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New Holland Imperial Hatter - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

551 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 551
Reviews: 242
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.43%
Wants: 28
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.38% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SupaCelt on 07-20-2005)
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rebertx3

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

01-21-2013 02:16:02 | More by rebertx3
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

01-15-2013 23:47:48 | More by whatname
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

01-13-2013 05:21:47 | More by outoffocus
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Shagator

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

01-06-2013 04:33:52 | More by Shagator
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elBecko

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

01-05-2013 01:37:31 | More by elBecko
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beerme626

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

01-05-2013 01:28:55 | More by beerme626
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bbrown12

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

01-04-2013 00:05:29 | More by bbrown12
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Lukass

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

01-03-2013 01:30:10 | More by Lukass
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.8/5  rDev -1.3%

12oz bottle received in trade with leafsj - thanks! "2011 Vintage" is printed on the label

Appearance - Hazy copper colour with an above average size fizzy beige coloured head. It's hard to make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is some decent lacing. The head lasted for over 5 minutes.

Smell - Malts, caramel, hops

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste caramel and malts mixed with hops. There is also some grapefruit/oranges mixed with some pineapple. It ends with a malty slightly bitter aftertaste.

Overall – I guess I have to get my hands on a 2012 bottle to do a proper review. This one is basically a barleywine. Still not a bad beer even with a few years on it. I'd like to try more from this brewer.

12-31-2012 01:37:21 | More by spinrsx
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mds1101

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

12-29-2012 00:05:00 | More by mds1101
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BRD14

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

12-16-2012 18:09:45 | More by BRD14
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aaronblain22

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.9%

12-15-2012 00:47:32 | More by aaronblain22
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Peyton5410

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

12-11-2012 00:21:12 | More by Peyton5410
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mountainman123


2/5  rDev -48.1%

12-04-2012 23:35:34 | More by mountainman123
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BYOFB

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

12-03-2012 03:04:29 | More by BYOFB
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nickfl

Florida

3.63/5  rDev -5.7%

A - Pours with one finger of white foam on top of a clear, copper colored body. The head fades away quickly but leaves decent lace.

S - Pine, musty socks, and some spicy hop notes with some caramel in the background.

T - Sweet malt with notes of caramel up front. Some spicy grapefruit in the middle with a finish of sugary malt, oniony hops and dark toffee.

M - Moderately thick body, slightly higher than average carbonation, and a balanced finish.

D - Definitely a malt forward, "east coast" DIPA. The malt more than balances the hops, which is ok, but the hops are oniony and floral without much in the way of pine or citrus, which leaves the beer with a lack of what most of us think of as American hop character.

11-30-2012 04:19:45 | More by nickfl
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.98/5  rDev +3.4%

A: thin head on a fairly clear light amber body with

S: caramel and toasted malts, tart citrus, wood and brown sugar.

T: malt forward with toasted and caramel malts, wood, some spicey floral hops with some citrus in the finish but not your typical sharp bitter or citrus hop flavor you think of for an imperial IPA. The alcohol is very well hidden here.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: incredibly drinkable for the style and ABV without loosing too much hop flavor, the flavor is just different and less in your face than others in the genre.

11-30-2012 04:18:16 | More by kylehay2004
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JennieKoeper


4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

11-28-2012 21:05:36 | More by JennieKoeper
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-26-2012 01:08:34 | More by TonyTalon
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Baldjosh

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-26-2012 00:26:38 | More by Baldjosh
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JimmyCop

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

11-21-2012 00:16:25 | More by JimmyCop
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sliks96

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-16-2012 03:04:01 | More by sliks96
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DavidGross

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

11-16-2012 02:55:34 | More by DavidGross
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rolandboy

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

11-10-2012 18:58:51 | More by rolandboy
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pogoowner

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-06-2012 01:42:34 | More by pogoowner
New Holland Imperial Hatter from New Holland Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 551 ratings.