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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,870 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,870
Reviews: 664
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 73
Gots: 167 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.69/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - dark brown liquid with tan head

Smell - roasted barley, dark chocolate

Taste - toasted oats, dark chocolate, roasted coffee bean

Mouthfeel - heavier end of medium bodied, high carbonation, slight sweetness, bitterness in the back end from those roasted coffee beans, slight amount of woodsiness on the end,fair amount of balance

Overall - a good stout worth trying

Price Point - $2.19/12 oz single

keithmurray, Nov 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Hockey_Fan, Nov 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

redleg64, Nov 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Tone2467, Nov 06, 2013
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3.43/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle into a Gandhi-Bot tulip.

A: Opens with quite an assertive hiss, and even a slow pour creates an enormous head of dense tan froth. Retention and lacing are great, but despite the impressive visuals I'm not exactly enthused at the prospect of a radically overcarbonated stout.

S: Leafy hops and chocolate; a bit of herbal spice and molasses. Interesting, but not what I'm usually looking for in an oatmeal stout.

T: Hoppy, roasty, and mildly malty, with a bittersweet finish. Lots of chocolate and herbal hops. Much better than the nose.

M: Painfully spritzy at first, but after some time and a few swirls of the glass it settles into a creamy medium body. No better than average overall.

O: While certainly distinctive, it's not one I'll be seeking out in the future.

Cheers!

woosterbill, Nov 04, 2013
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3.64/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Opaque and near black... hold it up to the light and nothing comes through. 1/4" head. Typical stout lacing.

Faint smell of dark chocolate.

A solid recommendation for someone who wants to try a porter or stout... but nothing that distinguishes it from what you'd expect as a quality example of the class.

We would buy it for ourselves.

Bernoulli, Oct 25, 2013
New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,870 ratings.