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

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,925 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 3,925
Reviews: 1,179
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 13.82%
Wants: 208
Gots: 748 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

AaronBurr, Apr 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

KCM, Apr 13, 2012
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4.08/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22oz into a pint glass at Bradford's tasting.

A: Black with brownish hues. An off-white head forms and recedes quickly.

S: Smells milky and oaky. Sweet, smooth alcohol, vanilla, oak, lactic sugar, a bit of soy sauce. Some dark fruits come out as it warms.

T: Big, oak-laced sweet stout. Lactic, milky sweetness, oats, chocolate, bit of spicy, burning alcohol, melted chocolate, grain.

M: Fine carbonation, a bit syrupy. Not bad.

O: I'm really liking this. Big oak notes, complimenting the milk stout base well.

Etan, Apr 13, 2012
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stealth, Apr 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

csustar001, Apr 12, 2012
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reedjam99, Apr 12, 2012
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atoulouk, Apr 11, 2012
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jbnla, Apr 10, 2012
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macrosmatic, Apr 10, 2012
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DNofBN, Apr 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

rwilde, Apr 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

mjgrady, Apr 08, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a tulip. Dark brown, not quite black, mostly opaque beer, with a beige head that fades to a ring pretty quickly. The nose is oak, some spiciness, and vanilla, all of which are present in the flavor as well. There's also a slight metallic note in the flavor, maybe some oxidation, that is a little distracting, and the alcohol is clearly evident though not hot. The beer finishes with a caramel sweetness that leaves it just shy of cloying, with a hint of cocoa at the very end. Somehow the beer never seems to come completely together; certainly a decent brew, but by no means outstanding.

MCDuhamel, Apr 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

amalficoast, Apr 01, 2012
New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout) from New Holland Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,925 ratings.