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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,733 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,733
Reviews: 648
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 73
Gots: 119 | 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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3.58/5  rDev -8.7%

Served in a Stone Ruination IPA pint.

A- Jet black with a 1 finger cream head. Lacing remains on glass.

S- Roasted malts and slight bitter chocolate.

T- Chocolate and roasted malts predominantly.

M- Medium body with light creamy feel.

O- Good oatmeal stout but nothing outstanding.

kawilliams81, Feb 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

jharkins07, Feb 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

djrn2, Feb 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

A: dark brown, sort of very dark burgundy when held to light & reasonably bright and clear for its darkness. Small to medium tan head that settles with reasonable speed to a skim that retains well and leaves curtains of lace.

S: Nutty malts, toasty and creamy oatmeal (hint of lactose ?), crystal malt sweetness, touch of dark bread, soft hint of vague hops, and a good bit of roast. Good hint of fruit that is surprisingly light for sucha dark beer – almost peachy.

T: Nice open of oatmeal, nutty malts, malty & oatmeal sweetness, & just a hint of scorched caramel. The middle smoothly transitions to roasty grain – firmly rather than darkly roasty. Bittersweet cocoa, chicory, over-backed raisin cookies (the browned edges & crispy raisin bits). The roast lingers into the end & finish and is joined by softly resiny and slightly minty hops with good bitterness.

M: Just slight bit over medium body with softly under-matched carbonation that is finely textured. Smooth, soft, and fairly creamy. Okay amount of chewy dextrins and some sticky sugars. A bit sweet most of the way, but the end eventually does go drying with lots of roast.

D: Superbly balanced & rounded and quite rich. Firm stout character with great oatmeal flair that is accented well by hop aspect. This is a nice & tasty beer. Very easy and pleasant to drink.

SickGnar, Feb 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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2.93/5  rDev -25.3%

Thanks Kyle!

Pour was a dark brown, almost black. Small white head.

Smell was a bit off. Fusel alcohols, hints of oatmeal.

Taste was interesting. I get hints of leafy tobacco, smoke, and a sweet feeling. Very light body, almost porter like. Rather simple, no real malt backbone. Feels light, and the leafy feeling reminds me of Sugar Plum Brown by CCB.

VncentLIFE, Feb 12, 2012
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4.53/5  rDev +15.6%

What a fantastic Oatmeal Stout. With a fantastic aroma and a great finish, this stout is definitely a winner. New Holland serves this stout year round and although stouts are faux pas in the summer, I still enjoy a cold Poet in the middle of July. If you are a fan of oatmeal stouts, this one will not disappoint!

centurian62, Feb 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,733 ratings.