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New Holland Brewing Company

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3.8/5
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25,836 Ratings
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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
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Reviews:
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Ratings:
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PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.14/5
Reviews:
103
Ratings:
300
pDev:
11.59%
 
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vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Super place to eat lunch.

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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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vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

visited 10/29/11

After an enjoyable tour at the New Holland brewery proper, we drove 10 minutes down the road to the pub. The tour came with 4 samples of some of NHBC's signature brews, so we concentrated on the beers we hadn't tried.

The pub was quite busy for a late Saturday afternoon, but we had no trouble finding seats at the large bar. We sat right across from the chalk board displaying what was on tap. It was an impressive selection--way too many for us to sample in one sitting. We concentrated on 5:

Full Circle--a light(er), fruity, kolsch-style beer. It was our personal favorite, to the extent that we purchased a growler before leaving.

Sundog--decent amber ale reminiscent of Samuel Adams Boston Lager (which is a good thing in my opinion)

Mother's Milk--Milk stouts seem to be one of the styles du jour and we were not disappointed by this one. My wife, who gravitates toward the lighter, fruitier beers, drained a whole pint and proclaimed that it was good.

Jabberbocky--we only had a taste but no complaints here. It was a little more bitter than other bocks/doppelbocks that I've tasted.

Pigs in a Blanket--adding smoke flavor to a beer seems to be another gimmick these days. I found it unique but don't think I'd want a whole pint. PiaB was advertised on the chalk board as a smoked maple wheat ale but I didn't taste any maple.

Service was good considering the steady stream of patrons at the bar. We split the buffalo chicken "breadstix" while we drank, and suffice it to say, it is a good complement to the beer.

The only disappointment is that they were out of the Ichabod Pumpkin Ale--one of our favorites--but the other beers more than made up for it. We would definitely come back here if we were in the area.

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vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Amazing food, add any of the pizzas and the meat plate to your order, you won't be disappointed. Their flights are perfect, the glasses are awesome and come in a cool metal holder. The bar is super chill, even when busy, and everyone is extremely friendly. Go to hatter days and make sure you check out the bloody mary bar the next morning.

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New Holland Brewing Company in Holland, MI
Brewery rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 25,836 ratings
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