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My Antonia - Dogfish Head Brewery

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Ratings: 1,620
Reviews: 532
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12.25%
Wants: 95
Gots: 158 | FT: 2
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
My Antonia (named after the Willa Cather read), is a continually-hopped imperial pilsner. This lager for ale lovers is citrusy, sweet and refined.

My Antonia started out as a collaboration beer when Sam brewed it at Birra del Borgo (hope you can read Italian) outside Rome, Italy, with owner/brewer Leonardo DiVencenzo in October 2008. In 2010, we began brewing My Antonia here in Delaware for U.S. distribution.

(Beer added by: dasenebler on 07-15-2010)
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Kendo

New York

4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from the 750 ml into a pilsner glass, Body is bright, clear golden with a 1+ finger bubbly white head. Good rings of lace.

S: Like a pilsner - floral and grassy hops. Touch of sweetness too.

T: Grainy cereal malt underneath, then finishes with those noble hops - grassy and floral. Sweetness fights the bitterness in the aftertaste. Could use some lemony bitterness - or rather, a bit more (there's some).

M: Slight syrup-like slickness to the feel. About medium in heft. Nice carbonation.

D: Solid. Slickness slows it down a bit.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2010 22:15:58 | More by Kendo
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Naugled

New York

3.73/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

good appearance, deep yellow, carbonation bubbles rising, silky white head.

Smell seems to be a bit off. Some veggy notes.

Flavor is ok, it tastes like a stronger version of a pilsner, I guess like it should. Hops are there, but not up front. Nice gentle hop flavors. Bitterness does linger though.

rich smooth somewhat full body and mouthfeel.

very drinkable

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2010 21:03:55 | More by Naugled
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aasher

Indiana

4.2/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My 200th review! Big thanks to JHamm for this bottle! I would also like to preface this review by saying that I don't traditionally even like pilsners but I had to try My Antonia, being a big DFH fan, so we'll see how this goes.

And we have a gusher! I was shocked by that. My puppy got to try it and apparently he thought it was pretty good by the looks of the floor. It poured a murky, honey like yellow with a three finger spongy white head. It smells better than I thought it would, being a pilsner. It smells of honey cream and is very light on the hops. The taste too is light and has light honey cream accents to it. I surprisingly like it. It has the typical ultra smooth mouthfeel typical of DFH 750mls and is also pretty crisp as well. It's very drinkable, especially for the style. This is one pilsner I'm a fan of.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2010 06:23:18 | More by aasher
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Mosstrooper

California

5/5  rDev +25%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from 25.4oz bottle into 400ml Radeberger Seidel

Appearance: Pours a very bright and slightly hazy yellow-gold color with a large white head that dissipates at an average rate, leaving behind spots of lace. The bright gold is extremely inviting.

Smell: A cross between a pilsner and an IPA- some grainy aromas are evident with some grassy hints. The hops, though, truly shine- herbs, flowers, and a slight earthiness alongside a lot of lemon zest. This does not, though, smell like a hop bomb.

Taste: Begins with some sweet bready grain and citrus, middling out to some herbal and flowery flavors, and finishing with hop flavors reminiscent of (though not quite as powerful as) a West Coast IPA. Lingering hints of both a malty pils and a hoppy IPA are both prevalent at the end, but so well-balanced. If I could give this a seven for flavor, I probably would.

Mouthfeel: Lighter in body with well-rounded carbonation and a refreshingly dry finish. The finish has the assertiveness one would expect from an ale, yet the cleanness one would expect from a pilsner.

Drinkability: This is a wonderful brew. It marries so well wonderful pilsner flavors with the best parts of an IPA. The joy of this, though, is that nothing dominates anything else- it is hoppy, yet very accessible and easy to drink, but still has the noticeable malt profile of a pilsner.

I don't know how Dogfish pulled it off...

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2010 06:04:54 | More by Mosstrooper
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baconsausage

Vermont

3.85/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at three penny taproom!!!! Dogfish extravaganza!!!

A: golden straw color. Little to no head.

S: a little grassy, malty sweetness. A little hop Aroma.

