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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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1,859 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,859
Reviews: 663
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 74
Gots: 165 | 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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4/5  rDev +2%

thisladyluck, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

Pours a deep brown with a dark beige head. A lingering head that dense and thick leaving lacing in it's wake.

The aroma had a rich roasted barley smell with hints of chocolate at the end.

Drinks smooth and velvetty with a rich roasted malt taste. There's hints of chocolate and coffee too. A nice drinking beer.

micromaniac129, Sep 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

KevinL, Apr 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown/red highlights, medium tan head, nice lacing. Smell is roasty, vanilla sourness, chocolate and coffee, floral. Taste is roasty, with chocolate and coffee up front, graininess and more chocolate in the finish, very roasty all the way through. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation, very creamy. An enjoyable stout, Thanks DrJay!

Viggo, Feb 21, 2006
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4/5  rDev +2%

coder, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

mrebeka, Jun 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

ryancorn, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured this beer into a Stout Glass. The beer poured almost black with a very nice amber color where the light passed through the shallow edges. The head was a solid two fingers high and a deep tan color. The head also had good representation of lacing. A bold malt aroma with a hint of tobacco made my taste buds anxiously awaiting the first draw from the glass. The tast was that of a bold oatmeal stout. A very smooth full flavored beer that made me want to drink some more. This beer goes down smooth and has a pleasant after taste. The label is a nice touch paying homage to a great story. This is a great beer to pair with great friends and a great steak. I would highly recommend this beer and I look forward to buying more.

PADIV, Nov 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ak mal deep black color, not pitch black but nice and dark, and a ferocious tan head.

Burnt walnuts, smoke and dark malts are the dominant aromas.

Flavor of hickory, smoke, and a definate chocolate note. Layered and finishes sweet and woodsy.

Creamy, thick mouthfeel. The oats do magic to the thickness of the brew.

Delicious and easy to drink. A keeper.

cnally, Nov 10, 2010
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4/5  rDev +2%

kybeerdrinker, Nov 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

timmy2b, Nov 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

kcooney1222, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

krustster, Nov 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Acquired this from Beerbeagle courtsey of Nobody Want to See a Beerk Geek Naked 2 so a big THANK YOU goes out to him!

A: This beer pours a deep dark brown, almost black with slight ruby hues around the edges. A one finger of light brown head to it. Head recedes nicely leaving wispy lacing along the glass.

S: Nose is of roasted malts, oatmeal, milk chocolate, and hints of burnt malts.

T: Taste starts with roasted malts and hints of chocolate up front before sweetening out a bit. Some caramel malts, milk chocolate, brown sugar and oatmeal are present through the middle. Finish has a bit of burnt malts and hint of hops to it.

M: Medium body, medium carbonation, rich creamy feel to this.

D: Well balanced, though the oatmeal was more in the background, as an outmeal stout, perhaps not the best representation of the style, but a very tasty beer and one that I could sit with for a while.

Jayli, Feb 03, 2010
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4/5  rDev +2%

kjkinsey, Aug 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

ej285701, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

KISSFR33K, Jun 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

drewski87, Feb 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured in to a tulip pint glass.

Pours mostly black with a thick light tan head.

Smell is a roasty, coffee, slightly sweet.

Taste is a smooth light chocolate with a hint of piney hops with a smooth and dry finish.

Mouthfeel is smooth, then finishing dry.

Very drinkable, sessionable beer. quite nice.

aubuc1, Aug 13, 2010
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4/5  rDev +2%

mcrawford, Aug 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

profholt82, Nov 18, 2013
New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,859 ratings.