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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,923 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,923
Reviews: 668
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 72
Gots: 177 | 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: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- Deep deep brown, not quite black. Head is half finger, cocoa colored, with a bit of residual lacing stuck on the glass.
S- The aroma is not as roasty as I was hoping for. Dark caramel, actually quite sweet on the nose. A bit of smoke lingers.
T- Sweet at first. Dark caramel yields to coffee grounds and a bit of smoke.
M- Medium body for the style. Long finish, fairly aggressive carb.
O- I get oatmeal makes stouts sweeter, but this one did not add the smoothness that the oats bring with it. It is an ok to good beer, but given how many stouts/oatmeal stouts I like more, I probably won't revisit this one.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bottle into a nonic pint glass.

Appearance: Rich dark brown, nearly black body. A modest light mocha colored head leaves a good amount of sticky lacing throughout.

Smell: Toasted malts and grains. Semi-sweet chocolate. Burnt coffee.

Taste: Does not stray away from the notes picked up in the nose. Very strong malts right off the bat. A remarkable hit of cocoa, you know that incredibly bitter kind that is ranked by percentages. The hops really stand out in that chocolate taste. A great creamy layer balances the creamy malts and the bitter hops very well.

Overall: Very nice oatmeal stout. Pretty close to a full-bodied stout. Definitely a brew stout lovers should check out!

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A: Very dark, almost black. Held up to the light to note some dark brown hues peeking through.

S: Roasted malts. Some milk chocolate sweetness and a slight hint of oats.

T: Very sweet chocolate, some coffee. A slightly bitter finish.

M: Creamy with the appropriate carbonation.

O: A very nice oatmeal stout. Pretty rich in chocolate flavors. Nice and creamy. I would have again.

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New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,923 ratings.