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Oak Aged Mad Hatter India Pale Ale - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
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444 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 444
Reviews: 156
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.02%
Wants: 6
Gots: 32 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.12% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RedHaze on 12-26-2005)
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3.95/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2014 Vintage

The bottle pours with an amber/copper color, roughly 2 finger, off-whtie head that slowly fades, but never disappears.

Smell is rather faint with citrus and caramel sweetness taking center stage. Maybe hints of oak as the beer warms.

Taste follows the nose with a good balance between the aforementioned citrus and caramel, although the caramel sweetness begins to take the lead as the beer warms. Faint hints of oak characteristics show up late on the tongue after drinking.

Mouthfeel is medium from the sweetness, cut slightly by the citrus bitterness. Still a pretty crisp beer.

Overall, I was expecting a little bit more oak from an oak aged beer, not just trace amounts as it warmed. The beer itself was good, though maybe a bit sweet for an IPA.

MIbeer27, Jul 27, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark amber with a rolling tan head to completion.

Fusion of caramel malts, earthy hops, orange and grapefruit to the nose.

Rich and fruity with a solid floral hop bite that extends to a somewhat spicy end.

Smooth with a woody edginess and faint fusel alcohol.

This is fine dining.

stephens101, Sep 28, 2014
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Oak Aged Mad Hatter India Pale Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 444 ratings.