Dragons Milk Bourbon Barrel Stout Reserve (2015 Vintage) – New Holland Brewing

From Holland Michigan’s New Holland Brewing comes their “Dragons Milk Bourbon Barrel Stout Reserve (with Coffee & Chocolate)”.  This review is of a bottle of a 2015 Vintage.  The beer pours a deep brown colour with a brown head.  The aroma consists of roasted malts, nuts, coffee, chocolate, vanilla and wood.  The flavour is of bourbon, vanilla, roasted malts, oak, toffee, coffee, chocolate, earth and some sweetness.  The alcohol content comes in at 11% with an IBU of 31.  This is a very well made beer and should be picked up if you can find a bottle where you live or in trade!

Commercial Description:  “Indulgence” is Dragon’s Milk aged with coffee and chocolate. Rich, indulgent chocolate flavors are seductively punctuated with dark and roasty coffee bitterness

Food paring as per brewery:  dark chocolate, dairy and caramel.

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