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Dominion Beach House Golden Pilsner - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

83 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Bohemian Pilsner, brewed with all natural ingredients, is crisp and refreshing, making it a perfect beach companion. Go Bohemian this Summer and take a case of our Beach House to your beach house.

(Beer added by: timtim on 04-24-2008)
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Ville

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +10.8%

07-13-2012 03:17:51 | More by Ville
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Proteus93

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: A very crisp, well filtered brew... rather pale, but a pale golden rather than yellow. It's got a fair bit of colour and character. A nice, creamy head tops it, retains beautifully, and sheets the glass in nice lines of lacing.

S: Grassy and earthy, with a rather sizeable malt profile and leafy hop balance.

T: Full flavoured, with a nice and pungent hoppiness. A nice little bit of spiciness holds on through the finish and holds on well. Flavour is quite true to style.

M: Body is a medium, and on the heavier side at that. It starts off with a little bite of crisp carbonation but goes on to smooth out a little and becomes a little heavy, perhaps. It's not harming anything, but I'd love it if it were crisper and cleaner.

D: Not sure of the alcohol content, but I do detect the alcohol, so I imagine it's at least about 5.5 or so... sure it could be found if someone looked hard enough. A pretty good beer, and something that would serve well as a sort of 'every day beer,' of sorts.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2009 01:57:37 | More by Proteus93
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MikeRa

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Here is what I can say about the Old Dominion Beach House Golden Pilsner. It has a Golden Pale color and a smell of citrus that comes from the hops used.

It has a semi-bitter taste that makes it taste like it's a bread, but that is due to the hops. It does go down easily and it's a beer that I will drink again.

Serving type: on-tap

09-07-2009 21:14:27 | More by MikeRa
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magine

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pilsner glass.

Pours a cloudy golden yellow. Nice thick white fluffy head. Decent lacing. Nice head retention as well. Good looking pilsner hybrid.

Brew smells of corn, yeast, lemon zest, some hops. Pretty good smell.

Brew is crisp initially, zesty and spiced; lemon, grassy hops and then a a smooth creamy middle. Brew is crisp and drinks very well. Very unique blend of wheat and pilsner. Good stuff here.

Could easily see having a nice session with this one or just drinking one on a hot day after cutting the lawn. Good stuff.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2011 00:46:47 | More by magine
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Pencible

Virginia

3.83/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

A: This was drunk from a bottle, as it should be.
S: It smelled like mild grassy hops and bready yeast. Not much to the nose.
T: It tasted like grassy hops and some light lemony citrus hops with sweet bready yeast.
M: It was watery with moderate carbonation.
D: This was a very clean and crisp summer beer that was super easy to drink and fairly refreshing. Nothing exciting about it at all, but good to have on the beech or after mowing the lawn, etc.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2010 18:39:32 | More by Pencible
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briandaube

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-02-2012 20:56:51 | More by briandaube
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-07-2014 02:31:46 | More by IdrinkGas
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Scott_McCool

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-17-2012 16:01:56 | More by Scott_McCool
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erogers

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-27-2014 18:20:30 | More by erogers
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-24-2013 22:53:51 | More by Boone757
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wrightst

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-26-2014 02:41:15 | More by wrightst
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tennisoscar1

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-20-2013 22:17:43 | More by tennisoscar1
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bennetj17

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

03-31-2014 04:56:16 | More by bennetj17
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DRBiser

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-10-2013 09:37:35 | More by DRBiser
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a pilsner style glass dated April 19th 2012.

A real brassy gold and orange colored body, super crystal clear with lots of cola sticking carbonation on the glass, with an occasional bubbles bursting to the surface rather quickly. Head is big and rocky, with some good sized bubbles and white as can be.
Pretty solid, just wish there were some more finer bubbles in the body.

Wonderful pilsner malt and honey action. Some grassy bitter hop and a bit of phenols. Seems a bit astringency might be coming. Smells solid and refreshing.

Palate is sort of muted and small. Dull crispness a bit, not much of a malt presence in the middle of the palate, finishes fairly clean with a good body, even some density. Bitterness doesn't seem to translate nicely, nor sense of hop and tangyness either.

