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New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout) - New Holland Brewing Company

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New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout)New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout)

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,326 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,326
Reviews: 1,122
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 14.14%
Wants: 159
Gots: 492 | FT: 33
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A barrel aged Imperial Stout with roasty malt character intermingled with deep vanilla tones, all dancing in an oak bath.

2014 Bottles are 11% ABV

(Beer added by: beernut7 on 08-12-2002)
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MadCat

New Jersey

3.93/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle has "Vintage 2010" on the corner of the label. The back label indicates 23 degrees Plato and 10% abv, which is different from the BA listing.

Appearance: Almost pitch black, minimal head and no lacing

Smell: Oak and vanilla dominate the nose

Taste: Mainly get oak and vanilla, with some hints of alcohol, with the finish moving to a whiskey taste. There is some roasted malt flavor and sweetness in there as well

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, light carbonation, pretty smooth

Overall: This is a sipper for sure, mostly due to the intensity of the flavors. To me, its better than the reviews would suggest, but maybe I tolerate the strong oak flavor well. I won't buy it again purely because of the price vs. how good I think it is, but it was worth trying once.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2011 23:39:01 | More by MadCat
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New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout) from New Holland Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,326 ratings.