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My Antonia - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,685 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,685
Reviews: 535
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 12.28%
Wants: 110
Gots: 180 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
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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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.3/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Golden orange, hazy, with a fantastic, 3-finger head of dense foam that lingered for ages, with fair remnant lacing. If it had been clear and a little more straw-colored (more in keeping with the style), I'd have given it a 5.

S: Fresh-cut grass and grain are certainly present, as is a whiff of black pepper; but the floral hops is strong and rather dominates, even detracts from, the other aromas.

T: Grainy malt is present, but weak, quickly fading into memory as flavors of pine resin and bitter hops take over. There's also a mildly-unpleasant note of fatty acid in the finish.

M: Crisp and refreshing initially. The alcohol is clearly discernible, consistent with the relatively high ABV. The finish is astringent more than dry, thus the lower mark.

O: Not bad, but they certainly didn't "nail it" either. I know that Dogfish Head is known for their experimental brews, but usually their label tells you when they are getting into the territory of eclectic tastes -- Maybe I was just expecting something truer to the style than this beer delivered.

TappaKeggaBrew, Mar 16, 2013
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4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Drinkin this on the most beautiful day of 2013 so far. Pours up murky orange with big 'ol white frothy head. Aroma of big pale malts, lots of floral and some citrus hops. Lil bit of yeasty esters. Taste is hops up front. White pepper, lemon peel. Sweet pale malts. Full bodied. No hot alky taste. Nice medium carbo. I dig it, Sam

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My Antonia from Dogfish Head Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 1,685 ratings.