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New Holland Hopivore | New Holland Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by JamnesCameron on 10-16-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,349
Reviews:
146
Ratings:
466
pDev:
15.25%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
31
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Ratings: 466 |  Reviews: 146
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

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4/5  rDev +17.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

Photo of buschbeer
3.64/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle
Served in a perfect pint glass

A - It is bloody orange with amber highlights and appears cloudy. It has two inches of beige head.

S - I get some caramel malt.

T - The taste is more balanced. I notice the bitter hops first, but there is enough of a malt backbone to even it out. There is a bitter pine taste.

M - Medium

O - It is almost a bridge between an APA and an IPA. It is hoppy for a pale ale, but would not be considered hoppy for an IPA. It was well done.

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4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev +17.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of mfnmbvp
4.2/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, no bottled on date present. I didn't know this beer was limited / brewed once so I had to pick up another bottle and see what the deal is! Uncapped and poured to a Boulevard tulip.

A - Not as coppery as I would have imagined, based on other people's reviews. More towards an orange-reddish IPA look with a hint of copper haze. Hazy cloudy orange with about one finger of head, going down quick. Significant lacing.

S - Lemons. Pine hops. Smells very sticky and resinous.

T - Lemon, citrus, pine. Wonderful hop profile isn't over-dominant yet is still very much the ingredient in the foreground. The malts play an integral part, but this beer is so extremely well-balanced it might almost be ridiculous (in a good way).

M - Bitter, malty, hoppy, citrus flavors linger on the tongue and the palate for a minute.

Overall, this might be my favorite American Pale Ale so far. A better, more balanced, less heartburn-inducing version of the Grand Teton Sweetgrass APA. Very glad I decided to give this brew another chance, especially since I have been generally let down by New Holland brewing. If you see it, pick it up before they're all gone!

New Holland Hopivore ---4/5

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Photo of tharper
3.3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: 1" head dwindles down to 1/4 " in 3 minutes - nice lacing. reddish copper - very clear
S: Fresh hop/harvest ale - nice malt backbone - pine w/ very slight cirtus - bit of pepper and earth
T: Slightly watery version of smell - bits of dark fruit - good malt complexity
M: Dry clean and polished - earthy but not grainy - fair carbonation - not slick

O: good rep of harvest ale, not necessarily IPA ish in the extreme Amercan sense - nice to drink and very good overall flavor

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of dfillius
4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint
A: Aggressive pour yields 1/2 finger of off-white head with good retention. Clear, reddish-brown liquid is redder and darker than I expected. Looks like an Amber, not an APA. Lighter and golder color please. Great head.
S: Delightful noble-earthy-herbal hop aroma with slight citrus edge. Great biscuit malt. Delectably balanced.
T: Malt forward with puckering hop bitterness dominating the middle and end. Caramel and slight roast dovetail in to the finish. Grapefruit in the finish as well. Not amber-like thankfuly. Very bitter.
M: Dry and bitter. Full and round. Multi-dimensional.
O: A nice wet-hopped ale. Not quite a pale ale though. Close. I would order another and might buy 6 for a party.

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3.78/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On draft into a pint
A- nice amber pour with white head and good lacing.
S- some pine & citrus hop, not as prominent as some American Pale Ales but moreso than a Belgian Pale...
T- hop forward with light citrus, earthy hops. Bitter finish.
M- good carbonation, just what you'd expect.
O- good, not great. Not for a true hop head and not as balanced as a great bpa, but solid and very drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +17.3%

New Holland Hopivore from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.41 out of 5 with 466 ratings
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