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White Hatter - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

412 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 412
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 3
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WastingFreetime on 06-03-2012)
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1/5  rDev -72%

mwar, Aug 04, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -58%

ajzy, Jun 10, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -51%

beerist, Jul 31, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -51%

Pillowburn, Apr 22, 2013
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1.83/5  rDev -48.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Cloudy lemon color with a 2 finger white head with decent retention and spotty lacing. The aroma has citrus, citrus zest, and coriander. The aroma is somewhat light.

The taste is mostly bitter and has lemon, lemon peel, coriander, pepper, bitter hops, aspirin, and insect repellant. At least it tastes like insect repellant smells. Not a good combination of flavors.

Light bodied with average carbonation, and a dry finish. I have liked the other beers in the Hatter series, but this one is not to my liking. Trying to merge a Belgian Pale Ale with a Witbier is a bad idea.

hardy008, Jun 16, 2012
Photo of TheMatthi
2/5  rDev -44%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.5

The beer poured a golden brown with nice lacing. The head was white and quick to diminish

The aroma was floral, orange and hints or coriander

The taste initially matched the aroma but then just fell off - flat. Initially citrus and floral hop notes but then just disappearing into...almost nothing with a bit of yeasty taste.

Overall disappointing on two fronts; firstly my brother who got me a few hatters said it was his favorite; secondly compared to the Farm House Hatter (consumed the previous night) it was a let down

TheMatthi, Jan 04, 2013
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2/5  rDev -44%

craft_shannie, Apr 07, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -37%

sweemzander, Aug 07, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -37%

jbierling, Apr 20, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -30%

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2.5/5  rDev -30%

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2.5/5  rDev -30%

Jason1337, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of benloho
2.73/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

My first beer form New Holland.
A: Cloudy pale orange color. Looks like a Belgian Wit in the glass. Minimal head. There's some good lacing and lot's of bubbles streaming up from the bottom.
S: Citrus. Orange. Coriander. Maybe a little pineapple. Lots of sweet orange peel on the nose which is inviting.
T: Not very pleasant to me. A lot of orange up front with a little hop character. But at the end a stale bitterness like I'm sucking on orange peel.
MF: Not as creamy as I'd expect from a type of witbier. Doesn't seem like an IPA at all. Good carb on it, but no balance and weird overall.
O: I see what they're trying to do here. A WPA - blending a Belgian wit and an IPA. Seems more like a Belgian pale to me. No IPA characteristics at all. The orange peel overwhelms the hop character.

benloho, Apr 24, 2014
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mjaggers, Sep 06, 2012
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White Hatter from New Holland Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 412 ratings.