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New Holland Night Tripper - New Holland Brewing Company

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Ratings: 747
Reviews: 333
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 79
Gots: 111 | FT: 5
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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Cloaked_Phantom, Jul 19, 2014
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Slick_wick23, Jul 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Desimoaj, Jul 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Appearance : Dark and Black... Faint ruby hues appearing at the bottom of the glass. Kaki colored head.

Aroma: Dark and foreboding, Really toasted grains and toasted bread. A touch of smoky char with Dark Chocolate in the back. Floral Booze tones all over the ale.

Body: The body like Dragon's Milk was a bit thin hovering within the high medium to low full mouthfeel. soft carbonation was nice in this ale.

Taste: Softer on the dark tones when I would of though, left some hollow points along the way that the bourbon aged version filled nicely. Coffee, Dark Chocolate, Toasted Grains and Char on the palate with a big floral booze all over the place.

Overall: Nice ale, right now I prefer the barrel aged version, but if this had about 2 years of age. A lot would change and this would be a steamer on an ale. Cheers!

Paul_PABrewNews, Jul 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

ptickle, Jul 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

cl3, Jul 08, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I have always liked this brew. Pours a thick black with deep tan head and spider web like lacing. Smells of deep roasted grains, chocolate, some coffee, and more chocolate. Decadent mouthfeel, and velvety smooth. Tastes of sweet dark chocolate up front, coffee and roasted grains on the sides---do I detect some deep roasted barley in there for depth(!?), and medium hop bitterness on the back changing into a cocoa flavor on the aftertaste. Booziness comes through later---have a seat! Very nice. Very luxurious. Just a great imperial stout. CHEERS!

Brutaltruth, Jul 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

jacobe603, Jul 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

dejones, Jul 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

GClarkage, Jul 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Beer_pirate, Jun 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Keiferfillinger, Jun 29, 2014
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3.58/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: black in color, 1/4 inch head, opaque, low carbonation

Smell: dark chocolate, smoke, and roasted malt

Taste: dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, and light caramel

Mouthfeel: heavy bodied, low carbonation, sweet and roasty

Overall: An above average rich and heavy imperial stout.. The alcohol is well hidden, but yet I feel like I have had more complex and interesting examples in the style. Not a beer I would pass up, but not one I need to rush to again.

tigg924, Jun 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

harripat, Jun 28, 2014
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Nunya, Jun 28, 2014
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GoGators, Jun 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

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Sean32, Jun 13, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

the 2014 vintage is 11.4% abv, and feels like all of t, this is an enormous stout, a nice example of the style, but probably in need of a little time in the cellar to mellow out and integrate a bit. jet black in color with a shiny obsidian finish and about a half inch of really fizzy tan head. a nose of heavy burnt barley bitterness and some rich oatmeal, and of course the alcohol. they come in separate waves, with a bitter bakers chocolate up front and a pronounced coffee element in the middle. tons of dark barley in this thing, really intense and palate coating. the booze is evident though, and makes it feel a little thinner and hotter than it needs to be, and the medium carbonation isnt quite enough to uplift it any more. im impressed by its flavor, but wish it was a little more refined in terms of feel. definitely a slow sipper, this will get a buzz on pretty quick if you let it. new holland so far to me, has not lived up to its hype. this is good beer, but its not incredible, and its not particularly distinct from other well made big stouts out there. i like it, but im not sure i would buy it again. glad i had buddies to share the bomber with.

StonedTrippin, Jun 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

Bunuelian, Jun 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Kevinpitts, Jun 08, 2014
New Holland Night Tripper from New Holland Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 747 ratings.