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

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414 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 414
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.02%
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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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.33/5  rDev -10.5%

A-Pours a clear, dull orange color. Head is a frothy cushion with an off-white hue. The head dies slowly and as I sip, circular lacing stains are left behind.

S-Candied citrus hops, a bit of grass and some soap. The most prevalent aspect of the nose is the caramel. A bit of dried oakiness. My first thought: too sweet.

T-Upfront caramel and more unspecific sweetness. The oak is not as defined as I'd like. The oak is slightly woody and it also has a sort of spicy tobacco element but it's a secondary flavor. The hops are also a secondary flavor. Sweet, perfumey, candied hops. The sweetness is the most dominating factor.

M-Medium bodied with plenty of texture. Soft carbonation. Light bitterness. Lingering sugary-liquid feel.

O-When I think. An Oaked IPA, I first think that it's probably a bad idea. Then I automatically assume, or hope that either the hops and barrel influence are the most prominent flavors. In this beer, I find that neither the hops (what you crave when you choose an IPA) nor the oak (what you want to experience when buying a beer aged in oak) are truly the most defining aspects of this beer. In closing, far too sweet.

06-21-2014 22:27:28 | More by VelvetExtract
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Tracker83

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

06-21-2014 12:21:40 | More by Tracker83
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amishbooze

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.5%

06-20-2014 23:50:19 | More by amishbooze
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MrBIP

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

06-20-2014 22:47:13 | More by MrBIP
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Bloodreign


4.21/5  rDev +13.2%

Good soild tan color. Very full taste. It has sort of a wooden citrus feel. Got it right from the brewery in a growler. Not much oak to the smell but it has a very pleasent citrus hop aroma. I would for sure drink this again but the price would make me think twice.

06-20-2014 20:28:14 | More by Bloodreign
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m_p_snyder

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

06-19-2014 18:34:14 | More by m_p_snyder
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tykechandler

Indiana

4/5  rDev +7.5%

06-19-2014 03:34:38 | More by tykechandler
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JohnathanColeman

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.5%

06-19-2014 01:24:20 | More by JohnathanColeman
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marcb105

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

06-16-2014 02:43:07 | More by marcb105
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NickSMpls

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

06-16-2014 00:34:39 | More by NickSMpls
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TDA8

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

06-15-2014 06:37:16 | More by TDA8
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carmike813

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

06-11-2014 00:14:45 | More by carmike813
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BcOneSeven

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

06-10-2014 22:30:52 | More by BcOneSeven
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WKyle

Indiana

4/5  rDev +7.5%

06-10-2014 22:10:53 | More by WKyle
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thefluker

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

06-07-2014 21:40:03 | More by thefluker
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Beerdudenumberone

Indiana

3/5  rDev -19.4%

06-06-2014 00:56:20 | More by Beerdudenumberone
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reizorc

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

06-03-2014 16:24:41 | More by reizorc
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neckbracesub

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

05-29-2014 23:47:38 | More by neckbracesub
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dtivp

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

05-11-2014 22:47:35 | More by dtivp
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-17-2014 22:28:41 | More by SkinniePost
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mvanwoerm

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

04-17-2014 03:22:11 | More by mvanwoerm
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cheesegasuki


3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

04-05-2014 22:11:25 | More by cheesegasuki
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Filabee

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -59.7%

04-05-2014 17:35:49 | More by Filabee
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jscheuf

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

04-03-2014 19:47:53 | More by jscheuf
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

03-04-2014 20:16:26 | More by Knoxrb12
Oak Aged Mad Hatter India Pale Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 414 ratings.