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

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BA SCORE
84
good

429 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 429
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 6
Gots: 27 | 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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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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2/5  rDev -46.2%

A friend shared a bottle of this, I wish he hadn't. Dark orange-amber. Smells malty, oaky. Flavor is oaky, alcohol, actually pretty bad. Drain pour.

A:4
S:2.5
T:2
M:4
O:2

ArrogantB, Sep 02, 2014
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Oak Aged Mad Hatter India Pale Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 429 ratings.