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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,459 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1459
Reviews: 621
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11%


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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jsprain1

Minnesota

3.94/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- Deep deep brown, not quite black. Head is half finger, cocoa colored, with a bit of residual lacing stuck on the glass.
S- The aroma is not as roasty as I was hoping for. Dark caramel, actually quite sweet on the nose. A bit of smoke lingers.
T- Sweet at first. Dark caramel yields to coffee grounds and a bit of smoke.
M- Medium body for the style. Long finish, fairly aggressive carb.
O- I get oatmeal makes stouts sweeter, but this one did not add the smoothness that the oats bring with it. It is an ok to good beer, but given how many stouts/oatmeal stouts I like more, I probably won't revisit this one.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 05:34:25 | More by jsprain1
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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!

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2014 05:54:21 | More by Bone53
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4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
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This is my favorite oatmeal stout. Has a beautiful dark mahogany look to it and pours with a a nice two inch tan/cream head. Extremely smooth for a dark beer and very full flavored. Nice roasted malt flavor. The smell isn't as impressive as the taste of the beer but hey taste is what matters in my book. I've had many oatmeal stouts as it's my favorite style of beer and this is by far my favorite. Just got lucky the liquor store got a fresh batch in this week. The downside is if you find it and, since it's not dated, you get an out of date bottle you will loose that nice head and it will have kind of a flat taste. Make sure you buy this from someone whos beer move. :)

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04-10-2014 00:30:32 | More by MIchelle
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New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,459 ratings.