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Dominion Beach House Golden Pilsner | Old Dominion Brewing Company

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3.6/5
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106 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company
Delaware, United States
olddominion.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Bohemian Pilsner, brewed with all natural ingredients, is crisp and refreshing, making it a perfect beach companion. Go Bohemian this Summer and take a case of our Beach House to your beach house.

Added by timtim on 04-24-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,985
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
106
pDev:
15.28%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 106 |  Reviews: 46
Photo of Gmartin75
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of bubseymour
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I picked this bottle up as a single sampler. It had a respectable appearance. Smell seemed a little off for a pilsner. Taste was not that good as it was metalic and bitey. All in all this wasn't one of the better pilsners I've had. Not very refreshing and noble hop flavors were not as pleasant as some of the other better crafted pilsners I've had.

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Photo of KevMo84
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of foghornleghorn22
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.31/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Old Dominion's Beach House pours a deep golden body beneath a massive head of frothy white that holds exceptionally well and leaves rather nice lacing about the glass (I really wasn't expecting that).

The aroma offers doughy malt with an odd bit of diacetyl thrown in, and a background of spicy and grassy hops.

The flavor starts with gently sweetish malt at the tip of the tonuge, and that buttery note is still present, but it's not as prominent as it was in the aroma. Across the middle and into the finish the hops really kick in. They're spicy and grassy, and even a bit resinous or piney. Combined with a solid bitterness the take you to a dry and hoppy, lingering finish.

Apart from the diacetyl, which hopefully is a single batch error, this is a pretty decent Czech-style pils. The malt is at the right level, bitterness is at the right level, and the hop flavors are at the right level. A little bit more hops in the nose would be nice, but OK. It's nicely balanced, and there's enough character to keep it interesting beyond one. Nice.

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Photo of mactrail
3.39/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Attractive appearance with the yellow color and frothy head which lasts pretty well. Pleasantly carbonated. Green pepper flavor with a wisp of bready malt. Quite fragrant in the nose.

The resiny hop taste is quite prominent. A touch of the metallic and stony. An herbal sort of bitterness at the finish. This seems quite sharp and tangy with a lemon peel taste. Not as quaffable for a light beer, as you might like, though it has plenty of hops for those who like more bite. From the 12 oz bottle out of the cooler at Whole Foods in DC.

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Photo of ejimhof
3.4/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a clear yellow color with a slight head.

Smell: Grass and hops .

Taste: Slightly sweet I can't really taste the hops in this beer.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied and smooth. Slightly dry finish.

Overall: Ok pilsener but not in the class of Prima Pils due to the underwhelming hop characteristics of this beer.

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Photo of Latarnik
3.46/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mugenlude
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of dsshuck
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of nitter
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of CCutch
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of micromaniac129
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours golden in color with a smallish white head thats pretty dense. aromas of lite spicy hops and pilsner malts come through.
Taste is malty with a dry spiceness. very sutle hop. Tart and puckering in the mouth.
Not a bad beer but seems to lack flavor feels washed out.

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Photo of ithinkimasofa
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Celtics76
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of surfrogue1
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of djrn2
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of JB62
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of THECPJ
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of rderedin
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of kb2250
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of dbl_delta
3.54/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Pickled Pig, Rehoboth Beach DE. Hazy golden color with thick, long lasting eggshell-colored head. Crisp, clean taste with a bit of citrus although malt dominates initially. Very subtle sweetness morphing into a restrained hops bitterness. Moderate carbonation and body. Refreshing beach beer, but not something that'll change your worldview.

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Photo of droomyster
3.57/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This pilsner pours a golden orange with a big ole frumpy white head that instantly grabbed my attention. Bear in mind that I scored its appearance relative to that of other pilsners. Lightly sweet aromas, reminiscent of a bin of ripe lemons. The taste is too sweet up front for my liking and I'm grateful for the lingering bitter finish that eventually balances it out. Overall, this beer is not a bad choice and would make a welcome companion out in the sunshine.

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Photo of brentk56
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a clear golden color with a modest, though fluffy head that delivers nicely in the lacing department

Smell: Grassy hops with a slight bready undertone

Taste: A bit of bread and then a surprisingly herbal, grassy bitterness overwhelms; while there is a bit of malt balance after the swallow, the hop bill is dominant and leaves an aspirin bitterness in the aftertaste; bone dry throughout

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with spritzy carbonation

Drinkability: The hops are surprisingly vivid but the beer needs more balance; not a bad stab at the style for a domestic pilsner

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Dominion Beach House Golden Pilsner from Old Dominion Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 106 ratings
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