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

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,640 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,640
Reviews: 731
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 41
Gots: 124 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-02-2002)
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

jmbot4371, Today at 01:28 AM
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4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I first tried this at the GABF in Boston in the Spring. Very small sample of a couple of ounces, but enough to like it, although not enough to rate or review at that time. Since then New Holland began distribution in Massachusetts, so I bought a single to reconfirm my impressions of it.

Bottled July 23rd 2014. so just about two months old. Bought last week in a mixed six.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Lawson's tulip.

a: Clear copper with a finger plus offwhite head which receded to even surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Mild pine. The floral notes it is supposed to sport may have faded after 2 months.

t: Piney hops forward over a medium caramel malt base. Bitterness lingers briefly.

m; Very smooth medium, good body and carbonation tingle.

o: A nice IPA, a good dinner drink with spicier foods, and also a very good sipper. Competitive with most of the NE field, although at its price point (c.$12/6) it's rather high, even for an out-of-region brew. Some hopheads will prefer lighter malt and citrusier hops and I do as well, but I also enjoy malty/piney and this is such, at least at this stage of its life.

scotorum, Yesterday at 11:50 PM
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

12 oz bottle served chilled into a goblet.

Mad Hatter is a hazy copper colored ale. The head is short and short-lived.

Aroma is sweet, fruity, and hoppy.

Flavor is also sweet up front with caramel and oranges. The hops come through from middle to end with citrus, especially oranges and grapefruits.

Mouthfeel is medium-light bodied and nicely carbonated. It has good balance for an IPA but a surprisingly low ABV.

Overall a decent IPA but not near the top.

GilGarp, Thursday at 02:35 AM
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New Holland Mad Hatter India Pale Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,640 ratings.