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Rye P.A. Hatter | New Holland Brewing Company

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3.78/5
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333 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by fear025 on 07-02-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,186
Reviews:
113
Ratings:
333
pDev:
11.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
27
Trade:
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4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of robear
3.48/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Briken
4.04/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of brentk56
3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: A bit of a bubble show and then the cap recedes to a two inch head; the liquid is amber colored and hazy; decent lacing action

Smell: Malty and herbaceous; caramel and earthy tones abound

Taste: Caramel and earthy tones forward; with the herbaceous element building; spicy rye flavors emerge to some extent, after the swallow, but malts linger through the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: You can count of Total Wine to sell some old beers, this one being a 2014 bottling; maybe this would be better fresh

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Photo of RBorsato
4.03/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopsAreDaMan
3.3/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Globe Drug; 2014; review a week later; 22OZ; overall, even though it was a year old, I still liked this beer.

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Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikexw
3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KAP1356
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours hazy amber with s lifht haze that clears as it warms. White, clingy foam collar descends slowly.
S: Spice, rye spice, earthy hops.
T: Starts creamy, malty and spicy, finishes with an astringency and a grapefruit citrus rind hop bitterness that lingers.
F: Rich creamy texture, medium body and carbonation.
O: Fairly mild, flavorful, refreshing and easy to drink.

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Photo of Prospero
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dipaslife4me
3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of guzzleacoldone
3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sdeese21
3.62/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NateF90
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phocion
3.63/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Notes from phone, August 20, 2015.

Bomber split b/t gf and me. Pours into two pint glasses a medium amber w/ thick bubbly off-white head. Good retention. Strings of lacing.

Citrus hops, caramel malts, and rye. Slightly grainy and a touch of grassy hops.

Flavor is very clean. Sharp grassy hops and spicy rye. Neutral, bready and generic grainy backbone with just a bit of caramel sweetness. The fruity hoppy aroma is barely detectable in the flavor. Mildly astringent bitter finish.

Medium body and well carbonated. Sharp and crisp mouthfeel.

Overall quite boring and unimpressive.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.99/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.14/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

2013 Vintage received in trade. I am worried...

Appearance - Pours a hazy rustic orange with a half a finger's width of sandstone colored head. Fair retention, breaking down to a thin, broken layer of surface suds.

Smell - Caramel and low, bitter earthiness.

Taste - Follows the nose to a T. Caramel malt base met by a leafy, earthy tea-like bitterness. Stale, woody finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with fair carbonation. Smooth, in the least.

Overall - I was wanting to try this brew, but unfortunately the guy I got it from missed the bottling date. This thing is way past it's prime. He's a good guy though, so I can't give him too much grief. Shows potential of what could have been, but unfortunately it's just too far gone. A certain candidate for re-review, but I doubt that will be anytime soon. PULL YOUR OUTDATED BREWS OFF THE SHELVES, DAMN IT!

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4.53/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.92/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Enjoyed from the bomber in a pint glass, this rye IPA pours a dark amber with a solid white head that slowly dissipates to a thin layer of foam with beautiful lacing. Nose of rich caramel malts, bittering hops, and spicy rye. Flavors follow the nose to perfection with a solid malt caramel backbone, spicy herbal and bitter hops, and a spicy rye characteristic that makes this one very pleasant. Smooth wet mouth feel and a light spicy rye/hop finish makes this one a rather special brew in the IPA category. Very nice....especially coming from a guy and gal that are not hop heads.

Cheers

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Photo of Eddyfunt
3.48/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.75

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Rye P.A. Hatter from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 333 ratings
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