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Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing Company

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4.03/5
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5,899 Ratings
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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:
5,899
pDev:
12.9%
Bros Score:
3.82
 
 
Wants:
367
Gots:
1,912
Trade:
43
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Look: Deep black with just a hint of ruby red. Good head, and swirling in the glass could re-create the head after it fell a bit. Not much lacing though.

Smell: Definitely vanilla. Chocolate even, and the bourbon is certainly there.

Taste: I was very impressed with the taste. Full of bourbon and complexity, not too dissimilar to a much pricier Eclipse. Delicious.

Feel: Smooth and bourbon. Rolls over the tongue.

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22 Fluid Ounce Bottle
Bottled on September 28th, 2015
Reviewed on March 5th, 2015
Served in a Snifter

Eyes
Poured a rich dark brown body. Thin tan head quickly collapsed, leaving bubbly retention and a sparse amount of lacing.

Nose
Sweet roasted malts. Dense layers of dark fruit, vanilla, and chocolate. Bourbon was there but not overwhelming. Similar aromatic notes to those of Belgian Quads.

Tongue
Sweet malts hit the tongue first. Dark fruit. Cocoa. Sweet layers with notes of vanilla and marshmallow. Whiskey blended well with the sweet notes but finished tart, leaving a decent hit of alcohol. Overall flavor was sweet.

Mouthfeel
Full-bodied. Moderate carbonation. The body felt too carbonated to support the potential wide-range of complexities this beer had to offer.

Overall
Sweet, boozy, and pleasing.

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Dragon's Milk from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 5,899 ratings
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