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RATINGS: 1357   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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.


WortMan's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WortMan (18) - - JUN 1, 2013
This beer pours very dark with a small however frothy head. The aroma is dominated by maltiness. The taste is damn good on the front, oaky, bourbon and chocolate in the middle and sickning sweet achocol on the end. I would have enjoyed it better with a slighty lower gravity so i could enjoy the complexity, without getting slapped in the face by the alcohol in the end.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (4689) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2014
50cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Big thanks Thin creamy tan head. Clear black pour. Lots of bourbon and vanilla. Lovely!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ColovianTrader (195) - - APR 20, 2014
Loads of vanilla. Sweet cream, caramel, oak, malted milk, chocolate and bourbon flavors. Not as thick as others of the style, but great, smooth texture. Underrated in my opinion.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
anthony850 (210) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2014
In a bottle smooth with chocolate and bourban casked I love bourban. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvikar (2848) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 11, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Mastikim. Thanks troubles. 2013 bottle. Pours black to brown with a beige head, aroma of chocolate, wood, vanilla and coconut, flavor of chocolate, cherry acidity, wood, medium to full bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
troyc (2227) - Illinois, USA - APR 10, 2014
[Bottle] Pours an opaque black color with very little head and low carbonation. Vanilla, bourbon and bakers chocolate in the nose. Taste is of burnt molasses, mild peat, vanilla, ash and bourbon. OK mouthfeel, kind of oily. The finish seemed a little hot, but other than that this was a pretty good beer. Tasting notes from 2/2014.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DruncanVeasey (6952) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2014
Bottle at home picked up somewhere in NYC. Deep ruby-flecked pitch on the pour with a slender beige collar. Aroma of carob, burnt chocolate cake, caramel sauce and custard tinged whiskey. Ridiculous bourbon sweet custard flavour like Young’s Double Chocolate with a slug of Wild Turkey. Slight Baltic salt and ozone, nil alcohol; pure silken oak, decadent and disgusting. I feel dirty.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fluffy (1334) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 7, 2014
i found it to be a little watery on the palate, but otherwise pretty decent.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
John25 (205) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - APR 5, 2014
Bottle. Black with a quickly dissipating thin mocha head. Aroma is bourbon, oak, vanilla, and roasted malt. The taste follows suit and adds raisin, sweet chocolate, and sugar notes on the back end. The alcohol is present in the aftertaste and adds a warm texture to the taste and feel. Low carb, medium palate. Very good all around but pricey ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bjjnmiller (1) - Winnebago, USA - APR 5, 2014 does not count
I’ve heard a lot about this beer and thought it was a bit pricey where I live. Nothing ventured nothing gained so I tried it and I’d have to say for me it was way to much Bourbon oak flavor. I believe if they took that away it would be am awesome beer.For me if I want to drink Bourbon I will but when I want a top-notch beer I really don’t want it to taste like Bourbon. Just can’t see this as a 98 rating.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JMickRock (4) - - APR 4, 2014 does not count
Good beer, dark, dark hazy brown color. A roasted vanilla/wood barrel flavor lingers after sipping.


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