Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
5,768 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:
5,768
Reviews:
1,515
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
13.1%
 
 
Wants:
357
Gots:
1,828
For Trade:
45
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,768 |  Reviews: 1,515
Photo of srw
4.19/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MeIquiades
4.56/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Urk1127
3.78/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.56/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hophazzard
4.14/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of fern22
3.91/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hobojungle
3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jaker07
4.58/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Pours a pitch black color with a small brown foamy head. Head retention is non-existent. Lacing is good. Has that bourbon aroma with vanilla and a small amount of smoky java. Alcohol content evident. Very smooth. There is a big bourbon taste. Very mild java bitterness. A little smokey malts. Good amount of vanilla. Alcohol is definitely there. Medium to heavy bodied with mild carbonation. Good beer just wish it had a little less bourbon and a little more java.

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Photo of Tre1994
4.84/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sabitu
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of npala86
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of IchLiebeBierZu
4.54/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ctb6582
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of southcoastfooter
4.38/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had it first in bottle...didn't like it...draft much better, in fact very good. Strong, briwn, malty...no hops

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Photo of SFUprof
4.64/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I love this beer! The rich vanilla base with the bourbon touches are fantastic. It is smooth to drink with a creamy feel. I have had it as a draft and out of the bottle and prefer the draft. It pours very dark with a tan colored head. It feels a bit thin for a stout, but that doesn't hurt it at all. If you haven't had a barrel aged stout and want to try one, this is a good way to go.

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Photo of Bum4ever
4.46/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jason_nwx
3.89/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of dyjuan8
3.69/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bronxbommers
4.65/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

really good stout beer, thats available year-round. taste is on the sweeter side.

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Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.16/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a speiglau BA glass.

Look is dark opaque black with a thin off white head.

Aroma is a light roasted malt with vanilla bourbon maybe a slight coconut note.

Taste continues that light coconut with vanilla bourbon and a roasted RIS after taste.

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

Photo of briancathy
4.01/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Steve_Studnuts
3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DallasK
3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dragon's Milk from New Holland Brewing Company
3.97 out of 5 based on 5,768 ratings.
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