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Dominion Abbey Ale - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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Dominion Abbey Ale
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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: nmann08 on 02-25-2014)
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Yellolab2010

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -28%

07-04-2014 18:00:03 | More by Yellolab2010
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tkdchampxi

New Jersey

2.71/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

An extremely mediocre to less than mediocre Abbey style dubbel.

This beer is far too light in body and color to compare to the finer representations of the style. It pours a transparent brown with a thin, unimpressive head (poured by an Old Dominion employee at a beer festival) into a weizen glass.

Taste profile is slightly sweet, but not caramelly, and there are no defining fruit or malt notes to speak of. The flavor is almost all candy sugar with a sour quality that fails to capture the depth of the style. There simply isn't enough roasted malt character or richness for a dubbel.

Mouthfeel is carbonated and bubbly - not smooth as I would want. This beer would benefit from aging or aerating or nitro.

Overall: it falls in the style and is neither ss deep or, alternatively, as refreshing as I could want.

Serving type: on-tap

04-26-2014 20:39:03 | More by tkdchampxi
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JohnParadee

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

04-27-2014 12:08:58 | More by JohnParadee
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erialbill

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-30-2014 13:35:49 | More by erialbill
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

05-10-2014 17:40:28 | More by LarryMyers
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valleylax5

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

07-12-2014 21:36:23 | More by valleylax5
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

04-21-2014 23:24:14 | More by buzzy
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

02-25-2014 22:33:59 | More by nmann08
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Proclarush

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

06-30-2014 19:43:51 | More by Proclarush
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briandaube

Delaware

4/5  rDev +15.3%

04-24-2014 23:06:31 | More by briandaube
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Trashville

Ohio

4/5  rDev +15.3%

07-22-2014 19:33:29 | More by Trashville
Dominion Abbey Ale from Old Dominion Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.