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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,752 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,752
Reviews: 1,162
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 13.82%
Wants: 195
Gots: 684 | FT: 38
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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3.92/5  rDev -1.5%

Beestin, Oct 08, 2014
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TheOakKing, Oct 07, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +3%

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4.68/5  rDev +17.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Toc, Oct 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

wattersmike90, Oct 06, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +14.6%

Midgetfightclub, Oct 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

En29356, Oct 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

t2grogan, Oct 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +25.6%

cassieblake, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of PatrickKellyCT
3.25/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured out of a 12 oz bottle

Pours a very dark brown almost black with little to no head.

Smells strongly of bourbon and vanilla.

Tastes strongly of bourbon and vanilla, boozy, you can taste the 11% at the finish

Mouthfeel is nice and rich, creamy, smooth

Decent beer, but way too bourbony and boozy for me. I prefer a stout where the coffee and chocolate flavors are profiled, this one is not balanced at all. I'll finish it but it may take me all afternoon, it is definitely a "big" beer.

PatrickKellyCT, Oct 04, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -1.5%

brennenw56, Oct 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

aqualung23, Oct 03, 2014
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4.72/5  rDev +18.6%

ajderby, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of Ksoden1186
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

2014 vintage
Almost completely black. The most slight ruby around extremities of glass. Kaki head, about one finger, quickly receded.

Excellent roasted malt and bourbon aroma.

Taste is quite nice. This is very easy drinking. Vanilla and bourbon. The bourbon is not as intense as many of the more aggressive bourbon barrel aged beers. That isn't necessarily a bad thing, though. This is not really the same experience that you will get from Parabola, KBBS, or some of the other great bourbon stouts. That said, I bought this for $5.09 for a 22oz bomber and enjoyed it quite a bit.

Nice and sticky. Not too much carbonation.

Overall, this is a very good beer. The bourbon could be more intense, but as it is the beer is very well balanced and goes down extremely well.

Ksoden1186, Oct 03, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -1.5%

Faroveryonder, Oct 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Seanniek91, Oct 03, 2014
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RAMJr, Oct 03, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +4.5%

Aaroncj72, Oct 02, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +9.5%

parris43, Oct 01, 2014
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Firefly074, Oct 01, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Dark black color. Big tan head. Lots of toasty coffee aroma. Little flat tasting, little alcohol taste, lots of coffee. It’s good.

kkleu357, Oct 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

dckepley, Oct 01, 2014
New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout) from New Holland Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,752 ratings.