Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
5,788 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:
5,788
Reviews:
1,516
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
13.1%
 
 
Wants:
360
Gots:
1,838
For Trade:
45
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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5/5  rDev +25.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.4/5  rDev +10.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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5/5  rDev +25.9%

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4.09/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was one the first craft beers I was introduced to - it's time for a review.
12oz bottle, Vintage 2014, 11% ABV. I remember this being less ABV in previous years and described as "ale aged in oak barrels" (like the photo to the left) rather than the updated description of "bourbon barrel stout". Not sure of when and why the change. Marketing perhaps.
A - thin foamy tan head atop a dark brown cola-like colored body
S - vanilla, oak, boozy bourbon, roasted barley, caramel
T - boozy with bourbon, vanilla, oak, roasted barley, dark chocolate, earthy and peppery on the finish
M - fuller body, very smooth, lower carbonation, alcohol is expectedly noticeable
O - always a good one to come back to. It's been a few years, but just as good as I remember.

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3.48/5  rDev -12.3%

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4.32/5  rDev +8.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Excellent roasted aroma followed by a smooth mouth feel and an oaken finish. It is an excellent Imperial and the stronger ABV can be tasted in the finish. Great sipping beer on a cold night.

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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5/5  rDev +25.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +25.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.28/5  rDev +7.8%

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4.12/5  rDev +3.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Very good, didn't blow me away though.

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Dragon's Milk from New Holland Brewing Company
3.97 out of 5 based on 5,788 ratings.
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