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Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing Company

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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
Ranking:
#3,022
Reviews:
1,542
Ratings:
5,901
pDev:
12.87%
Bros Score:
3.82
 
 
Wants:
367
Gots:
1,912
Trade:
43
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,901 |  Reviews: 1,542
Photo of hops202
4.46/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into snifter glass from a 2013 Vintage. Certainly a good candidate to rival bourbon county stout. Definitely considering the $9 a piece bottle price. Smell is great and taste exceeds that. Definitely a great bourbon barrel aged stout. I will be buying a bunch and aging some as well.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of BrandonNyte
4.6/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer has quickly become one of my personal favorites, although I've noticed that it's not for everyone, due to how strong it is.

It's color is black as pitch, it's smell, sweet and rich.

It has a smooth feel in the mouth, I could detect oaken flavors in it as well as chocolate and coffee undertones. It delivers a very nice aftertaste that leaves you wanting more.

I also thought it to be very good while enjoying a steak.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of mick303
3.87/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

First had on tap, and gave a 4. This review is from the bottle, from the LCBO, aged a further few months. Dark brown colour, fairly light for the style, with nice lacing and retention.

S - notes of oak, bourbon, coffee malts, alcohol heat (rubbing alcohol).

T - better, smoother notes of chocolate, vanilla, oak barrels, smooth bourbon, mild roastiness with a nice malty character and earthy hoppiness, fairly assertive, some citrus character.

M - nice body, malty with some bourbon like spiritious character. Fairly creamy with moderate carbonation.

Overall this is a bit thin for the style, a bit too alcoholic with not enough dextrins left in the body to balance it out. Flavour was decent with a lot of bourbon barrel, not much else, some moderate hops, so it makes for an overall tasty but somewhat bland stout. Certainly not a world-beater.

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4.14/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Dragon's Milk from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 5,901 ratings
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