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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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2,037 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,037
Reviews: 696
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 72
Gots: 231 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours from the bottle a solid black color with a rocky tan head that is thick and luscious looking. Lots of sticky lacing. Is this thing an imperial stout or an oatmeal stout?

What a great smell. Sweet, grainy malt, pretty big smoke presence, a peanut/pretzel thing going on too. Smells like a meal.

Very rich malty taste with very little roast until the finish. Very clean tasting. Subtle notes of chocolate, smoke and coffee though.

Very silky feel. Ever so smooth and the carbonation is just pillowy.

New Holland nailed this beer for the style. Drinks so well too. This is probably the best oatmeal stout I've had out of a bottle and maybe only second to one other overall. Great work right here.

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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1.5/5  rDev -61.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of superspak
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled 08/25/2011. Pours crystal clear almost opaque dark brown color with a nice 2-3 finger dense tan head with great retention that reduces to a nice cap that lasts the whole glass. Some spotty lacing on the glass as well. Aromas of caramel, chocolate, molasses, roasted malt, oats, nuttiness, light coffee, and a bit of spicy hops. Nice and well balanced aromas here with decent strength. Taste of chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, light coffee, oats, and spicy hops. Good amount of spicy hop bitterness on the finish. A bit on the dry side; but there are some lingering notes of chocolate, caramel, light coffee, and spices on the finish for a bit. Medium body and carbonation; with a fairly creamy and very smooth mouthfeel that drinks extremely easily. Nice balance of flavors and bitterness; with a fairly robust flavor profile. Pretty much zero alcohol presence noticed. Overall this is a damn nice and straight forward oatmeal stout. Nice robust flavors, balance, and easy drinking make this a session beer I would get again.

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4.8/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is by far my favorite everyday stout. I love having this at the end of the night just to have a beer.

A - Pours a pitch black with brown highlights and a small tan head that leaves good retention through each sip.

S - Dark fruits, cocoa powder, chocolate, roasted malts, a hint of coffee.

T - Dark roasted malts with a subtle chocolate taste and coffee shining through. This is a sweet beer that leaves just a little dark chocolate bitterness at the end. Well balanced and smooth.

M - Mild carbonation and the right amount of stickyness left in the mouth that leaves a nice lasting flavor that makes you want more.

O - This is a very well balanced, mild manored stout that is perfect any day of the year. It just comes together very nice with no off flavors. One of my top 10 beers for its complex yet simple profile.

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Thorpe429
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at New Holland last week. Reviewed from notes.

Pours near black with a good tan head. Spotty lacing and a bit of a cap. The nose is heavy with chocolate and a bit of roast. Really nice oat presence coming into the flavor. Chocolate there as well. Medium body and fairly chewy. Goes down nice and easy. One of my favorite beers from New Holland.

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

3/5  rDev -23.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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

This poured a solid black in color with a generous layer of cocoa colored foamy goodness. There’s a luscious, creamy, roasty aroma to it that’s matched by a roasty smooth flavor that rounds out towards the end. Just a touch of dark coffee to bring things back into focus again. Finishes sharp, not sweet.

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4/5  rDev +2%

New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 2,037 ratings.