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New Holland Imperial Hatter - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

559 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 559
Reviews: 243
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.43%
Wants: 29
Gots: 19 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Flight317, Jul 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

RyanCFriedrich, Jul 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Slopes44, Jul 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Nayr, Jul 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

erialbill, Jun 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

319Hawksfan, Jun 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

BTFU, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of nickapalooza86
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a Hop Stoopid Priced bomber, obviously that means an actually good price!

Pours a copperish color half finger of light tan head, nice lacing

Smell is pineapple, bready and caramel malt, grapefruit, pine, a spicy note aswell. Smells like your average DIPA

Taste is a dose of bready malt followed by a some citrus, grapefruit, lemon, orange, pineapple, pine, spicey hop note, piney bitterness on the finish

Mouthfeel is medium full, carbonation is full and cleaning.

Decent offering here, glad I tried it. It is interesting, opens up malty but then hits you with the hops, kind of unique in that way, wish I knew the date instead of it just saying "Vintage 2014"

nickapalooza86, Jun 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Irish12, Jun 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

KimmieAnnis, Jun 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.1%

98green, Jun 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +29.9%

tykechandler, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of PBRmeasap1980
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle shared. Sampled 8-10 oz in pint glass

A- Orange/copper. Filtered clean and clear.
S- A bit of citrus hops, but I also smell roasted malts
T- Floral up front, malty in the middle, and acidy hops on the end. I supprised by the malt breaking though. Could be the sweetness the imperial IPA.
M- Good standard DIPA feel. No thin BMC crap and not too thick either. Like a woman with average curves.
O- Didn't have very high expectations, and those were pretty much met. For an imperial IPA, I can think of many others I would rather have. I won't be seeking this out.

PBRmeasap1980, Jun 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

h-bomb, Jun 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

cd34, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 5/1/2014. Pours lightly cloudy deep orange copper color with a 2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, caramel, brown sugar, bread, floral, grass, light pine, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good complexity and well balanced citrus hops and caramel/bready malt sweetness; with good strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, caramel, brown sugar, bread, floral, grass, pine, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, floral, grass, pine, caramel, brown sugar, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity of juicy citrus hops and a good amount of caramel/bready malt sweetness; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a moderately slick and sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only a small warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice DIPA style. All around good complexity and balance of juicy citrus hops and caramel/bready malt sweetness; and quite smooth to sip on for the big ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Jun 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

PhilMiller, Jun 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

WKyle, Jun 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

visualmartyr, Jun 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

neckbracesub, May 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

dsshuck, May 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Latarnik, May 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

22Blue, May 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

HoistinBrews, May 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

MikeWard, May 05, 2014
New Holland Imperial Hatter from New Holland Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 559 ratings.