New Holland The Poet | New Holland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
2,452 Ratings
New Holland The PoetNew Holland The Poet
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,452
Reviews:
754
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
10.97%
 
 
Wants:
89
Gots:
483
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of kevinlater
4.37/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

355ml bottle into nonic pint. "H144 09:22" printed on the bottle. consumed on feb. 22, 2015

a: a deep ruby that's hard to see through but definitely not opaque. two fingers of light brown head

s: good roast aroma with dark chocolate and raisins. hints of coffee

t: rich roasted/burnt malt, toast, cocoa, sweet raisins, prunes, bitter black coffee, slight milk chocolate. roasty all around and just so full of flavour. excellent

m: in between light-to-medium-bodied, a bit thin but not watery. mild carbonation. dry finish

o: an incredible, full-flavoured, easy-drinking stout with a very strong roast character

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Photo of DantheMan75
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of WakeandBake
4.2/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice clear black color with an average size foamy head,good retention and good lacing. Aroma consists of medium sweet chocolate with some light coffee notes. Taste is also dominated by light roasted malt grain notes with some medium sweet chocolates offset by some dry coffee. Full body with medium carbonation and a smooth mouthfeel.Ultra drinkable,and Very good.

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Photo of AC-Mivsek
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%

Photo of bwarren82
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Morakaton
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Rons35
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Yeldarb92
4.39/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of afinepilsner
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of PatrickCT
3.47/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jstonerock24
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Caskaway
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Dovers
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jordanimal
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of jayhawk73
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a jet black w/ a sliver of chocolate head. Excellent carbonation and lacing. A true black hole- no light is getting into this beer at all.

S- Coffee, malt, chocolate, slight hint of hops as well. Coffee is definitely in the forefront here. Very nice nose, but a little on the thin side.

T- Nice- Fairly similar to the nose, but the chocolate and hops take center stage here. Coffee is still there, but relegated to the background. Better than the nose for sure.

M- Nice balance between smooth and hop bite. The hops win in the end. Fairly full bodied feel for an Oatmeal Stout as well. Nice chocolate aftertaste- definitely on the dry side, it disappears in a couple seconds.

O- A totally solid Oatmeal Stout. I will definitely pick this up again (especially during winter). Recommended.

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Photo of Mlawrence
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Jenebauer
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of goast8127
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of throwback
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of nheinzie57
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of tb4475
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%

Photo of BlindPig
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- About a 1-2" tan head on a dark brown/black body.
S- Roasted barley, oatmeal, grass hops, toast, and a dry chocolate.
T- Follows the aroma. Leaves a dry burnt and roasted flavor with some grass hop bitterness. Light mocha taste while a coco comes in to fill it out.
M-Medium to full body with low to medium carbonation.
D- It's a good Oatmeal Stout. I would gladly try it again just wouldn't go out of my way to try it.

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Photo of Shilt
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of durwood64
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 2,452 ratings.
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