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RATINGS: 1812   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.

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3.8
fonefan (49437) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ home.

[ As New Holland Dragons Milk Bourbon Barrel Stout ].
[ Vintage 2012 ]. Clear dark brown color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, chocolate, bourbon, alcohol, vanilla, moderate roasted. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, milk chocolate, alcohol, bourbon, chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel si moderate alcoholic. [20140404]

3.6
yespr (45508) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2007
1 pt 6 fl oz bottle. Pours dark brown and with a reddish hue and a diminished light brown head. Mild/smooth chocolate to liqourice blended aroma and with a slight roasted note. Flavour holds a mild warming alcohol feel, a slight burning roasted malt note and a smooth chocolate note. Finish has the same in a continued fashion. Quite nice but not really great.

3.6
Ungstrup (37678) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2008
Bottled. A deep red beer with a slight haze under a beige head. The aroma is sweet with notes of alcohol, over ripe fruit, and caramel, and so is the flavor.

3.6
anders37 (26657) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2010
Draft @ Kasey’s Tavern, Chicago, IL. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty smooth chocolate aroma. Roasted malty smooth milk chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.7
oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2009
[email protected] Café Wallingatan, Stockholm. Very deep ambery brown colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is nuts, coffee, some liquorice, mild dark dry fruits as well as some slight alcoholic notes. Also mild ashy notes as it warms up. Flavour is vanilla, wood, liquorice, coffee, dark dry fruits as well as some herbal notes. Nicely balanced brew.

3.7
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2007
(Bottle 65 cl) Courtesy of boboski. Slightly hazy dark brown with a dense, creamy, beige and lacing head. Fat aroma of malt, fruit and dried fruits. Medium body with notes of dried fruit - raisins in particular. Lightly sweet yet with a somewhat dry and hoppy finish. Unusual. 201107

3.4
Travlr (24913) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 21, 2010
99% black with a thin tan head that settles quickly to leave minimal delicate lacing. Aroma of bourbon, wood and alcohol. Flavor has bourbon from start to finish that almost masks the beer taste - malts come through only in the beginning. Over the top.

3.8
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 28, 2010 2nd August 2008. 8.5% ABV version bottle. Very dark brown - black beer. Soft silky palate, low carbonation. Creamy malt with a rich fruity undertone. Pleasant oak and vanilla and minerals on the finish. Not too dry like so many barrel aged beers. Smooth and complex.

3.7
cgarvieuk (24536) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 25, 2009
Bottle at home ... just missing the demonic rating 666 ... deep brown thin lacing ... sweet cherry toffee roast nose.. wow ... big fruit ... juicy plums and raisins ... lots of oak ... light coffee ... little bourbon ... rich rich deep flavour ...

3.9
Leighton (21299) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2010
Bottle at Block Party. Pours a lightly cloudy, dark red-brown with a moderate, beige head. Strong malt aroma with caramel, ripe fruits and rich bread. Flavor iw quite sweet with more fruit and caramel, along with doughy malts and toffee, along with some nice bitterness. Medium to full in body with average carbonation. Finishes sweet with raisin notes and some earthy hops. Very good.


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