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Rye P.A. Hatter - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

301 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 301
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.64%
Wants: 6
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: fear025 on 07-02-2010)
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

nipiazza, Nov 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

gpblackgt, Nov 17, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +0.5%

kbrown, Nov 15, 2014
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3.51/5  rDev -7.1%

Appearance - 3.75/5
Pours a deep orange-brown. Moderately clear. A little haze. Can see many tiny particulates floating around in the beer. Minimal head. Moderate amount of carbonation can be seen rising at a quick rate.

Smell - 3.5/5
Pine-citrus hops and some sweet maltiness. Perhaps hints of caramel or other dark/thick sugar flavor. Nothing really special

Taste - 3.5/5
Pine-citrus hops, sweet darker malty flavor, some spiciness. Pine-citrus hops aftertaste. Nothing really special. Doesn't really taste much different from the Oak-Aged Hatter IPA I tried yesterday.

Mouthfeel - 3.5/5
Medium to full bodied, creamy texture, very light carbonation. I typically like more carbonation in my beers, but the light carbonation I think fits with this beer.

Overall - 3.5/5
Overall this was an okay beer. The bottles says "Rye lends spiciness to the caramel-malt base". I would have liked to feel more spiciness from this beer, as it was minimal. Also, I wish they brought out the caramel malt flavors more. I still don't think it would make this beer awesome, but I think it would be better if they did those things. Also, I don't know if I would have used piney hops. I would use other kinds of hops that are less piney for this beer. Again, I have been disappointed by yet another Hatter beer. I love New Holland, but don't think I've ever really liked any of their Hatters.

mchegash, Nov 11, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +0.5%

Nicholas_Gates, Nov 09, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +6.9%

Justin-m, Nov 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

jman005, Nov 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

jmwildwest, Nov 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

JG-90, Oct 25, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +0.5%

GameOfBeers, Oct 20, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -4.8%

BeerForMuscle, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Hanselpb, Oct 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Gww1864, Oct 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

SpartyJoe, Oct 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Haybeerman, Oct 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

ZEB89, Oct 03, 2014
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3.1/5  rDev -18%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22 oz bottle. Pours hazy copper orange with a big frothy creamy white head that retains well and leaves some lacing.

The aroma is sweet bready rye, some fruit and hops.

The flavor is sweet bready biscuit malts, rye spice, some fruit with slightly vegetal hops in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with slightly sharp carbonation.

Overall, a decent rye pale.

Beaver13, Oct 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

PatrickKlopfenstein, Sep 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

DeadGuyRyan, Sep 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

cmwilliq, Sep 21, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +0.5%

DuffDadddy, Sep 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

hit728, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Thedrizzle, Sep 12, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +1.9%

Pours a beuatiful caramel/amber with a creamy white head that shows a nice will to live. The aroma shows off the strong malt basis with just hints of floral hops. The taste has the same profile as the aroma with just a small spiced note. Nice fullness on the palate. A very god pale ale with a small but well-executed twist.

delta490, Sep 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

dradair, Sep 06, 2014
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Rye P.A. Hatter from New Holland Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 301 ratings.