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Dundee Stout - Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
79
okay

203 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 203
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 13.22%


Brewed by:
Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jadpsu on 03-24-2010)
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

3.04/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12oz bottle, no #freshbeer info.

Ecru head forms, disappears in about 2 minutes leaving no trace behind really. Body is densely black, milky chocolate in the aroma. Flavor is thin, some chocolate but very neutral taste. Has hint of sourness and a metallic taste in the finish. Weak and not terribly enjoyable. Perfect for cooking!

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2013 15:51:27 | More by papat444
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.09/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pours a dark brown color with a white head. Aroma of brown sugar and molasses. In the taste, roasted malt, chocolate, prune. Roasted flavors are the biggest, with a mild bitterness. Mild cocoa taste. Medium bodied, even feel but a bit watery. Overall, average stout.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2013 02:28:24 | More by Stinkypuss
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Hergestridge

Illinois

3.88/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Ok... soo.. Years ago, when adjuncts were King, I was young and mostly stupid (not so young now) I hated Bock Beer.. Bottom of the Barrel Swill!!!! But... This Dundee Stout.. from a Adjunct beer Company is quite good.. Nice malty, chocolate,molasses,foamy goodness.. (are there such a thing as beer s'mores?? ) that tastes of cocoa and chocolate and autumn. I love the fall variety packs the best.. Such a small investment for such a big return.. I mean.. the 12 pack Dundee fall variety pack I bought.. 11$ for 12 beers!!! Awesome.. And in the comfort of your own home.. no tickets, no flashing lights.. just a nice cold brew.. and an appreciation that you can have a good beer variety without pondering over the 1710 beers @ your local "in" spot..
Thank you, Dundee/Genesee.... Well done!!!
Carry on Citizens!!!
sMc

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2013 23:11:29 | More by Hergestridge
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VictorWisc

Massachusetts

3.19/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A "gift" from a family member who does not like stouts--had a sampler case and donated the stouts to me. Rarely will I turn down non-BMC-staple beer. This one was bought in NH, does not appear to be available in the Boston area, so that much more intriguing.

Pours dark brown--Kikkoman soy sauce comes to mind--with moderate latte head. Looks a bit thin when poured.

Obvious aroma of chocolate malt, a bit of pumpernickel and tobacco. Pretty straight forward stout smell without any complexity.

Tastes pretty much like it smells--pumpernickel rye and stale cocoa nibs. Faint hint of smoke/roasted malt. Moderate sweetness, no complex flavors aside from malt and alcohol.

Body is closer to a mild basic Baltic porter, somewhat excessive carbonation, low alcohol and a bit thin.

Overall, a notch above mediocre. This may be cheap for a stout, but not really worth the effort. Would easily trade the remaining three for a 12-oz bottle of a decent stout.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 20:08:47 | More by VictorWisc
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mattcrill

Ohio

3.65/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Aroma: Cocoa nibs, powdered chocolate, and hot chocolate mix. This is the most chocolate forward stout I can remember. Very inviting. Mild earthy hop notes. Clean fermentation character.

Appearance: Dark chocolate pour (are you picking up on the theme here??) with ruby edging. Low off white head with fair retention. Looks still in the glass.

Flavor: The big reveal: chocolate! Tastes like raw chocolate malt. Really cool. Has a distinct baker's chocolate nip to it with a bready background base to it. More earthy hops to balance out the apparent chocolate sweetness. Balance is nearly even leaning slightly to bitter due to the dark malts and hop presence. Finish is clean and dry.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with high, biting carbonation.

Overall impression: A serviceable stout which under-promised and over-delivered. Worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 20:41:46 | More by mattcrill
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HarlequinBuckeye

Ohio

4.18/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dundee continues to impress me with their modestly priced craft variety packs. These beers rival their more expensive counterparts, and in some cases, surpass them in quality, and this is one of those beers. This is easily one of my top 5 stouts, and I'm a huge stout fan. It's not as good as as Lion stout or New Holland's "The Poet" but for the money this stout can't be beat. It came in a variety pack with Dundee IPA (as always), Pale Bock Lager (as always), and a Kolsch style ale. All of these beers are good, but I'm not a big fan of the Kolsch, mainly because I just don't care for that style much at all, but the others are all good, but this stout definitely stands out from the rest of the pack's offerings.

Just a good overall stout. Silky and creamy, with hints of chocolate and coffee; everything a good stout should be. I so wish that Dundee would sell this stout alone in a 12 pack, but it's only available in the variety pack.

But this is a fantastic brew, certainly worthy of buying the entire pack for.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 02:07:07 | More by HarlequinBuckeye
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Brenden

Ohio

3.39/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

To me, Dundee is always at least solid and produces a full lineup of above-average, but not better, beers.

Black but with a certain clarity to it, this stout showcases some brighter brown highlights. It actually seems just from looking at it to be thin, appearing more like a schwarzbier than a stout; there's just not much viscosity. The tan head doesn't quite reach one finger, though it comes close, and retention is pretty good. Some spotting and lacing is managed.
The aroma and flavor are consistently in accord and give up some cocoa, roast, coffee, dark fruits and char, a bit on the thin side overall. It's fairly standard stuff, malt-forward as it should be, with little to offend.
The body is about medium, light for a stout, and thin. It needs more body and to move away from crispness and toward smoothness.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2013 19:35:40 | More by Brenden
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Bockrules

New Mexico

3.89/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

poured from the bottle into a pint glass

A - Pours a used motor oil black with deep garnet highlights. Streams of tiny bubbles rush to the two-finger, creamy, tan head. Head stays intact all the way down the glass and leaves behind decent lacing.

