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Dragon's Milk Reserve Triple-Mashed | New Holland Brewing Company

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Dragon's Milk Reserve Triple-MashedDragon's Milk Reserve Triple-Mashed
BA SCORE
4.24/5
Exceptional
246 Ratings
Dragon's Milk Reserve Triple-MashedDragon's Milk Reserve Triple-Mashed
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
newhollandbrew.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 17.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by superspak on 07-16-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,283
Reviews:
59
Ratings:
246
pDev:
8.25%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
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Trade:
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Ratings: 246 |  Reviews: 59
Photo of MIBeerGeek
4.75/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Muss42
4.3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Vidblain
4.31/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of badmotorgrunge
4.53/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fobab

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Photo of CPAles
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ladle69
4.42/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eziel
4.51/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jgunther71
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aclockworkchris
4.75/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

this beer is quite literally absurd. i mean, triple mashing an already intense and huge beer like this is awesome, but is wholly unnecessary. on paper, to me anyway, it looks like a novelty, but one drink and i was totally surprised and impressed, singing a much different tune. i couldnt believe how smooth this was, like, its mellow and rich but not sticky, not sugary going down for how strong it is, and really velvety in texture, its actually awesome. the other shocker for me is how well hidden the alcohol is, sure, you know you are drinking a strong imperial stout, but it doesnt taste or smell fusel to me at all, and blind i never would have guessed 17% abv! notes of dark molten chocolate, cigar, and barrel char and whiskey, its an intense palate, but its remarkably well integrated and the beer is far more drinkable and enjoyable than i expected it to be with this absurd recipe and alcohol strength. thats a huge credit to new holland, who has done something really cool with an already awesome beer. i want to know about what yeast they are using and how they are using it to get it this strong, someone enlighten me! dont be afraid of this or think its a gimmick like i did, its awesome.

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4.21/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.03/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

It was like a less flavorful black tuesday. Dominated by ethanol with maybe even less chocolate, vanilla, oak and bourbon than standard Dragons milk.

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4.21/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle dated 1/4/17 so about 8 months on it.

Pours a nearly black opaque color. Slightly brown on the edges of the glass. Almost no head. Thin lacing on the outside.

Smells of chocolate, roasted malts, caramel, and bourbon. Pretty great. Definite booze but not overpowering.

Taste is powerful. Lots of bourbon and caramel. Hints of chocolate as well. Unlike the nose, booze overpowers the taste a bit.

Feel is heavy-ish. Low carbonation.

Overall a nice treat. Booze is strong on the palette but that is to be expected at this ABV.

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4.11/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Blackop555
4.37/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark brown. thin, short, foamy brown head that fades fast.

Smells roast malt, coffee, light chocolate, bourbon and vanilla.

Taste is a punch of bourbon character and sweet roast malt. Fades to coffee, chocolate and light vanilla finishes semi sweet with vanilla and a light alcohol burn. Medium body and smooth lower carbonation

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4.15/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is very high in alcohol content so I poured myself a 6 oz serving and recapped the bottle. An hour or so later I drank the remaining portion. The taste is sweeter than I would really prefer but it's not overwhelmingly sweet. The first half at least didn't bother me too much at least but round 2 was getting a little cloying. But aside from that great taste, great nose, great feel.

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4.21/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

SAVOR D.C. 2017

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4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.26/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.46/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of coz
4.07/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of scream
4.37/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

First stab at this one. Look, taste, smell, all top notch. The feel is for me a bit hot, but possibly due to the high abv. 17% is over the top. Wonder what will happen w time on the rest I have. Overall a winner.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.85/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Dragon's Milk Reserve Triple-Mashed from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.24 out of 5 with 246 ratings
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