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Golden Cap - New Holland Brewing Company

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84
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458 Ratings
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Ratings: 458
Reviews: 278
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 15
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TasteTester on 07-31-2008)
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Ratings: 458 | Reviews: 278 | Display Reviews Only:
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tommy5

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-29-2013 13:29:24 | More by tommy5
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

08-14-2013 03:52:12 | More by kmos27
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev +3.5%

poured from 12oz bottle into standard pint glass. No legible bottled date, just some fuzzy code.

Poured very nicely, cloudy yellow body with good thick white head, which retained well, but left little in the way of lacing.

Smell was delicate, but some earthy tones with a hint of fruit. Otherwise, not to much going on. (Though my nose might be a bit off when it comes to muted aromas)

Taste was clean and refreshing, not much in the way of fruit, earthier, with a very nice ever so slightly sour finish.

Decent mouth, not too thick at all.

Overall, this saison goes down nice and easy on a summers day. A nice change of pace from the hop and stout assault I usually give my mouth. Can see having this again.

08-04-2013 00:20:21 | More by MikeWard
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-03-2013 23:50:35 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -59.5%

07-28-2013 23:34:34 | More by mwbrady12
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pathman

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-11-2013 01:32:34 | More by pathman
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radiofish

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

07-10-2013 04:35:32 | More by radiofish
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3agle87

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

06-28-2013 18:53:03 | More by 3agle87
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

06-26-2013 17:29:38 | More by petermethot
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -18.9%

06-25-2013 20:15:59 | More by mrfrancis
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SC_Beer_Drinker

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

06-21-2013 00:10:02 | More by SC_Beer_Drinker
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philaduffia

New York

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

06-01-2013 20:23:32 | More by philaduffia
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teak

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

05-25-2013 00:14:34 | More by teak
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zacky_U

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-23-2013 13:41:48 | More by zacky_U
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

05-22-2013 17:11:03 | More by Slatetank
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-21-2013 20:42:08 | More by InspectorBob
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NJB145

Michigan

3/5  rDev -18.9%

05-19-2013 01:27:31 | More by NJB145
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

05-14-2013 15:51:31 | More by JMS1512
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olivermonster

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-11-2013 10:31:54 | More by olivermonster
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Slay40

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-10-2013 21:35:52 | More by Slay40
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Cyrano41

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-03-2013 15:48:59 | More by Cyrano41
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Bright golden coloring, almost pear like, it supported a bright white and fizzy head.

Apple, pear, honey and clove accent a sweet and bready scent.

Pear and Apple are dominant in a sweet flowery taste. Hints of clove and malt end as this farmhouse ale finishes a bit blah. Overall it has a nice taste and feel but is slightly unsatisfying.

05-03-2013 00:29:00 | More by KYGunner
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-01-2013 00:03:56 | More by Morey
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ahbithwabm

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

04-28-2013 20:29:08 | More by ahbithwabm
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woosterbill

Kentucky

3.78/5  rDev +2.2%

12oz bottle from 2011, poured into a Duvel tulip.

A: A slow pour fills the tulip half with frothy white head, half with clear, pale orange ale. Great retention, and tons of sticky lace. Gorgeous.

S: Fruity, spicy, and slightly sour. Citrus, apricot, peach, and green apple. The apple becomes more prominent as it warms; quite cidery. Good, not great.

T: Opens with spice, then a bit of maltiness leads into profound fruitiness. Apple is still huge, with citrus and stone fruit fainter. Clean, dry, slightly earthy finish. A bit too cidery overall, but tasty.

M: Highly carbonated, with ultrafine effervescence exploding from every sip. A bit much, but not bad for the style - and it helps cut through the potentially overwhelming apple flavor.

O: This has aged quite well, far better than I expected for a saison. The Brett has turned into a pure apple character, and while it's not the most appetizing thing it's still pretty tasty.

Cheers!

04-19-2013 23:14:52 | More by woosterbill
Golden Cap from New Holland Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 458 ratings.