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Dundee Oktoberfest - Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 299
Reviews: 143
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 17.51%
Wants: 2
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-28-2008

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Photo of superspak
3.68/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into dimpled mug, bottled on 7/16/2014. Pours fairly crystal clear deep orange/copper color with a 1-2 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of caramel, toast, toffee, biscuit, brown sugar, brown bread, light nuttiness, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good complexity and balance of dark/bready malt and light earthy hop notes; with decent strength. Taste of caramel, toast, toffee, biscuit, brown sugar, brown bread, light nuttiness, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Light earthy herbal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toast, toffee, biscuit, brown sugar, light nuttiness, and herbal/toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Good robustness, complexity, and balance of dark/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Very clean on lager flavor with minimal yeast ester notes present in taste and aromas. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth and fairly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice Oktoberfest style. All around good robustness, balance, and complexity of dark/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

Photo of misternebbie
3.32/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bcsbeer
3.07/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of squack
3.28/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of OtisCampbell007
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of nicholas2121
3.8/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dundee Oktoberfest -brewed by Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co. This brew has an ABV of 5.50% When Dundee Oktoberfest pours out, it is a nice light brown color ,with a nice white head. The smell is rich sweetness and spices. You also pick up on some grains and malts in the smell. There is a lot going on in the taste of this brew. You pick up on the spices and malts. Dundee Oktoberfest has a smooth taste, there is nothing overpowering in this brew. I though there would be more to this brew but it is ok. I was hoping for more flavor in this brew. More spices and flavors. For what it worth this is mild Oktoberfest, but it is good tasting. The mouthfeel is nice and clean, with no bad aftertaste. The mouthfeel is is and clean and refreshing. This is a good drinking brew. Overall I'm giving this brew a 4 out 5. I would get this brew again.

Photo of Kimbo1318
2.25/5  rDev -33.2%

Photo of Jobin_24
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of JamieDuncan
3.44/5  rDev +2.1%

Not bad at all, well, nothing special either, I had low expectations but found the beer reasonably tasty. Certainly much better than the regular quantity beer. The cost of $4 a six certainly helps the score.

Photo of bubseymour
2.7/5  rDev -19.9%

Photo of Zuidman
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of gater_ade
2.76/5  rDev -18.1%

Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of HamdenHector
3.11/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: crystal clear; copper colored; 1 finger white head that receded slowly to a thin cap; nice lacing;

S: light malts, but not a lot of aroma;

T: not a lot of flavor either; what's there is nicely malty, but it seems watered down;

M: light to medium bodied; light, creamy carbonation;

O: it's got potential, but needs more of what's there;

Photo of zestar
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of punk_physicist
4.25/5  rDev +26.1%

Decent small town US take on the Oktoberfest/Märzen style beer.

Photo of 302BeerGuy
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Shillelagh3
2/5  rDev -40.7%

Photo of JasonL02
3.4/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Apollo98
3.52/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Dewsby
2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

Photo of Dallara
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of RyanByorick
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of JednoPivoProsim
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Poured from a 12 FL. OZ. bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a dark burnt orange body with a decent white head.

Smell: Nice caramel malts touched by a kiss of floral hops.

Taste: Nutty caramel malt flavor balanced by nice floral hops .

Mouthfeel: A little thin, but overall decent mouthfeel.

Overall: Nice little Octoberfest.

Photo of Boone757
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Dundee Oktoberfest from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.