Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing Company

very good
5,719 Ratings
Dragon's MilkDragon's Milk

Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

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

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Ratings: 5,719 |  Reviews: 1,502
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2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

did not enjoy. i'm not a huge fan of high ABV beers but people had been nagging me, telling me i was going to like this one. i finally picked it up. i like all the new holland beers i have tried (the poet might be my favorite beer ever) but this was more than a disappointment to me.

the smell, the taste, the aftertaste - all of it kind of repulsed me.

i wasn't a fan of the 10% thing, but it was more the taste here. this just wasn't a good beer to me. in fact, i'd go as far as to say i found it a bad beer.

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.52/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of PicoPapa
4.11/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle. 2014 Vintage. Pours a dark brownish black color with a thin ring of khaki head. Good amount of lacing. The aroma is Bourbon at first followed by some oak, vanilla, roasted malts, and chocolate. The taste is bourbon and oak. Chocolate and roasted malts as well. Hints of charcoal and earth. Finishes with some nice Bourbon notes. Very noticeable alcohol warmth. Lightly carbonated with a heavy-ish mouthfeel. This is a great year round Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout. Overall, fantastic.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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4.76/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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1.4/5  rDev -64.8%

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3.08/5  rDev -22.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.92/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.8/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.76/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Dragon's Milk from New Holland Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 5,719 ratings.
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