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Dommelsch Pilsener | Dommelsche Bierbrouwerij

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dommelsche Bierbrouwerij
Netherlands
dommelsch.nl

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-11-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,203
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
51
pDev:
19.02%
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Ratings: 51 |  Reviews: 15
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4.25/5  rDev +39.3%

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4/5  rDev +31.1%

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4/5  rDev +31.1%

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4/5  rDev +31.1%

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4/5  rDev +31.1%

Photo of Dutchcraftbeergeek
3.89/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brabander
3.8/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I know this beer for a long time. It used to be my housebeer for the warm summers. A good and honest Dutch beer.

I drank this Dommelsch yesterday at a 80's party in Tilburg. It was a pity that we got the beer in a plastic glass.

Good tap with little carbonation. Nice white head. Dry but also a smooth taste.You can drink this beer all night without any problem.

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3.75/5  rDev +23%

Photo of Bierschenker
3.55/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Bought this plastic bottle at the Werchter Rock Festival summer 2005.

A clear golden yellow colour. Not much of a head. White and foaly.
Hardly any smell, vague hops.
The taste gives a malt taste that is enriched by flowery hops. Hop taste lingers on.
The aftertaste is quite dry, as can be expected, dominated by hops. Sweetnes in the mouth (cane).

Good Pilsner, unfortunately in the western european trend of making pilsners more sweeter.

Ut Vivat, Crescat, Floreat!

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Photo of david18
3.45/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had a draft of this on my recent visit to Amsterdam. Whenever I see something I haven't tried I always get a glass or bottle of it. I don't think I was as turned off by it as many of the other reviews. Overall, it was typical of a not so interesting european light lager/light pilsner (i.e. Heineken).

Poured a very light/pale color with a fizzy head. Aroma was somewhat non existent. Flavor was ok, not great but certainly a nice session style beer.

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3.35/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I bought a bottle of this upon paying a visit to a friend of mine on the other side of the German/Dutch border.

I don't really have a lot to say about this beer, it was a pretty typical Dutch pilsener in my opinion. I enjoyed it however. The taste was good but perhaps a little weak, a good pilsener to drink cold while sitting around on a summer day.

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Photo of windowside
3.34/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.29/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.28/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

house beer on-tap at an irish pub in Amsterdam (go figure)

appearance: clear golden body, light beige head, very familiar appearance

smell: faint grassy malts, light noble hops

taste: pretty bland, mild noble hops, chalky grassy malt, grainy

mouthfeel: light

drinkability: good

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3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of ThomasKoren
3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of contika
3.24/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.23/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BEERchitect
3.15/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It's good to see the standard European taste of pilsner extending to the Dutch inspired islands in the southernmost Carabean sea. The full flavor that's the fame of bohemian pilsners is a far cry from the light industrial lagers that I feared.

A standard light straw color captures the eye with bright clarity and exuberant carbonation. The bubbles race to the top of the glass like champagne, but then standing tall to create a fuffy cotton white head with semi-firm retention and lightly sticky lace.

Pilsner malt is front and center as the scent of the beer shows light grainy sweetness, cracker-like breads, yeasty bread dough, and mild vegetal undertones. The full pilsner scent captures a very light buttery note that makes me read "fullness" into the fold. An herbal hop balance gives a mild floral and earthy note that creates a notion of honeysuckle, apples, pears, and light berries.

The taste is crisp and zesty, but still keeps the taste of pilsner malt the focus. Bready crackers, light corn syrup, and mild buttery tones allow a semi-firm pilsner taste to linger into finish. But before that, the balancing hop taste of floral/fruity tones, freshly torn tea leaves, and muddled grasses provide an even keel earthy counterpart before turning spicy and bitter to finish.

Medium-light in body, the beer would shed its malt sweetness sooner to usher in a crisper finish, but the cereal grain sweetness and mild oils provide an extra element of fullness, if ever so slightly. But a late palate of fleeting malt, hop dryness, and minty alcohol warmth closes the beer in true pilsner fashion.

This Czech-style pilsner still provides a mostly crisp and clean refreshment, but the residual yeast character of corn and butter provides more rounded flavors and textures before doing so.

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3.13/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A clear, golden beer with a big bubbled head and constant stream of carbonation.

Smell is slightly sweet and malty with a sulfuric touch and a grainy, corny smell.

Taste is grainy and light malty with a light body and little bitterness or hop aroma. Body is thin. Aftertaste is full, sweet and lingering bitter-ish. A typical European lager with little taste and with clear adjunct flavors. This used to be better in the past.

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3.12/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had this one with lunch at Keukenhof gardens (a fabulous gardens, but that's a review for another web site), Lisse, The Netherlands, in April, 2007. 11.2 oz bottle poured into a Paper cup proudly covered with Coke red-white labels.

Very much a standard run of the mill pils, thin and light in color, flavor, and mouthfeel. Hops very light- could have stood up and made themselves notice more. Not a world class czech pils, but decent enough when paired up with my herring sandwich (and that's a review for another web site too!).

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Photo of woutervaneijk
3.1/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Nice, refreshing and not too heavy ,great for parties.

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3/5  rDev -1.6%

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