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Michigan Hatter - New Holland Brewing Company

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83
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146 Ratings
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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beefytits4 on 06-02-2013)
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Photo of thecheapies
3.01/5  rDev -17.5%

Auburn orange with a lot of unnecessary haze. Not a lot of good lasting head.

Tangy cardboard, perfumey hops, oxidized malts... doesn't smell too good.

Floral hops, some cardboard, wafery thin malts, caramel overtones, and minerality. Yikes.

Feels good. Nice weight in the mouth. Carbonation provides some good airiness.

Yeah... about no bottle dating...

thecheapies, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of Knoxrb12
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Knoxrb12, Mar 04, 2014
Photo of JIMTRK16
4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

JIMTRK16, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of mrfrancis
4/5  rDev +9.6%

A: Pours a hazy orange-tinged amber with a creamy, thin white mousse.

S: Aromas of caramel, cream, toffee, biscuit, herbs, pine, lemon, lime, and mandarin orange come through on the nose.

T: Flavors of caramel, cream, toffee, biscuit, crackers, lemon, lime, mandarin orange, kumquat, grapefruit, grass, herbs, and pine wash across the palate. The finish is earthy, herbal, and zesty with pronounced flavors of caramel, biscuit, herbs, grass, lemon, and pine.

M: Medium bodied, smooth, and creamy in the mouth with prickly, yet somewhat restrained carbonation. Very easy to drink.

O: I'm not really sure that I can accept this beer as an IPA, but I really like the Cascade aromas and flavors the brewers showcase in this ale. If and when you try this ale, keep an open mind and do not think of this as a typical American IPA because, in truth, it is really more of an American pale ale billed as an IPA. Still, the aromas and flavors here are great. Highly recommended for fans of balanced and/or hop-forward ales.

mrfrancis, Feb 18, 2014
Photo of Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker, Feb 11, 2014
Photo of TreyIsWilson
3.54/5  rDev -3%

A - Pours a hazy copper with a two-finger foamy white head. Heavy lacing.

S - Fair amount of pine and citrus from the hops. Some light caramel sweetness is also present.

T - Lots of caramel malts. Hop are fairly weak producing a light bitterness with some light citrus notes also come through in the finish.

M - Light body with medium carbonation. Mouthfeel is watery with a dry finish.

O - Decent. I wish the hops would have came through more. Very light easy drinking IPA.

TreyIsWilson, Jan 19, 2014
Photo of MacStinson
4/5  rDev +9.6%

MacStinson, Jan 17, 2014
Photo of rmank
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

rmank, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of ToddGingerich
4.75/5  rDev +30.1%

ToddGingerich, Dec 27, 2013
Photo of jdhasse
3.25/5  rDev -11%

jdhasse, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of jschott75
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

jschott75, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of BrewtalHonesty
5/5  rDev +37%

BrewtalHonesty, Dec 17, 2013
Photo of BYOFB
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

BYOFB, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of machostacos
4/5  rDev +9.6%

machostacos, Dec 02, 2013
Photo of timmy2b
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

timmy2b, Nov 30, 2013
Photo of corby112
2.78/5  rDev -23.8%

Pours a clear dark copper/golden orange color with tangerine edges and a half finger off-white head that immediately fades into a thin ring.  Minimal spotty lacing left behind.

Floral, earthy hop aroma with a nice balance of resinous, earthy notes and sweet citrus/tropical fruit charater.  There's a stronger malt presnce than expected with hints of caramel, graham cracker, toffee and biscuit.  Soily with pine needle and spruce tip countered by grapefruit sweetness and zesty orange peel.  

Lighter bodied than expected with a earthy hop bitterness that lingers over the sweeter malt notes into a dry finish.  Not overly bitter or resinous but it's pretty dry with lots of spicy grass, soil and pine needle flavor.  Citrus/tropical notes are subtle with some pineapple and orange zest providing a touch of sweetness.  More malt character than expected with caramel sweetness, toffee, bread and biscuit.  Decently balanced and light enough to drink easily but the hop flavor isn't very intersting which is odd considering the use of cascade.  

corby112, Nov 14, 2013
Photo of taospowder
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

taospowder, Nov 05, 2013
Photo of BEERschlitz
4/5  rDev +9.6%

BEERschlitz, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of spartanlaker
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

spartanlaker, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of TPONY51
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

TPONY51, Oct 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Eric1Mess, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of DeschutesFan
3.25/5  rDev -11%

DeschutesFan, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of MadScientist
3.59/5  rDev -1.6%

A: A medium copper colored ale with good clarity and an off-white head. The head is made of rocky bubbles and fades to a ring of soapy bubbles while leaving some lacing on the glass.

S: A fairly strong citrus and pine aroma from American hops with a moderate, caramel malt note.

T: A strong hops bitterness with a medium-strong citrus hop flavors, again mostly citrus with some pine. The malt brings a little caramel malt sweetness but the balance is fairly bitter. The finish is moderately dry with a lingering aftertaste of hops bitterness.

M: A medium bodied beer with a medium-strong level of carbonation

O: Almost a typical Cascade Hops IPA, with a strong hops bitterness and hops flavor. There is a slight uniqueness to the hops.

MadScientist, Sep 30, 2013
Photo of chuckv
4/5  rDev +9.6%

chuckv, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of ummswimmin
4/5  rDev +9.6%

ummswimmin, Sep 09, 2013
Michigan Hatter from New Holland Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.