New Holland Ichabod Ale - New Holland Brewing Company
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Reviews by Augustiner719:
4.15/5 rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint.
Pours a perfect amber orange color with a foamy and lacy head that recedes slowly. Has a. Gram cracker aroma, like the crust but not overly sweet. Perfect balanced pumpkin and malt backbone with a tinge of astringent bitterness on the finish. Flvors of pumpkin pie, yams, and some orange peel. Great fall brew. Mouthfeel is very dry, like cinnamon powder. Overall this is a great brew. It really is underrated and has that true pumpkin pie taste to it.
Serving type: bottle
10-30-2010 20:22:44 | More by Augustiner719
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3.7/5 rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Presentation: Very nice label with awesome artwork/graphics while keeping a classic classy look with a nice fall color scheme. Front label gives a small description of the beer. Back label gives ABV info and a small description of the beer. Neck label has Ichabod logo.
Appearance: An aggressive pour from its 12oz brown bottle into a 20oz imperial pint led to a 2 finger off white head of a medium somewhat thick density atop a hazy copper apple cider looking beer. Head retention was a solid 3min 14sec before fading to a thick ring and frothy coating with excellent lacing.
Smell/Aroma: Smell is of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove with a bit of toasty caramel and heavy fresh pumpkin.
Flavor/Taste: Taste is of nutmeg and pumpkin with a nice bit of toasted caramel malt on the front end with a mid point of clove, cinnamon, and pumpkin. Back end has a nice toasty malt finish with pumpkin and cinnamon dominating and a toasty aftertaste.
MouthFeel/Drinkability: Medium bodied with a slightly creamy mouthfeel and above average carbonation. Very very drinkable.
Overall/Comments: An overall very solid Pumpkin Ale that, while not great, is good across the board. This is one of the more drinkable pumpkin ales that I have had. Classified as a Pumpkin Ale @ 5.5% ABV. Consumed 12/7/2013.
Serving type: bottle
02-08-2014 22:47:28 | More by thegodfather1076
New Holland Ichabod Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
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