New Holland The Poet | New Holland Brewing Company

very good
2,444 Ratings
New Holland The PoetNew Holland The Poet

Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
IBU's: 40

Added by inebrius on 02-01-2003

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Photo of Derek
2.91/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sampled at the Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Fest.

A: Black, off-white head, not much retention, some lace.

S: Tart coffee? Roasty.

T: Fairly dry & roasty, but not burnt. Hint of fruity esters, slight tartness.

M: Moderate body is dry. Carbonation is lower than moderate. I thought it could use some more creamy smoothness (seemed like more of a dry stout than an oatmeal stout).

D: Too dry for my liking.

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Photo of VncentLIFE
2.91/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks Kyle!

Pour was a dark brown, almost black. Small white head.

Smell was a bit off. Fusel alcohols, hints of oatmeal.

Taste was interesting. I get hints of leafy tobacco, smoke, and a sweet feeling. Very light body, almost porter like. Rather simple, no real malt backbone. Feels light, and the leafy feeling reminds me of Sugar Plum Brown by CCB.

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Photo of scratch69
2.91/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I Poured a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance- Dark brown with a tan head that quickly fades. Thin lacing.

Smell- A faint smell of dark roasted malt and a touch of sweetness.

Taste- Toffee like sweetness with hints of coffee and dark chocolate.

Mouthfeel- Thin and slightly watery. Nice carbonation.

Overall- For a stout this beer is a little thin on the flavor and mouthfeel. Not a bad beer but New Holland could have done better.

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Photo of LakersGotRings
2.95/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Overall a forgettable offering from NH. The Hatter Series, is where this brewery shines.

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Photo of ab39z
2.95/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Photo of Marraybay
2.97/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Overall: Glass appearance-color as expected. Nose is roasty, with maybe a little
vanilla present. Taste follows suit, with a glimpse--at best--of malt and
said vanilla, that moves onto roasty lingering bitterness. Decent and creamy
mouthfeel. The usual outcome for me wrt many in this style; I liked/appreciated
the depth and range of the smoky-bitter flavors, but the omission of sweetness rains
on the parade. Would not revisit.

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3/5  rDev -23.5%

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3/5  rDev -23.5%

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3/5  rDev -23.5%

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3/5  rDev -23.5%

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3/5  rDev -23.5%

New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 2,444 ratings.
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