New Holland Brewing Company

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New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
Pumpkin Beer
Ranked #208
Ranked #26,726
3.56 | pDev: 14.33%
Nov 22, 2023
Oct 02, 2002
The legend of sleepy hollow lives on with Ichabod pumpkin ale. This flagship seasonal combines malted barley and real pumpkin with cinnamon and nutmeg in a delicious and inviting brew, perfectly paired with all things autumn.
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Rated: 3.53 by Iggy88 from Ohio

Nov 22, 2023
Rated: 3.75 by ArztZiegler from Ohio

Nov 19, 2023
Rated: 4.58 by RoyalKaiju

Nov 16, 2023
Rated: 3.75 by MutuelsMark from Kentucky

Nov 16, 2023
Rated: 3.44 by funku2 from Colorado

Nov 09, 2023
Rated: 3.63 by LXIXME from New Mexico

Nov 03, 2023
Rated: 3.88 by 1mrbeer from Ohio

Oct 30, 2023
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Reviewed by Sparty1224 from Michigan

4.66/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Brief Review:

O: Holy lord, how have I not reviewed this yet?? This is honestly one of my favorite pumpkins beers of all time. This one really got me in to the fall beers/pumpkins/octoberfests. This and Jaw Jacker and Bell's Octoberfest are the OGs! This was always my favorite (still is) because it's very simple and drinkable. Some pumpkins beers can be overly spiced to death and they're too perfume-y. This one is very balanced and done exactly how I like it. Not too artificial, not too sweet, just right. Shout out to the OG label/bottle as well on the picture here!

Recommendation: Still around and kickin'! If anyone asked me my favorite pumpkin beer or what I would choose to represent this style, it's this one.
Oct 26, 2023
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Rated by Wasil_Wasil

5/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
The best pumpkin ale
Sep 24, 2023
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Reviewed by beergoot from Colorado

3.32/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Fine orange-ish amber color; crystal clear; modest carbonation; big, thick head, dense and creamy in texture; nice partial rings and sheets of foam stick to the glass. Very faint aroma; mild pumpkin note. The taste follows along the lines of the smell; dainty pumpkin and harvest spices; mild overall bitterness. Medium body; fairly coarse on the palate; fair residual sugar feel; semi-dry finish.

At only six months of age, I would expect a bolder smell and aroma profile, but it wasn't there with this beer. Decent overall, but not by much.

Pouring temperature: 42 °F; canning info: 06/27/22
Source: @GreenBayBA
Dec 31, 2022
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Rated by Nass from Florida

3.62/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3
The pour is amber colored. The taste is sweet pumpkin with a touch of cinnamon. Overall, this was a pleasant light bodied pumpkin ale. Cheers! B
Nov 14, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by Hefsbeercaps from Ohio

Nov 13, 2022
Rated: 3.52 by RalphStanley34 from French Polynesia

Oct 15, 2022
Rated: 3.62 by Rollmeaway2loadout from Illinois

Sep 10, 2022
Rated: 2.53 by gkwai113

Sep 06, 2022
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Rated by vigorousjammer

3.4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Nice simple amber look, with a decent head.
Subtle nose, with a subdued pumpkin undertone, and a smooth, slightly hoppy mouth feel.
Nov 16, 2021
Rated: 3.5 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Oct 18, 2021
Rated: 3.72 by Humanusfermentum from Virginia

Oct 16, 2021
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Reviewed by klarcbarr3 from Michigan

3.22/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
A 12 oz. can pours a light orange ale, with a one inch head that recedes fast, as most pumpkin heads do. The aroma is faint, but what is there, has subdued, soapy cinnamon nutmeg notes. The carbonation is adequate, and provides light lacing, even after the head is gone. The flavor is bland. The seasonal spices taste good, but are over run with a hop bitterness typical of an average American lager. The taste is light, the smell is light, the mouthfeel is watery, the 4.5 ABV is light. You know it's a rough go when the mouth feel is the highlight of a brew. This is a boring concoction designed to keep prices low. It is not good, it is not bad.. it simply exists. I will not repurchase.
Oct 07, 2021
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Reviewed by Beerma from Ohio

3.21/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
It is not very pumpkinie. Tastes more like an IPA. It is growing on me. At first sip, I didn't like it because I was expecting more pumpkin. If I think of it as an IPA it isn't
too bad!
Oct 03, 2021
Ichabod from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 1671 ratings