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New Holland Night Tripper - New Holland Brewing Company

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649 Ratings
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Ratings: 649
Reviews: 324
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.05%


Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 01-22-2008)
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imperialbigswig

Wisconsin

4.88/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Well this is currently my favorite RIS, and for what that's worth RIS is my favorite style. This beer blows me away every time and is truly something special.
This beer really takes the cake in the smell and taste categories, it is just so incredibly complex. The alcohol is perfectly balanced and every sip just makes me sit and think. I feel like more and more is revealed in the beer every time I drink it, and this has become the measurin stick I judge many of my other RISs by.
If you haven't had this one you're missing out. Have this alone the first time you try it, and then with someone who knows their beers and in particular RISs the next time you have it.
My father in-law and I really go nuts for this beer and we always have a good time drinking and exploring it
Truly, truly a sipping beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2008 15:07:59 | More by imperialbigswig
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New Holland Night Tripper from New Holland Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 649 ratings.