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Dundee Kolsch Style Ale - Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.

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Dundee Kolsch Style AleDundee Kolsch Style Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

227 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 227
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.83%
Wants: 5
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: jadpsu on 03-23-2010

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Ratings: 227 | Reviews: 103
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of RyanTeeter
4.56/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

a: Straw colored with a nice, yet thin head. Very pretty.

s: Great aroma for the style. Citrus with strong banana notes.

t: Incredible balance of crispness, banana, tropical fruit and clove. Sounds too fruity but the overall balance is beautiful.

m: Very light mouthfeel. Flavors are tight and dissipate quick enough to keep you coming back for more.

o: When I tasted this it immediately became one of my very favorite beers. This is the beer that you can easily cruise through a 6 / 12 pack on hot summer day.

Photo of DmanGTR
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Lukass
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of JESantiago
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of Damian74Shensky
2.25/5  rDev -35.2%

Photo of Vogie
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of jharris0624
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of Dapperticus
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of metter98
3.48/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin white head that quickly died down, leaving some lacing on the surface and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: There are very light aromas of biscuit and grainy malts along with some hints of fruity yeast.
T: The taste is similar to the smell except that the fruity yeast flavors are a bit stronger. There are also some hints of sweetness and a slight amount of carbonation.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and has some refreshing properties. I would have no problem drinking a few of these in succession, especially on a hot summer day.

Photo of Mart1
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of ejh06752
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of dgeebs07
4/5  rDev +15.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of ClassicDaniel
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of dhep16
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of zrab
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of rsant
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of mrebeka
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of SirPlunkett
1/5  rDev -71.2%

Photo of rfgetz
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden straw color, moderate froth and little lacing. Scent is pale and contain some musty and tangy grain, light earthy hopping. Taste is bolder than many kolsches i've sampled, grain profile stronger in taste but earthy hop presence right on. Lighter side of medium bodied. Overall, a nice, highly drinkable beer, surprised by the boldness of the ABVs.

Photo of muddyh2oblues
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of SickGnar
3.53/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Very light golden – just beyond straw. Bright and clear with a few streams of large bubbles rising to a large pillowy white head. Turns rocky as it settles with some speed. Nice lacing and a dance of bubble with each tilt of the glass.

S: Quite fruity and estery – apples & pears mostly. Biscuity and grainy malts, but a bit behind the fruit. Almost a fruity jam impression from a non-fruit beer. Barest hint of grassy hops. Good strength, and okay character, but somehow not terribly inviting.

T: Yep. A very fruity Kolsch – apples, pears, and white grape notes. More sweet even than nose – both from malts & fruit impression. Sort of odd, thick, estery sweetness from all this that is almost cloying. Biscuity & grainy malts take on doughy hints. Soft background yeast note. Hops are a bit les shy. Grassy & leafy, but with a spicy bite as well.

M: Medium body & slightly over on carbonation. A bit soapy, but reasonably crisp & refreshing. Abrupt finish with a white grapeskin tannin feel.

D: Alright for the style, but on the fruity end of the spectrum. Light malts, balanced hops, lots of fruity, estery yeast contribution. Simple, yet flavorful and refreshing enough. Personally, I like a Kolsch to be softer and more grainy malt forward. My preferences aside, this fruity number is alright. Nice to see a “gateway” brewery take an okay stab at the style.

Photo of Gregwa
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of jheezee
4/5  rDev +15.3%

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Dundee Kolsch Style Ale from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 227 ratings.