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RATINGS: 277   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dominion Lager is brewed using four types of malted barley: Two-Row Pale Brewer’s malt, Munich, Carapils, and Caramel. The bittering hops are Perle and Hallertau from the Yakima Valley in Washington State. The aromatic hops are domestic Tettnang, German Hallertau Hersbrucker, and Czech Saaz. This combination of malt and hops, along with a classic lager yeast from Germany, and the long, low-temperature lagering process results in a mild, smooth, flavorful, complex beer that is a delight to drink.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dberger624 (1028) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 2, 2003
Bottled. Not bad. Had worse. Had better. Had a German taste to it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
raymow (1063) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2003
An average lager. Not bad, but not great either. I'd drink it again - but I say that about most of the beers that I've tried.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cobra (1100) - - MAY 30, 2003
Bottled on Dec 09,2002. Poured out a clear golden color, with a long lasting head that also left lots of lacing down the sides of the glass. Aromas of malts, some slight caramel, and slightly hoppy as well. Tasted ok, but past it's prime to be certain. I might try it again, if I can find it fresher.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (5621) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2003
I highly recommend this beer. Very smooth and drinkable. One of the better beers I have tasted.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerguy101 (5338) - Newark, California, USA - APR 1, 2003
Medium gold color. Small head. Aroma is malty and slightly sweet. A medium bodied dortmunder/helles. Malts are mild, slightly sweet and a touch fruity. Hops are mild as well. Spicy and citrusy, but not very bitter. This is a very well balanced beer. It smooth as silk and very clean tasting. Nice ‘lager’. Excellent gateway beer. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrhenry (10) - USA - MAR 7, 2003
It's a good beer. Not a fan favorite at the VFW but most of those guys drink whiskey.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DOdubble (92) - UVA, Virginia, USA - JAN 14, 2003
Smooth and refreshing, yet still lots of flavor. Almost a sweet caramel taste to it. Makes me proud to be from Virginia.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jgb9348 (5121) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 10, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2003 Gold in colour, mild in smell...strong taste-more like a nice ale! In fact, I prefer this beer over the Dominion Ale! Re-rate: Golden body with a very dense, fluffy white head. Very hoppy aroma, dry-hopped with Saaz. Malty taste, perfectly mixed with nice hops. A great beer...I had this on draught at the brewery tour. Tasted at the Dominion Brewery in Ashburn, Virginia on 23-August-2003.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10130) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2002
UPDATED: APR 29, 2007 Bottle... I’ve tasted this beer at several parties and bars. Nothing kills a group buzz like a guy scribbling in a notebook. This used to be one of my favorite stand-bys. This brew really reminds me of a Vienna style lager.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kaya161 (1128) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 11, 2002
Deep golden colour with a white head. Failry crisp. A dortmunder with tendencies towards a pilsener. A hint of caramel as well. I like it. It’s not incredie, but well made and easy to drink.


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