Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
5,699 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:
5,699
Reviews:
1,497
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
13.07%
 
 
Wants:
350
Gots:
1,795
For Trade:
44
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,699 |  Reviews: 1,497
Photo of JHadlock
4.56/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Needs to breathe a little before drinking

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Photo of pnelting
4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of A-Sox
3.67/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RajaSTL
4.17/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sblickem
4.46/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ltd4n
4.46/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Richter525
3.77/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ALLISON01
4.62/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jwtug
4.35/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

For a 11% beer this is great. First tried it on tap at a local restaurant, bought a 4 pack of bottles tonight. Very interesting brew. Very good.

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Photo of Ryften
4.71/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of njcraftguy
4.58/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark and frothy. Very tasty brew w a robust finish.

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Photo of Matty123
3.82/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Drain poured this beer halfway through. Heavy carbonation, thin mouthfeel, Metallic taste. Thumbs down

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Photo of Michael-GT
4.8/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Amazing. Smells like whiskey, vanilla, and chocolate. Tastes like chocolate and whiskey. Creamy texture and a great head.

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Photo of dwagner003
4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Oap--1127
4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BenBreeg
4.56/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LloydDobler
3.97/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ttp86
3.6/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TargaFlorio
4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmg480
3.96/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sohearn
4.6/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of West08
4.31/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dovers
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LDOMustang17
4.26/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jjski
4.17/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2015 version is MUCH tastier than last years. Viscosity has thickened a tad ( an improvement). Not thick like BCBS, but meatier than KBS. Nice mouthfeel. Great aroma, understated yet well executed balance.

This years bourbon presence is appreciably higher: very, very nice.
EPIC? no, not quite. Still fabulous, especially for the price

Edit 8/5/15. I notice some variability between batches. This bottled date, not so impressive. I'm going to lower my taste score by 0.25. This batch is underwhelming

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Dragon's Milk from New Holland Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 5,699 ratings.
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