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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,976 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,976
Reviews: 679
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 72
Gots: 202 | 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:
Beer added by: inebrius on 02-01-2003

IBU's: 40
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Photo of Dragyourbone1
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Trying this a few hours after a Dark Horse OS. Different but similar. I've seen this in the aisles for the longest time and just got around to purchasing a sixer.
A: Dark brown with a ruby hue. Head dissipates quickly to a persistant slight layer; no internal ringing lacing occurs - foam comes off clean.
S: Very suble oats (malt?) - not much there.
T: Subtle oats with a muted bitterness in the finish.
M: Low to medium fullness; a little watery but smooth. Light carbonation throughout.
O: Subtlety is key here. It's well blended with no rough edges. A solid pick for the style. Maybe I'm a little jaded, or my expectation was higher, but I feel like something is missing from this craft. Nevertheless, its still a smooth and solid OS just without any frills.

Had another one the next day and let this one sit while prepping dinner. Similar taste profile, but the scent improved (subtle coffee tones picked up). The more noticeable thing, though, was the increase in fullness; especially at the first sip. I increased the Overall score to 4 because of these two factors.

Photo of jwenzel019
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jakea
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WesMantooth
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jofroi
3.2/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jhartley
3.53/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of glass_house
4.24/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ThinkAgain
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Monsta-beer-drinker
3.7/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drone
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of andrenaline
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerSnobRobinson
3.89/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerfather
4.9/5  rDev +25%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Creamy dark smooth not overpowering. Very drinkable. Top 5 stout.

Photo of hamrwolf
3.76/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bwmckinney
4.45/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

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4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of acostuhhh
4.11/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Roberto11232
3.38/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pog-Mo-Thoin
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Johnny_Duck
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beer-Revelry
3.15/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Djdude101e
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BAsbill
3.69/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ArkyPalmer
3.86/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrewNoob1
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

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New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,976 ratings.