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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

3,657 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,657
Reviews: 1,158
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 13.85%
Wants: 186
Gots: 642 | FT: 37
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 +0.8%

Zacemy, Sunday at 02:49 AM
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4.2/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: deep brown with lighter brown accents at the edges; 1 finger tan head that receded quickly to a thin collar; nice lacing;

S: definitely a bit of bourbon;

T: bourbon and vanilla come first, then I noticed the alcohol; the vanilla stays all the way with deeply roasted malt building from mid-palate;

M: sticky; moderate carbonation;

O: I love bourbon, so this beer is right up my alley;

HamdenHector, Saturday at 06:47 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Casterbridge, Saturday at 11:48 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Cpt_splding, Saturday at 02:55 AM
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3.3/5  rDev -16.9%

mousebeer, Sep 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

taez555, Sep 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

LeeW, Sep 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

slipperysoup, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of kim_thayil
2.75/5  rDev -30.7%

did not enjoy. i'm not a huge fan of high ABV beers but people had been nagging me, telling me i was going to like this one. i finally picked it up. i like all the new holland beers i have tried (the poet might be my favorite beer ever) but this was more than a disappointment to me.

the smell, the taste, the aftertaste - all of it kind of repulsed me.

i wasn't a fan of the 10% thing, but it was more the taste here. this just wasn't a good beer to me. in fact, i'd go as far as to say i found it a bad beer.

kim_thayil, Sep 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

hoppymcgee, Sep 25, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +13.9%

Giesch, Sep 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

ECalebrews449, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of PicoPapa
4.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle. 2014 Vintage. Pours a dark brownish black color with a thin ring of khaki head. Good amount of lacing. The aroma is Bourbon at first followed by some oak, vanilla, roasted malts, and chocolate. The taste is bourbon and oak. Chocolate and roasted malts as well. Hints of charcoal and earth. Finishes with some nice Bourbon notes. Very noticeable alcohol warmth. Lightly carbonated with a heavy-ish mouthfeel. This is a great year round Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout. Overall, fantastic.

PicoPapa, Sep 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

dheldman, Sep 24, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +19.9%

BradRog, Sep 24, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

glass_house, Sep 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

mattreitz49, Sep 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Jmathews011, Sep 24, 2014
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1.4/5  rDev -64.7%

brandonati, Sep 23, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -22.4%

Alwhitmer3, Sep 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

intovert2438, Sep 22, 2014
New Holland Dragon's Milk (Bourbon Barrel Stout) from New Holland Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,657 ratings.