New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,929 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,929
Reviews: 669
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 71
Gots: 178 | 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 | 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.

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

12oz bottle thanks to thebigredone. Poured into Founders snifter.

A- Pours an opaque dark brown with a thin creamy mocha brown head that recedes to pretty much no head and leaves some spotty lacing.

S- Oatmeal, creamy dark chocolate, licorice, roasted malts. About average aroma strength. Not overly sweet, licorice and dark chocolate balance decently together.

T- Black licorice, dark chocolate, finishes with a roasted malt taste with lingering dark chocolate and a little bit of oatmeal. Nice balance and decent complexity.

M- Medium bodied, fairly carbonated, easy drinkability.

O- Decent overall oatmeal stout. Dominated a little bit more by licorice then I prefer and could have been a tad sweeter, but overall definitely enjoyable. Nothing that really stands out, but I would have this again although probably not seek it out. I recommend giving it a try.

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New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,929 ratings.