Dragon's Milk Reserve - Coconut Rum Barrel | New Holland Brewing Company

Dragon's Milk Reserve - Coconut Rum BarrelDragon's Milk Reserve - Coconut Rum Barrel
BA SCORE
4.28/5
212 Ratings
Dragon's Milk Reserve - Coconut Rum BarrelDragon's Milk Reserve - Coconut Rum Barrel
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by superspak on 07-24-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,113
Reviews:
52
Ratings:
212
pDev:
7.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
38
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 212 |  Reviews: 52
Photo of arlingtonjoe
4.41/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tommy5
4.29/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fern22
4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
4.39/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Oktoberfest
4.75/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kell50
4.4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Patches826
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PA-Michigander
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jamison85
4.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GDawgs34
4.17/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FLBeerGuy
4.26/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of donovansill
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fthegiants
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Narthax
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mschrei
4.31/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VeganUndead
3.96/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tvenne
4.75/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.92/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown with an off-white head. Aroma was big on real sweet coconut, also having oak, vanilla and coffee in the background.

Tastes extremely of coconut with some rum barrel aspects and tannins sticking to the palate. The roasted malt base of Dragon's Milk can barely stand up to the coconut. The flavors are pretty nice but can get overwhelming. Full bodied, smooth ale with a nice mouthfeel but sweetness lingers on.

It's best in small doses for sure. Interesting due to how much fresh shaved coconut flavor is packed into this beer.

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Photo of Ristaccia
4.54/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bgold86
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Grackos
4.47/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lahey
3.9/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From bottle to glass, look is black with light tan head.
Smell is amazing, like an alcoholic mounds bar.
Taste is too much coconut for me. I couldn't really taste the coffee and chocolate like i could with bourbon aged stouts. If you really like coconut, this may be for you.
Feel is somewhat thin.
Overall ok for one. I bought a 4 pack, so I'll trade or gift 1. Worth a try, but dont buy a case without trying.

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Photo of ZAP
4.77/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

For what this is supposed to be it is exceptional. It will not be for everyone though. Someone mentioned it reminded of a coconut doughnut and I would agree with that. I will say the coconut seems pretty fresh and not artificial. Has a lot of Malibu Rum to the aroma (Disclaimer: Last time I had Malibu Rum was about 1990.)

Solid stout as the base but not an immense stout or overbearing stout.

The body is rich and creamy. Slighty boozy but in a good way. Would never guess 11% ABV...seems more like 8-9%.

I love coconut and love imperial stouts and like rum so this seemed like a natural for me and it hits the marks.

I'd spring for this again. Heck of a treat and unique.

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Photo of DanGeo
3.89/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vande
4.68/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Dragon's Milk Reserve - Coconut Rum Barrel from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 212 ratings
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