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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,590 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,590
Reviews: 633
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 64
Gots: 84 | 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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MoritzRW

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-15-2012 01:15:42 | More by MoritzRW
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dmorley21

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-14-2012 22:52:34 | More by dmorley21
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dexterk1

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours from the bottle as a nice dark coffee/chocolate color. Head is strong and thick.
Odor is somewhat light. Has some roasted coffee notes and maybe chocolate as well.
Taste is nice a solid as an oatmeal stout should be. Some chocolate and coffee are present. Also has high maltyness and little hop bitterness. Feel is pretty smooth and creamy. A nice stout overall.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2012 15:39:37 | More by dexterk1
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jera1350

Minnesota

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2012 02:53:57 | More by jera1350
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uziangis

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2%

01-13-2012 02:34:57 | More by uziangis
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nucmedmario

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

01-13-2012 00:49:51 | More by nucmedmario
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bmoney

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2%

01-13-2012 00:21:54 | More by bmoney
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FirstBrewsoon

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2%

01-11-2012 17:48:45 | More by FirstBrewsoon
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humancentispeed

Indiana

1.5/5  rDev -61.7%

01-10-2012 04:09:03 | More by humancentispeed
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Britton

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-09-2012 23:09:08 | More by Britton
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mastershake77

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

01-09-2012 22:13:40 | More by mastershake77
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Jordanbryan10

Delaware

5/5  rDev +27.6%

01-09-2012 01:08:26 | More by Jordanbryan10
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WuAnquo1

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2%

01-08-2012 23:20:52 | More by WuAnquo1
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superspak

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
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.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2012 04:16:15 | More by superspak
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buyBinboaVodka

New Jersey

4.83/5  rDev +23.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2012 15:22:51 | More by buyBinboaVodka
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ohtheguilt

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2%

01-04-2012 12:54:21 | More by ohtheguilt
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cmannes

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

01-03-2012 17:43:13 | More by cmannes
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enelson

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

01-03-2012 13:38:52 | More by enelson
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shockrocker65

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-03-2012 06:58:01 | More by shockrocker65
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SassyMammaK

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-03-2012 03:41:30 | More by SassyMammaK
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Holland

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

01-03-2012 01:50:51 | More by Holland
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Thorpe429

Illinois

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.

Serving type: on-tap

01-02-2012 14:31:24 | More by Thorpe429
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Etan

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2%

12-31-2011 19:44:26 | More by Etan
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TCgoalie

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

12-29-2011 21:39:38 | More by TCgoalie
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CORKSCREWFISH

Illinois

3/5  rDev -23.5%

12-29-2011 10:27:39 | More by CORKSCREWFISH
New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,590 ratings.