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New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale - New Holland Brewing Company

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New Holland Cabin Fever Brown AleNew Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale

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692 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 692
Reviews: 262
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 11
Gots: 23 | 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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mmmbeer

Massachusetts

2.28/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

12 oz. bottle with no freshness date. Pours like a porter - off-black with a tan collar, and light carbonation that leaves a bit of lacing. Smells of light roast coffee and milk chocolate, sweet caramel, licorice and a dash of aged malt. Well-integrated and refined, but it's downhill from here. Tastes roasty, lactic and acidic, with coffee and a bit of hops. The roast and the acid clash quite offensively, and it ends bitter. Thin body, moderate carbonation and short finish. This is very hard to drink. It looked and smelled so good, but it ended up in the drain. I would love to try a proper one.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2011 18:07:01 | More by mmmbeer
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Yeah, yeah, I know, Cabin Fever on the fourth day of Summer?!? Well, I am trying to winnow my way through a massive backlog of beer and the older ones are on the verge of becoming V.O.S., so they get priority.

From the bottle: "Hints of rye, roast and raisin join a subtle caramel sweetness before a clean finish. Parirings: roasted meats, dried fruits, gruyere & smoked cheeses."

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New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 692 ratings.