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New Holland Black Hatter - New Holland Brewing Company

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286 Ratings
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Ratings: 286
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 8
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: granger10 on 06-30-2006)
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alleykatking

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had on tap at Fiddler's.

A- Pours a dark brown color. Half finger khaki colored head shows light retention. Left some medium sized streaks of lace down the sides of the glass.

S- A tame aroma for a black ale I thought. There was a light roasted malt throughout the entire nose but it was layed under longer whiffs of floral and bitter hops, light bready malts, and hints of chocolate. The alcohol was light which fell in line with the whole aroma profile of this beer.

T- Light roasted malts in the front with hints of chocoalte to balance out the malt. Floral hops come in next and counter balance the malt flavor. Hints of bready malts toward the middle of the beer. Chocoalte malts come back with some light roast toward the ending. Piney hops give a nice crisp hop bite in this beer. Alcohol is light and clean tasting in the ending.

M- Light mouthfeel. A little watery feeling at times. Carbonation was good for the beer. Light roasted malts, chocolate malts, and bittering hops are left on the palate. Aftertaste is more along the lines of alcoholic chocolate and hints of hops. Flavors were balanced for the style not too bad but a little light on the flavor. No off flavors were present. Light alcohol drying on the palate.

O- A nice try on a new style of Mad Hatter for New Holland. I think they went a little too safe and it shows as this is not more than a average beer. The ABV is light making it drinkable for many pints over but I would just stick to one and then go onto something else.

Serving type: on-tap

07-01-2011 00:30:09 | More by alleykatking
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New Holland Black Hatter from New Holland Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 286 ratings.