Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
5,768 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:
5,768
Reviews:
1,515
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
13.1%
 
 
Wants:
357
Gots:
1,828
For Trade:
45
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4.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of beerbones
4.21/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mnine
4.42/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheBrewsky
4.61/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of msscott1973
4.3/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of glennchapin
4.44/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jimpyle48
3.86/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled from bottle

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Photo of Mikeycustoms101
2.53/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

I did not enjoy this beer. Has a great apperence and smell however it has an overpowering flavor of bourbon. Not a smooth drinking beer to say the least and overpriced in my opinion

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Photo of drewskihausen
3.57/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bold apperance; nice head.

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Photo of MakeBeerGreatAgain
3.68/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pistol_pete
4.54/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jkblr
3.96/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottled 3/1/17 poured into a New Holland High Gravity Series pokal at 55 degrees 11% ABV. The beer pours very dark brown with a small tan head that fades into a ring hugging the glass. There are a few bubbles on top of the beer but no lacing of any account. The aroma is more vanilla and wood than bourbon. The taste is smooth sweet malt first transitioning to oak, bourbon and a bit of prickly heat as it finishes. There is some vanilla and marshmallow somewhere in the middle as well. You get just a small amount of alcohol heat but it isn't harsh or distracting. Mouthfeel is soft, medium bodied, perhaps a bit too carbonated, and balanced in the finish. Overall, very good. This is a great stout at 5 months in the bottle and cellar temperature. It has a nice array of flavors without bourbon dominating.

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3.58/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hackattack
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is amazingly good stuff. It's a really fruity tasting imperial stout. Lots of flavors in there.... bourbon smoke, toasted malts, nutty vanilla , hints of coffee, and a touch of chocolate.

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Photo of Strohm
3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueKurenai
2/5  rDev -49.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Beersplosion
4.87/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kmkapalka
3.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of DannyRice
3.92/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of tone77
3.88/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of bourbon, vanilla, roasted malts. Taste is bourbon, roasted malts, a bit sweet, boozy as well. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall is a quality beer worth trying.

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4.27/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cmsfish
4.01/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of VisionHeavy
4.33/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Slarson7
4.17/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Dragon's Milk from New Holland Brewing Company
3.97 out of 5 based on 5,768 ratings.
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