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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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Ratings: 825
Reviews: 283
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.08%
Wants: 15
Gots: 69 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-29-2002

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of TimmyL
3.44/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into a tulip
A- darker than expected, deep brown with off-white head that lasts a bit.
S- not too much going on here. wanted more.
T- roasted nuts, can taste the booze, tobacco, earthy favors.
M- decent carbonation, dry finish.
O- pretty good, yet different for its style. I prefer bit more nutty/caramel and a little less earthy-smokeyness but a nice change of pace from say an Ellie's Brown Ale

Photo of Scott1970
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of weltywm
3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into my Dogfish goblet.

Appearance: Much darker than I expected, particularly for a brown ale. Some white lacing that quickly dissipates, leaving slight lacing on the side.

Smell: About what you'd expect: malty and sweet, with a little bit of fruit and alcohol.

Taste: Follows the nose: toast, rye, raisins, caramel, a little bit of hop bitterness to balance everything out. Some warming alcohol toward the finish.

Mouthfeel: Middle of the road. Very drinkable.

Overall: A very drinkable yet average version of a brown ale. Nothing bad about it, but not as good as I usually expect from New Holland. But, for the price, it was worth it, and a good brown ale to pair with some food or for a lazy evening.

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of bum732
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

S: Very toasty grain, bready, slightly nutty.

L: Dark brown, some highlights when put up to the light. Little head that dissipates.

T: Toast like malt with hints of caramel. Medium low earthy bitterness. Finishes quite dry with a slight roasty finish. Fairly dry throughout.

M: Medium carbonation, medium bodied. Slight alcohol warmth.

Solid brown ale, fairly dry throughout.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of ChainGangGuy
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle - $1.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a clear, very dark amber body with a finger-high head comprised of light tan froth.

Smell: Moderately roasty, nutty aroma, smelling of Breakfast Blend coffee, a firm shard of milk chocolate, walnuts, with a little touch of date fruitiness.

Taste: A roasty start, but not overly so, with tastes of sweetened coffee, fire-roasted nuts, light chocolate, even a little caramel in there. Small portion of dark fruitiness. Earthy, faintly leafy hops with sufficing bitterness to cut the initial malt sweetness. Roasty, toasty on the finish and into the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel.

Overall: A solid, soundly malty brown ale for the colder months.

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of Ricochet
3.76/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Brown as advertised. Deep brown, little light came through, strong lace with little head.
S: Caramel and toasted malts with little else.
T: Full and creamy with a strong alcohol remainder. Just a bit sweet.
M: Creamy. Flowed through the mouth. Moderate bitter going down.
O: I'd buy this again. It's a standard of what a brown should taste like .

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 825 ratings.