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

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,526 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,526
Reviews: 723
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 41
Gots: 82 | 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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New Holland Mad Hatter India Pale Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,526 ratings.