New Holland Mad Hatter Ale (-2015)

Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 967   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!

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
FUNK (120) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 13, 2002
Damn i can't believe i didn't rate this beer earlier. I am a big NHB fan and Mad Hatter is one of my farorits. It has a nice floral sent and great hoppy tast. Its bitter, of course, but the suddle floral hop taste is allowed to shine through. Love it.

rhodyredbeard (2) - - NOV 11, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2017 From the bottle. Solid malt back bone. Yeasty apricots on the nose. Amber hue. Solid

Bill Becker (1911) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 8, 2017
From Apr 2008

My first New Holland beer, thanks to joe1510. Thanks Joe!

This one pours a slightly hazy orange gold with a 1 finger head of foam and some decent lacing. Head retention is average...just a fine broken layer after a few minutes.

The smell is fairly light to me. Some citrus, some caramel malt.

The taste has notes of caramel malt, citrus, pine, and earthy hops, and finishes with a bitter bite. Mouthfeel seems to be medium, carbonation is also medium.

Interesting flavours here but I don't feel a real harmony going on with the malt and hops. It just seems a bit rough for my tastes but I'm glad I got a chance to try it.

apopielarz (36) - - AUG 6, 2017
Very good India pale ale. Nice malt level. Slight oxidation may be due to age of sample? Good beer. EnJoinable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

PhillyCraft (7990) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2016
Backlog, 12 oz bottle with an orange appearance and cloudy white head. Smell and flavor of bitter centennial hop, pine, honey, malt, and resinous oranges. Medium in body and mouthfeel. Some grass as it warms. Not bad for off the shelf.

cbcaso (2) - - AUG 3, 2016 does not count
Solid IPA; great logo and packaging. Nothing overwhelming about the taste. Hoppy and bold but a bit too much aftertaste imo.

ajnepple (7197) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 14, 2016
Backlog from old phone notes. Orange to amber in appearance with a white head. Aroma and flavor of pine, citrus fruits and light resinous hops. Decent IPA overall.

Hiledd (135) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 5, 2016
Hazy orange brown color, citrus and melon aroma. Grassy and orange flavor with a cantaloupe finish. Full body with almost chewy texture ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Weevo (182) - Indiana, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Pours orange with white head. Not much on the nose. Pine, grapefruit to taste with a bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Niko100 (2998) - Chicago, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Nice amber/orange color; Medium body; Aroma of yeast, nice floral hops, & citrus; Flavor of caramel malt, floral hops, grain, and citrus; Finish is fairly bitter; Nicely balanced; Different - pretty good IPA.

lbianchi66 (441) - FRANCE - SEP 26, 2015
Belle robe orangée légèrement ambrée et légèrement opaque. Jolie mousse qui tient bien.Beaucoup de saveurs d?agrumes, herbale et poivrée. Texture légèrement syrupeuse. Bon moelleux apporté par des notes de biscuit du malt.Longue en bouche.Une très bonne IPA.

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