New Holland The Poet | New Holland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
2,451 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:
2,451
Reviews:
754
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
10.97%
 
 
Wants:
89
Gots:
481
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,451 |  Reviews: 754
Photo of XsoldoutX
3.37/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Strigiform_Witness
3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FrancisM12
4.48/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mothmanscott
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, deep brown so dark as to appear black, producing slightly more than a finger of mocha, shortlived, foamy head that leaves only a hint of lace. Aroma is dark roasted malt, rich dark chocolate with hints of coffee, molasses, toffee & a faint touch of dark fruit. Taste is roast,dark malts & slight burnt notes, dark semi-sweet chocolate & hints of cola, coffee & oatmeal. The dry finish exhibits a slightly burnt, unsweetened cocoa & low cola like sweetness. Aftertaste is dry, bitter chocolate, roast, a more exaggerated burnt note than in the finish & maybe a faint touch of smoke. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, low-moderate carbonation, creamy but with little peppery bite beginning that midsip and lasting through the finish.

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Photo of Timc32
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HermitDan
3.73/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ryan_DelMastro
4.36/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of basaywhat
3.87/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle. Pours an almost black color with one finger of fluffy mocha colored head. Aromas of sweet roasted malts, toffee, and caramel. Taste of sweet caramel and toffee, chocolate, and some roasted coffee bitterness.

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Photo of Urk1127
3.19/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Photo of porters4life
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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 Madasyn
3.34/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rickrob7
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Love it

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Photo of Timtac
3.47/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of RAFH
3.6/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kamahl16
3.87/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Rydyell
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vylo
4.48/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ZAP
4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Very nice oatmeal stout I will reach for again.

Lighter bodied but creamy texture....

Nice roasty aroma with hints of java...

Flavor has a light coffee and cream dimension....subtle milk chocolate...touch of caramel.

I really like how this comes together....a bit more heft in the body would be ok but nothing wrong with how it is.

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Photo of Cotton_27
3.73/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If poured it is a dark black, but tastes just fine out of the bottle. Has a chocolatey, malty oatmeal cream flavor that warms your soul on a winter day.

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Photo of malprep
3.96/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bartleby91
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is a nice and drinkable oatmeal stout that is another solid brew from New Holland.
The appearance is a normal pitch black stout with good head retention.
The aroma is coffee, chocolate sweetness, roasted malt, and some earthy hop bitterness.
The taste follows with sweet chocolate, coffee, roast malt, and some earthy hop notes. The roast lingers with the sweetness well.
The palate is medium with a nice roast lingering. Nice dry finish as well.
Overall this is a good and simple oatmeal stout that doesn't do anything too crazy.

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New Holland The Poet from New Holland Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 2,451 ratings.
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