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New Holland Brewing Co.
Holland, MI

Style: American Wheat

Jill’s Rating:
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Pair With:
• Halibut
• Salads
• Salmon
Spring has finally hit Chicago, and I’m getting a slight case of spring fever. So, on a balmy Friday afternoon, I decided to kick work aside, open up the windows, and fire up the PlayStation for a few rounds of Katamari. I also cracked open a Zoomer, because there’s nothing better to help you get used to warmer weather than a nice summer-style beer.

On the pour, the Zoomer didn’t disappoint. It poured sunny gold with a nice haze (and to prove my girliness, I actually said, “Look! How pretty!” after I poured it). There was a nice bit of carbonation, though you almost couldn’t see it through the haze. Nice, big head with lots of lacing, and I could tell I was going to feel summer in more ways than one when I started drinking it.

The nose is a bit sweet and perhaps a bit grassy. It’s tingly on the lips, a bit full and smooth in the mouth, but it is slightly watery going down.

Overall, it lives up to New Holland’s mission to deliver consistently good beer. I came up with my impressions before I checked out the other beer reviews, but I thought it was interesting that once again, I’m matching Eddie Glick’s rating. Granted, he reviewed this a couple of years ago, but it’s nice to see that New Holland’s keeping the quality of their brews nice and consistent.

Reviewed by Jill Jaracz on April 29, 2008.
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