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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,590 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,590
Reviews: 633
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 64
Gots: 84 | 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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A very pleasant surprise. Very easy, very smooth. One of those beers that's gone before you know you've finished it!

A: Black, yet top 1/2" has a motor oil gold to it. Nice khaki head, lacing.

S: Oatmeal raisin cookie. Roasty, smells like autumn. Maybe not the ultimate in fun or complexity, but nice nonetheless.

T: Creamy, smooth. More guts than macro-brews like Guinness. "Flavors" not as pronounced as other beers (not sure if that's a bad thing, as this was a good, non-gimmicky blend unlike others that want to scream "LOOK AT ME, I'VE GOT VANILLA & COFFEE..."). Hints of roasted coffee, semi-sweet chocolate, plums, and oatmeal.

M: Very good medium body. Holds together well. Not sudsy. In short, nice body and finish, and sufficiently heavy without being clunky.

O: Very drinkable! Although not intended as faint praise, it's a beer that rates well not so much because of its unique positive attributes but its utter absence of drawbacks.

Repeat? Sure thing. Wouldn't be a beer I'd crave when I came home; but a good staple for the fridge and a very, very pleasant experience.

Where/When? Would make a great beer for a college football tailgate or in the midst of a Fall Road-Trip. Oddly, good palette cleanser after food; would go great wth steak or whte cheese.

Two Words: Fall Roadtrip (or "Easy Drinker", "Absent Negatives")

Serving type: bottle

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

1750th Review on BA
Bottle to snifter
12oz

Purchased @ Binnys Forest Park, IL

App- I was really surprised at how purple this was out of the bottle. Into the glass it was a bit of Welchs grape juice intermixed with Hersheys syrup. A bit thick and creamy with a small one finger head. A nice bit of cling and lace.

Smell- A nice mix of a couple of smells on this one. The opening aromatics are that of pure oats and then moves into a bit of bitter coffee and then the last aromatics are that of chocolate malts.

Taste- This is a very interesting oatmeal stout. I really dont get all that much oats. Instead I am getting a lot of bubble gum with a bit of plums and figs. When it warmed it produced a bit of chocolate similar to the nose. Really a bit above average but not that bad.

Mouth- A solid medium body with a medium creamy carbonation. A nice residual flavor of bubblegum, oats, chocolate, vanilla and plums. Really a unique beer on the feel to me.

Drink- I am rating this a bit high overall. The balance this struck was quite nice with a bit of unique flavors and a different profile. Layered, semi-balanced and tasty. I dont think I would come back to this though.

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Bottle poured into a tulip style glass.

A: pours a deep brown almost black in color. Little if any light pears through it.

S: loved the smell of this one, as I had toasty chocolaty aroma on the nose from this.

t: as I did like the taste it was all up front on flavor the back-end tapered off pretty rapidly.

m: light in carbonation, and slightly thin almost watery compared to the thickness in looks.

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New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,590 ratings.