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New Holland Black Hatter - New Holland Brewing Company

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New Holland Black HatterNew Holland Black Hatter

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BA SCORE
84
good

305 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 305
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 8
Gots: 23 | 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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spycow

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

03-09-2013 22:17:00 | More by spycow
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TastingRoomCharNtony


4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

02-23-2013 00:52:33 | More by TastingRoomCharNtony
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tmcarter23

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

02-21-2013 17:48:07 | More by tmcarter23
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7.8%

02-20-2013 00:43:57 | More by pathman
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -3%

Red-black color. Lacy beige head. Looks very sticky.

Mildly malty (light coffee and cocoa) and nicely hoppy (grapefruit, herbaceousness, light pine). Not too showy.

Floral pine-y with some resinous flavors. All coupled with light coffee roastiness and maltiness. Mellow, but not without bitterness.

Medium-bodied... maybe a little fuller. Carbonation is lacking, however. Could use some livelihood.

Okay black IPA. Very forgettable. Nothing I'd seek out.

02-19-2013 23:50:56 | More by thecheapies
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Rons35

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

02-19-2013 22:53:02 | More by Rons35
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Danielr26

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

02-18-2013 17:16:25 | More by Danielr26
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cestlavie

New York

4/5  rDev +7.8%

02-04-2013 21:54:03 | More by cestlavie
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Tracker83

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-20-2013 17:36:22 | More by Tracker83
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akttr

Michigan

3/5  rDev -19.1%

12-09-2012 06:21:17 | More by akttr
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shick1

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

11-20-2012 20:39:39 | More by shick1
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Chaney

District of Columbia

3.78/5  rDev +1.9%

This sucker was cheap, cheap, CHEAP! Only $5/bomber.Pou

Served in a Delirium Tremens shaped-glass.

A: Poured as black as night, with a light, 2-finger mocha head that resembled a souffle somewhat.

S: I got more citrus than dark malt, which in many circles is a good thing. However, this IS a Black IPA. I wanted a bit more roast.

T: Definitely an IPA, not sure about the rest. Not a lot of bite to the citrus (maybe that's what they were intending with the dark malt), but still pretty good.

M: There was rounded, non hop-bomb finish to the end of it. I liked that. This wasn't sweet in any way and the lacing was absolutely insane.

O: I think this is slightly better than the overall average here on BA, especially considering the price.

11-20-2012 20:28:45 | More by Chaney
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

11-17-2012 23:59:20 | More by kbuzz
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TheSteak22

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

11-17-2012 19:43:37 | More by TheSteak22
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

5/5  rDev +34.8%

11-12-2012 00:58:02 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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sliks96

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-11-2012 01:22:43 | More by sliks96
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rolandboy

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-10-2012 18:56:24 | More by rolandboy
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Crosseye


3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

11-06-2012 02:20:58 | More by Crosseye
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev +3.8%

Trying the Black Hatter...and I think it is pretty good. Another fine creation by Holland. The beer pours a almost opaque black with teh deep ruby hugh. The head is at least a finger thick and is leaving a lace. The smell has very fine hoppy with pine leaning tones. There is not much in the form of roast or malt. The taste is a bit bitter than I would prefer from a black ipa....would like a bit more roast and malt to start and then let the hops clean the pallete. The beer has a light to moderate body with smooth carbonation. Overall it isnt bad....but definitely not the best. I like the flavor with the lower abv which makes this a potential session brew.

11-03-2012 00:31:48 | More by WoodBrew
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swanson45

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-02-2012 02:58:31 | More by swanson45
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3/5  rDev -19.1%

11-01-2012 05:15:42 | More by Dave_Treat
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Beer_Runner


3.6/5  rDev -3%

The label states: “Vintage 2012.” There are no dates on the label or bottle that are more specific.

A: A slow pour into a standard pint glass created about two fingers of a dense and slightly clumpy head, light mocha colored head. After a few minutes the head dissipated to a collar and left some fairly good lacing. The brew was a dark cola color with a red hue, and it was opaque.

S: The aroma consisted of dark, sweet malt and floral hops with a hint of citrus, too.

T: The taste consisted of mild roasted malt and a strong floral and citrusy hops flavor the bordered on harshness. There was also a little earthiness to the hops flavor.

M: The body was to the lighter side of the medium range and it was very smooth with a medium amount of carbonation.

O: This was a different take on IPA. The darker malt did not provide a strong enough backbone to support the hops. It lacked the sweetness necessary for balance. And, the hops flavors were one dimensional and almost harsh. Overall, it was okay, but not something I would go very far out of my way to find.

10-28-2012 20:59:15 | More by Beer_Runner
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dfillius

Michigan

4.08/5  rDev +10%

Poured into a pint.
A: Moderate pour yields 1/2 finger of fizzy dark brown head with fair retention. Chill hazy dark brown liquid. I'd like better head retention, otherwise nice.
S: Delightful hop forward aroma. Centennial, maybe cascade? NW hops no doubt, not terribly fruity, slightly dank. No roast. Slightly estery apple is not forceful and pleasant.
T: Hop forward with only slight roast in the finish. Exactly as I like my CDAs. One of the top 5 that I've had. Slight green banana rides on the alcohol. Slight chocolate. Very tasty. Would rate it higher if the hops stayed stronger than the alcohol throughout. They end up equal near the end.
M: A tad thin at the start, becomes fuller once esters and alcohol character grows. Slight warmth.
O: Very nice and a good CDA. Will buy again, especially since it's only $4.50 for a bomber. I'd order another.

10-28-2012 18:53:57 | More by dfillius
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kuestegg


4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

10-27-2012 16:11:05 | More by kuestegg
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CorneliusBunker

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

10-17-2012 04:40:06 | More by CorneliusBunker
New Holland Black Hatter from New Holland Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 305 ratings.