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Toppling Goliath Dorothy’s New World Lager

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our flagship beer was named after our founder’s grandmother, Dorothy. Easy drinking light, in color and in body, this steam lager is meant to be enjoyed any time of day. We usually have ours with breakfast.


4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SK0RL0RD (9) - Iowa, USA - JUL 25, 2015 does not count
Pours crisp, with a perfect ribbon. Mild carbonation, moderate lacing. Tastes of wheat, honey, hops, pine, nuts. Very little hoppy aftertaste. Lasted about 4 drinks, and was ready for another. Great micro-lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cybercat (4035) - Georgia, USA - JUL 22, 2015
Pours slightly hazy golden with a thick, frothy eggshell head. Aroma has tempting malty, fruity and yeasty tones. Flavor is fuller than most lagers, even commons - malty, yeasty, a little fruity, a hint of hops. Mouthfeel has well-rounded body and some decent fizz. New world, old world, I’m not afraid of Dorothy or her beers. Makes me wanna head to Iowa!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Huhzubendah (3002) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 15, 2015
Bottle from John’s Grocery in Iowa City, IA. Crystal clear pale golden body with an inch of bone white head. Bubbles slowly ascend to the surface. Outstanding appearance. The aroma offers pale malt, bread, grain, and a light fruity note. Clean, refreshing, simple. Light in body. Solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4840) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle: Hazy gold with a tall, thick, white head. Grain, honey-lemon aroma. Taste is sweet, fruity, creamy barley malt. Sweet and malty....very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OmegaX (1345) - Florida, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is grain, sweet malt, lemon. Flavor is big sweet grain flavor, a light grassy hop. The malt profile is excellent. I really enjoyed drinking this brew. I would pick it up regularly if I could.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
MacBoost (1520) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Courtesy toss via Pepe. Thanks! Bottled in Florida. Designed in Iowa. 12oz bottle. Pours a clear gold with a small white head. Aromas of some corn. Sweetened veggies. Taste is similar but no DMS. Slightly sweet, very lightly bitter. Flavors of mediocrity, poor execution and general lacklusterness. Borderline garbage. Would rather drink bud light.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2708) - New York, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Tap at brewery. Golden pour thin head. Nose is fruity esters and some grain. Tastes similar of banana other tropical fruit, grainy, bread light earth. Smooth and crisp.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (3443) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2015
12 oz bottle from John’s Grocery. Golden to orange and pretty clear appearance with a small, diminishing white head. Aroma of pale malts, light floral notes, bread, light lemon zest and light hop spice. Similar flavor, crisp and clean with a light zesty, light spicy hop bitterness. Light body with ample carbonation. Refreshing and easy to drink, a pretty nice lager overall.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrunkSanta410 (619) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours pale, clear yellow with some visible sediment / grain. Fizzy white head. Aroma is grain, semi sweet malts and grass. Simple. Taste is grain, malt, lightly sweet. Clean. Light body, medium carbonation. Solid beer, very simple and clean.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eruizgarcia (252) - - MAY 9, 2015
I don't expect much from lagers but this is a pleasant surprise. Super smooth and easy to drink. Slightly malty with hints of wheat and lemon, and mildly dry. Could have a few of these easily.


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