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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

3,589 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,589
Reviews: 1,153
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 13.82%
Wants: 182
Gots: 616 | FT: 36
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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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

nrweigand43, Feb 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

bob_d_j, Feb 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

OUJayhawk1799, Feb 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

BradleyR, Feb 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

theandychrist, Feb 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

dawardster, Feb 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

BH712, Feb 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Willi_BW, Feb 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

jvillefan, Feb 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Hermy221, Feb 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

JasonSiedman, Feb 09, 2014
Photo of SylviaFaye
4.6/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This brew is dark black with purple, red, and orange tints about the edges like a sunset stamped out by dark clouds. The smell is reminiscent of plums, chocolate milk, molasses, and sun-dried raisins. The syrupy, above medium mouthfeel adheres to the tongue. Sun-dried raisins, figs, bourbon, and chocolate milk compose the base flavors. This beer gave me goosebumps. The look, texture, and taste reminded me of Pedro Ximenez sherry, the main differences being that the wine is sweeter and thicker and lacks the malty grains.

SylviaFaye, Feb 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

cmak316, Feb 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

ThreeFishes, Feb 09, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

Anthony311, Feb 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

andysc83, Feb 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

KeeganRabelhofer, Feb 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

facesnorth, Feb 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

psoriasaurus, Feb 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

BradleysBrew, Feb 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

Fabiand, Feb 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

KingSlayer, Feb 04, 2014
Photo of BeerandWhiskeyHQ
4.4/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance
Black with a small mocha head, looks dangerously enticing, good lacing
Smell
Smells strong of roasted malt, coffee, sugary and has slight bourbon barrel notes
Taste
Oh wow! Medium/heavy mouthfeel, rich and abundant in roasted malt and coffee. There is also mild vanilla and a slight hint of that 10% ABV in the finish
Overall
This is a very good stout and I like it an great deal. And it’s a really good price in my area at least which sweetens the deal. I don’t think this beer gets enough credit, to be honest, if it had the name “Stone” on it people would probably think much higher of it. Anyways, I really like it and always recommend it- and so should you!

-BeerandWHiskeyHQ.com

BeerandWhiskeyHQ, Feb 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

motothrillz, Feb 02, 2014
New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout) from New Holland Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,589 ratings.