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RATINGS: 1725   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dragon’s 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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
retinadoc (217) - - JAN 21, 2016
Bottle. Whoa, very boozy! The aroma is light, pleasant chocolate and belies what is to follow: sweet, strong beer with strong whisky/bourbon oak flavor. A bit off-putting at first, but grows better as you sip it. Which is what you will do, as this is definitely a sipping beer. ABV 11% for the Bourbon Barrel Stout variety.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (3013) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JAN 20, 2016
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle, says 11% on the bottle, poured into a snifter. Opaque black with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, medium body, medium/light carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is nice bourbon, roasted malt, some oak, hints of vanilla, and dry finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mrtripod (33) - USA - JAN 16, 2016
12 oz Bottle. Pours dark with a decent beige creamy head that is somewhat lasting that leaves rings of lacing after each sip. Aroma is woody, bourbon and vanilla. Light to medium bitter, mild sweetness, a light and thin body for this style with moderate carbonation. Leaves one wanting too much more. If you are weak this is for you.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (17292) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2016
Bottle at Happy New Beer in Sätila 160116. Opaque black beer with a small head. Roasted chocolate aroma, caramel, raisins, figs, licorice, vanilla, coffee, some wood. Woody chocolate flavor, caramel, raisins, figs, vanilla, wood, coffee notes, some spices. Quite nice.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
linusb (716) - SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2016
2012 A: Pitch black no head N: bourbon, vanilla, coffee T: Coffee, bourbon, vanilla O: Quite easy drinking. Very nice though!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (4391) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2016
Bottle courtesy of rlgk. Pours black with a small frothy pale mocha head that doesn’t leave much trace on the glss while dissipating. Smell is malty with roasted malts, caramel, vanilla fudge, charred wood, dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, coconut milk, minerals and hints of bourbon alcohol. Taste is sweet and amlty. mouthfeel is soft, round, tiny boozy and medium to full bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with roasted malts, dark bread, caramel, toasted oatmeal, vanilla fudge, charred wood, dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, moist soil and hints of bourbon alcohol. Fairly elegant BA impy with nothing vulgar about it.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (1672) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JAN 15, 2016
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, and bourbon. Flavor is roasted malt, black coffee, vanilla bean, chocolate, brown sugar, dry oak, and bourbon. Finishes with dark roasted coffee and roasted malt bitterness and booziness. Really nice!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wrlangin (133) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 12, 2016
This beer is one of my favorites of all time. I enjoy it every time I have it. I find it very balanced and enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1219) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 11, 2016
Dark brown to black colored, small to medium tan head, creamy. Aroma is of caramel, syrupy, some candy dark fruity notes, cocoa nibs, bourbon, alcohol. Taste is medium+ sweet caramel, milky, dark fruity candy, chocolate, cocoa, bourbon vanilla, quite boozy with alcohol warmth, dry finish. Full- bodied, soft carbonation, thick and syrupy. Quite bourbony, and the chocolate has a somewhat artificial feel to it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (574) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 10, 2016
2016/01/11 - Pours a jet black colour with a creamy tan head that quickly vanishes. Aroma is bourbon, vanilla, oak, rich milk chocolate, roasted malt and toffee. Taste is bourbon, vanilla, milk chocolate, toffee and oak. Mouthfeel is low medium (lighter than expected) with creamy carbonation and a dry, boozy, warming finish. A very nice sipper. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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