New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout) - New Holland Brewing Company
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4.35/5 rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Very good stout. A little too strong but as dessert perfect. Smell and taste are beautiful together! You can clearly smell that this stout is brewed in a bourbon barrel as the smell clearly provides some strong bourbon flavor which is great. This beer is definitely brewed to enjoy slowly. I agree with some people who can taste some chocolate taste (ties back into dessert).
Serving type: on-tap
08-02-2014 01:59:32 | More by Jensen83
3.45/5 rDev -13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Ehhh. I am disappointed. 1 bottle costed $6, had an epic name/label....and it looked fantastic when I poured it. Beautiful persistent off white head and just about pitch black color. The smell was very mild. What I did smell was mostly bourbon/whiskey. A bit of roasted malt. Taste was a huge let down. Tastes like cough syrup. I don't taste coffee, or chocolate, a bit of bourbon, mostly an artificially flavored dark fruit cough syrup. That was the mouth feel too, like a cough syrup. Disappointed. Won't buy again.
Serving type: bottle
08-01-2014 01:11:33 | More by Lordhelmit
4.36/5 rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5
Poured out of a 12 oz bottle into my tulip.
A – Black. Small amount of chocolate mile colored head that left trace lacing around the glass.
S – Roasted malts. Chocolate. Bourbon. Sweet cream.
T – Deep and rich chocolate and roasted malt taste. Burnt and smoky wood flavors. Creamy vanilla flavoring almost like a homemade whip cream. Light sweetness and a good solid kick of bourbon flavor. Taste the ABV at the end.
M – Smooth on the palate. Tingly. Low carbonation. Finishes easy.
O – Very nice. This has a solid assortment of flavors. Bourbon is all over it but not overwhelming it. Love the roasted malts and vanilla highlights. Wish I had picked up more while I was in Savannah.
Serving type: bottle
07-28-2014 23:02:33 | More by GallowsThief
New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout) from New Holland Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,351 ratings.