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New Holland Ichabod Ale - New Holland Brewing Company

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New Holland Ichabod AleNew Holland Ichabod Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

1,402 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,402
Reviews: 530
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.41%
Wants: 39
Gots: 145 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-02-2002

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A - Pours a crisp, translucent, amber color with a white foam head. Lacing occurs leaving a good ring of lacing.

S - Very nice spices including clove and hints of nutmeg. Some faint cinnamon in there too along with pumpkin.

T - Bitter with some alcohol taste as well as a little spice. Not much here.

M - Decent carbonation but just lacking in flavor.

O - I've had better pumpkin brews. I just prefer more pumpkin flavor and more sweetness. The bitterness in here just hides a lot of flavor.

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[Best served in a Lager glass]

The pour was a hazy medium brown with a slight orange hue and a large (2-3 finger) off white rocky head that had decent retention and fair lacing that stuck to the glass throughout.

The aroma was mild of toasted barley malt, a mild herbal hop and a doughy yeast with notes of nutmeg, cinnamon and pumpkin.

The taste was very lightly sweet with a hint of nutmeg and cinnamon at first and moderately bitter with a strong taste of pumpkin rind and clove at the finish. The flavor lasted an average time with the bitter flavor lingering well beyond any of the other flavors.

Mouthfeel was light to medium in body, watery and a little dry in texture with a mild carbonation.

Overall this brew has so much bitter spice flavor that it just overwhelms all the other flavors in this beer.

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Dark orange in color with a decent white head that forms and recedes to minimal covering. Lots of cinnamon and pumpkin in the nose with a touch of sweet caramel aroma. A bit spicy at first with notes of cinnamon and clove, pumpkin is light and blends in with the spiciness nicely, moderate hop presence with some floral notes that come through midpalate, finish has a touch of bitterness and another hint of cinnamon/clove spiciness. Malt presence is moderate and slightly sweet, with notes of caramel and brown sugar. Nice moderate body to this one, with average carbonation and a smooth feel to it. Overall, this is one of the better pumpkin ales I've had this year. Really enjoyed it!

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New Holland Ichabod Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 1,402 ratings.