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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

3,459 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,459
Reviews: 1,136
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 13.85%
Wants: 165
Gots: 559 | FT: 35
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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Minnesota_beer_guy

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-22-2014 00:33:45 | More by Minnesota_beer_guy
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RJ32S

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

11-12-2013 14:46:19 | More by RJ32S
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kilopaparomeo


3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-19-2014 01:09:33 | More by kilopaparomeo
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Roger85

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-08-2014 04:28:05 | More by Roger85
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jnardone235

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

09-03-2012 04:47:19 | More by jnardone235
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BeerOps

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-06-2012 22:34:16 | More by BeerOps
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DarenIke


3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-22-2014 20:16:52 | More by DarenIke
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ctrousse

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-06-2014 21:19:50 | More by ctrousse
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DMB

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-30-2013 08:52:42 | More by DMB
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hoppymeal

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Pours cola in color with a small off white head. Aroma is bourbon, cola sweetness, vanilla, and a smoky roastiness. First taste shows a nice roasted malt flavor that is quickly followed up by a cola sweetness and a bourbony finish. Some syrupy sweetness is cut by a tangy acidity. A nice oak and bourbon drying finish. The alcohol is very well balanced and the bourbon flavor and aroma comes thru nicely. The roasted smoky malts are also a nice dimension to this beer. The vanilla in the aroma and the cola-y sweetness in the aroma and taste were perhaps a bit strong for myself, but still a complex interesting beer.

11-22-2006 03:02:09 | More by hoppymeal
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Skater_Rich

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-23-2013 14:03:25 | More by Skater_Rich
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jyacco15

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-24-2014 18:51:04 | More by jyacco15
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neurobot01

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-16-2014 04:55:15 | More by neurobot01
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RKing44

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-23-2014 02:33:25 | More by RKing44
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Hootie159

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-10-2014 23:42:08 | More by Hootie159
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HopsJunkiedotcom

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-16-2012 18:17:29 | More by HopsJunkiedotcom
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HugeBulge

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

09-29-2013 15:03:21 | More by HugeBulge
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snowen21

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-27-2014 01:09:17 | More by snowen21
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mpayne5

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-28-2013 04:26:58 | More by mpayne5
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target88

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-07-2013 20:33:56 | More by target88
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GavDomDadGH

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

A - A nice dark brown fading to darker brown. Small head that sticks and laces very nicely

S - A nice mixture of bourbon, vanilla and molasses

T - The taste does it for me. An awesome blend of molasses and vanilla. Not to be confused with a sweet beer! There is a mild bitterness to this beer

Overall I really enjoy one or two of these after a hard day of work.

08-29-2010 00:20:01 | More by GavDomDadGH
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ramblinwreck101

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-24-2013 04:41:28 | More by ramblinwreck101
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ahbithwabm

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-30-2013 16:46:01 | More by ahbithwabm
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Bills453

Ohio

3.76/5  rDev -5.3%

Appearance - dark dark brown to black. Nice mocha 2 finger head. Nice and frothy.

Smell - smells like a sweet dessert almost. I think this one is most certainly a dessert stout.

Taste - good. I like it. Can really taste the barrel.

Mouthfeel - nice and smooth

Overall - very nice stout offering, plus DRAGON,

02-03-2013 02:23:53 | More by Bills453
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nhudson

Alabama

3.78/5  rDev -4.8%

Was at HopCat in Grand Rapids a few weeks ago and came across this lovely beer. Bartender served it to me in a tulip glass from a cask.

a- Very dark brown to black in color with ruby highlights if you hold it up to the light. Tan head that goes away really fast with very little lacing in the glass.
s- The aroma of this beer is what really attracted me. Coffee, Chocolate, Oak and Alcohol. As the beer warmed up the oak and alcohol really sines through though.
t- What I tasted from the beer was a malty oakiness with alcohol. The beer was very hot and the alcohol is very much present in this one.
m- Light carbonation due to the fact that the cask had been tapped for a few days. The beer has a medium mouthfeel that kind of lingers around after its down the hatch.
d- I doubt I could really have more than one every few hours. This is a very good beer I just think the alcohol in it was a bit much and came through too much to drink more than one in one sitting.

05-15-2009 14:17:49 | More by nhudson
New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout) from New Holland Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,459 ratings.