg and cinnamon. Pretty roasty too.

T- Somewhat aggressive roast character in front with a wave of bitterness mid-palate and finishing with some golden raisin. Sweetness is balanced out by the borderline char characteristic from the malt. Alcohol is very well hidden.

M- Slightly creamy with medium carbonation and a fullish body.

O- Could use a tad more spice this go-around but I like that there's more raisin presence in the aftertaste than I remember it having before.

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Photo of KingEdward
4.11/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I give the 2013 and 2014 versions 4.75. I give the 2015 version a 4. This years version is thinner and has overpowering cinnamon. Very dry due to the cinnamon. Not as sweet or creamy.. maybe the recipe is off since they made alot more this year...

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Photo of Axnjxn
4.3/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Draft at Sams in Durham.

Dark black pour...slight head.. Smell is of chocolate and vanilla...pretty good smelling but nothing out of the ordinary for the style . taste as it warms is amazing...literally tastes like youre drinking cookies and cream ice cream. great vanilla and chocolate flavors, just wonderful. medium bodied with adequate carbonation.

overall terrific close to room temp. really loved it...so easy to drink.

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Milk & Cookies Stout from Wicked Weed Brewing
4.03 out of 5 based on 150 ratings.
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