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New Holland The Poet - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,586 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,586
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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cokes

Wisconsin

4.53/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Dark scarlet-black with a full tan foam.
Nose full of a roastedness, coffee, and vanilla-laced caramel.
Begins very roasty and mocha-like. Enough to prick up the ears of any stout lover. Healthy chocolate contingency. Then this voyages a path all its own. Big time black malts give a premium cola-like sweetness. Similar in some ways to a schwarzbier hybred. Light oat flakes add to this sweet impression as does the fruity yeast (Kalamazoo, anyone?). The Poet maintains high levels of roasted loveliness all the while. Tiny green hops show up at closure, though not rudely; they let the rest of the impressive aspects shine on their own.
Smooth and too quickly consumed.
A choice stout that rivals those produced by a more heralded house in Michigan.

Cheers, inebrius.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2003 11:26:29 | More by cokes
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McNealc31

Ohio

4.53/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Aroma is a pleasant mix of oatmeal and loads of bitter chocolate. Chocolate continues into the flavor and the oatmeal becomes more assertive in both the flavor and the ultra-creamy texture. It’s almost like velvet in a glass. Hops come in at the back end and linger. Phenomenal balance with sweetness from the oats and charred malt.

Just wonderful.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2012 03:30:30 | More by McNealc31
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centurian62

Michigan

4.53/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

What a fantastic Oatmeal Stout. With a fantastic aroma and a great finish, this stout is definitely a winner. New Holland serves this stout year round and although stouts are faux pas in the summer, I still enjoy a cold Poet in the middle of July. If you are a fan of oatmeal stouts, this one will not disappoint!

Serving type: on-tap

02-06-2012 16:15:58 | More by centurian62
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mikeal1917

Michigan

4.53/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Dark, black with small head that disappears quickly

Smell: Absolutely amazing aroma of nuttiness/maltiness. One of the best smelling stouts I've ever experienced.

Taste: Oaty, roasted nutty taste that is best enjoyed decanted into a glass

Mouthfeel: Creamy and soft, goes down extremely smooth

Overall: This beer is amazing, and this coming from a guy who isn't crazy about stouts. Great with a hearty meal or a cold night.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2011 23:37:10 | More by mikeal1917
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Tee76

Michigan

4.53/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours an almost black color, dark as night actually. Good sized light brown head forms and stays there for a bit.

S: Dark chocolate and black coffee dominate the smell, with a hint of smoke.

T: Oats, chocolate and coffee flavors are all present with a small smokey flavor at the end.Strong aftertaste though which isn't a bad thing.

M: Medium to full carbonation, but very smooth and creamy

D: Easy to enjoy, goes down nicely. I had no problems reaching for another one and then another, it's that damn good!

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2009 17:07:30 | More by Tee76
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Britton

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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New Hampshire

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Pennsylvania

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Michigan

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Michigan

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Pennsylvania

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Minnesota

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Maryland

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New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,586 ratings.