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

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New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout)New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout)

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,337 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,337
Reviews: 1,123
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 14.14%
Wants: 160
Gots: 493 | FT: 33
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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Gagnonsux

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +1%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Mulciber_Volcanus

Georgia

1.85/5  rDev -53.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

I have to say, since New Holland makes one of my favorite beers, I'm disappointed.

The first time I had this beer, it presented a great color and pleasant smell. On the front end, it was milk chocolate with a slight salty twang, but it finished with a nauseating taste of briny seawater. It was shocking. I promptly sent it back, assuming their keg had gone bad.

At another restaurant, I decided to give it another try. Unfortunately, I had the exact same experience: a salty brine that turned my mouth inside out and left me very thirsty.

It seems that a small percentage of the people who have this beer have a similar experience. Perhaps it's genetic, like those who think cilantro tastes like soap. Perhaps it's just bad on tap. Perhaps it's a bad beer. I don't know, but I won't be trying it again.

Serving type: on-tap

10-18-2013 04:21:47 | More by Mulciber_Volcanus
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ant880

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +1%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Florida

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North Carolina

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New York

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1%

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Florida

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +1%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1%

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West Virginia

4/5  rDev +1%

10-09-2013 22:53:04 | More by Insanity55
New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout) from New Holland Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,337 ratings.