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

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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2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of tectactoe
3.4/5  rDev -7.4%
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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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

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1/5  rDev -72.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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1.75/5  rDev -52.3%

Photo of The_1084
3.43/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours brown with a tan head that fades quickly, but leaves decent lacing.

S - Smokey, with hints of cocoa and rye.

T - Tastes of rye and cocoa with hints of raisin and caramel; finishes with a mild aftertaste of hops.

M - A good, clean beer that is easy to drink with mild carbonation.

O - Overall, this is not one of my favorite brown ales, but definitely a good beer and one that I could easily drink again.

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Photo of JEdmund
3.97/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep brown color—almost black—with a smallish, tan head that is hesitant to form and quickly diminishes.

Great aroma: toasty malts, chocolate, slight raisin/fig, hint of smoke

Flavor is really nice. Well balanced, drinkable, and flavorful. Light chocolate and toasty notes ride out most of the flavor, and there’s a nice bit of hops in the finish to cut off the sweets. Very agreeable. Smooth texture and light-ish-bodied. Would be a perfect beer to enjoy beside a fire or alongside some BBQ.

First beer by New Holland and I’m impressed. I’m enjoying this quite a bit, and I really don’t care much for brown ales.

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4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a nice brown ale that I like a little better than most of this style.

It has that American trait of a bit more hoppy flavor and less sweet or roasty. It looks nice in the glass with good lacing.

It hides a bit of malty alcohol well under the hops. Not too sweet. It might be nice to have a bunch of these some time. They are very drinkable and I would buy it again.

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
3.67 out of 5 based on 981 ratings.
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