T: malty sweet up front, a loiter bitter in the back. Malt is balanced by what hops there are. Reminicent of other euro pils. A great beer with my taquitos to cut the spice.

M: good, lightly carbonated, alcohol is hidden well. Could drink this all night!

Serving type: on-tap

12-16-2010 23:07:14 | More by baconsausage
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beersensei305

Florida

4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Active Review from a bottle picked up yesterday.

Appearance: Hazy straw gold, with nice carbonation. Perfect head... pearl white big and foamy almost like meringue. Great retention and good lacing.

The aroma is not complex but it gives off a big smell for a pilsner. Very hoppy is what you noticed of the first whiff and then you can pick out the sweet malts. It actually reminds me of some Belgium beers I have had in the past.

I was expecting this beer to be sweeter but it is actually quite bitter, yet there is great balance. The beer is malty up front with a great big kick of hops in the back end. I can't pick up any more flavors but there is something to be said for simplicity when it's done well.

Medium bodied a tad dry and bitter. The ABV is hidden well and has great drinkability. I will definitely stop by to pickup more.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2010 02:01:30 | More by beersensei305
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MasterSki

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottled in 2010. Served in a rectangular pint glass. Bought this at Total Wine in Fort Myers, FL.

A - Pours with copious white foam that settles to a thick persistent cap, leaving behind chunky, splotchy lace. Transparent golden body with lots of tiny bubbles.

S - The hops have faded quite a bit here, but there's still a residual herbal and grassy character. Pilsner malt, with notes of apples, stone fruits, and biscuit.

T - Taste has more hop presence, with leaf and lemon zest peeking out. Pilsner malt, with some buttered biscuit as well. Bitter finish that is quite appropriate for the style. Alcohol is well-hidden too.

M - Smooth texture, medium-low carbonation, medium body, and a hint of alcohol warmth.

D - This is quite good. I'd really love to try this fresh to see how much impact the hop aroma had. But it's an enjoyable, well-crafted pilsner. One of the better Dogfish Head beers for certain.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2010 20:48:51 | More by MasterSki
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Bendurgin

Maine

3.8/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from some notes I took last night. Poured this into a pint glass. The body is a slightly hazy straw color with a white fluffy head about two fingers large and soapy lace. The smell is very grainy with a slight lemon zest and a slightly bitter hop finish. The pallet follows the nose nicely. Big grains and horsefeedy flavors with a tart twinge and bitter finish. The mouthfeel is kind of buttery with good carbonation and a light body. When it comes to pilsners unless they are terrible they always rank high on drinkability for me. Probably one of my favorite styles to drink.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2010 20:52:51 | More by Bendurgin
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coldmeat23

Oklahoma

4.47/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

GLASS: Pokal
TEMP: Cellared @ approx 45 degrees
BOTTLED IN: 2010
Big thanks to ShadesOfGray for this one!

This one pours a crystal clear liquid that is sunset orange in color. A 3+finger head of off-white colored foam sits on top...all dense and creamy looking. The retention is great and the lacing is plentiful and very sticky.

As is the case with pilsners, in general, there's not a lot going on in the nose. It's quite subtle. There are light hints of hay and grass. Light notes of apples and pears, with perhaps a slight trace of peach. A sweetness that is not unlike belgian candi sugar. Mild touches of biscuit-like yeastiness.

Sweet maltiness comes out first, presumably to lure you in, unawares. A touch of biscuit comes out, then....hops. They come on pretty aggressively, yet not in an extremely bitter fashion. This actually has a decent amount of balance to it, which is nice. There is a good deal of citrus hop presence here, with a trace of pine, lots of earthy/grassiness and a good dose of spiciness. It floats along on top of that candi sugar/malty sweetness, each element not letting the other get out of balance.

Medium-bodied with a high level of carbonation, filled with bubbles of varying size, but it contains a good amount of those little tiny ones, which give it a nice dose of creaminess.

