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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,694 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,694
Reviews: 645
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 71
Gots: 108 | FT: 0
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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JoeBoxer522

Illinois

5/5  rDev +27.6%

12-05-2011 21:55:49 | More by JoeBoxer522
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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +27.6%

03-28-2014 02:24:01 | More by ST4L
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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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acsprouse

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +27.6%

03-25-2013 00:37:48 | More by acsprouse
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Another6Pack

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-22-2011 02:12:23 | More by Another6Pack
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Macky0366


5/5  rDev +27.6%

07-18-2014 21:50:05 | More by Macky0366
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guy99zer

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

10-07-2012 21:18:45 | More by guy99zer
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IlPostino

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

12-04-2011 16:08:17 | More by IlPostino
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FedExPope

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-21-2011 03:38:41 | More by FedExPope
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yuenglingfan101

Indiana

5/5  rDev +27.6%

appearance nice beer with a thick tan head. Smell of oatmeal of course. And taste of oatmeal. Mouthful. of oatmeal and liquor that just begs to be drank more and more rising the drinkabilty to a higher standard. This beer is worth trying. A great oatmeal stout for stout lovers. Quoth the raven nevermore

02-05-2011 02:33:03 | More by yuenglingfan101
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thelagerheads

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

You know a brew is special to me when I pour it into my vintage 8 oz glass with the raised painted owls on it. And it certainly is! This is the darkest chocolate coffee stout that I've had yet. Throw in some rolled oats and you've got a new favorite fourth meal! It's a double-barrelled swarzbier, a stout that I can imagine three guys man-handling the Keebler elf and his latest bacth of chocolate chip cookies into the wort mixer and stirring until the foam rises to the top leaving a creamsicle circle about the rim of the vat.

Poet-wise, being that is its namesake, it is Etheridge Knight: black, brunt and over-the-top sans the profanity and emotional irascibility. It's not quite as severe as joining the black panthers but there is a portent to extreme things waiting inside this bottle. Just don't drink it at the local coffee house or you might be pre-disposed to wrangle with some old man-haired poetess who reaches the divine muse via Granny Clampett and the fat man sitting in the corner perspiring poetry with a cheshire grin on his face always exclaiming with contained joy, "Mmmmm. Mmmmm. Mmmmm. Yes. Mmmmm."

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poogas

Indiana

5/5  rDev +27.6%

12-12-2011 00:56:17 | More by poogas
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dav

Missouri

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-19-2011 05:48:24 | More by dav
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mastershake77

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

01-09-2012 22:13:40 | More by mastershake77
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JLDyer

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-19-2011 17:56:21 | More by JLDyer
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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +27.6%

12-06-2011 14:20:55 | More by deeesem
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Illinois

5/5  rDev +27.6%

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Connecticut

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Delaware

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GeoJ

Virginia

4.97/5  rDev +26.8%

Picked up a bottle in my ongoing hunt for great stouts/porters.
Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance is as black and rich looking as you would expect from a good stout, head dissipates quickly, The lacing is wonderful and remained from nearly top to bottom of the glass as it went down.

Smell of nutty maltiness with just enough coffee aroma to make it that much more inviting ... And it just gets better as the brew warms a bit.

Taste: A surprising, brief sweetness hits the tongue first, quickly melding into the different sensations and flavors you would expect from a top-shelf stout as you let it wash along your tongue. Chewy, but not overly so, mouthfeel. Quite dry finish with a great aftertaste. The enigma here is that you want to savor each sip, but it's so very drinkable that you can't wait to take the next one. One of the easiest-drinking stouts I've ever tasted.

Overall: No question that The Poet goes into my "Top 5 (So Far)" of great stouts/porters - I'll recommend this with no reservations to all of my stout-loving friends.

Big kudos to New Holland Brewing!

03-29-2011 01:44:57 | More by GeoJ
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MmmIPA

Pennsylvania

4.9/5  rDev +25%

Pretty black,cant see through it.One in. tan head.

Very pleasent smell,fruity and some chocolate.

I can taste the smoke in it as it finishes.Somewhat of a fruity taste upfront then leads to carmel and some chocolate also.Bittering at the end with some sweet chocolate.

Creamy and smooth,very easy going down.

Awesome stout for sure! I loved the fruit taste and I plan on having again and well worth seeking out.

03-15-2007 13:58:37 | More by MmmIPA
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Tim9m1r

Pennsylvania

4.88/5  rDev +24.5%

Appearance - Opaque black color with a half inch medium-thick tan head that dissipates at a medium-slow rate.

Smell - Sweet roasted malt and earthy smoked wood hops followed by dark chocolate.

Taste - Sweet roasted malt and smokey wood followed by lightly bitter dark chocolate and very mild alcohol with a roasted malt and smokey wood finish.

Mouthfeel - Rich and creamy, very well balanced bitterness/sweetness, medium carbonation,and very mild alcohol feel

Overall - An amazing stout. Very well balanced in every way.

07-17-2014 02:25:30 | More by Tim9m1r
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

4.84/5  rDev +23.5%

Pours almost a solid black in color with a tan head that laces nicely around the rim. Nice aroma of molasses, caramel and chocolate. Just the right amount of carbonation! Perfect balance of flavor in every mouthful. Too bad I just bought a single one of these as this is one of the BEST Oatmeal Stouts I have had.

07-25-2013 22:08:05 | More by BeerWithMike
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New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,694 ratings.