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New Holland Paleooza - New Holland Brewing Company

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Ratings: 301
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 9.64%
Wants: 3
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Mitchster on 09-23-2002

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Ratings: 301 | Reviews: 106
Photo of Act25
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: A darker, tarnished amber color, dense foamy off-white head, moderate lacing.

S: Aroma is bready malt dominant with a bit of hop, grass, herbs (not much pine or citrus).

T: Follows the smell, but very solid malt backbone - almost an English style. starts with a smooth bready malt, and sweeter tones, light bitterness, and more of grassy than pineyness in the finish. A nice clean finish. A pleasant nuttiness is at play, too.

M: Feel is well weighted, and clean, refreshing, smooth and crisp, with a very nice creaminess and close to medium body. Nice finish.

Unusual APA, more English, more malty. Very well crafted. Not that memorable, but a great food beer.

Photo of zeff80
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of olliegaff
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Snagged a single of this for 3 bucks at the house of 1,000 beers. Into a pint glass.

A - Quite a dark pale ale, somewhat hazy with tiny floaties of sediment. Head is minimal with just a layer of foam that settles to a light ring.
S - Smell is rather sweet with pale malts, earthy hops, and a touch of grain.
T - Somewhat hash grainy tones mixed with bitter earthy hops. Even though its old it does stick to the palate for a while each sip. Not bad just average.
M - Light to medium. Not bad for an aged pale.

Overall it's a pity I couldn't try this fresh because it may have been slightly better for what its worth its a very hoppy bitter earthy and aggressive IPA which needs a bit more balance with malt sweetness,

Photo of CDubbs75
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of illiniipa
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of InspectorBob
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of soju6
3.57/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a nice dark copper color with a small head and only bits of lacing.

S: Aroma of malt, some caramel sweetness, citrus and bit of fruit.

T: Taste of malt sweetness, some citrus, bit of fruit and fresh grain. Mild bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Moderate body, smooth and somewhat creamy with a nice balance.

O: Nice Pale Ale good for a few.

Photo of VaporDome
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Tone
3.37/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy, copper color. 1/2 inch head of a white color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of sweet malt, hops, slight earthy malt, hint of sugar, hint of grass, and a hint of pine. Fits the style of an American Pale Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, earthy malt, hops, pine, slight grass, and slight sugar. Overall, decent appearance and feel, but weak body, blend, and aroma. The exaggerated sugariness is unfavorable.

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of JerzDevl2000
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked this up at Gary's in Wayne last week. I hadn't had anything from New Holland in quite a while and I figured this would be a welcome alternative to the West Coast APA's that I'm accustomed to. This wasn't that much different than them and I'm glad that there were only 4 of these in the pack, as this was a beer that didn't warrant anything bigger in terms of packaging.

The pour to this was typical - a light almond hue, somewhat decent head, and nearly no lacing to be seen. Lots of grapefruit and cascade hops in the nose with just as much in the taste, if not more. The bitterness was astringent, but not warming, and there wasn't any hop burn to last in between sips as well. While not a bad beer, there wasn't much of anything memorable to hold onto here and the carbonation wasn't enough to scrub my palate clean during my session. This was a very basic Pale Ale that needed more flavors and oomph to it.

At least the alcohol was somewhat light and if I wanted to have another one in a sitting, that wouldn't be a difficult thing to do. With so many of these on the shelf, I thought that this would have stood out a bit more. It's only worth a go if you can't get enough of these beers, but be forewarned - one of these at a time is just about enough for anyone.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of dbc5
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of jtierney89
3.3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Faded orange color with about a half finger of white head that dies rather quickly. Bit piney and citrusy on the nose.

A little boring but clean and with good flavors. Bit of soapy hop up front, Medium body that stays consistent and full throughout, faint fruitiness underneath it all. Slight bitterness to balance it all. Again, a little boring, but pretty clean with well layered flavors. In a 4 pack though? Eh, probably wouldn't get it again for that reason.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Jason417
3.09/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Average head, gold/amber hue, good clarity. No notable smell. Flavor is distinctly APA, Hop dominant with few other notes. Good sweetness, balanced flavor, lingering hop flavor on the tongue. This is a beer that would go well with rich, flavorful foods.

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New Holland Paleooza from New Holland Brewing Company
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