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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

New Holland The PoetNew Holland The Poet

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,465 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1465
Reviews: 621
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.25%


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

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
IBU's: 40

(Beer added by: inebrius on 02-01-2003)
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Reviews by Zraly:
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Zraly

Virginia

3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours super-dark brown with ruby/russet hue along the edge of the glass; not quite black. Sufficient mocha colored head and decent lacing. Notes of fruit and roasted malts.

I often drink heavier stouts (read: Russian Imperial Stout) and it is nice to occassionally check the palate with something easy-going but yet flavorful. This fits that bill. Decent cocoa and vanilla notes. A touch of coffee and fruit with a nuance of cola. Not too rich, light to medium-bodied. Supple carbonation. Nice velvety mouthfeel true to form for an oatmeal stout. Tiny bit sour in the finish along with an elegant and subtle bitterness.

Very sessionable oatmeal stout. I'm pairing mine with a good ol' fashioned beef stew with mushrooms.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2011 21:57:42 | More by Zraly
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Poured from a bottle into a snifter glass at around 45°F

Appearance: Poured black with a mahogany tent when put up to the light. One finger tan head

Smell: Roasted malt with a hint of sweet milk chocolate.

Taste: Chocolate is prominent right off with some roasted malts. Toasted oats are balanced in the background throughout

Mouthfeel: Medium body; Smooth and creamy with slight bitterness

Overall: My first oatmeal stout and I am enjoying it. I am more partial to thicker, higher abv. stouts, but this would be a great session beer. Flavorful for around 5% abv. Recommended!

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New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,465 ratings.