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My Antonia - Dogfish Head Brewery

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1,620 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,620
Reviews: 532
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12.25%
Wants: 95
Gots: 158 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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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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Florida

3.89/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: attractive cloudy gold color with two fingers of white foam with nice lacing.
S: orange juice , yeast and malty bread
T: citrus, malt with little hop presence; sharp but not bitter notes ; grassy
M: complex with modest carbonation,
O: enjoyable offering from Dogfish Head. Poured from an oversize bomber into a tulip but also tried a week prior at a Dogfish Head night at Coasters. Would have this one again.

Serving type: bottle

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Connecticut

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap at whole foods Schaumburg. Appearance is a bright brilliant gold with bone white head. Nice clarity and cascading bubbles, good head retention. The nose is malty with notes of toasted bread, grass, and some herbaceous qualities that I can't quite put my finger on. Earthy character on the finish. Taste features deep malts with notes of caramel, a hint of molasses, and some grassy hop character. Not getting a whole lot of hop bitterness on here, just a touch of earthy character. Mouthfeel is highly carbonated with a light body. Overall, pretty unique flavor, but it doesn't all add up to a totally enjoyable brew. Would pass next time around.

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New York

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: measureed pour into a pilsener glass produced the desired effect: hazy gold beer with a three-finger head of off-white foam that trailed down the sides and hung around as a layer of foam across the beer

S: floral hops and yeasts, pale cereal grain malts

T: crisp and citric hops up[ front, mellower, sweeter malt notes creep in behind and under, but reinforce a citric flavor with some deeper woodsy flavors

M: sharp, light, tingly on the sip, then smoother, slicker, and more coating on the back-end; slight tart finish

O: not familiar enough with the style to comment on how well it meets style-expectations, but this was a very fresh, crisp, and also satisfying drink - great finish, feel, and flavor. A very drinkable beer. Probably great starter beer for people who are leery of "weird"/craft beer, but know there's something better out there than Bud, Miller, Coors, et. al.

Serving type: bottle

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South Carolina

3.1/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served from bottle into a Dogfish Head snifter (proper!). Poured a golden yellow-orange with a three finger white head that subsided to a half finger very slowly. Maintained phenomenal lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, wheat, grain, spice, pepper, bubblegum, and alcohol. The flavor was of sweet malt, bubblegum, grain, wheat, floral, spice, pepper, and alcohol. It had a light feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was a pretty average brew. Nothing really stood out on this one for with the exception of the alcohol if I am honest. This made the enjoyable aspects of this one really lost in the booze going on. This was a bottle with some decent age on it so I would have expected the alcohol to be completely gone, but alas, there it was glaring back at me. Glad I got to try this one finally and get it out of my cellar, but I doubt I would do so again.

Serving type: bottle

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My Antonia from Dogfish Head Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 1,620 ratings.