Mischievous II | New Holland Brewing Company

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30 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Sour brown ale with peaches

Added by Tracker83 on 11-11-2016

BEER STATS
Ratings:
30
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.05%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
4
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Apellonious
4.04/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle from 10/26/16 poured into a tulip glass. Pours an absolutely dark ruby red with brown highlights with a half finger of head that immediately disappears. Aroma is plum, tart, maybe some cherries and peaches, Overall the aroma is very faint, The taste is plum/peach/pear/cherry with some notes of nuts/grains with a touch of funk on the finish. The mouthfeel is light yet sturdy, a medium level of carbonation that hits the back of the tongue. Overall, its not overpowering in any way, just a moderate blend of some interesting flavors.

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Photo of kkazemi
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.46/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tracker83
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of russpowell
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours an effervescent scarlet-hued brown with a sliver of cream colored head. Zero head retention & lacing

S: Slight sourness, woody & leafy hops

T: Follows the nose, some peach up front, along with dryness, Dryness, tart peach, more woody hops & a touch of leather as this warms, a little hint of cherry too. Finishes dry, tart, puckery with a little peach & cherry, plus woodyness, traces of acidity

MF: Medium body, slight carbonation

Drinks pretty easy depsite the complexity, very nice!

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Photo of emerge077
3.48/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of blissfulNemo
3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Murphious
3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Not a bad brown ale sour. Looks like a brown ale, doesn't have very much aroma, pours with a nice tan head that dissipates slowly leaving no lace. Reminds me a lot of Destihl's sour series Flemish Red, except New Holland's is a bit flat/thin. Has a nice fruity hint at the start that quickly turns dry and tart with slight breadiness finish. Good beer for the price of 5.99 a bomber. But if it were the usual $8 or $9 for 22oz from New Holland, I would have been even more disappointed. The usual quality isn't quite there yet, even though it is a good one.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.67/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rypkr
2.69/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Swettenham_Shire
3.07/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jaydoc
3.57/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrainBamage
4.11/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark amber color and highly carbonated with thick head that thins to a lace. Smells like an amber ale with hints of peaches. Starts off sweet with hints peaches, but turns sour and dry and it goes down. My first American Wild Ale and sour beer and I found this one rather pleasing, but then again I'm rarely disappointed with New Holland beers.

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

Photo of BigIslandfarmer
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass. Dark brown with red highlights. Two fingers of head quickly fade to a cap with ring around the edge of the glass. Smells of slight funk, peaches, brown sugar, and lemon peel. Tastes like the smell. Perfect balance between sweet malt, peach, and tart. Really enjoyable and you can't beat the price.

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Photo of dhannes
4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a nonic pint.
L=Very dark brown...almost an unappealing black, but very nice foamy head.
S=Rather faint aroma of malt and peaches.
T=The first sip was awesome--just a hint of peaches against a creamy malt backdrop. Alcohol taste came out more in the second half. Sourness was in the background and appeared a bit more towards the end.
F=More sessionable than I anticipated.
O=I was worried that either the malt, peach, or sourness would dominate, but was glad to see that they found a perfect balance of the three...this would be an awesome beer to refresh with when a warmer day turns into a cooler evening. I would try this on tap and probably will buy again down the road.

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Photo of Chris912
3.53/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HardyA
3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atone315
4.11/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of webmanspidey
2.74/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Soneast
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Mischievous II from New Holland Brewing Company
3.88 out of 5 based on 30 ratings.
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