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New Holland Hopivore | New Holland Brewing Company

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New Holland HopivoreNew Holland Hopivore

Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by JamnesCameron on 10-16-2010

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle served into a tulip

A- poured a golden amber, big frothy off white creamy head that hangs around.

S- for a wet hop the nose wasn't quite there. (Reflecting back to surly wet) the nose was bland and green with just a slight hint of spice off the end of a deep inhale.

T- amber/Carmel malt with notes of biscuit wet a green bitter finish

M- light body very smooth over the tounge, carbonation is just right. Leaves a bitter finish on the back of the tounge that wishes for more beer.

Overall hopivore is a decent fresh hop beer. It's not as overly as impressive as some of the other fresh hop beers I've had this year. Still a very good beer at its price point at less than half the price of surly wet ( $17.99 4pk 16oz)

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look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from 12oz brown bottle into a Duvel tulip. No obvious freshness date although 272 on bottle neck is probably a Julian date. 4-pack purchased at Wine Warehouse (Charlottesville, VA) for $7.99.

A: Dusky dark amber with 1-finger beige frothy head with good retention and a solid double-line of lace around the glass.

S: The aroma is light for a wet-hopped ale with more caramel malty sweetness and bready cracker than the hops component, which shows a little dankness and mintiness but not much else.

T: The flavor highlights more hop character than the aroma, but it's still subdued. The hops are slightly dank, with an herbal minty quality. The mid-range caramel maltiness is enjoyable but not enough to carry this beer.

M: Somewhat tacky and sticky but pretty smooth with low-medium carbonation and firm medium body.

O: Pretty disappointing for a harvest ale/wet-hopped beer -- just average. I expected more from New Holland.

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Bright crystalline orange, lots of spotty lace in the glass, ever present skim. Looks good.

Muted basic pale malt aroma, very little in the way of noticeable hops. Sad for a fresh hop beer that just came out. Sweet shortbread.

Soft supple feel, pretty drinkable, very light hop bitterness and a dominant smooth pale malt flavor. Sadly the hops are muted in the taste also, really have to dig to pull out much. Glad this was only a single, not one to revisit. Nice label though.

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Pours an amber-copper, almost clear. Lacing is wonderful, but the small white head disappears quickly and leaves little to no head, just a thin ring.

Smells of grass and sweet malt.

The taste is very vegetal and grassy, but still contains a nice hop juiciness, although nothing tropical or grapefruity. Very slight pine notes. Very bitter and dry. The malts don't get in the way of the hops but certainly lend enough body for a great balance.

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