Incorrigible Reserve | New Holland Brewing Company

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223 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
newhollandbrew.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Michigan blueberries & blackberries fuel a second flavorful fermentation of this beer after its residence of several months in our House of Funk sour cellar.

Added by Doomcifer on 08-22-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
223
Reviews:
36
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
7.65%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
47
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 223 |  Reviews: 36
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Photo of DrDemento456
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Was able to score a bottle of this for just 8 bucks out the door. Into a pint glass.

A - Pours kind of like a sparkling grape soda with mild fizzy foam that settles to nothing.
S - Smells funky and sour with raspberry and blackberry highlighting. Lemon peel funk tickles the nose.
T - Wow thats nice very sour almost vinegar in nature but balanced. Finish is some berry sweetness and more lemon juice twang. Each sip is just as strong.
M - For the sour level I was impressed it was both enamel peeling yet sweet. A nice treat.

Overall a definite tick for any sour fan and under 8 bucks a bomber you could even buy two!

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Photo of Seanniek91
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%

Bomber served into a Hill Farmstead stemmed tulip.

Pours a clearish purple, red with no head or lacing. Smell is wheat, tart berry, medicinal aromas, band aid. Taste is blackberries, cherry, blueberries, and that same medicinal quality. Not much oak. Quite sour. Heavily carbonated and easy to drink. Light, refreshing.

A nice fruited berliner from a company new to RI. for $5, this beer can't be beat.

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Photo of DanGeo
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of tectactoe
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%

Photo of t2grogan
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of DaftPatrick
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of heddar33
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Terry60430
2.78/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It is possible I may have had a bad keg, but it tasted like vinegar.

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Photo of Doomcifer
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of pat61
4.27/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours brilliant cherry red under a 1” white foam cap that quickly dissipates S: Tart, berry, lemon T: The berries are moderate, the malt and hop flavors are low and the tartness is medium high. F: Light body and high carbonation. O: A big tart berry beer.

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Photo of PSU_Mike
4.23/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chinchill
3.91/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Large shared bottle.

Pours clear amber with a good head.

Aroma - Tart and rather strong.

Flavor Strongly tart. Clean and not funky.

Overall: tart and excellent for style.

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Photo of sgttibbs
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rossracing
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of whatname
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Roguer
3.74/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light pink pour, settles darker in the glass, almost orange. Transparent. Naturally bubbly and fizzy head, quickly fading - almost disappears completely before a picture can be taken.

White grapes and raspberries come through from the pour. In the glass, it's very musty and slightly funky, with some berries still present, but subtle.

Very sour brew; lactic and puckering. Musty funk up front, quickly replaced by a sourness which hits in two distinct hits: somewhere around the middle of the sip, and again on the back third. Berries linger on the palate long after the sip is gone. Light touch with the malt body, with some wheat managing to come through.

Body is overall lacking; it's thin and watery. It is, however, crisp and lively, and I daresay refreshing. It's a tough score to reconcile; I think it's too watery up front, but as it's supposed to be a very light beer, I appreciate the drinkability.

Overall, this is an OK beer that I'm not really sold on. It's almost like someone added some fruit to a bottle of vinegar, and then watered it down a touch.

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Photo of Justdoit1234
3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of russpowell
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an effervescent orange/claret with a sliver of rapidly dissapearing cream colored head. Stays effervescent, zero head retention & lacing

S: Tartness & berries, faint vinegar & slight oakyness

T: Tart raspeberry & cherry, & dryness up front. Raspberry with a touch of vanilla as this warms, along with lemony tartness & a little blackberry. Finishes tart with blueberry, lemon sweet tart & a little bit oaky dryness

MF: Light body with delicate carbonation, a little enamel clinging stickyness

Drinks pretty easy, a very refreshing take on the style

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Photo of beergorrilla
4.23/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mbmiche
3.34/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of broadway848
4.23/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Keith_R
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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Incorrigible Reserve from New Holland Brewing Company
4.05 out of 5 based on 223 ratings.
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