Pilgrim's Dole | New Holland Brewing Company

very good
901 Ratings
Pilgrim's DolePilgrim's Dole

Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: Wheatwine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
A barleywine-style ale made with 50% wheat malt (a wheatwine) aged in bourbon barrels.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-19-2003

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3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On-tap at Bunkers Sports Bar & Grill, Vandalia, OH

A: The beer is clear light reddish amber in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high light beige head that died down, leaving lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Bits of sweetness are present in the nose along with notes of oaky vanilla aromas.
T: The taste is a little sweet and has flavors of toffee with notes of vanilla towards the finish.
M: It feels medium- to full-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is quite interesting for a wheatwine and isn't overly difficult to drink because the alcohol isn't that noticeable in the taste. It also has nice vanilla and toffee flavors without tasting exactly like bourbon or alcohol.

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3/5  rDev -24.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

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4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2013 Vintage

A- pours a clear dark copper color with a kahki 1 finger head that sticks around for a bit but resedes to just a fresh collar
S- mellow bourbon with wheat and fruit some malt and toffee and vanilla
T- smooth bourbon with oak and dark fruit a sweet malt and toffee middle traces of wheat and spice
M- very smooth and fresh ABV very well hidden bourbon is present but does not overpower this WW
O- very good but was more on the verge of a Barleywine than a WW IMO either way it was smooth tasty and the BB was awesome

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Pilgrim's Dole from New Holland Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 901 ratings.
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