New Holland Night Tripper - New Holland Brewing Company

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Ratings: 755
Reviews: 333
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 79
Gots: 113 | FT: 4
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:
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(Beer added by: mcallister on 01-22-2008)
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3.96/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle, 2013 vintage. Served at cellar temperature.

Pours very dark brown to black with a two finger brown head, leaves drippy webs of lacing like an IPA, holds a light cap.

Aroma is roasted malts, cocoa powder, semi-sweet smelling, vanilla, some caramel, a bit nutty, a little hops. Good to very good strength.

Flavor is chocolate, cocoa, rich caramel, roasted malts, coffee, hazelnuts, vanilla, touch of dark fruit, fairly sweet, hint of herbal hops, pretty rich, some alcohol but really not bad at all for a fresh 11% brew.

Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied, creamy, a little sticky, soft to moderate carbonation.

Man this is pretty good stuff. Kind of unique too...got that dessert beer sort of vibe without any vanilla, chocolate, etc additions. Lack of boozy taste in such a big beer is a nice plus too. I like it better than their Dragon’s Milk (which is still pretty good in its own right).

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.81/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I have been holding on to this for about 6 months, cellared. Looking for a nice occasion to hit it. How about a Thursday night when the wife is out??? Sounds good to me.

Black out, no light coming through this baby. Mild lacing.

Smell has some chocolate and coffee overtones.

I get some good chocolate, with a bit of licorice. But I really get a boozy aftertaste. Not a bad aftertaste, but you can definitely tell its 10+%.

The mouthfeel is creamy, with limited carbonation. I like it.

Overall I do like this, but it is not a go-to stout for me due to the very boozy taste. But I would drink it again

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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to alelover for this one - 2011 vintage:

Classic looking imperial stout... coffee black body, creamy khaki head with decent lace and beading.

Loads of fudge and cocoa powder, mellow cherry and fig, toasty malts, caramel. Smooth and pretty tame in terms of booze heat.

A very chocolate forward stout, chalky cocoa and Hershey syrup, a hint of tobacco, some vanilla... again, no real discernible alcohol character.

Thanks Joel!

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3.96/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2012 Vintage poured in to tulip.

A - Deep black with a thin layer of medium brown head.

S - Rich cocoa and coffee aromas up front with a big sweetness. Some molasses and brown sugar notes in the background.

T - A big roast presence up front with an abundance of cocoa and coffee notes. There is a fairly substantial warming alcohol presence and a fairly big bitterness are also present and help to somewhat balance out the big sweetness. Molasses, brown sugar and a hint of smoke in the background.

M - Medium body. Light carbonation. Some chew.

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4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Serving 22 oz bottle shared with friends
AP: Black and awesome nice tan head that was about 3 fingers thick that lasted, good lacing.
AR: Huge notes of Caramel, Chocolate malts with some Coffee type aromas subtle but nice and broke up with some alcohol presence. Nice deep rich malt profile. Some minor burnt sugar notes as well..
TA: Malt upfront, Bready,Chocolate,Caramel and roast, the roast is not overly astringent it dissipates quickly, Low hop bittering,minor oxidation sherry type notes present, ends with dark chocolate, dark fruit, prunes, raisins etc... Nice and complex malt flavoring its a lot to take in.
MF: Thick and Viscous cut with medium carb level but the beer ends somewhat cloying, minor alc burn. No astringency
OA: Really nice big beer, good to share with friends, help you stay warm in the winter that is for sure. If you are not a fan of roasty chocolate type beers this may very well change your mind give it a shot if you come a crossed it.

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New Holland Night Tripper from New Holland Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 755 ratings.