Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
5,788 Ratings
Dragon's MilkDragon's Milk
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: 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
2016 Bottles are 11% ABV

Added by beernut7 on 08-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,788
Reviews:
1,516
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
13.1%
 
 
Wants:
360
Gots:
1,838
For Trade:
45
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 5,788 |  Reviews: 1,516
Photo of OregonGrown7
3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TLA
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Longhorn08
4.22/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OriginalWayOut
2.08/5  rDev -47.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of COKeeffe
3.33/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Walleybeer
5/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jsalz21
3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Skabiski
3.73/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dsimenson
4.35/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spikester
4.16/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black with ruby highlights using my led flashlight to back light. The tan head was small and faded to a persistent ring in short order. A few spatters of lace were left on the sides of the glass.
Smell is vanilla cocoa and a whiff of bourbon.
Taste is dark chocolate vanilla some candy sweetness and the bourbon.
Mouthfeel is medium and well carbonated. The finish is balanced with a hint of dryness at the end.
Overall a bit too sweet for me but seems to be well made.

 471 characters

Photo of Imcoachoshea
3.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vidblain
3.81/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SerpentX
3.64/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MMOSNN
3.82/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johlac66
4.15/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cristoph
2.51/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mbjb0720
4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Branlott42
3.95/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of travolta
3.76/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MouldyCrow
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of luvbier
4.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of beerbones
4.21/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mnine
4.42/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheBrewsky
4.61/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of msscott1973
4.3/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Dragon's Milk from New Holland Brewing Company
3.97 out of 5 based on 5,788 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.