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

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266 Ratings
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Ratings: 266
Reviews: 137
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 17.46%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | 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

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-28-2008)
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bmcduff2

Georgia

1/5  rDev -70.4%

01-24-2012 08:07:58 | More by bmcduff2
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AWS2111

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.2%

01-03-2012 02:35:56 | More by AWS2111
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jsisko01

Michigan

3.2/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours a VERY dark amber color, almost brown looking.. with an inch thick, creamy off-white head that dissipates quickly. Has pretty nice lacing.

Smell - Caramel, brown sugar, nuts, and toffee.

Taste - Similar to smell.. Toffee, caramel, very malty, and toasty. Maybe some clove..? There's some spices that I can't point out.

Mouthfeel - Thick body with mild carbonation.

Overall - This is a lot different than most of the other Oktoberfests I've had.. almost like a different style. It's not bad, but it wouldn't be my first choice.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2011 07:09:44 | More by jsisko01
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Darrylwd

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +47.9%

12-16-2011 00:39:50 | More by Darrylwd
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adamant1912

Michigan

4/5  rDev +18.3%

12-12-2011 15:57:18 | More by adamant1912
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

12-06-2011 22:42:49 | More by JohneHoodlum
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leinie13

Ohio

3/5  rDev -11.2%

12-06-2011 00:32:26 | More by leinie13
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Amp

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -11.2%

12-03-2011 20:25:34 | More by Amp
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -11.2%

12-01-2011 23:27:27 | More by richkrull
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.2%

11-29-2011 21:53:11 | More by weaselchew
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BigRedN

Nebraska

3.28/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: When poured into a pilsner glass the beer is brown in color with a nice off white head approaching 2 inches in height. Head has good staying power, eventually fading to a cover on the liquid with lacing down the glass.

Smell: Light in the aromas. There is some caramel malt, with a slight nuttinessto it, nothing much else stands out.

Taste: Some decent maltiness no cloying sweetness (lightly sweet caramel and malts). A slight bitterness as I swallow the beer down. Kinda like an Oktoberfest Light beer.

Mouthfeel: A little lighter in body than I would like. Well carbonated, lively on the tongue.

Overall: October is well in the rearview mirror ,but I had been saving a few O-fest beers waiting for the right time to review them. This is a good, easy drinking beer. A very approachable Oktoberfest beer, one to introduce a person to the style. I will likely look for this again next year.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2011 04:26:30 | More by BigRedN
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Another6Pack

Michigan

3/5  rDev -11.2%

11-26-2011 14:50:01 | More by Another6Pack
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KC9LDB

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.2%

11-21-2011 22:59:38 | More by KC9LDB
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Prost264

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +18.3%

11-21-2011 22:14:16 | More by Prost264
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Microbrewtaster

Indiana

4/5  rDev +18.3%

11-21-2011 20:28:16 | More by Microbrewtaster
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brewyou2

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +47.9%

11-21-2011 00:06:57 | More by brewyou2
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

11-19-2011 05:07:07 | More by jmdrpi
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jb413

Massachusetts

3.2/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Dark brown/amber, darker than most Octs, with a 1.5 finger tannish head. Some lacing. Nice.

S - Some mixed maltiness. Smells a bit "cleaner" than others.

T - A sweet, slightly nutty maltiness with some hints at other flavors. Maltiness seems like maybe some heavier toasted malts. Nothing there on the back end to speak of.

MF - Slick in the mouth, light-medium body, easy to drink, perhaps a tad watery in the finish.

O - Looks good, tastes alright, but overall subpar. A fairly one-dimensional profile. Lacks a little in complexity and balance. Not bad for the price, but wouldn't seek it out.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2011 03:12:33 | More by jb413
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +18.3%

11-17-2011 21:02:35 | More by tclapper
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memoulds

Michigan

3/5  rDev -11.2%

11-16-2011 22:36:08 | More by memoulds
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GennyCreamAle

New York

4/5  rDev +18.3%

11-15-2011 12:09:08 | More by GennyCreamAle
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Halcyondays

California

3.48/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle,

A: Pours a dark amber with a frothy off-white head. Good retention and lace. A little fizzy.

S: Sweet toffee malt with a hint of iron metal and fruit.

T: Good malt flavour with a slightly sweet finish which I enjoyed. Grainy at times, fairly one-dimensional, but an enjoyable effort.

M: Light to medium-bodied, frothy and creamy, biting carbonation on the finish which is one the thin side, a bit gassy.

O: Not a bad Oktoberfest beer, I liked this and at $5.99/6er the price is great.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2011 22:51:52 | More by Halcyondays
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

3.65/5  rDev +8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Hazy dark brown with red highlights. 1 finger of light tan head

S - Rich toffee/caramel malt, very sweet and sugary.

T - Follows the nose with dense toffee/caramel malt. Grainy and tangy grass/straw flavors on the finish.

M - Full body, slighlty chewy feel.

Pretty one dimensional with the sweet malt dominating pretty much everything. But the sweetness works and I find myself wanting another one.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2011 21:28:31 | More by StaveHooks
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CHADMC3

Connecticut

3.43/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy, toffee colored body with a tan head that looks a bit creamy as it dissolves to leave only hints of lacing behind.

The aroma is of caramel malts and faint brown sugar, perhaps a bit on the sweet side. As it warms there may even be a hint of spice.

The flavor also offers sweet caramel malt, a touch bread-like, and also a bit nutty.

On the lighter side of medium in body with medium carbonation.

Overall I was pleasantly surprised with this beer. Perhaps not the traditional German Marzen, but certainly worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2011 00:29:58 | More by CHADMC3
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SolipsismalCat

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass. Reviewed alongside Spaten Oktoberfest.

A: Clear dark amber with three-finger, off-white, creamy head that lasted a while. Phenomenal lacing.

S: Very sweet caramel malt notes. Really good.

T: Moderate sweetness and hop bitterness. Malty and caramel-like. Pretty good, but lacking in depth.

M: Medium bodied with lively carbonation. Really smooth, crisp, and refreshing. High drinkability.

O: This beer looks amazing and smells so good. The feel is really great too. Too bad the taste is a bit lacking. Other than that, pretty solid Oktoberfest. I preferred this over the Spaten.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2011 01:39:01 | More by SolipsismalCat
Dundee Oktoberfest from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 266 ratings.