Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
5,698 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:
5,698
Reviews:
1,496
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
13.07%
 
 
Wants:
350
Gots:
1,794
For Trade:
44
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,698 |  Reviews: 1,496
Photo of JavierG
4.2/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Isarnan
4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerLover99
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rmarquardt17
4.07/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Casey_L
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of degueulasse
3.94/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It pours nearly black with a soft, dense head. To me, this beer tastes most caramel and vanilla, with the obvious dark chocolate notes providing the base. It feels a bit sticky, but it works pretty well because it gives off a sort of warmth due to the barrel-aged nature.

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Photo of SQWEAK
3.71/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Great stuff here..

LOOK: Dark tint but not pitch black, like an oil change that went over 2k miles
SMELL: Not so great here in the smells... Kinda sour not tart
TASTE: Good vanilla notes not too strong or sweet, The bourbon I can feel it going down like a slight burn in the belly. good malty blend.
FEEL: Light on the pallet bitter on the tongue feels light on the draw.
OVERALL: top of the list beer, amazing flavor, good body, Strong ABV best poured in goblet

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Photo of puck1225
3.96/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass. Very dark brown with a well formed and creamy light brown head. Nice lacing. The initial smell is of milk chocolate and slightly of banana. The taste is of chocolate and dark toast with a slightly boozey finish. Nice stout.

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Photo of Neversatisfied1980
4.37/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Salinesnake
4.31/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dgrizzle13
4.41/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

First dark beer I have actually liked. I like how it makes you feel like your drinking a brownie or a cake and with that much alcohol involved, being that smooth for a nice stout.

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Photo of AlexFreudenberg
3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MrJuengling
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jahbless
4.56/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle. One of the best beers I've ever had. Sweet malt taste.alcohol is well hidden. Awesome!

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Photo of Rizzy17
4.16/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.76/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of agrinnell
4.58/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tvenne
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of joshautry
3.63/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zaybertooh
3.6/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chossboss
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of petermethot
3.62/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 806beerman
3.95/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Bdubz94
4.09/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter from a fridge temp bomber bottled 12/23/16-about 4 months on it.

Pours pitch black with a finger tan head. Fair lacing. No light gets through even on the edges of the glass.

Smell is chocolate, roasted malts, vanilla, caramel, and oak. Just a hint of bourbon but very malty overall.

Taste is roasted malts, chocolate, raisins, mild coffee, and bourbony booze. 11% ABV and you can taste it.

Mouthfeel is heavy, sticky, and warming. Low carbonation.

Overall, a good bourbon barrel aged stout. A bit boozy.

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Photo of deac83
3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Dragon's Milk from New Holland Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 5,698 ratings.
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