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Golden Era - Dogfish Head Brewery

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321 Ratings
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Ratings: 321
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 35
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Golden Shower is brewed with all continental pilsner malt and hopped with the finest noble hops.

This beer is dry-hopped in the conditioning tank for 8 weeks.

80 IBU

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-28-2006)
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chOAKbarrell

Maryland

4.22/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled-on date of 3/26/06 stamped on bottle. $9.39 / 25 oz bottle. The beer itself is a deep golden color much like the 60 or 90 min Ipa. Good fluffy head in my La Chouffe glass that settles down but doesnt disappear.

Smells overly hoppy, also much like the 60/90 Ipa.

This beer has the same characteristic sweetness/syrupy qualities of several other DFH beers (Midas Touch, 120 min IPA). Actually, I think the sweetness/syrupyness could be compared to that of a double bock. Very interesting.

Absolutely full-bodied, and I would imagine good for drinking in the winter, despite the warm-weather leanings usually associated with pilsners.

Very tasty. Not sure why this beer got the relatively low scores (low, at least, for a DFH beer). I found it very drinkable and enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2006 23:37:47 | More by chOAKbarrell
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Golden Era from Dogfish Head Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 321 ratings.