Dominion Spring Brew 2003 | Old Dominion Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company
Delaware, United States

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by RBorsato on 04-17-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 3
Photo of bierman2000
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Very light colored and hoppy in the nose and mouth. A hoppy ale with strong bitterness in the start and a nice malt finish. The beer is a very good rendition of an IPA without the blast of all the hops in the front.Good spring beer from Old Dominion great if you like hops.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A hazy deep gold body is topped by a creamy white head that holds quite well, maintains a thin surface covering throughout the glass, and leaves nice lace. Gently toasted malts and floral, grassy, & spicy hops welcome you in the bouquet. The body is firm, and a very fine and moderate carbonation leaves it smooth and creamy in the mouth. The flavor delivers a well-balanced combination of fresh, grassy, lemony & spicy hops and lightly sweet, mildly toasted malt backed by a bold bitterness.The alcohol is very well hidden throughout (although you may start to feel it towards the end of the glass). It finishes dry with a lingering note of lemony and spicy hops. Quite well done!

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Photo of RBorsato
4.12/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2003 version of their Spring Brew - A Saaz Bock (1998 Spring Brew was also the Saaz Bock)

Golden with a nice ivory head. Big spicy Saaz hop aroma and taste with a solid malt backbone. Medium bodied, malty, creamy, and smooth with a dry bitter finish.

This review is from a growler from the brewpub.

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Dominion Spring Brew 2003 from Old Dominion Brewing Company
3.82 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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