Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing Company

Dragon's MilkDragon's Milk
5,818 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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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Deep, mahogany red/brown body with thin but persistent, creamy head. Milk chocolate, mocha, and a slight bourbon nose in the aroma. Coconut, baker's chocolate, booze, and vanilla flavors. Heavy body with a smooth, velvety, thick mouthfeel.

A most impressive tasting stout. The flavors and feel really shine with big, robust character. The malt component creates a deliciously dark treat; sweetness and bitterness all nicely balanced. The relatively high alcohol content is noticeable but doesn't over-ride any of the malt and hop goodness while the bourbon barrel aging greatly adds to the overall character of the beer. Another fine Michigan beer offering...

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.72/5  rDev -7.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.95/5  rDev -2%

Pours a dark brown, near black with a thick head. The smell was very sweet with both the malt and vanilla. There wasn't any real wood I could pick up on in the nose. The taste was very nice with vanilla, malt, and coffee and chocolate flavors being predominant. The bourbon wood came through in the finish with an oakey, slightly sweet flavor that I found delicious.

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4.24/5  rDev +5.2%

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3.84/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.4/5  rDev -15.6%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.88/5  rDev -3.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.92/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.92/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.6/5  rDev -10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.05/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.9/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.3/5  rDev +6.7%

A 10 oz. pour at Tyler's Taproom in Apex on 9/15/2014. Dark, decent head. Aroma more like a lighter roast. Milk chocolate and toffee flavor. A bit of alcohol toward the finish. Bittersweet finish. Heavy body and medium carbonation. Sit on this for 6 months to let the alcohol mellow, and put it on nitro, it would be near perfect.

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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

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4.4/5  rDev +9.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

Dragon's Milk from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 5,818 ratings
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