New Holland Imperial Hatter | New Holland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
712 Ratings
New Holland Imperial HatterNew Holland Imperial Hatter
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.38%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SupaCelt on 07-20-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
712
Reviews:
256
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
10.73%
 
 
Wants:
40
Gots:
57
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 712 |  Reviews: 256
Photo of BrewThru_29
4.22/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Very floral, fruity DIPA. Not as thick or heavy as some in the style. Little sweet. Very good beer. Would gladly get it again.

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Photo of Jeromedepot
3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Homebrew
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of renaveg
3.38/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AndreasDif
3.16/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Suds
4.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This brew is copper colored liquid with a medium white head. The smell is at once both hoppy and malty, with a booze background. The flavor is intense, with a nice balance. Warming and sweet malt are prominent. Full In body. Excellent.

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Photo of craftbeersweden
3.63/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I've heard a lot of opinions about this beer. Some people just LOVE it and some don't so I was excited to give it a try!

It's a amber colored beer (a little hazy) with a one finger high head that dissapears fast down to a <1 mm thin head. A lot of lacing stays on the glass.

Nose: Oups! This is a huge nose of orange marmelade, caramel malt, biscuit, fudge, butter, candy and whipped cream.
Taste: It's big but not as the nose promise... Orange, citrus, marmelade, bread, pine, resin and honey.
Body: Solid medium to full body. A sweet, creamy, taste. Not all that texture that I want from a DIPA. Dry. A medium bitterness.
ABV: 9.4% - Hard to say because of the sweetness. Great but not overwhelming.

Well... My verdict is: Great Imperial IPA but a little average...

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Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bf_89
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Waggman
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HopasaursRex08
3.62/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nathanmiller
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ALLISON01
3.39/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fossage78
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CayseyW
3.65/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jduprey007
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DarkScribe
3.92/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KyleB1111
3.66/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hopphead31415
3.13/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This beer boasts 10% ABV and 80 IBUs, but it really tastes more like 7% ABV and 50 IBUs. It is a good beer, but not stellar.

Look-Pours a pleasant cloudy light golden color that has some copper hues in a white light.

Smell-It has strong aromas of citrus hops and sweet malts just like any other popular IPA.

Taste-It tastes just like it smells with sweetness and monotonic hoppy flavor. It is good, but it just isn’t unique.

Mouthfeel-It has a mild smoothness and weak carbonation. Alcohol isn’t not nearly as biting as you would expect from a 10% brew.

Overall-I enjoyed the beer, but it definitely wasn’t unique. It was the average run-of-the-mill IPA that is a dime a dozen. The flavor was flat and one dimensional, but it wasn’t bad.

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Photo of Gemini6
3.82/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Brevbin
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of molasses
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nordbier
3.65/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crow
4.15/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rockrob
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

New Holland Imperial Hatter from New Holland Brewing Company
3.82 out of 5 based on 712 ratings.
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