New Holland Night Tripper | New Holland Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.80%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mcallister on 01-22-2008

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Ratings:
977
Reviews:
381
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
10.15%
 
 
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92
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196
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2
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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Photo of barczar
4.14/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Been in the growler over a day, so head is minimal, with tan bubbles on the surface. Body is an opaque black color.

Roast malt, sweet chocolate, coffee, booze (amaretto-like), and a hint of tar and soy form the aroma. Rum soaked plums come to mind in the finish.

Flavor is sweet initially, with sorghum richness and dark fruit giving way to roast malt and chocolate. The finish is fairly roasty, with coffee notes contributing to the light bitterness at the finish. Bruised cherries and plums become more distinct as it warms. Toasted nuts surface in the aftertaste.

Body is fairly thick and smooth, with minimal carbonation and significant alcohol warmth.

Fairly complex beer, with lots of forward fruity, estery notes and a solid roast malt base. It's a tad on the hot side.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of katan
4.18/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz into a pint

A - Pours thick black, amber highlights. Mocha head formation, light but sticks around for a while. Looks "bubbly".

S - Hefty nose of chocolate and some earthy hopping. I get whifs of graininess from the malts as it warms.

T - Starts off smooth and sweet, lightly roasted. Mid-stream gets hoppier but maintains that huge bittersweet chocolate profile. As it sits on the tongue I get a small amount of graininess. Some sweetness in the finish. A huge beer all around.

M - Full bodied, moderate to low carbonation. Comes off stick y and sweet. Not much alcohol warmth considering. Sugars must be big.

O/D - A really good but not overly assertive double stout. The smooth malts (esp chocolate) win the day, with more direct flavors such as hopping or roasted flavors play second fiddle. ABV is huge, watch out. Somewhat filling.

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Photo of mattkoon
4.33/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

i had a friend suggest this night tripper from new holland. it pours close to opaque with a white head. the smell isnt very spicy, a little malty. it tastes very rich and bitter, not to sweet. this is a big boy stout. this beer runs nearly 11%abv so there is an alcohol taste at the back end, but it doesnt take away from the beer....just lets you know how serious it is. i have heard that this beer ages well, i may buy another bottle and try and hang on to it for awhile....its gonna be hard to pull off though..im really gonna be tempted to drink it.

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Photo of tut2528
3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip

A: pours very dark brown almost black, with a nice semi-thick fingers worth of head formation that was light brown in color. decent lacing as well. alcohol legs are obvious as well.

S: a big blast of dark chocolate, espresso, and roasted malts. secondary notes consist of alcohol soaked dark fruits and barley.

T: the roasted malts really come forward here. alcohol is quite present as well. there is some bitter dark chocolate in the finish with a slight creaminess that provides some balance. i even pick up on a soy sauce character.

M: heavier side of medium bodied, and the palate is lit up with alcohol heat, chocolate and coffee grounds.

O: a nice brew with big bold chocolate, roasted malt, and coffee as its main players. pretty nice brew for the price.

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Photo of mortarit
4.44/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I have had this before and fell head over hills for it. The problem I never could find it again till now. It still as good from the last time I tried it.

Color: Dark Brown
Head retention: Very little
Taste: Rasins, dates, and licorice
Texture: Smooth, touch of butter
Drinking style: Sipper

A must try to anyone looking for the next flavor for Imperial Stouts.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

New Holland Night Tripper from New Holland Brewing Company
4.04 out of 5 based on 977 ratings.
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