New Holland Brewing Company

New Holland Brewing CompanyNew Holland Brewing Company
BA SCORE
67.7%
Liked Their Beers
3.79 w/ 25,596 ratings
New Holland Brewing CompanyNew Holland Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: 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.

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BEER STATS
Beers:
104
Reviews:
7,803
Ratings:
25,596
Liked:
17,324
Average:
3.79/5
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
89%
Reviews:
103
Ratings:
299
Liked:
266
Avg:
4.14/5
pDev:
11.59%
 
 
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Ratings: 299 |  Reviews: 103
Reviews by czfreeman:
Photo of czfreeman
4.47/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Awesome brewpub.
Got snowed in here last week so decided to stay in Holland.
Atmosphere is really warm and inviting. Brick walls, brewing equipment on display.A small mash tun and kettle directly to the end of the bar.
Beers on tap here that are only avaliable at the brewpub. The bartender was extremely friendly and great for samples and suggestions.
I tried all brewpub exclusives, MI nightmare-sour stout with excellent balance and body to match. The Saison was pretty good, nice, citrus notes, refeshing but nothing crazy. I also tried the Jasmine Pilsner, loads of jasmine intermingled with crisp biscuit really created a nice pilsner. I finished up with the Poet on cask-also excellent..well drawn cask ale and served at proper temp and carbonation levels.
..I cannot comment on the food as I opted to have liquid bread during the snow.
Prices were really nice. Living in Chicago, after moving from San Francisco may make all things seem cheap, but good draft pours for the value.
Great place, look forward to my next venture to see Grand Rapids, Bells, and Kuhnhenn.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of JeffSK
4.24/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of QianBokSubai
4.06/5  rDev -1.9%
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.

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Photo of Danmullens1
4.29/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Yellow17r
4.14/5  rDev 0%
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.

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Photo of Benjolovesbeer
4.45/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Mothergoose03
4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Gagnonsux
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of heddar33
3.97/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of ZEB89
4/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Gobearswalter34
4.53/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Nestled in a real cool part of downtown with many quaint shops. Nice, big bar/eatery area and large retail area. Very friendly sales people, and one of the brewers was there to take people on tours so I bent his ear for a while. We did all the variants of Dragons milk, including the Triple Mash. Holy Cow that was good! They had tons of varieties including many one-offs.

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Photo of fern22
4.01/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of RAFH
4.38/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

I love the ambience of New Holland Brewery's restaurant! Their specialty pizzas like their Pesto Pizza is as good as any pizza joint. Good balance between pizza, sandwiches, and main entrées. On tap beers are much, much better than their bottled beers.

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Photo of CPAles
3.59/5  rDev -13.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of miwestcoaster
4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Tjb14
3.53/5  rDev -14.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of bwood06
3.65/5  rDev -11.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3

I came for dinner by myself one evening since I was in town and traveling for work. There are plenty of options both in terms of food and beer, although many of the beer styles seemed to run in the same vein when I was there which felt limiting to a degree. My entree was meh, but the side I ordered was really pretty good. I ended up only ordering one beer since I had drained my glass, gotten the attention of the waitress, who then promptly went to another table and never returned to except to bring the check 10 minutes later without ever asking if I would like another. Being that the bar was half empty I would have figured that she would have wanted to add to her tip, but apparently not. At said point in time I no longer wanted another drink, I just wanted to pay and be done. The one beer I had was of good quality. There is plenty of seating in the bar area but tvs only show the menu and goings on at the brewery.

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Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.63/5  rDev -12.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of komsul
3.95/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Tour was very well done. Very informative. Tour guide was very knowledgeable. Food was good, but not go out of your way for it. Tap selection was slightly disappointing. Was hoping for a couple one off or unique beers. Only had the normal retail beers on tap here. They do have unique beers, but just none on hand when we were there. Recommend to call ahead if you are looking to try something unique.

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Photo of SpartanJenks
3.81/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of EarForBeer
3.81/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of azurel
4.29/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Decent selection of beers on tap as well as their beer selection. Food was excellent. Atmosphere was pretty typical for a brew pub. Service was personable and polite.

Will definitely eat there again.

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Photo of CohrsCA
4.94/5  rDev +19.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This was my introduction into the world of craft beer. I'm a Hope College graduate and when I was living in Cook Hall these guys were literally on the other side of the road. I enjoyed plenty a stein night here and had my first sour ale as well.

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Photo of Muss42
3.98/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Bethaz83
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

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New Holland Brewing Company in Holland, MI
Brewery rating: 67.7% out of 100 with 25,596 ratings
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