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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,591 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,591
Reviews: 633
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.22%
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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robertjskelton

Alabama

4/5  rDev +2%

06-28-2014 23:33:03 | More by robertjskelton
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tkdchampxi

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a good, well-made stout that fills your nose with bold, dark coffee and malted barley. The taste comes close to matching the smell, but I almost just want to sit with my glass and savor this beer through my nostrils. Worth trying, and better than many offerings, but not quite inspiring me to verse or rhyme. If it were more concentrated in flavor then allowed to mellow in carbonation, it's be overall much better.

A: pitch black, but with a creamy off-white, half-centimeter head that quickly dissipated. Low lacing. Thin bubbles that sparkle and remind me of champagne. The beer swishes thinly, like coca cola, and ripples with every vibration of the table.

S: this is possibly one of the best smelling beers I've ever had. The front smells like sweet chocolate - Hershey melted into a glass. There is coffee and malted barley in the middle. There is caramel on the finish and mixed throughout.

T: I am let down by the taste here. Dark, roasty, and just a touch bitter. Tastes a bit like thinly brewed coffee, carbonated, and mixed into a brown ale. I like it, but don't love it.

M: too thin - this beer would benefit from some added viscosity and a but less carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 22:04:02 | More by tkdchampxi
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BrooklynPanch

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-28-2014 21:08:33 | More by BrooklynPanch
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AdmiralOzone

Minnesota

3.51/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Center poured bottle into Imperial pint glass produces thick tan head that takes several minutes to recede.

Nice aroma. Oatmeal, chocolate, coffee and a little smokiness.

Tastes like it smells.

Nice thickness, feels good.

Overall I really like this beer, Nice that the abv is low enough to have several.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 20:17:30 | More by AdmiralOzone
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barczar

Kentucky

3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours an opaque black with a frothy tan head that lingers.

Cocoa, roast malt, and hints of tar form the initial aroma, with choice, light floral hops, and nutty notes adding intrigue.

Flavor is chocolate dominant, becoming almost milky mid palate, and finishing roasty. There's a nutty malt backbone throughout. A slight acrid note is a bit of a spoiler.

Body is on the light side, with carbonation a little higher than expected, perhaps accentuated by the acrid notes.

Nice, approachable stout. I like the slightly sweet bent, as opposed to the typical roast bitterness. Mouthfeel is a little offputting.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 18:24:24 | More by barczar
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DBosco

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-28-2014 06:38:22 | More by DBosco
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harripat

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-28-2014 05:17:11 | More by harripat
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DuffBeer14

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2%

06-25-2014 23:50:49 | More by DuffBeer14
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green_plastic

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-24-2014 13:26:19 | More by green_plastic
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Sbjeff

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

06-24-2014 01:37:15 | More by Sbjeff
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Jared326

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

06-24-2014 00:32:57 | More by Jared326
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Wingsman

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2%

06-23-2014 22:42:25 | More by Wingsman
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

06-22-2014 02:04:53 | More by JakerLou
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Maria09

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

06-20-2014 20:01:30 | More by Maria09
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mikeg67

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Pours dark brown with small, creamy, beige head and nice lacing. Aroma is of piney hops, roasted malt, sour cream and some coffee. Body is full and slightly crisp. Taste is of roasted malt, burnt grain, coffee, brown sugar, herbal hops and some sour notes. Finish is long and bittersweet. On the whole it is good brew.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2014 13:38:09 | More by mikeg67
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MJ63

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

06-20-2014 03:17:02 | More by MJ63
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avisong

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-20-2014 02:15:11 | More by avisong
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jonaspb

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2%

06-19-2014 02:48:38 | More by jonaspb
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Necronomad

Switzerland

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-18-2014 01:56:40 | More by Necronomad
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ThaHealer

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

06-15-2014 01:05:23 | More by ThaHealer
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brittanylicious

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-14-2014 14:09:59 | More by brittanylicious
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heysuz

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-14-2014 14:01:05 | More by heysuz
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phredbull

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

06-14-2014 04:49:27 | More by phredbull
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DrBobPierce

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2%

06-14-2014 02:55:17 | More by DrBobPierce
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BigTuna1066

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-13-2014 19:15:11 | More by BigTuna1066
New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,591 ratings.