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Hard Times Select | Old Dominion Brewing Company

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

Style: Dortmunder / Export Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hard Times Select Lager was brewed by Old Dominion until July 2007. The current Hard Times Select is now being brewed by Clipper City Brewing Co.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-10-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.85
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Photo of TAMU99
3.28/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Good solid lager (more Amber than pale)

Brownish gold in the glass with a thin lacy head.
A hoppy smell is what you first notice. Taste is a even, balanced lager with some, not a lot, of depth. There is some spice to the malt side of things, just enough to keep you interested. Medium carbonation. Clean finish.
Very enjoyable beer, quite comparable to Yeungling.

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Photo of marc77
4.42/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Clear light golden hue. Creamy, dense and well retained white lead leaves Belgian lace. The aroma is a combination of an herbal Hersbucker hop nose and smooth bready malt. Flavorwise, hop bitterness upfront gives way to pleasantly grainy sweetness, while lightly toasty grain notes abound. Excellent balance of malt sweetness and hop bitterness. Finishes clean, slightly dry w/ quickly fading basemalt breadiness. Excellent example of the style. Old Dominion really should increase their distribution!

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Hard Times Select from Old Dominion Brewing Company
3.85 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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