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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: 743
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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4.2/5  rDev +14.8%

Dougiefreshnuts, Nov 12, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a dark brownish amber with a lot of bubbles. About one finger of light tan head which settles into a thin creamy layer.

Smell: A roasty and toasty malt forward aroma with hints of chocolate, toast, and nuts. Dark roasted barley malt with hints of chocolate, toasted bread, coffee, cream, caramel, toffee, nuts, smoke, and yeast. Also some hints of earthy hops and dark fruit. A pretty solid aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a roasty, toasty, and nicely creamy dark malt forward taste with notes of chocolate, nuts, and toast. Dark roasted barley malt with upfront notes of chocolate, toast, biscuit, coffee, cream, toffee, caramel, nuts, yeast, and a little smoke. Subtle hints of dark fruit. Also some light notes of earthy hops. A solid nutty taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Creamy and very smooth with a somewhat drying finish.

Overall: A pretty nice toasty brown ale. Good roasty malt flavors with a smooth creamy body.

MattyG85, Nov 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

lochef81, Nov 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Hohnbaum, Nov 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

rjcoy06, Nov 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Pintwacky, Nov 10, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +22.4%

Grand-Raggedy, Nov 09, 2014
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2.88/5  rDev -21.3%

dextermcgurk, Nov 08, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +12%

Nick_Bousquet, Nov 05, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: A deep mahogany body that's more ruby colored against the light. The head is foamy, cream colored, and recedes very slowly. Nice sheets of lacing coat the glass.

Aroma: Chocolate, toasted bread and Tootsie Roll.

Taste: A mostly malty affair up front with the likes of chocolate, nuts, and some breadiness. On the back end it gets a little more bitter.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and slightly dry.

Overall: A very flavorful brown ale, no complaints at all.

JuicesFlowing, Oct 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

acurtis, Oct 30, 2014
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2.52/5  rDev -31.1%

LakersGotRings, Oct 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18%

KevChiTown, Oct 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

cryptichead, Oct 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

whatname, Oct 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18%

moshea, Oct 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

zestar, Oct 15, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +3.8%

thebowski, Oct 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

jzlyo, Oct 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

DeadGuyRyan, Sep 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

EricTKole, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

DuffDadddy, Sep 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

"Hints of rye, roast and raisin join a subtle caramel sweetness before a clean finish. Pairings: roasted meats, dried fruits, gruyere & smoked cheeses." Brewed in the style of an American Brown Ale, available as a winter seasonal in 12 oz. 6 packs and on draft.

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle to a New Holland tulip glass. Served above 51 degrees fahrenheit.

Pours a tan white head of a frothy cream consistency over a light cola brown with plentiful assertive carbonation and flecked sediment. The aroma is a blend of bready caramel and moderately roasted barley with undertones of chocolate malt, lactose and raisin. The flavor shares some similarities, with a more pronounced acidic fruitiness, a moderate roasted grain, a pinch of black patent roast and a lesser sweetness. The texture is slick, chewy with a moderate dryness, carbonation is moderate and slightly frothy for a subtly creamy mouthfeel. Balance is slightly roasty and acidic fruity over sweet. Body is medium for the style, medium+ overall. The alcohol presence is mild, off characters are minimal. Overall it's a lighter bodied brown ale with a nice raisin fruitiness and moderate roast to it, nice and drinkable.

New Holland Brewing's
Cabin Fever Brown Ale

Jadjunk, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

thufflife, Aug 21, 2014
New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 743 ratings.