Dominion Beach House Golden Pilsner - Old Dominion Brewing Company
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1.93/5 rDev -45.8%
This beer pours a clear gold with no head or lace. It's aroma is of citrus, dough, and grass. The flavor is grassy with lemon notes and a mildly bitter aftertaste in the finish. The mouthfeel is light. Old Dominion Beach House Golden Pilsner is a decent beer. Slightly recommended.
04-16-2012 23:40:25 | More by B967ierhunter177
2.23/5 rDev -37.4%
It might just be my personal preference of beer taste, but this was awful.
Nothing refreshing about this beer.
An upfront kick in the teeth bitter bite.
Followed by a stale / bland aftertaste that made me wash it down with the Fordham Light which was close by.
Im gonna say pass on this beer.
06-05-2008 00:46:38 | More by nrpellegrini
2.75/5 rDev -22.8%
Poured from 12oz brown bottle into a plastic clear pint glass. Purchased as 6-pack at Giant for $6.99.
A: Straw yellow with mounting white 1-2 finger head with below-average retention and no lacing.
S: Barely any smell for the style with graininess and minimal to no noble hops types of aromas.
T: Flavor is light and inobtrusive with light toasted pale malt graininess and very mild spicy hops contribution. Is not especially crisp and is not really up to par for the style.
M: Clean and medium-to-high carbonation with minimal aftertaste.
D: I hope this is not a harbinger of the kind of beers the "new" Dominion lineup is going to consist of. Low flavor with ad gimmicks -- thankfully a low price, but maybe a case of "you get what you pay for" here.
07-04-2009 02:21:20 | More by argock
2.78/5 rDev -21.9%
Quite a bit of tangy tone to this one. Also a lot of ink to it as well. Hoppy spices are clogging things up as well. The whole combination makes it much more robust and intense than I would like for a lager. Doesnt seem to have any level of restraint at all. There is nothing refreshing about this beer.
08-31-2012 02:12:26 | More by RblWthACoz
2.95/5 rDev -17.1%
On tap at Capones.
Poured a medium yellow color with a small sized white head. Aromas of grains with some grassiness. Tastes of the same graininess, grassy, and verly light caramel. I found the body to be on the weaker and somewhat watery side. Some lacing left on the glass.
05-28-2009 17:36:22 | More by hopdog
3/5 rDev -15.7%
This beer poured out a clear gold yellow colour, and had a mainly malty nose with floral hops. The smell slightly reminded me of a barley wine. This beer seemed malty for a pilsner, and I could also taste those floral hops I smelled earlier. The flavors were overall bright and good, but did not fit my construct of a pilsner.
Would I buy this beer again? Maybe.
01-22-2014 18:52:56 | More by NilocRellim
3/5 rDev -15.7%
Payed a $1.59 for a single bottle. I bought it because it was from a local micro-brewery I've never heard of. Really not much of an opinion on this one. Drank it at 3 PM as a Saturday afternoon / evening starter. Would I buy it again, most likely not. Not bad, but really nothing special. I'd would definitely stick with the Sierra Nevada Summer Fest over this one.
06-16-2014 23:57:44 | More by 302BeerGuy
3.08/5 rDev -13.5%
On tap at McGillins this past weekend. Light golden straw color with a smallish bone white head. Sweet malty bready aroma with a hint of spicy hops. Light bready honey like sweet malty taste with a hint of tartness to it. Decent pilsner but not nearly as refined or as cleanly fermented as some classic examples.
07-01-2013 22:01:41 | More by johnnnniee
3.1/5 rDev -12.9%
Served in a Budweiser pokal.
And the Leaving Falls Church uber-bender rolls forth. This abettor pours a clear pale straw topped by a fairly thick finger or so of white froth. The nose is nearly nonexistent...I think some flowers are getting through, but that's about it. The taste comprises wheat, corn, flowers, and a slight bit of tin. The body is very light, with a light carbonation and a crisp, dry finish. Overall, an average pils, really nothing especially good or bad here.
08-27-2010 03:41:55 | More by TMoney2591
3.11/5 rDev -12.6%
12 oz bottle into a pint glass.
A: Pours a clear golden color. A lot of white-colored head is formed, at around two fingers high. Retention is pretty solid, with webs of lacing being left on the glass.
S: There's definitely Saaz in here - that grassiness is unmistakable. As it opens up slightly, a gentle fruity sweetness appears. Crackery malts and mild diacetyl appear throughout. It doesn't set the world on fire aromatically, but it hits my preferences for a pilsner really well.
T: It starts with a mild malt sweetness, while the finish is pretty much Saaz grassiness. It goes down superbly, plain and simple. Still, some of the bitterness could be balanced out better, and some of the malts could be - if not richer - more defined in flavor.
M: Really damn crisp and light. It really is effortless, and it doesn't rely on excess carbonation to get the job done. The feel itself is nicely balanced - not too sweet nor too biting.
O: Nothing special, but wow is it easy to drink. I could easily drink a six pack, so something right was done here. Still, it's far from my favorite pilsner.
07-08-2014 20:46:56 | More by ThisWangsChung
3.18/5 rDev -10.7%
Pours a lightly dulled gold color, little head. Scent is fairly weak and clean and gives notes of bread, grass and caramel. Taste leads with a unsatisfying combination of bread and grass, quite earthy and muddy, back has notes of the caramel, light herbal quality. Light to medium bodied, light in carbonation. Lacks the crisp, clean bite found in many pilsners, the malt and hop quality seems sub par.
08-05-2011 14:12:58 | More by rfgetz
3.23/5 rDev -9.3%
I picked this bottle up as a single sampler. It had a respectable appearance. Smell seemed a little off for a pilsner. Taste was not that good as it was metalic and bitey. All in all this wasn't one of the better pilsners I've had. Not very refreshing and noble hop flavors were not as pleasant as some of the other better crafted pilsners I've had.
07-02-2011 19:32:31 | More by bubseymour
Dominion Beach House Golden Pilsner from Old Dominion Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.