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RATINGS: 1791   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (3479) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JAN 1, 2017
22 oz bottle poured, as the first beer of 2017. Pairing Michigan beer with Michigan football for some good luck. Bottled 10/14/16. Dark red tinted black pour with a lasting tan cream head. A nice, chocolatey aroma. Incredible. Creamy, milky vanilla chocolate flavor, very smooth bourbon addition. So much chocolate here. An amazing drink. Worth the wait for this to finally reach WA. Very nice stout.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclefrito62 (225) - Stow, Ohio, USA - JAN 1, 2017
12 ounce bottle. Slight aroma of bourbon. Alcohol is well covered. Super dark brown walnut. taste of bourbon and is smooth. Low carbonation with slight molasses. This is just a great beer! Happy New Year!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
crispaire (180) - - JAN 1, 2017
poured a viscous opaque black from bottle. complex aromatics of coffee, bourbon whiskey, spices, and wood. the flavors didnít disappoint either. the aging in barrels really seemed to impart a nice complexity to this beer. a phenomenal sipper on a cold winterís eve.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
treign (31) - Bend, Oregon, USA - JAN 1, 2017
Poured from a bomber. Aroma is a nice mix of bourbon, vanilla and roasted malt. Appearance is dark black with a thin light brown head, just what youíd expect from an imperial stout. Taste is very similar to aroma with a little more chocolate and a nice amount of heat from the alcohol. The mouthfeel is a little watery compared to other imperials but is still nice and lends to the smooth flavor. Overall really enjoyed this beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JBdublo7 (1) - Baldwin city, Alabama, USA - DEC 31, 2016 does not count
With a name like "Dragons Milk", I was leery at first. The alcohol content is double most beers, but I had to try it. Good look, smell, and taste, but nothing to aggressive. Has a nice all around bourbon feel to it. If it wasnít so pricey iíld by it more often. Very surprised how smooth it is.... Scares me a bit. All in all, a good God damn drink.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chalumeaux (1377) - Middleton, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 29, 2016
Poured from bottle pitch black with a nice milk chocolate head. Aromas of roasted malt chocolate vanilla and bourbon. Taste is boozy bourbon vanilla creamy mouthfeel roasty malt with a lingering alcohol finish. Wow.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (3168) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - DEC 27, 2016
Bottle from a trade. Many thanks! Dark brown/black colour, beige/brown head. Sweet nose of vanilla, bourbon. Roasty, bitter coffee. On the sweet side. Not bad!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ineedbeer (2079) - Oakland, California, USA - DEC 27, 2016
Poured from a 22 oz bottle, 2012 vintage (another bottle I forgot about in the cellar). Aroma is fairly chocolate forward with medium light roast notes. Some light honey and sherry notes from the oxidation. Light bourbon and faint oak notes. Hints of dark fruit and raisin. Light caramel, toffee and leather. Pours dark brown to a lighter black with a medium small, moderately thick, dark tan head that recedes somewhat quickly to the edges where a small film lingers for a bit. Light lacing and medium small legs. Flavor has a medium to medium light sweetness. Moderately strong chocolate notes, both milk and dark, with some lighter roast notes. Even lighter caramel, toffee, and leather notes. Light oxidation with a touch of honey and some light sherry notes. Light bourbon and faint oak notes. Some faint alcohol spice. Light raisin, plum and prune notes. Mouthfeel is medium full bodied to full bodied and somewhat creamy with medium low carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, better than I was expecting, especially with the age. Great chocolate notes with good secondary malt characteristics. Some dark fruit and bourbon notes.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
euniceradio (521) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - DEC 22, 2016
12oz bottle to tulip. Pours black with tan ring head. Aroma of chocolate, caramel, toffee, bourbon, oak, brown sugar. Taste of same. Mouthfeel is thick syrupy, mod carb for style. Some lacto in Taste and palate. Finish is warm booze and a little Dr. Pepper. Complex, not too sweet.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WABeerFiend (404) - - DEC 8, 2016
Bottled 10.14.16. Poured 12.07.16. A: Fudge, cola, and nuttiness. A: Dark red body with a lot of see through lighter red in the glass. Creamy tan head with thin lacing. T: Follows the nose with lots of red grape, pear, and some roastiness that mixes nicely on the back end with nutty oak flavors. P: Very astringent and thin for a BBA stout. O: It looks, tastes, and feels way more like a barleywine than anything. After searching around, some seem to categorize it also as a strong or old ale. It is a surprise, but a pleasant, if fruity, one.


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