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
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
Ratings:
233
Reviews:
57
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
8.53%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
97
For Trade:
13
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Photo of dmorgan310
4.11/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Blackop555
4.37/5  rDev +3.6%
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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Photo of alexanderplatz
4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
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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Photo of vfgccp
4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

SAVOR D.C. 2017

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Photo of Duff27
4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GreenMind
4.26/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NMA
4.46/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smartassboiler
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of coz
4.07/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of scream
4.37/5  rDev +3.6%
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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Photo of Ryannotbryan
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.85/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tdm168
4.22/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gtwreck45
4.16/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cmukid87
4.34/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.16/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - Body is near pure blackness, with a minimal tan head which fades to wisps. No real lacing.

S - Barrel, wood, sweetness, cocoa, and booze booze booze.

T - Opens with sweetness, vanilla and cocoa. Mild suggests milk, chocolate. Close is full of barrel and warmth.

M - The open is sticky, thick, not heavy given the hugeness of the beer, but it is all relative. The alcohol cleans the stickiness, warmth clearing the tongue, keeping it possible to drink without being immediately overwhelmed.

O - This is an extraordinary beer, in that it delivers a huge 17% with relative finesse. It is not a particularly deep set of flavors, but it is an extraordinary feel, and an enjoyable, satisfying ride.

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Photo of BB1313
4.23/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on 1/14/17. 12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours almost black with a small khaki head that quickly fades leaving a decent ring and little lacing. The aromas are bold and balanced. Chocolate and caramel is there blending well with the bourbon. Hints of cherry along with some dark fruits as well. The flavors are very rich. It's slightly sweet, but not cloying or over the top. Tons of molasses. Lots of milk chocolate and dark chocolate. The bourbon characteristics really come through. Hints of rye and black pepper in the mix. Finishes with a mild spiciness. It finishes warm and the alcohol is noticeable, but it's not hot or boozy. It doesn't come off as a mess. Mouthfeel is very nice. It's full-bodied with moderate carbonation. It's slick and velvety. Not too thick, not too thin. It's ultimately smooth, but makes for the perfect sipper. Dangerously drinkable.

This is a great barrel-aged stout. It drinks like a big brew because it is, but it's ultimately balanced. It starts to drink like a smaller beer halfway through. Once again, it's dangerously drinkable. The craftsmanship is very impressive. Well done. Very enjoyable stuff.

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Photo of Bum4ever
4.44/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours black with very little head to speak of. Smell is bourbon and oak. Followed by a hint of vanilla and chocolate.
Taste is so smooth for 17%. There is a lot of bourbon there, but not too much for me. I also just love bourbon. Also oak and definitely some sweetness on the finish.
Feel is medium bodied and super smooth with very little carbonation.
Overall this is basically a hitter more bourbon version of dragons milk. Which means I loved it.

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Photo of bbtkd
4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

New Holland Dragon's Milk Reserve Triple-Mashed Bourbon Barrel Stout, 17% ABV. Pours medium viscosity and black, with little head. Nose is bourbon and chocolate. Taste is bourbon, milk, bourbon, chocolate, and bourbon. Pretty sweet but not cloying, with a faint bitter close. Decent mouthfeel, overall excellent.

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Photo of BWood
4.45/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: black with no real head. What you would expect from a 17% beer.

S: I get some barrel. Slight base beer.

T: holy crap. Huge barrel. Huge chocolate. Super sweet but not overpowering. Honestly it's a very well balanced beer. I have no complaints

F: super smooth. Clean finish. Slight biter from the chocolate but it's nice.

O: awesome beer. Love it.

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Photo of tvenne
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of clager
3.47/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SSGCujo
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gemini6
4.34/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Angerhaus
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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