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New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale | New Holland Brewing Company

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New Holland Cabin Fever Brown AleNew Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale
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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-29-2002

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.97/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Brown/amber pour with not much of a head. Looks pretty still and clear.

S - Definitely a bouquet of roasted elements. Charcoal, campfire, burnt wood, peat. A nice dry nose with some earthy qualities and smoked malt.

T - The roasted character of a coal porter with dry burnt wood, charcoal and smokey flavors. A hint of bitter chocolate and well smoked grains. Slightly sweet with burnt sugar and some sweet malt. A little alcohol warmth in the end.

M - Fairly dry on the palate, robust and toasty. Medium bodied but the flavors put forth a slightly bolder effect. Moderately carbonated and pretty clean dry finish. A nice mixture for a winter beer.

O - Brown ale closer to a porter, which works for me.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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2.8/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Light brown sugar and molases on the nose with a strange cola backdrop of aromas.

Very dark brown in color, but crystal clear. It has no speakable head except for a little light tan foam cap that just disappears but leaves a little lacing. Just as it smells of cola, it looks like cola too.

Good news, it doesn't taste like cola! I get lightly burnt caramel, molases, and nice robust malt flavors. Moderately carbonated and a medium body, it is easy to drink, I just wish it was a better experience overall.

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

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3.4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a deep brown, oak color with a head that is whiter than you may expect. Head retained for a short time and little lacing was left on the glass. This beer smells very nutty, woody, and grainy, with slight hints of toasted malts and maybe even a bit of cocoa beans. It has a very "warm" smell and is quite powerful on the nose. The taste is very nutty, earthy and grainy with a very mild bitter finish. Medium-thin bodied with a slick mouth feel, leaving a bit of a wet finish. Not much carbonation in this one.

Pretty good brown ale here, sure to compliment a cold winter day very nicely.

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New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 991 ratings
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