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New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale - New Holland Brewing Company

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742 Ratings
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Ratings: 742
Reviews: 267
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.39%
Wants: 15
Gots: 43 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.25% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-29-2002)
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Photo of tmm313
4.49/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours a deep, dark brown. Creamiest 1 finger head I have ever seen AND it lasted all the way to the bottom of the glass. It looked like warm whipped cream on top of a cappuccino. Awesome trailing and lacing.

S- Chocolate, caramel, dark fruit, and little roastiness.

T- Big, rich chocolate up front. Reminds me of cocoa. Behind that, there's some caramel, a touch of roasted malt and coffee. Its pretty crazy how much chocolate is in there.

M- Medium body with nice carbonation. Creamy on the tongue with a subtle roasty aftertaste.

O- I was not expecting to like this as much as I did. I'm still a bit confused, in a good way, how this beer was put together. It was like a brown ale meets a chocolate shake. What I'll remember most is the incredible creamy head and the decadent cocoa in the flavor. I would definitely have this again.

Update: Grains used are 2 row, wheat, rye, munich, and chocolate. Hops used are Brewers Gold and Nugget

tmm313, Feb 02, 2014
Photo of Givemebeer
4.36/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a pint glass

A: brown... Obviously. Pours a nice tan head with lacing that slowly crawls down the side of the glass. Tough to make a better looking brown ale

S: dry roasted chocolate, smoke,

T: very pleasant smokiness lots of chocolate very slightly toasted bready and earthy

M: only nitpicking flaw it's a little thin. But nice but of spiciness on the finish

O: definitely my favorite winter seasonal so far. Fits perfectly with the season and as far as brown ales go - this can't be beat. Vastly underrated. Resembles a porter without as much roasted malts. New holland killed it with this one.

Givemebeer, Nov 13, 2013
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New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 742 ratings.