Aside from some warmth, near the bottom of the first glass, the 7.50%abv is nicely hidden with this one. Combine that with the nicely balanced flavor here and you've got a pretty drinkable beer.
So, I don't, personally, want to drink this all of the time, but, as far as pilsners go, I could drink this one. It's not the one to win me over, but it will get me to come visit from time-to-time.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2010 01:57:41 | More by coldmeat23
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drpimento

Wisconsin

3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Guess I have to say that this is a quintessential Imperial Pils. Not perfectly pleased with it, but that's splitting hairs a bit. Anyway: Poured a large, foamy, frothy, off white head that doesn't give up and lots of lace. Color is hazy dirty amber. Aroma is floral, malt, perfume, spice, caramel. Body is ok and so is carbonation. Finish is like flavor and a bit boozy. If this beer didn't try so hard, it might be a lot better. Still damn good.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2010 07:03:39 | More by drpimento
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750ml bottle purchased as a single from Yankee Spirits, Sturbridge, MA.

Poured into an imperial pint glass, formed a 1" light blonde head over the clear golden brew. Head lasts beautifully, with sporadic chunky lacing. Aroma is sweet with floral hops character.

Taste begins sweet, goes lightly fruity in the middle, and closes with moderate bitterness and delicate floral flavors. Mouthfeel is very smooth, and drinkability is nice as well. Interesting brew that exhibits artful use of hopping.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2010 00:17:55 | More by ppoitras
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bbeane

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Poured into my DFH snifter... has a nice bone white head to start. It disappears slowly leaving behind nice lacing. Beer is a light amber color with lots of fine sediment

S- Very bready smelling with a hint of citrus and a bit of booze

T- Has pleasant but very distinct bitterness pretty much from start to finish. Not getting anything else really... no spices, sweet malts, or boozey heat

M- On the lighter side with light carbonation

D- Well, it was worth it in the respect that I like to try everything once, but IMO it really wasn't anything special. Tasty, but not outta the ordinary

CHEERS

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2010 23:17:58 | More by bbeane
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smithdc33

California

3.9/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Been missing the Golden Shower/Golden Era Imperial Pilsner--understand DFH's yeast strain died on them?

At any rate, poured into a chalice. A hazy straw color with not much of a head that dissipated into a thin filmy head that results in very nice lace. Not a very strong smell, but faint hints of lemon grass. A substantial flavor, especially for the style of beer--probably because it's an imperial--that has a bit more hop character than expected, with some pepper spices on the finish. A pretty smooth beer with good carbonation. A dangerously drinkable beer for the ABV.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2010 01:08:55 | More by smithdc33
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ClassicBrad

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Grabbed this at the DFH Brewings & Eats on my way home from NC to PA. Definitely worth the detour. Always a good visit to DFH.

Pours a barely opaque golden straw into my DFH Signature glass with a soapy, white head that laces like mad down the glass. Nice, sporadic lumps of head grace the top of the beer for the ride down to empty. Appearance is earns a 100%.

Smell is very traditional of Pilsners; that herbal, grassy hop bite and pilsner malt presence is very enticing (especially after a workout, like I am enjoying this beer).

Taste is incredibly smooth. Almost too easy drinking, but how could I complain about that... All the flavor is well and accounted for. Can't find a single off-flavor in this beer... Everything finds its place on your palate and refreshes after ever gulp.

Drinkability for this 7.5%, continuously-hopped, Imperial Pilsner is through the roof. You can use this bottle split amongst friends or quaff back on during a game. Just another kudos to Sam and his amazing crew at DFH.

Serving type: bottle
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

12-02-2010 02:45:30 | More by ClassicBrad
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CampusCrew

Florida

4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

appearance: golden, pale.

smell: nice hop presence, typical pilsner smell

taste: not as hoppy as I thought. not nearly as much as prima

mouthfeel: medium bodied.

drinkability: nice beer, great story, honored to drink. just not a beer I would drink often

Serving type: bottle
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

11-29-2010 15:07:48 | More by CampusCrew
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Axic10

New Jersey

3.68/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 750ml bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy pale golden with a finger of fluffy foam that settles after a little wait.

Smell: Floral and citrusy nose with some nice malt notes. Smells very clean.

