New Holland Ichabod Ale | New Holland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
80
good
1,580 Ratings
New Holland Ichabod AleNew Holland Ichabod Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,580
Reviews:
556
Avg:
3.51
pDev:
14.53%
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
226
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,580 |  Reviews: 556
Photo of jameyp
3/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of HardyA
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of AlMarzo
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of crbnfbr
4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of Fergyx825
3.67/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: A darker pumpkin ale, with a tiny bit of head on the pour and a little bit of residual head left over. Very bubbly remaining after the pour. Not as amber as most pumpkin ales but still within the characteristics of traditional pumpkin ales.

Smell: This has a much sweeter smell, and there is definitely some pumpkin obvious within the smell. A lot of flavor is noted when smelling the beer. I'm looking forward to tasting this.

Taste: A very medium taste. I think it benefits the actual taste. There is not so much spice upon tasting the beer just more pumpkin, which is a great mix up compared to the rest of the pumpkin beers. If this had perhaps been a bit sweeter it would have been outstanding taste, but none the less i really enjoy this happy medium.

Mouthfeel: This beer has a medium carbonation, and is medium thickness beer. I think this properly suits the actual taste of the beer and makes it a good beer. I can't really complain about the mouth taste of this beer other than i like it.

Overall: This is a pretty good pumpkin ale. I really enjoy the smell, and the taste actually pairs nicely with the smell and mouthfeel brings it all together. They did a good job, i feel like this captures the essence of a Pumpkin ale.

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Photo of andrewjraab
3.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Dark brownish / orange with good clarity and nice head and lacing.

S - Nutmeg, pumpkin pie, spices.

T - Huge spice flavor hits you - nutmeg, pumpkin spice, followed by some malts. Medium body that finishes with a dry touch of pumpkin spice.

O - Solid for the style - worth a shot.

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Photo of Acuity
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +14%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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4.08/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +14%

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4/5  rDev +14%

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4/5  rDev +14%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Act25
3.61/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured as beautiful as SmuttyNose (my #1 pumpkin ale closely followed by Elysian).

LOOK: Clear, amber-mahogany body (great color), red-tan head, that lasts and laces. Good looker.

SMELL: Too subtle? Pie spice, ripe pumpkin flesh, toasted grain, yeast, some fruit, some hay.

TASTE: Follows the smell, but a distinctive, fresh pumpkin flavor first, followed by a assertive, not shy, spices. It works, but is more personality than other pumpkin ales. Like all it's a pale ale with pumkin & spice. This one is smooth, moderate body, with cracker, yeast, dark fruit, and dry grain finish. Would like more hops. A little spicy after taste.

M: Fine, like a a real beer, a real ale. Light-2-medium. Good carbonation. Not as clean a finish as the best. Not as good with food as the best. A little sweet, and tea or cola like.

Worth including in a Pumpkin line up for its originality.

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Photo of gashmoney
2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

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4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of kushlash23
4/5  rDev +14%

New Holland Ichabod Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
3.51 out of 5 based on 1,580 ratings.
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