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New Holland Paleooza - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
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284 Ratings
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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 9.92%
Wants: 3
Gots: 20 | 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

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Mitchster on 09-23-2002

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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.

Photo of atoulouk
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Paul_Apsley
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of ryanpj
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of MacStinson
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of HardyA
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Gtreid
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.

Photo of Mxsluis
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Jas45678
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Cramerican
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Pillowburn
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of Fargrow
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of liamt07
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of sjanowiak
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of salinasa
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of mrebeka
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of tdm168
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of tectactoe
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

New Holland brings back an old staple... Paleooza pours a mildly turbid orange-ish and amber color that cascades from top to bottom. A somewhat aggressive pour yields a huge, three-finger eggshell colored foam cap; creamy, thick, and long lasting as it slowly recesses towards the beer-head division line, lacing webs along the glass all the way down.

Cascade hops they give and Cascade hops you get. The nose is ever-mild while retaining all of the expected characteristics of Cascade hops. Mild grapefruit and citrus peels, light white pepper spice, and some mild floral and herbal notes. The malt errs on the darker-side relative to many pale ales as evidenced by the color of the brew, as well as the light caramel and heavy toasted bread notes in the aroma.

The malts are actually the first discernible ingredient from the flavor profile as Paleooza first hits my palate. Very light, toasty caramel notes and a blanket of bread and grains. The hops aren't far behind, and remain as "Cascade-y" in the flavor as they were in the aroma. Somewhat bitter grapefruit peel and citrus pith with just a touch of sweet, fruit juiciness.

Herbal notes and the spicy aspect of the Cascade hops are more abundant on the palate as well, giving lots of white pepper and some ashy dryness that aids in the robustness of the hop profile. Though the bitterness is noticeable much of the way though, the malts counter-balance nicely and the beer remains fairly mild and easy-drinking overall. The mouth feel is kind of thin and slick with a thin-medium body and medium carbonation.

Not too much to say about this one; it didn't really blow me away but it wasn't disappointing or anything at all either. Fairly neutral and actually very well balanced. A solid pale ale effort from New Holland, although they have a few beers I'd reach for before I picked this one up again.

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

New Holland Paleooza from New Holland Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.