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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

216 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 216
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.12%
Wants: 4
Gots: 17 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jadpsu on 03-23-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

ejh06752, Apr 23, 2012
Photo of dgeebs07
4/5  rDev +15.3%

dgeebs07, Apr 19, 2012
Photo of Dokteravalanche
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Dokteravalanche, Apr 03, 2012
Photo of ClassicDaniel
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

ClassicDaniel, Mar 25, 2012
Photo of dhep16
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

dhep16, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of zrab
4/5  rDev +15.3%

zrab, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of rsant
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

rsant, Feb 02, 2012
Photo of mrebeka
3/5  rDev -13.5%

mrebeka, Jan 29, 2012
Photo of SirPlunkett
1/5  rDev -71.2%

SirPlunkett, Jan 05, 2012
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.

rfgetz, Jan 03, 2012
Photo of muddyh2oblues
4/5  rDev +15.3%

muddyh2oblues, Dec 31, 2011
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.

SickGnar, Dec 24, 2011
Photo of Gregwa
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Gregwa, Dec 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

jheezee, Dec 08, 2011
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

TrickkyGangsta, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

jmarklan, Dec 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Amp, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

tpauer, Nov 26, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -28%

barnzy78, Nov 25, 2011
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

Beefytits4, Nov 24, 2011
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

TheBishopco, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

YoItsBeerTym, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of Tschnab
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- pours a straw body with a fluffy white cap and good lacing on the cup.

S- mild malt, biscuit, grassy, grainy, green apple

T- very crisp, very clean, not much going on, would like a sour twang here, but it is grainy light and drinkable.

O- can't complain, a sessionable beer for warm days, nothing mind blowing, nothing dissapointing either.

Tschnab, Oct 24, 2011
Photo of chicagoabbot
3.55/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Nothing exceptional about this beer, but nothing really objectionable either. Goes pretty well with a burger. No pun to the burghers intended. What this is missing is some yeast funk and a more pronounced (but not necessarily more aggressive or upfront) yeast funk. Not a bad beer, it's drinkable, just not on the level of the great examples of this style.

chicagoabbot, Oct 08, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: clear yellow/gold color. Poured a 2 finger fizzy white head that dissipated to a thick skim. Decanted continually. Laced in broken wavy rings.

S: Biscuity malt. White grapes and cut grass.

T: Much like the nose. Biscuity malt transitions quickly to a lightly hopped finish with lingering wet grain.

M: Light-to-medium body. Ample carbonation; active in the glass and on the palate. Mild bitter.

O: Very drinkable to style. Very mild in character all the way around.

Haybeerman, Sep 26, 2011
Dundee Kolsch Style Ale from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 216 ratings.