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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

3,733 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,733
Reviews: 1,162
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 13.82%
Wants: 193
Gots: 681 | 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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Photo of Zetcha7x
4.35/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

4-Pack purchased from Whole Foods in Plymouth Meeting, PA.

A-very dark cola-colored pour. half inch tan head that quickly faded.

S-vanilla. strong bourbon notes. roasted malts. sweet.

T-huge vanilla and bourbon up front. very creamy. some coffee. chocolate as the beer warms. kind of a smoky flavor.

M-full bodied. nice carbonation. smooth and creamy. warming alcohol near the finish.

O-I don't drink a ton of stouts, but this was nice. good to sip as the night winds down. you can definitely pick up on the wood aging from the bourbon barrels. I look forward to cellaring a couple of these and trying again somewhere down the road.

Zetcha7x, Mar 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Cosho, Mar 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Leiting, Mar 26, 2014
Photo of palma
4.19/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Wonderful aroma of vanilla bean, tequila, and bourbon.

Taste is big vanilla, smooth roastiness, and bourbon, raw alcohol. What you would expect from a barrel aged stout although relatively a little sweeter than others.

I would have liked to see a little more thickness in the feel.

Overall, an excellent tasting bourbon barrel aged double, though a little too boozy and thinner on the mouthfeel.

palma, Mar 26, 2014
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New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout) from New Holland Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,733 ratings.