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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Garbageman (485) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - JAN 19, 2013
From bottle. Pours golden in color. Aroma is straw, grass and bread. Taste followed.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
GT2 (9410) - Oceanside, California, USA - DEC 10, 2012
12oz found for $1.50 on the shelf somewhere. Pours a clear deeper golden to light amber. Thick, nice looking buttermilk head. Not going to lie. Looks good. Solid lacing. Nose is diacetyl, lemon gum drops, medicinal lemon syrup, celery, some DMS vegetals: tomato and cabbage. Taste is diacetyl butter-bomb, not surprised. Very vegetal: cabbage, cauliflower, repulsive all around- old margarine, gas station buffet food, so "overripe" and composted. Palate is faux buttery/dense, some oil. Another complete garbage beer from possibly the worst brewery there is apart from White Birch. This is actually a bit gag inducing, almost impossible for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (16783) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 30, 2012
Bottle. Pale clear yellow color, medium white head. Aroma of biscuit and straw. Taste is straw and cereal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radio_nowhere (1228) - Maryland, USA - SEP 9, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2012 Sampled on brewery tour. Draft into small glass. Amber color, white head. Slight sweet malty and bread aroma. Taste is light-medium, adds spice, hop and a little floral flavor. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (36244) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2012
12 fl oz bottle at Harrys Taproom, Terminal B, IAD. Pours hazy orange with a small creamy and white head. Aroma is light diacetyl and toasted malty. Light butterish and malty flavoured. Toasted malty, bitter and light caramelish. Dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bkurtz (1009) - PERU - JUL 2, 2012
Very average lager. Poured golden with a white head. A decent beer, but not so refreshing or anything special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
blipp (7182) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 14, 2012
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Plain aroma with some light grainy sweetness. The flavor is plain with some grainy sweetness and lighter buttery notes. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (4334) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Harris Teeter, DC sixer ($7): Pours a slightly dark color for a Dortmunder with a white head. Aroma is of grass, grain, hops, and bread. Taste is much the same. Very well-balanced. Full of flavour. Nothing boring, but still this is really nice and sessionable. Hops are in good force. No offensive notes. Nice bready flavour. Made to style, and done well, which is more than I can say about most beer. Is it my favourite Dort? No. Do I like it? Yes. Good value? Hell, yes.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fsbw21086 (376) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Solid lager. I was surprised by how light the aroma & mouthfeel was. Crisp lemon, light floral + honey notes, earthy malts, grassiness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10891) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 23, 2011
Tap at VA Beach Craft Beer Festival. Pours clear orange with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is corn, meal, grain, and cereal malt, moderate Noble hops, and a clean lager nose. Flavor is malty, corn and meal, light to medium hops and bitterness, dry finish and a clean lager character. Medium body and carbonation, low warmth.

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