New Holland Paleooza | New Holland Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our classic Pale Ale, with Michigan grown, cascade hops. Bright hoppiness and pleasant aromatics framed with balancing sweetness of pale malts.

Added by Mitchster on 09-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
371
Reviews:
122
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
9.97%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
55
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 371 |  Reviews: 122
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.03/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Yellow color beer, 1" off white head, the liquid has a good degree of clarity to it. The smell is lacking of dry hopping or hop character. If anything, its more herbal than hoppy.

The flavor is pretty much bland biscuit malt. Some cascade hops are used, sparingly. Gives off the faintest hint of citrus and bitterness. Tea like notes picked up. Carbonation was a little lazy. Not digging the herbal tea floral components of this one, just want hops and some malt please.

Mouthfeel was just same minor grapefruit notes, and grandma's tea. I liked a few of these guys beers, but this one just is as blase as pale ales get. Not bad, but not good.

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Photo of rangerred
3.04/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

12oz bottle into a pint glass. There is some random code on the bottle but it means nothing to me in terms of a bottling date.

Pours a hazy dark copper with a quick half finger white head that is then gone. Just a few random splotches of lacing and head.

The aroma is fairly weak but I can pick out some light tropical fruit along with a touch of pear and peach. Can't really detect any malt at all.

The flavor has more fruit than the aroma but is still on the weak side. I feel this beer might have some age on it. Nice juiciness that is really leaving me yearning more a bit more. Turns into some pine closer to the finish. Just a touch of bread in the background. Bitterness is on the moderate side with a light mouthfeel.

Overall, I feel this could be a respectable APA when it is fresh but it falls off quickly. I need to try to find a fresher sample.

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Photo of cokes
3.09/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dandelion hued under a white milky froth.
Nose full of Cheerios squeezed with lemon.
Begins with the same cereal sense, grainy and plain. Things improve with subtle influxes of honey. Hopping is limited but provides a lightly piney, lemon rind tartness. This boasts Cascades on the label, but it hardly seems so. Whatever though. The bottom line is that this is overly straightforward and uninteresting.
Medium bodied. Moderate carbonation. At this point I've lost interest.
No nuance here other than the rather strange mixture of flavors.
Quite drinkable if nothing else. But as far as APAs go, there are scores and scores that I prefer to this.

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Photo of Jason417
3.09/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Average head, gold/amber hue, good clarity. No notable smell. Flavor is distinctly APA, Hop dominant with few other notes. Good sweetness, balanced flavor, lingering hop flavor on the tongue. This is a beer that would go well with rich, flavorful foods.

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3.1/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.12/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of marcellaproust
3.15/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pretty, lacey head. Golden brown-hued honey color. This APA is completely unobtrusive, which in my opinion makes it a boring, uninteresting drink. Smell is lightly hop and vegetal; taste is straight up hoppy and bitter tang. Finish is a subtle wood taste: almost the same as when you've been chewing on a toothpick past its point of recognition--probably the most interesting taste of a veritably pedestrian beer.

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Photo of atrocity
3.15/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of goindownsouth
3.22/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

All in all, a slightly above-average pale ale, this brew oozed out of the bottle with qa darker-than-golden colour. The head was somewhat legitimate, with some foam to speak of, only to fade to a light lace therafter. The aroma had some notes of hops and some background sweetness, but not enough to get this hophead in a tizzy. A decent pale ale, all in all.

Zum wohl!

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Photo of MKrauss
3.24/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

New Holland Paleooza from New Holland Brewing Company
3.71 out of 5 based on 371 ratings.
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