Taste: Some hoppy bitterness at first and then more of a caramel malt for the majority of the taste with a sweet semi-dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and carbonated well.

Drinkability: Overall a decent take on a style that Dogfish Head usually doesn't do. I would have given it a higher drinkability rating if it wasn't so sweet.

Serving type: bottle
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

11-25-2010 00:05:06 | More by Axic10
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Chaney

District of Columbia

3.53/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I live a short weekend-trip's-worth drive from the brewery in Rehoboth Beach, the other three alehouses are in the my area (including two in the same county), and I pretty much live in Dogfish Head country distribution-wise. Despite these things, I had never even heard of this beer until here recently.

A: Poured a fizzy yellow color, with enough carbonation to start a bubble bath, and the head was absolutely ridiculous. I had to wait about ten minutes for the suds on this sucker to die down.

S: Citrus zing, with some lemon notes, a fair amount of caramel, and the unmistake scent of Noble hops.

T: It has a bit of a soapy taste that I didn't find pleasant. However, I appreciate the West Coast-style bitterness, wrapped up in kind of a pixie stick dust type of sweetness. Something tells me that this would be killer on tap.

M: To be honest, this is kind of boozy.... especially for this style. I got used to it after a while, but it still lingered a bit. This is the most carbonated craft beer I have sampled all year!

D: I was a bit disappointed. Since I discovered this brew, I have heard and read nothing but rave reviews about it. To be fair, I may have let this one sit on my shelf for a bit too long (2 months), so I would be more than happy to give this one another go. Rumor has it that this brew has almost completed its run and will not return.

Serving type: bottle
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

11-17-2010 00:44:34 | More by Chaney
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r0nyn

New York

3.8/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a pilsner glass. Split with fellow BA infi.

Pours a brassy yellow that conjures up a big, big fluffy white head that does not want to go away. Even 20 minutes into the drinking experience, it's still there. Leaves what seems like a metric ton of sticky lacing coating the inside of the glass. Crazy! Smell is quite subdued. Hops as advertised on the bottle, along with some lightish malt nuances, but little else.

Very slight floral bitterness to start, followed by a mild malty sweetness that rides throughout the entire taste. Some grains and a little bit of citrus as well. Not a lot of complexity in the taste, but that's par for the course for the style. Mouthfeel is lightly bodied with quite a bit of carbonation and effervescence. Finishes quite dry with a slightly spicy undertone.

Drinkability is rather high, thanks to the clean, crisp taste and mouthfeel and lightish body. Very easy drinking, as is to be expected from a pilsner. Definitely could have knocked back more, but still happy that I shared it with a fellow BA.

Serving type: bottle
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

11-12-2010 03:33:27 | More by r0nyn
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infi

New York

3.53/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle, courtesy of BA r0nyn.

Poured into a pilsner glass.

Pale, straw yellow color with an almost perfect transparency. Very, very carbonated, like there was an internal geyser inside the glass. Looks like a legitimate pilsner, nothing more. Nice head formation, looking like whipped egg whites. Ridiculous lacing on this piece, like Spiderman's birthday or something- webbing everywhere. Smell is very muted overall: not much of a hop presence, very low on any floral characteristics. Although there was more so a sweet, sugary aroma more than anything resonating from the glass, the smell really was pedestrian.

The taste had a crisp sweetness to it with a subtle hop flavor - nothing more. It tasted quite watered-down overall with tons of carbonation. There really isn't much to say in terms of the taste, I felt it was lacking in many senses. But compared to other adjunct pilsners, this really is substantially better than the rest of them. I'd have this 10/10 times over the others.

Mouthfeel was very carbonated like the usual pilsner. Light-bodied, crisp and light. Drinkability is good; it's dumb easy to drink this, although the 7.5% will really catch on to you quickly. If this was canned and sold as six-packs, this beer would be dangerous!

