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New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale | New Holland Brewing Company

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3.68/5
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986 Ratings
New Holland Cabin Fever Brown AleNew Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-29-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,234
Reviews:
306
Ratings:
986
pDev:
12.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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25
Gots:
162
Trade:
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Ratings: 986 |  Reviews: 306
Photo of carlborch
3.23/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Brilliant mahogany-brown pour with a 2 inch, creamy, tan head. Spicy, dried fruit and malty nose. Medium body. Distinctive lacing. Balanced sweetness, spice, toasted bread and a faint sour note on the palate. Pleasant lingering with bitter notes towards the finish.

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Photo of CEDAMA
5/5  rDev +35.9%

Photo of jsnoek
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of ROBSTARR
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of robthepenguin
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of strohme2
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of jeff96gt
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of MemphisANiD
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of ssimpson89
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Snodman
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of chicagojustin
3.14/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: Clear, nice dark brown color. Weak, white to light tan head.

S: Not much in the smell department. Light malty smell.

T: It is maltier than I expected, slightly in an English style, and does not have much of a hop finish, but was still relatively balanced

M: Velvety, but with a clean aftertaste

O: Good brown, make sure to let it warm up a bit. Not overly unique.

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Photo of Axnjxn
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Slikpitt
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Danno48
3.99/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a tasting glass.

Looks very much like coke under the head. The head itself looks a silky caramel close to an inch thick.

My smell is almost gone so ill skip this part.

Tastes like roasted nuts and bitter chocolate. Slightly sweet molasses also. Roastier than most browns.

Velvety texture.

I love brown ales and this one is very nice. It would be good with a western burger.

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Photo of tdm168
3.78/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - dark brown with reddish edges; a quarter of an inch of soft, dense, brown head that has decent retention

S - grainy and sweet at first, but then nutty, roasty, and big caramel aromas

T - big caramel maltiness, big nutty character, some stickiness, very faint graininess, a mildly bitter finish

M - medium bodied, a bit crisp, a tad light at times

This is a decent brown ale. It doesn't have anything that separates it from the crowd, but it is brewed to style and is easily drinkable. If you're looking for an unoffensive, solid brown ale, then this is it. If you're looking for something more, you should look elsewhere. I'm glad I tried it once, but I won't be seeking it out again.

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Photo of Caskaway
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of ksimons
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of OldTime
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of JohnDMartin
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of JVoyager
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of dacrza1
3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Date: 26 January 2013...
Glassware: chiseled mug....
Occasion: celebrating Will's triumphant first violin performance...
Appearance: shines a dark ruby body with a thick, frothy brown head; promising effervescence...
Aroma: the label promises rye, roast and raisin, and I oddly detect those scents; the roasted element is particularly appreciated...
Taste: First tastes are of caramel and raisin, somewhat sweet and mellow...
Palate: medium bodied with a warming presence at the throat that elongates the aftertaste. A noticeably effected beginning at the teeth as well--one can "breath" this beer out, in a sense....
Overall: A decent abv (6.2%) makes this a useful as well as enjoyable brew; the label is befitting its proper setting for consumption. I am not a fan of raisins per se, but I can be persuaded by the roasted atmosphere of this profile. This is the only bottle I purchased--I built my own winter six at Shop-Rite--but I would revisit this at a later date.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Haywire
4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 986 ratings
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