Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing Company

very good
5,700 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: 5,700 |  Reviews: 1,497
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4.55/5  rDev +14.3%

Wonderful depth and finish. Malty, smooth brew with a great balance of vanilla

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of HoppySeb
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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5/5  rDev +25.6%

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4.56/5  rDev +14.6%

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4.56/5  rDev +14.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Soterios
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.16/5  rDev +4.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Gear54
4.63/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Re-review in this bottle now that my beer palate has grown and I know a bit more about good beer!

From a bottle into my Shorts snifter. Pitch black with kaki head and minimal lace.

Smell is black licorice and dark chocolate with hints of roasted malts. I get some sweetness in the aroma as well.

Rich roasted malt flavor with coco and coffee. The licorice isn't as prevalent as with the smell but it does bite a bit on the finish.

Feel is amazing. This beer is so smooth and has almost no booze which is great for a beer with this high abv.

The overall for this is strong! I'm going to be back for this again.

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4.72/5  rDev +18.6%

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4.12/5  rDev +3.5%

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4.12/5  rDev +3.5%

Photo of EHopkinsi
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Very strong alcohol nose and taste at first, a little more than my rookie self likes. As it warms up however, the "alcoholness" fades (though never disappears) to a much more enjoyable level and the taste is much more balanced. Enjoyed it quite a bit after the alcohol burn faded, not so much 'til then.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of SLewis
4.14/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dragon's Milk from New Holland Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 5,700 ratings.
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