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New Holland Paleooza - New Holland Brewing Company

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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 9.67%
Wants: 3
Gots: 16 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 09-23-2002)
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Photo of cokes
3.1/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dandelion hued under a white milky froth.
Nose full of Cheerios squeezed with lemon.
Begins with the same cereal sense, grainy and plain. Things improve with subtle influxes of honey. Hopping is limited but provides a lightly piney, lemon rind tartness. This boasts Cascades on the label, but it hardly seems so. Whatever though. The bottom line is that this is overly straightforward and uninteresting.
Medium bodied. Moderate carbonation. At this point I've lost interest.
No nuance here other than the rather strange mixture of flavors.
Quite drinkable if nothing else. But as far as APAs go, there are scores and scores that I prefer to this.

cokes, Oct 25, 2003
Photo of Jason417
3.11/5  rDev -14.1%
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.

Jason417, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of Jesse13713
3.12/5  rDev -13.8%

Jesse13713, Oct 02, 2014
Photo of marcellaproust
3.15/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pretty, lacey head. Golden brown-hued honey color. This APA is completely unobtrusive, which in my opinion makes it a boring, uninteresting drink. Smell is lightly hop and vegetal; taste is straight up hoppy and bitter tang. Finish is a subtle wood taste: almost the same as when you've been chewing on a toothpick past its point of recognition--probably the most interesting taste of a veritably pedestrian beer.

marcellaproust, Apr 14, 2004
Photo of goindownsouth
3.2/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

All in all, a slightly above-average pale ale, this brew oozed out of the bottle with qa darker-than-golden colour. The head was somewhat legitimate, with some foam to speak of, only to fade to a light lace therafter. The aroma had some notes of hops and some background sweetness, but not enough to get this hophead in a tizzy. A decent pale ale, all in all.

Zum wohl!

goindownsouth, May 01, 2004
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

LJWalker, Jul 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

BogAl, Jul 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Big_Dave, Aug 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

liamt07, Jun 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Whatup14, May 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

TastyIsBeer, Jun 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

atorres, Jul 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Slay40, May 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

gwiedman1, Jun 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

carmike813, Apr 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Bearshawks85, Aug 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

NJB145, Jun 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Chuffbomb, Jul 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

TheBeerAlmanac, Jun 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Kerrie, Mar 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

dbc5, Jul 27, 2013
Photo of aaronh
3.28/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Slightly hazy deep golden body is topped by a thin off white head. Head retention is very good, as the thin layer of foam maintains for most of the duration of the beer. Aroma has hints of bubble gum amidst a strong hop floral aroma. Not as "Fresh" smelling as many beers. Flavor is light and crisp, with a moderate bitterness. A touch of hoppy sweetness accents a light caramel malt flavor. Overall, there's a lot of hop flavor here, but there just doesn’t seem to be enough malt to really balance it out. Bitterness seems to build as I work my way through the glass. Mouthfeel is average, again lacking any real substance. Drinkability is OK, but not as enjoyable as many APAs.

aaronh, Mar 31, 2005
Photo of jtierney89
3.3/5  rDev -8.8%
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.

jtierney89, Jul 26, 2013
Photo of heliocopter
3.32/5  rDev -8.3%

heliocopter, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of robhbest
3.36/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into snifter.

P: Dark Amber, small head, kind of disappointing.

S: Light citrus, slight grassy smell.

T: Biscuity, grassy with a bitter finish.

M: Good carbonation

O: Kind of disappointed in this beer. Can think of many other APA's i'd rather indulge in. With the price of 2.50 per bottle i'll probably seek other things instead. Which sucks because I really enjoy New Holland so much. They missed the mark on this one.

robhbest, Feb 24, 2013
New Holland Paleooza from New Holland Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.