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

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,945 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 3,945
Reviews: 1,179
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 13.82%
Wants: 211
Gots: 754 | 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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4.55/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

After skipping out on work early, a co-worker and I decided to swing in to the NHB world headquarters (Holland, MI) and have a brew. Having never tried the Dragon's Milk, I decided it was time...and I'm glad I did. At 10% ABV, I expected the alcohol to be over-powering and make the beer tingy. Not the case at all! It was very smooth for a stout and the oak aging came out in full vibrance. The only way I would have guessed that it was 10% was the fact that I could feel a slight buzz from 1 beer. I would highly recommend that you don't miss this one if you are doing a West Michigan craft beer tour!

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A - decent layer of head. Light mocha head. Lacing. Dark color body, somewhat thin looking body.

S - I don't get a ton of flavor in the smell. A little bit of bourbon and malty scent.

T - lovely bourbon taste, delicious chocolate, and tasty malt. The taste blends really well to me.

M - body is a bit thin but not too thin. Still desirable body. Nice carbonation. No alcohol burn.

O - Fantastic beer. I love that New Holland is able to make this available year round. Keep up the good work fellas. I highly recommend this beer.

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New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout) from New Holland Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,945 ratings.