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RATINGS: 1713   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Dragonís Milk is a 17th century term used to describe the strong beer usually reserved for royalty. This strong ale was aged in oak for over 120 days. The aging process extracts flavors from the wood, which contribute to its complex character. Hints of bourbon flavor perfectly compliment its roasted malts to produce a beer fit for a King.


4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SudsMcDuff (7734) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - APR 11, 2009
great flippin stuff, wow, perfect barrel aged goodness, beautiful super delicious mouthfeel, a nice roast and nice oak subtlety ...come on unted!! 2-1 vs sunderland. . i donít even remember where i got this but who cares , this is bliss.. .. . .

. .really is a fantastic well made fun full flavoured bullseye brew!!!

I had this parrot. The parrot talked, but it did not say "Iím hungry." So it died.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
USCBeerMan (109) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - APR 9, 2009
1 pt 6 oz bottle. Cant describe this beer any better than "jimmack34". A significant bourbon oak taste and aroma.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
17thfloor (2443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 23, 2010 [Bottle from early 08 opened 4.9.09] Pours a dark murky dull brown with a small frothy beige bubbly head. Aroma of oxidized malts, overripe dark fruit, burnt molasses, a bit grainy. Flavor is quite dull and bitter, gentle sweet, oxidized malts, raisins, hay, milk chocolate, bourbon and cream. Medium/full creamy mouthful with zero carbonation. 6.3.6.3.12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[ rerate Dragons Milk 8.5% 3.23.10] Okay, so I kind let my other bottle go to #$*&, lesson learned. Fresh 12ozer to get a real feel for this beer. Already I can tell this is going to be much better. Pours a somewhat clear very dark brown with a small fizzy frothy tan head. Aroma is strong of raisins and gorgeous strong oak, seemingly bourbon, distinct warming alcohol note, a really nice amount of vanilla , maybe a touch of vegetable. Flavor follows exactly, really well done, raisins, oak, plenty of vanilla but not in a overpowering Founders way, the malt flavors are all subtly melded together but the beer tastes very fresh, neat trick. similar to the haagandaz rum-raisin ice cream, rich vanilla and raisins with an alcohol kick. The only downside is that the stwed vegetable note is also present in the flavor, I suppose that is one of the reasons it didnít age very well. Medium/full bodied, oily with sparse fizzy carbonation. I remember my bad bottle being full of charr and was just not good. Actually this reminds me of unfiltered Sake a lot in both aroma and flavor. 7.5 / 4 /7.5 / 4 / 15

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
JimVanGumby (12) - Cottleville, Missouri, USA - APR 7, 2009
We were initially mistaken in thinking that this was a stout. Our mistake, nonetheless, we were very impressed with the overall quality and taste. Easy to drink with hints of toffee and oak. A definite favorite in my minimal collection.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
thefederalist (306) - Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA - APR 7, 2009
Bottle. Pours dark brown, no carbonation. Aroma is complex and of cocoa, vanilla, coconut, earth and wood. Flavor is abrasively sweet, as if lactose was added to the grist (I can only assume from the name). Becomes repulsive as it warms. Body is thick and creamy. Either this has lactose in it or bottle conditioning stalled.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sigma23 (380) - , Maine, USA - APR 5, 2009
pours dark brown with a medium white head. aroma is oak, dark fruit, alcohol, and chocolate. taste was whiskey, vanilla, and roasted malts. finishes warm with alcohol and a little sweet. great beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimmack34 (640) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - APR 5, 2009
1 pt 6 oz bottle. Pours very dark brown with a ruby hue. Head is small and off white. Smells of vanilla, wood, roasted chocolate, and heavy cream. Tastes of cocoa, marshmallow, bourbon, and coffee. Hints of some dark fruit. Body is velvety smooth. Though the sound of "milk" in a beer title is intimidating, donít let it bother you. Its not as bad as it sounds. Very unusual, but a nice brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
buckeyebeerman (10) - Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2009
pours a dark brown with moderate off white head. taste of vanilla and marshmellow and malt. smells of coconut and vanilla. samoas girl scout cookie

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jsawyer (297) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2009
Draught. Poured dark grayish brown with ruby edges and thin beige head that dissipates quickly. Aroma was very woody, chocolate, lactic, caramel, dark fruits. Flavor was caramel, chocolate, vanilla-oak, and whiskey. Palate, I thought, was a little light but very warming at the same time. I honestly expected a little more than I got. Good beer nonetheless.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11899) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 25, 2009
on tap @Philly BeerFest IIIĖpours a light brown head and mahogany color. Aroma is bourbon, sweet medium malt. Taste is bourbon, sweet medium malt-brown sugar. Again taste not up to aroma.


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