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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,627 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,627
Reviews: 635
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 67
Gots: 93 | 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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StretchZep

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-06-2014 18:33:05 | More by StretchZep
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DirtyMcNasties

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

07-06-2014 17:37:19 | More by DirtyMcNasties
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ColSanders123

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2%

07-06-2014 16:03:48 | More by ColSanders123
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BamfBacon

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2%

07-05-2014 22:33:52 | More by BamfBacon
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DubCo21

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-04-2014 01:53:22 | More by DubCo21
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: A nice sized mocha head was formed that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pitch black color with no vision of anything. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Bready and sweet oats, roasted coffee, earthy, chocolate, smoke,

Taste: Nice oats up front, ash, roasted coffee, earthy, chocolate, and mild bitterness in the rear.

Mouthfeel: Silky smooth, light bodied, ashy bitterness, a little chewy, and low carbonation.

Overall: It's hot and humid here in Boston, but this was a god choice in my nice air conditioned room.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 05:45:10 | More by Flounder57
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thelargeone

North Dakota

2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

07-02-2014 03:23:22 | More by thelargeone
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ifixufly

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

07-01-2014 22:36:04 | More by ifixufly
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LJWalker

Alabama

4/5  rDev +2%

07-01-2014 03:09:03 | More by LJWalker
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sanford_and_son

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-30-2014 21:04:16 | More by sanford_and_son
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Wrigley_Pint

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-30-2014 04:27:42 | More by Wrigley_Pint
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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
New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,627 ratings.