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New Holland Sundog Amber Ale - New Holland Brewing Company

New Holland Sundog Amber AleNew Holland Sundog Amber Ale

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80
good

296 Ratings
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Ratings: 296
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 12.82%


Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-01-2002)
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Reviews by mobyfann:
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mobyfann

Ohio

3.95/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Paid $14.49 for a seasonal 12-pack from The Party Source...

The beer pours a clear amber ale with a small white head, minimal retention but nice lacing on the glass. Spotty of sweet hops but there is much to the nose on this one.

The taste is mellow (light bodied), a little spice (anise?), mellow sweet malts, and a touch of very tasty and floral hops, nice blend but lighter than most; carbonation is minimal. Excellent in the mouth and at 5.25% it's a great session beer since it feels lighter than it is.

Final Thought: It's light but well-balanced enough to off-set any of those beer connoisseurs wanting a little more hop action.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2009 01:41:57 | More by mobyfann
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New Holland Sundog Amber Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 296 ratings.