Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
5,747 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:
5,747
Reviews:
1,511
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
13.1%
 
 
Wants:
357
Gots:
1,819
For Trade:
44
User Ratings & Reviews
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.97/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.09/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jwinship83
3.92/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle with no dating information and a listed ABV of 8.5%

A- A very dark brown body with ruby hints around the edges. small bubbles of carbonation can be seen rushing to the top of the glass. small khaki colored crown of a head

S- immediately, i can tell this was aged in wood. lots of oak-y vanilla. some chocolate, caramel, and a bunch of roasted malt notes as well.

T- once again, the barrel aging comes to the forefront. lots of vanilla and oak. a ton of caramel malt, and some chocolate too. roasted malt is also present.

M- medium bodied with a bit too much carbonation. the alcohol is very well hidden.

D- very easy to finish. its nice to have a beer thats barrel aged on the shelves year round. this is something i wish i would have discovered sooner. cant see myself finishing more than one in a sitting, but its something ill try again sometime soon. the interesting flavor and well hidden ABV work in this ones favor, big time

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

Photo of soupyman10
3.88/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this one on-tap at Ashleys in Ann Arbor after passing it up a number of times in beer spots around town. A tasty one, if not exactly incredible. Poured a darkish brown with some reddish highlights. Nose is strong on molasses and coffee. Taste is fairly similar, with a good dose of dried fruit tossed in. Coffee and chocolate play a surprisingly big part. Fairly smooth alcohol, especially for 9%. Feel is good with good carbonation. This one was pretty good, I'd definitely have it again.

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.45/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jp32
4.54/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours black in color. A slight khaki colored head appears with a vigorous pour, but dissipates quickly.

The aroma is of oak, toasted malts, chocolate, and a little bit of booze.

Flavor is of chocolate, roasted and toasted malts, booze (reminds me more of rum barrel than whiskey barrel), something sweet, and a dark dried fruit like raisins or figs.

The mouthfeel is exceptionally smooth. Silky smooth. Pure silk. This has got to be the most velvety feeling beer I've ever had.

A very nice beer. For it's price and seemingly easy availability, it's hard to beat this one.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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

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3.84/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.59/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Dragon's Milk from New Holland Brewing Company
3.97 out of 5 based on 5,747 ratings.
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