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New Holland Mad Hatter Ale (-2015)

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RATINGS: 988   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 158   ABV: 5.25%
Is insanely dry hopped with Centennial Hops. This pale copper colored ale has a flowery hop aroma and a bold hop bitterness. Hop Heads Only Please!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyKev (50) - Redford, Michigan, USA - JUL 14, 2004
Good IPA there are several others by Michigan breweries that are as good or better but, this one has good balance.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Panzuriel (1952) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 24, 2004
Slightly hazy copper colored liquid. Neat white head that lingers. Nice mildly hoppy aroma. Tangy and astringent hop flavor. Somewhat metallic. Lingering bitters. Thin texture. Aftertaste not really pleasant. Second sip, bitters intensify. Somewhat nasty aftertaste gaining momentum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leitrim65 (402) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 21, 2004
Sorry, but this one didnít live up to the hype all the previous midwest raters have been giving it. Amber colored with a nice lemony citrus aroma. Light bodied with simple citrus flavors and a harsh bitterness in the finish. Iím not afraid of hops but this one just seemed a bit stale. It wasnít bad but Iíve had better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MAP (1133) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - JUN 21, 2004
A bit heavy on the head, but a good amber color. The aroma is good IPA style, but a bit strong on citrus. There is a subtle nutyness there as well. The bite from this is right one the money. The body of the beer is a little thin however, just leaves the lips feeling a little watery.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUN 13, 2004
Great complex American hop character: pine, orange, grapefruit and herbs in abundance. The bitterness shows up very late in this beer, long after the swallow. There is malt here which shows up as it warms. If this were locally available, Iíd be a regular purchaser. Excellent, classic American IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
heykevin (1281) - Decorah, Iowa, USA - MAY 31, 2004
Clear coppery golden. Juicy centennial aroma- orange peels definitely. Quite bitter with loads of hop flavor as well. Maltiness is subdued, and ultimately loses to the hop charge. Not a great IPA by any means, but will satisfy a hop craving.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
heemer77 (5294) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - MAY 29, 2004
Pours from the bottle with a light copper color and a little bit of scum for head. Powerful aroma of oranges, vanilla, coconut and pepper. Not very well balanced in flavor. Pine and orange peels dominate. Very little malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
darkerdabetter (255) - Michigan, USA - MAY 6, 2004
Although Iím not an IPA fan, this stuff is pretty good. Itís not overpowering with hoppy biterness and has a good citrus flavor that eliminates that usual IPA aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obxdude10 (2270) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2004
Amber in color, huge bubbly white head, nice hoppy nose, medium-full body, very clean & crisp, decent malt backbone, straight-forward hoppiness in the flavors, maybe a bit too assertive, dry & spicy finish, a decent IPA

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sidekick (26) - Indiana, USA - APR 29, 2004
O.K. so I am not a big IPA fan, maybe hops are not my thing. However, for an IPA I am impressed. Good head and lace, a bit of ginger? Something with citrus.

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