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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

3,306 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,306
Reviews: 1,120
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 14.14%
Wants: 158
Gots: 482 | FT: 32
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  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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5/5  rDev +26.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Illinois

3.81/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A near-great monster. Maybe because it's my first bourbon barrel stout I was a bit overwhelmed by the taste of the alcohol, or what seemed like it. I loved the look and texture, but kept feeling like someone had dropped a half-shot of bourbon in it. It got better as it warmed and I adapted. Looking forward to trying it again, especially on a cold winter's night.

Serving type: bottle

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2013 Vintage

A: Pours a pitch black color with a fingers worth of head that reduces to a thin cap

S: Quite a bit of barrel character and roast. Oak, vanilla, toffee, caramel, and bourbon are all present. Not too much alcohol presence

T: Starts off with a good bit of roast and char and then goes into the barrel with notes of bourbon, oak, vanilla, and caramel. Some dark chocolate also comes through. Alcohol very well hidden. Finishes with a bit more of the char and a very light bitterness

M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A solid BBA stout with a good amount of barrel character. Easy to drink given the 10% and barrel nature. I'd drink it again

Serving type: bottle

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout) from New Holland Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,306 ratings.