Serving type: bottle
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

11-12-2010 00:33:01 | More by infi
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wedge

North Carolina

3.65/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brewed In: 2010

Mostly clear solid yellow with a huge, puffy white head that extends beyond the limits of the glass. Smells of sweet pale malt, lemon, and leafy, floral hops...a little stickier than in a typical pils. A hefty amount of pilsner malt sweetness followed by a peppery, juicy citrus hop bitterness. It actually pulls off being crisp and pretty drinkable like a pilsner should, despite the "Imperial" factor, which is admirable. A little heavy feeling for my liking, but it stays in the medium-bodied range and has a prickly carbonation and dryish finish. Not really a favorite style of mine, but this is a pretty successful example.

Serving type: bottle
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

11-08-2010 01:24:51 | More by wedge
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smcolw

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Mild chill haze to the otherwise golden color. Huge four plus finger head. It settles very slowly and in a rocky fashion, leaving lots of chunky lace.

Nice lighter grain malt aroma at the start. A subtle, but definitively present, floral hop aroma.

Highly carbonated, the body seems thinner than it should be. Still, this feels creamy to the tongue. A good start with pale grain flavors; begins dry. The hop is quite powerful, particularly in the swallow and the very long aftertaste--peppery. Notable alcohol in the finish.

Serving type: bottle
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

11-07-2010 01:06:51 | More by smcolw
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mjsheehan08

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

---from notes

I snagged a couple of 22 for the road after a daytime trip to the DFH brew pub in Rehobeth. Had it on vacation in OCMD, so I was in a particularly good mood while drinking it. This beer proved to me that a Pilsner can taste good. Poured a great head, left lacing around the glass for the duration of the experience. Really could taste and smell earthy hops; I was actually grabbing bits of the head off the top and chewing on them it was so good. I really recommend this one.

Serving type: bottle
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

11-03-2010 05:32:17 | More by mjsheehan08
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aerozeppl

New York

4.3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Had the Italian version now to try this one.

A: Beautiful clarity. Crisp golden color with a quarter finger of white head and sticky lacing. A lot of times with the Imperial Pilsners the boost in ABV kills head retention but this one did just fine.

S: Nice fresh pilsner malt up front which surprised me. The hops are there but the nose on this was more to style than I expected. Nice clean yeast profile.

T: Starts off with fresh pilsner malt. They really did a nice job with this. The hops are there more than a normal pilsner but they did not go for over the top American varieties. Probably the best balanced example of the style I have had. Finishes clean with only a little bitterness.

M: A little bit on the dry side. Maybe some sugar to get this down? Maybe a touch more carbonation would have been nice.

D: Really impressed with this. I think I like this version a little bit more for no other reason than it is fresher. They should make this a regular release and last I hear they were. RIP Golden Shower.

Serving type: bottle
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

10-29-2010 21:46:09 | More by aerozeppl
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gford217

Georgia

3.68/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle.

Pours a deep hazy golden yellow with a huge frothy white head that recedes very quickly to a clumpy cap and leaves spots of lacing.

The aroma is very sweet with caramelized sugar and citrus hops with a spiciness in the nose as well.

The taste has the same sweetness but with lots of toasted grains, herbal and citrus hops and a spicy sweet finish. There is an overall grassy character to things.

The mouthfeel is full bodied and sweet for the style, spicy and slightly dry.

I've had quite a few impy pilsners this season and this one is decent but not one of the best. Still good.

Serving type: bottle
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

10-27-2010 23:44:11 | More by gford217
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kingcrowing

Vermont

4.83/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle poured into a Duvel Tulip.

Pours a nice light golden color with a nice big fluffy light yellow to white head. Nose is surprisingly hoppy, fresh and a bit malty as well - this is getting me excited!

Damn, this is awesome. I'd say it's like the lager cousin of 60 min IPA. It's very hoppy and bitter but also super well balanced - it's got a very nice caramel backbone that's a bit odd for a pilsner, but damn does it work. The alcohol is a bit present but the hops do a good job covering it up, there's a nice chewiness to it as well which reminds me of many of the German lagers i had in München. Very tasty and easy drinking, glad I picked this up!

Serving type: bottle
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

10-21-2010 21:30:26 | More by kingcrowing
My Antonia from Dogfish Head Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 1,620 ratings.