Overal long story short, not too many complaints, but can't say I am excited about this one.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2012 23:03:41 | More by smakawhat
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Redwood21

Virginia

3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A; it has a brown almost straw brown color with a white head that has decent retention

S: too much of a semi skunked smell, its not skunked i know this for sure, but had that moderately off aroma

T: clean and refreshing, nothing too insane here. it has a slight banana taste to it, also seems to have a bit of dried apricot in the taste. its a tad tart

decent brew, nothing too special but with a name like "beach house" it fits the bill

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2008 05:09:33 | More by Redwood21
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BeerSox

Virginia

3.63/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into pilsner glass.

This one's a little darker than average than your typical pilsner, but only by a little. Light honey-like amber hue with a dense two finger head that slowly settles to a thick cap.

Slightly grassy, more herbal notes, with a touch of spiciness. The malts are sweet and slightly toasty.

The malts exhibit the same toastiness as the aroma, giving an every so slight caramel flavor. The hops are pretty sharp, giving a strong bitterness and a little citrus. Light bodied, with a slightly acerbic finish toward the end.

An okay pilsner, and I prefer the ones with a little lighter and crisper malt flavor. The hops have a perfume-like in the aroma, and biting in the flavor, which I think is the better half of the beer. The malts need a little work.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2009 00:36:57 | More by BeerSox
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MuenchenerKindl

Germany

3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle to a pint glass, the liquid id light gold with good carbonation. The head is thick white and lacey.

The smell is nice mild bitter with a bready aroma.

The taste is nice also light bready malt and a mildly bitter hops.

The mouthfeel is nice a bit thin and the carbonation is not as bity as most.

The drinkability is good as the whole of this brew is more enjoyable the is parts, Prosit, MK

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2008 00:29:05 | More by MuenchenerKindl
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Traquairlover

Virginia

3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12-oz bottle poured into a pilsener.

A = Golden clear honey color with small white head which quickly recedes and settles as a foam cover over most of the surface.

S = Very tart smells, some citrus rind, some grass, perhaps a little clover.

T = The taste is well aligned with the smells, but on top of some nice sharp bitter notes, there is a good strong sweetness of bread, and some hay.

M = Medium-light body, fair mouthcoating, carbonation present but not overwhelming, foams in mouth when swished without stinging.

D = This one is a great beer to drink while bar-b-queueing, goes down easily.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2009 19:09:18 | More by Traquairlover
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kshankar

District of Columbia

3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Looks a somewhat clear golden with carbonation. Nice small head with good retention..leaves a layer of foam and some sticks to the side of the glass as well

Aroma is of hops and some malts

Taste starts out with a nice hop bitterness, not too strong. Finishes off with a breadyness and malt backing

Mouthfeel is light and crisp

Drinkability is high...pretty refreshing beer which tastes good. Worth having a couple.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2009 05:19:39 | More by kshankar
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a clear golden color with a modest, though fluffy head that delivers nicely in the lacing department

Smell: Grassy hops with a slight bready undertone

Taste: A bit of bread and then a surprisingly herbal, grassy bitterness overwhelms; while there is a bit of malt balance after the swallow, the hop bill is dominant and leaves an aspirin bitterness in the aftertaste; bone dry throughout

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with spritzy carbonation

Drinkability: The hops are surprisingly vivid but the beer needs more balance; not a bad stab at the style for a domestic pilsner

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2010 02:09:07 | More by brentk56
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droomyster

Virginia

3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This pilsner pours a golden orange with a big ole frumpy white head that instantly grabbed my attention. Bear in mind that I scored its appearance relative to that of other pilsners. Lightly sweet aromas, reminiscent of a bin of ripe lemons. The taste is too sweet up front for my liking and I'm grateful for the lingering bitter finish that eventually balances it out. Overall, this beer is not a bad choice and would make a welcome companion out in the sunshine.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2009 05:25:45 | More by droomyster
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Mugenlude

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3%

12-05-2013 02:44:46 | More by Mugenlude
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -3%

07-16-2013 00:34:02 | More by dsshuck
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nitter

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3%

10-09-2013 23:42:48 | More by nitter
Dominion Beach House Golden Pilsner from Old Dominion Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.