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RATINGS: 1421   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
schmidtguy (37) - Englevale, North Dakota, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Trade from Queenholly , Pours dark brown almost black, smells of malts chocolate and bourbon....taste is bourbon hint of chocolate and malts....even east to drink smooth beer great beer....


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prufrockstar (918) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle, originally thanks to bacterial but I didnít rate that one, so giving it another go. Dark brown pour without much head. Vanilla, graham cracker, chocolate, harsh alcohol. Sweet with subdued roast bitterness to finish. Medium-full body, smooth and creamy texture.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
liquidbread86 (39) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Excellent beer. Smooth and slightly sweet with a milky finish. Reminds me of a Tactical Nuclear Penguin, but lower in ABV.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tectactoe (1716) - Michigan, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle: I know this gets a lot of praise for being a year-round, easy available bourbon barrel aged stout, but itís one that Iíve personally just never been a fan of. Dark, dark brown pour with a modest tan film on top, looks thinner than youíd expect a 10% ABV stout to look. Hefty aroma of pungent whiskey, dark cocoa, oak, tannic wood, sugary vanilla extract, dark figs, dates, & mild anise. Really stings the nostrils. Stings the taste buds, too. Heavy booze, roasted malt, molasses, musky wood chips, burnt brown sugar, moderate vanilla, dark & bitter cocoa beans, astringent whiskey finish. The boozy strength grows with time. I mean, I know itís a 10% ABV stout, but the whiskey is not integrated so deftly. In a pinch, itís... Okay. But compared to other (unfortunately, harder to acquire) beers of the style, it is very unrefined.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kkleu357 (277) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Dark black color. Big tan head. Lots of toasty coffee aroma. Little flat tasting, little alcohol taste, lots of coffee. Itís good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
firstsip (402) - Michigan, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Growler. Dark black. Some lingering head. Full, rich body. Boozey but malty nose. A great balance of alcohol, dark fruits, malt, etc. A fantastic imperial stout.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LuckyDog (90) - - AUG 22, 2014
Another style that isnít my favorite. High alcohol. Strong bourbon flavor. And yet I love this beer. Nicely done.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrohia (137) - - AUG 17, 2014
China Cottage, Dayton, draft. Stinging chocolate extract aroma. Dark root beer appearance. Strong alcohol taste, sharp chocolate. Head doesn't last as long as I expected. Taste more like a liqueur than a beer. Could not drink a lot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
cincidude87 (2) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2014 does not count
One of the best bourbon barrel ales I have ever had. Sweet, oakie, and smokey with hints of caramel and a little bit of chocolate. Big hit of alcohol but that is to be expected with a high gravity beer. Great mouth feel, all around excellent.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bballin3000 (1) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 15, 2014 does not count
Great barrel aged beer for the price and availability. Nice oak flavor combined with a very good sweet, chocolate base. Will definitely make this one to always have on hand and aging ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MacBoost (1261) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2014
2014 vintage. Pours a very dark brown with ruby red edges and a small tan head. Aromas of oak, vanilla, chocolate, some roast. Taste is semi sweet and lightly bitter. Flavors of marshmallow, oak, vanilla and a huge dose of chocolate. Alcohol is kept in check. Very nice chocolate expression without being cloying. This is a very nice imperial stout that quite frankly, far exceeded my expectations. Finish is oaked chocolate. Very nice.


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