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Cherry Blossom Lager - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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76
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76 Ratings
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Ratings: 76
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 15.6%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Conditioned on 300 pounds of Michigan cherries for 48 hours. Perle & Tradition hops.

(Beer added by: smakawhat on 03-04-2013)
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djrn2

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

05-03-2014 02:00:43 | More by djrn2
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -8.3%

04-10-2014 14:19:38 | More by nmann08
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acurtis

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

03-23-2013 16:45:50 | More by acurtis
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -31.2%

05-08-2014 04:01:02 | More by ygtbsm94
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

03-23-2013 21:52:27 | More by mendvicdog
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4/5  rDev +22.3%

03-27-2013 00:32:06 | More by oriolesfan4
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

2.49/5  rDev -23.9%

This was another house recommendation by the proprietress of Mari's Six Pac 'n' Mor in Reading during my most recent foray up that way. Let's see how it pans out.

From the bottle: "'We can't help it[.] We're all mad here[.] All the best people are[.]' - L. Carroll"; "Lager with cherries. Delightfully effervescent, blushing, and tart."; "lager with cherries & natural flavor".

The fizzing, popping finger of head was not long for this world, but it did have a pinkish cast to its off-white color. Nose smelled simply of lager, perhaps with notes of hay and alfalfa, but definitely lager. No discernible cherry. Color was a deep amber with NE-quality clarity. I have no reason to guess anything other than lager. Mouthfeel was thin, kind of watery and once more, I was not sensing anything other than lager. Was this bottle mislabeled? Finish was semi-sweet and I really found myself wondering what, if anything, happened to the cherries.

04-29-2013 00:39:18 | More by woodychandler
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

04-05-2014 20:51:05 | More by BillRoth
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.01/5  rDev +22.6%

Poured from the bottle into a pilsner style glass.

Out of the bottle this has a hint of red almost pink, hits and gives a reddish orange body color, a little opaque, but with lots of cola bubble rising carbonation. Head is only about a finger, but manages a good half finger puck, off white, and picking up a lot of the body color with some very light orange hue.

Nose is a basic malt grain, kind of thick and dough like. Not very cherry or even fruity smelling. Clean. But honestly there is not really much going on here, it's quite subdued.

Well palate really comes quite a surprise. First hit on the palate is a nice cherry hint, with a little bit of light malt. However, the sweetness is really toned down, with no sourness and gives a simple little push towards the malts. The aftertatse really gives some malt depth and bakery bread feeling, but with just a hint of fruit. It's really nicely balanced, and I get a nice malt bakery action and the fruit together nicely on the finish. Lightly carbonated but with just a hint of crispness. A nice lip coating mild honey feeling as well.

I like the fruit angle on this, it's not overpowering, not sickly sweet or sour, it's just right and it works well with the malt density for this lager. They did a good job on this one, I think I am going to be drinking this beer often this Spring.

03-04-2013 21:36:31 | More by smakawhat
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

05-31-2014 22:47:07 | More by Latarnik
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wrightst

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

04-06-2013 00:48:17 | More by wrightst
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

04-15-2013 21:58:33 | More by rolltide8425
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +7%

07-23-2013 04:41:01 | More by Rhettroactive
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

03-23-2013 22:44:41 | More by iL0VEbeer
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.14/5  rDev -4%

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a light brown color with pinkish hues and a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some cherries, a touch of grains. Taste is also rather mild, grains, light cherry, a touch of malts. Feels light in the mouth and overall this is a mediocre beer.

04-18-2013 03:03:22 | More by tone77
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atrocity

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8.3%

04-29-2014 19:17:15 | More by atrocity
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ROGUE16

Delaware

2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

10-06-2013 19:30:44 | More by ROGUE16
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

06-10-2014 00:43:59 | More by tommyguz
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +7%

04-20-2014 22:28:16 | More by IdrinkGas
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

04-14-2014 01:18:28 | More by BeerForMuscle
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

04-29-2013 04:12:09 | More by cliff1066
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Kurmaraja

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

06-02-2014 06:39:34 | More by Kurmaraja
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

05-26-2013 00:55:55 | More by RoryOMoore
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +22.3%

04-09-2013 00:08:14 | More by Lukass
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Drknight

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8.3%

06-18-2013 14:11:26 | More by Drknight
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Cherry Blossom Lager from Old Dominion Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 76 ratings.