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RATINGS: 1395   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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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DeesterOSU (5) - Toledo, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2013
The aroma was smooth! It had hints of vanilla and hint of oak. The color is anice deep brown...almost purple. The taste is smooth as well, a hint of vanilla. Overall, I liked it a lot!


3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
lownote (38) - USA - JUL 11, 2014
Tiny head. Dark black into stemware. Not much smell. Semi light mouth feel with a bit of a bite in carbonation. Tastes of chocolate vanilla some malts and alcohol.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidajensen (206) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 10, 2014
tastes of oak and maybe a hint of cherry? Thin velvet mouthfeel with a fairly dry sting at the end.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigda83 (116) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Outstanding beer. Pours a deep brown, small khaki head. Aroma is bourbon, oak, vanilla, chocolate, coffee, and a hint of cinnamon. Taste for me coffee stood out, and bourbon was in the background with hints of vanilla and chocolate. I got no alcohol burn at all. This was the first time trying this and I was very pleased. The part Iím confused on is that it was a 12 oz bottle and I thought was yar round. This says winter seasonal and is a bomber in the pic. Odd?

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Marno (7) - OíFallon, Missouri, USA - JUL 6, 2014 does not count
caramel, chocolate, coffee, roasty, vanilla, black, cloudy, frothy, light sweetness, full body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish,

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ROBC3366 (519) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bourbon Barrel aged. Pours dark brown with tall, long lasting, creamy, beige head and nice lacing. Aroma is of bourbon, roasted malt, dark fruit, wood and coffee. Body is full, creamy and smooth. Taste is of bourbon, roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, brown sugar, dark fruit and herbal hops. Finish is long and boozy, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john_henry (93) - - JUL 3, 2014
Had on tap at the ginger man in NYC. Pours a deep rich black with beautiful fragrance thats followed by the rich taste. Nicely balanced and not too sweet for a milk stout, hope to have again soon.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (2953) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 27, 2014
On draft @ Ale House Amesbury, MA. Pitch black color no light penetrates this bad boy. Aroma is dark fruit and chocolate dominate with light notes of oak.

Flavor starts with burnt espresso bean and hints of roast. The center has milk chocolate with tones of caramel and vanilla. The oak shows up again in the finale. Carbonation provides a lightly creamy texture. The body is a bit lean for the style and half way through a 10 oz. snifter the 10% ABV does make itself known. Iím sure bottles of this would cellar very well. Overall the only knock against it is the less than full body I look for in an Imperial stout. However, it still is a damn fine sipper. Any stout lover should give this a shot.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mike67 (770) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 27, 2014
12 oz bottle Bourbon Barrel aged. Pours dark brown with tall, long lasting, creamy, beige head and nice lacing. Aroma is of bourbon, roasted malt, dark fruit, wood and coffee. Body is full, creamy and smooth. Taste is of bourbon, roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, brown sugar, dark fruit and herbal hops. Finish is long and boozy, which I like. It will be my favorite RIS.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
akoeninger (397) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Dark brown in color. Aroma of roasted malt, vanilla, some chocolate and some woodsy bourbon. Taste follows the nose with the roasted malt standing out first followed by the vanilla and chocolate. As it warms the bourbon, vanilla, and oak come through more. Smooth and slick on the tongue. Slightly warming. Quite good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Johnnygeethree (8) - Illinois, USA - JUN 15, 2014 does not count
Dragons Milk. Let alone the awesome name, the beer itself is amazing. So smooth and full of flavor.


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