New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale | New Holland Brewing Company

New Holland Cabin Fever Brown AleNew Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale
983 Ratings
New Holland Cabin Fever Brown AleNew Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale

Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-29-2002

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

12oz bottle into a standard pint.

Pours a deep mohagany reddish hue, crystal clear with a single finger light tan head. Smells like any other brown ale, and its starting to get old. Im not sure why every brewer and thier mother has to load these brown ales down with that horrible Tootsie Roll, fake chocolate taste. This is comparable to Abita's TurboDog, with the massive fake chocolate flavor. It gets even worse as it warms up. Mouthfeel is right on for the style. Finish is more Tootsie Rolls, Tootsie Rolls, and more Tootsie Rolls...

Overall, I regret dropping the $10 on a six pack. Im not a huge fan of browns to begin with , but this one is just plain out cloying with the fake chocolate flavor.

Overall, pass it up. There are much much better brown ales out there.



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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale by: New Holland Brewing
poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pint glass

A :deep brown with very little head but some lacing 3.5

S : roasted malt 3.75

T : roasted coffee/ coco /chocolate with a somewhat crisp finish 3.5

M : balanced slow start, good flavoring, clean finish 3.25

D : slightly heavy for a brown, bit a drinker 3.25

O: a good brown and a nice wintertime beer 3.5

a nice effort, glad I tried this one.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2014 - Had updated to review 11/12/14

Appearance: Clear deep brown body and thin head.

Aroma/Flavor: Toasty, roasty, chocolate-y.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body, refreshing, sweet malty finish.

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New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 983 ratings
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