New Holland Brewing Company

New Holland Brewing CompanyNew Holland Brewing Company
New Holland Brewing CompanyNew Holland Brewing Company
Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

66 E 8th St
Holland, Michigan, 49423-3504
United States

(616) 355-6422 | map
newhollandbrew.com

Notes: Mon-Thurs: 11am-12am
Fri-Sat: 11am-2am
Sun: 12pm-10pm
Pub is nonsmoking throughout.
BEER STATS
Average:
3.88
Beers:
124
Reviews:
9,389
Ratings:
30,509
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.15
Reviews:
107
Ratings:
319
pDev:
11.57%
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Reviews by MattMorin:
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MattMorin from Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Nov 20, 2017
More User Reviews:
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cratez from Canada

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Visited with my wife on a recent trip to Holland, MI and Milwaukee, WI.

Tried the following:
New Holland Passion Blaster (sample)
New Holland Mad Hatter American IPA (draft)
New Holland The Poet: Port Barrel Aged (sample)
New Holland Hoptronix Double IPA (draft)

Beers ranged from good to outstanding. Large, varied tap lineup with a wide range of styles on offer. My wife liked her “Pack of Mules” gin cocktails. Fun and bustling atmosphere on the outdoor patio. Service was strong as our glasses were always full and the bartender did a commendable job of describing the beers. Also bought some schwag and beer to go from the retail store. Our overall experience was exceptional, and we would happily come back.

Apr 11, 2020
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JuanAlberto from Texas

4.9/5  rDev +18.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Feb 02, 2020
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Beginner2 from Illinois

3.91/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.25

An effective community gathering place on a Saturday afternoon to watch college football and shop in downtown Holland.
This is a large facility with at least three restaurant rooms, a long bar with with two dozen tables and a swag/bottleshop. And all filled with happy customers.
So the Vibe and New Holland's longevity (almost 25 years) are all good... well above average.

I should not make a comprehensive judgment of their beer. I had reviewed only two of their seven beers; indicating that I'd had five pre-BA (for me, pre-2016.) For today's flight of four (three of which I had rated, but not reviewed), so I am glad to be able to give more proper reviews. All that qualified ... I do not consider the Quality of New Holland beers to be much above average given that they are 25 years old. (Instead of focussing on just beers, New Holland also has an extensive list of distilled spirits.)

Service was fine. The bartender was very patient with all my questions, despite having a full house.

In principle for Selection, I don't give high points to houses who offer no other breweries. My main complaint is this lack of competitive comparisons to a crafters primary audience can often result in a modest efforts to improve quality. This also may explain why New Holland's quality has not grown with its years.

Nonetheless, New Holland's brewery has served a good purpose for reviving the downtown and its citizens !

Nov 09, 2019
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bowzer4birdie from Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Oct 15, 2019
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Thurstonium

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Sep 28, 2019
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Gdog from Ohio

4.33/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Jul 10, 2019
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DavidRandall from Michigan

3.61/5  rDev -13%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Jun 09, 2019
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bschmidt_37 from Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Apr 15, 2019
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thegink from New York

4.85/5  rDev +16.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Feb 18, 2019
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torrch from Indiana

4.34/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

Oct 31, 2018
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KurtisCarman from Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Oct 11, 2018
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JimboBrews54 from Michigan

4.9/5  rDev +18.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Oct 08, 2018
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Phoodcritic from Michigan

4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Oct 05, 2018
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Lazhal from Michigan

4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Aug 04, 2018
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jvgoor3786 from Arkansas

4.16/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Enjoyed the Pub on 8th, but I didn't see that listed here. Lots of space, great choice on beers to include crowlers and an excellent food menu. It gets a little loud with a long wait, but definitely worth it.

Jul 31, 2018
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AsheMad from Texas

4.71/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

It has a woody and a touch of smoke.
Coffee comes out slightly with a hint of something “complexed” ;)

Jul 12, 2018
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Hallbrauhaus from Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Jun 29, 2018
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travelguy from Ohio

3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

May 06, 2018
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cryptichead from Illinois

3.95/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Apr 08, 2018
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CvilleCraftMan from Michigan

3.59/5  rDev -13.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

Nice location downtown Holland. I was here in the early afternoon so it wasn't busy. Service wasn't the best but I would give them another try as it could have just been a one time thing.

Feb 20, 2018
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JeffSK from Wisconsin

4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Sep 17, 2017
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QianBokSubai from Michigan

4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Pretty good atmosphere, but usually very busy. Great beer selection and food menu. LPT: Order a "Dead Poet", which is half Dragon's Milk and half Poet.

Sep 06, 2017
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Danmullens1 from Wisconsin

4.29/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Aug 14, 2017
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Yellow17r from Indiana

4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Go every year to beer fest. Great atmosphere for family and kids. Their anniversary was this year and put on an awesome event. Food and service is good. Lot of things to do in town and around brewery.

Aug 13, 2017
New Holland Brewing Company in Holland, MI
Brewery rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 30509 ratings