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New Holland The Poet | New Holland Brewing Company

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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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4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Solid black, with dark brown highlights and thin tan head that reduces quickly to a rim with moderate lacing.

S - Dried dark fruit, vanilla and roasted malts, but muted.

T - The roast comes through first and most, with a sharp blackened toast note combining with coffee and chocolate nibs, going more acidic into the middle, and closing with a hint of hops and malt.

M - Fairly light on the tongue, with acidity and carbonation. Almost no lingering, and only very mild bitterness.

O - This is an easily drinkable beer, with nice roasted notes. Not the most complex stout I've had, but a good beer to revisit.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a snifter glass at around 45°F

Appearance: Poured black with a mahogany tent when put up to the light. One finger tan head

Smell: Roasted malt with a hint of sweet milk chocolate.

Taste: Chocolate is prominent right off with some roasted malts. Toasted oats are balanced in the background throughout

Mouthfeel: Medium body; Smooth and creamy with slight bitterness

Overall: My first oatmeal stout and I am enjoying it. I am more partial to thicker, higher abv. stouts, but this would be a great session beer. Flavorful for around 5% abv. Recommended!

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4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is my favorite oatmeal stout. Has a beautiful dark mahogany look to it and pours with a a nice two inch tan/cream head. Extremely smooth for a dark beer and very full flavored. Nice roasted malt flavor. The smell isn't as impressive as the taste of the beer but hey taste is what matters in my book. I've had many oatmeal stouts as it's my favorite style of beer and this is by far my favorite. Just got lucky the liquor store got a fresh batch in this week. The downside is if you find it and, since it's not dated, you get an out of date bottle you will loose that nice head and it will have kind of a flat taste. Make sure you buy this from someone whos beer move. :)

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New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 2,468 ratings
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