Wild Beer Co: Yankee Sandwich (England: Sweet Stout: 4.7% ABV)
Visual: Very dark brown black. Minimal toffee coloured suds around the edge of the glass.
Nose: Roasted – both standard and dry roasted peanuts style. Lactose. treacle.
Body: Nutty. Peanut butter. Milk and lactose. Sugared almonds. Brittle nut toffee. Slight sour dough. Light milky chocolate.
Finish: Peanuts and peanut butter. Lactose. Light bitter cocoa.
Conclusion: There is only so much a beer can live up to hype. Odd words after my last review, but roll with it, ok. Please. This is more a hype of the moment – my local store went batshit for this. Sold out in two days. That creates a certain level of expectations. Cracking open the bottle felt like opening the ark of the covenant. Or so it should be by crowd reaction.
So, how is it?
Well, it is very much a milk stout that…
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