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New Holland El Mole Ocho - New Holland Brewing Company

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375 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 375
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 17.09%
Wants: 15
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  9.79% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: alexgash on 04-04-2010

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4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

Popping the cap reveals a tart nose scented with a little ripe fruit just on the verge of getting too ripe and some reconstituted dried dark chilis. The beer pours ruby chestnut under a 1” white foam cap that dissipates to a quick film. The palate starts tart and fruity and then the Mexican chocolate flavors come forward and a dried chili flavor, possibly ancho, slight smoke, a green chili vegetal taste, a hint of coffee, a very light tartness suggesting vinegar and pickled green chili to finish with a touch of chili heat. Although the idea of the beer sounds outrageous, everything is restrained and very well balanced here, exquisitely layered and deliciously complex without getting too muddied. The beer contains a wide variety of flavors but allows each to speak for itself. The beer is very creamy with a medium full body and medium carbonation. The carbonation is smooth and not harsh.

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4/5  rDev +14%

New Holland High Gravity Series vintage 2013

Serving Style: Bomber

Pours a delightful clear red, fading to amber. Thin but lingering caramel-colored head with minor lacing.

Mouthfeel is treacle-y with only minor notes of carbonation. Initial dominant chocolate swiftly fades into a subtle hint of toasty malts and a bit of coffee, with a rising tide of chiles that leaves the mouth warm and tingling and lasts long after the beer is swallowed, with notes of toffee or caramel blending in and creating a nigh-imperceptible herbal finish.

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New Holland El Mole Ocho from New Holland Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 375 ratings.