Dorothy's New World Lager | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

Dorothy's New World LagerDorothy's New World Lager
BA SCORE
53.6%
Liked This Beer
3.72 w/ 649 ratings
Dorothy's New World LagerDorothy's New World Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
tgbrews.com

Style: California Common / Steam Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our flagship beer was named after our founder’s grandmother and crafted to please her purely classic tastes. Mildly hopped, light in color and body, and clean to the taste, this california common-style lager drinks easy. Each sip charms the senses with distinct flavor and refreshing simplicity, delivering a smooth finish. Dorothy is truly the “Classic Beauty.”

11 IBU

Added by daledeee on 11-22-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#24,875
Reviews:
75
Ratings:
649
Liked:
348
Avg:
3.72/5
pDev:
10.22%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
123
Trade:
6
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 649 |  Reviews: 75
Photo of flyingpig
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

16oz Can from Good Spirits Co. Wine & Beer, Glasgow (£3.40):
A nice first beer from the brewery for me & one that's best feature was the excellent balance to it, although it was more sweet than I'd anticipated going in; especially as I had been expecting a straight-up pale lager when I picked this one up. It was quite a crisp & fresh offering with a lively feel that had some nice honey & butterscotch flavours sitting on top of a standard lager base; easy going & enjoyable stuff.

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Photo of user785335
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cmurphy7
3.49/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of paulish
3.74/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of printer1
3.23/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of County33
3.66/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.83/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of justinm4bama
3.9/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Slarson7
3.77/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brenn79
4.2/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16 oz can, thanks bro- Pours hazy golden with a medium white head that reduces to a blanket. Aroma is grains, floral, citrusy, has that clean lager aroma. The taste is super smooth, citrusy, medium light hop presence, touch of pine, somewhat dry finish. I could drink this all day, wonderful beer. Toppling Goliath is quickly becoming one of my favorite breweries.

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Photo of Karibourgeois
3.57/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear straw colored pour with a minimal white head and lots of effervescence. Nice bread and light grain aroma. Taste follows the nose with bread and grain flavors standing out along with some biscuit and corn. Light bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

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3.55/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.7/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StormAles
3.73/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of russpowell
3.65/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazed honey color with a sliver of cream colored head. Average head retention & lacing

S: Breadyness & pears

T: Big matlyness, dryness & grassyness up front. Pears, bready sweetness & grassyness as this warms, some apricot as well as this warms, plus more dryness. Finishes grassy with white grape & pears & just enough dryness to pull it together, just a hint of citrus peel as well

MF: Medium body, subtle carbonation, fairly nice balance

Was expecting more hops, but this can is 4 month old. This review will be a place holder until I can find it fresher

Edit: Had it 2 days later on draft, bumped scores a little, but no Anchor Steam here to be sure!

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Photo of pkkosmatka
3.45/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NickThePyro
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tigg924
3.71/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear, gold in color with half inch head. Taste is bready malt, grass, and caramel. Light bodied, moderate carnonation, and sweet. Tastes like a pilsner. Tasty easy to drink summer brew. First Toppling Goliath brew for me and it has me curious about more of their brews.

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Photo of Khaack
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MrJuengling
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nat1975
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.94/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The appearance was a nice looking somewhat hazy to transparent golden to yellow bronzed color to it. A decent small yet slight carbonation clears the body nicely. The smell had a nice sweet sticky and somewhat corn to wheat blended and slight citrus on the back end of it. The taste followed the nose nicely as it kept a subtle flavor of sweet malty corn and a light flavoring of caramel to back up nicely. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was somewhat subdued but mostly subtle, still no qualms. I say good for the most part. Overall, I say this was a pretty decent California Common I could have.

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sweffin
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Dorothy's New World Lager from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 53.6% out of 100 with 649 ratings
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