Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
5,697 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:
5,697
Reviews:
1,496
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
13.07%
 
 
Wants:
350
Gots:
1,793
For Trade:
44
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,697 |  Reviews: 1,496
Photo of timontheroad
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured into a snifter. Appearance is nearly black, with a half-inch creamy light brown head that faded within a minute or two. The nose is very boozy up front, almost mediciny, with some slight notes of coffee, chocolate and vanilla. I didn't get the alcohol in the taste, as the malts covered it nicely. A bit of chocolate and some dark fruit flavors lasted on the back end. As it warmed, the chocolate really came out. I thought the mouthfeel was a little thin for such a big beer. Overall, a pretty damn good imp stout, I'd buy it again! I'm going to throw a few in the cellar to see well they hold up with some time on them.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.12/5  rDev +3.5%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.09/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.6/5  rDev +15.6%

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

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4/5  rDev +0.5%

12 oz bottle from 2014 poured into snifter

A- Dark brown, a bit thin, almost no head.
S- Not a hugely areomatic beer... carmel, slight bourbon, roasted malt
T- Nice base beer althought it seems much more like a porter than a stout to me. Roasted malts, very balanced. Thin and sweet bourbon flavor comes through on the back end. Maybe a bit of vanilla.
M - Medium. Leaves your mouth sticky.

O- Great every day "bourbon barrel" aged beer. Very accessable for those who want to start

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Sven62
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Yes, you can taste the bourbon. And it's awesome.

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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1.25/5  rDev -68.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

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4.4/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.92/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.94/5  rDev -1%

Dragon's Milk from New Holland Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 5,697 ratings.
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