S - Nice nose of dark molasses and toffee on a firm chocolate malt backbone upon opening the bottle. Subdued somewhat once in the glass.

T - Dark fruits and chocolate malt upfront. The body is a delicious blend of moderately dark chocolate, current, and slightly overripe date with just a slight tinge of hop bitterness. A splash of hops and plenty of dark fruit as the beer passes over the back of the tongue smoothly fades into a dark chocolate and date finish.

M - Medium-heavy bodied and delightfully creamy thanks to the moderately high levels of carbonation.

As advertised, this stout is a dark and highly drinkable brew, aided in the later by a relatively low hop content and heaviness compared to other examples of the style. Of course these traits also make it come off slightly watered down as well, but I'd rather not nitpick too much on what is a seasonable, tasty, yet cheap stout. Well done Dundee, yet another beer a would delightfully have again!

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2013 06:52:07 | More by Bockrules
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.41/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

undated 12 oz bottle from a Dundee "Seasonal Variety Pack" served in a goblet.
Pours very dark brown and clear, with a moderate size, short-lived tan head. There is a lasting ring and partial top coat, however, as well as rather good lacing left on the glass with each tip.

M: medium creamy body feels a bit thin; good medium-light carbonation.
Aroma: near equal mix of hops and malts: surprising for style. Esters suggest an ABV higher than 5.8%.
T: Adequate hops to produce good sweet/bitter balance, although dark roasted malt dominates the taste.

O: decent if relatively weak American stout.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2013 01:27:42 | More by chinchill
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TMoney2591

Illinois

2.84/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

That little guy sure can lift, eh? Anyway, this stuff pours a dark mahogany topped by a finger of dirty khaki foam. The nose comprises lightly-roasted malts, light maple syrup, and a bit of toasted biscuit. The taste holds notes of mildly-perfume-y cocoa powder, watered-down coffee, and a few drops of molasses. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, this stuff is too thin, too weak, and too fluffy for me to really enjoy as a stout. There are Irish stouts on nitro that look like motor oil compared to this stuff. I'll pass, thank you.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2013 18:32:39 | More by TMoney2591
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Jadjunk

Georgia

3.38/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

"Let's say you up and decide to throw a wooden barrel of ale in a public display of manliness. (I know, just go with it.) How then to celebrate? Hint: You're holding the answer. That's right, a Dundee Stout. 'Stout' is, after all, what brewers have been calling the darkest, heaviest and 'burliest' of all their ales since 18th century England. That said, ours is sweet, creamy and ironically, pretty light in texture. So maybe the tough part's not lifting it after all. The tough part's putting it down once you have. Go figure." Dundee Stout is brewed in the style of an American Stout. Available as part of the constantly rotating Dundee variety pack.

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle to a pint glass. Served north of 52º Fahrenheit.

(Appearance) Pours a foamy light brown head that thickens as it recedes. Retention is average. Body color is a dark brown with dark ruby highlights. Head quality was decent and lacing was thin and spotty. A decent, if not fully substantial appearance for a stout. 3.25

(Smell) Contains chocolate malt, medium roasted caramel, dark wheat malt, and little black patent malt. Slightly sweet aroma, hints of cream and milk chocolate in places. Very subtle hints of dark fruit. Mild earthy bitterness. Aroma is overall closely balanced and relatively clean. Potency is medium. Not as deep and complex as most stouts are but still a very decent aroma overall. 3.75

(Taste) Light flavor. Biscuity chocolate malt front follows through to a clean, semi-dry chocolate finish with a touch of black malt bitterness and a puff of alcohol. A bit dry in places, could use a little more sweetness throughout to achieve an optimum balance. Bitterness, part black malt bitterness, part earthy hop, is a welcome addition to the balance. A very clean and light-flavored American Stout, high on drinkability but certainly limited in flavor diversity and depth. That label sure wasn't lying. 3.25

(Mouthfeel) Clean, slick texture with a little carbonation presence on the front of the tongue. Finish is dry and a bit chalky. Body is light for American Stouts, medium amongst all beers. Alcohol presence is light. Could be much more drinkable with some residual sweetness and a touch more body would have it drinking less like a Schwarzbier and more like the robust stout it should be. Malt notes, like oatmeal or wheat could certainly add more depth to the body and give this a much thicker, smoother and heavier-bodied mouthfeel. 3

(Overall) I found the label nearly honest by its description. Dundee's Stout is overall a decent-drinking beer. When it falls under the harsh scrutiny of a stout connoisseur, however, there is almost always room for improvement. The balance wasn't terribly off but a heightened sweetness would remedy even the most minute issues in that department. Some heightened body, perhaps with a touch of oats, would improve flavor diversity and thicken the body. One thing it does have going for it is drinkability. While far from the most robust of all stouts, one could be sure to enjoy a few of these without turning in early for the night. And that makes this a decent choice for a lightly-flavored stout. 3.5

Genesee Brewing Company's
Dundee Stout
3.38/5.00

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 04:17:09 | More by Jadjunk
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94Sip

Texas

4.43/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: It poured a typical black with a real nice head, that dissipated quickly, but maintained about 1/8" head the rest of the way that stuck to the side the whole way down.

S: smelled like a good stout. Definitely malty with some good roasted/toasted malt smells.

T: good coffee and chocolate flavors. I never tasted anything alcoholic or metallic. This tastes like many more highly regarded stouts.

M: not too thin and not too thick. Just right.

O: I really like this stout. For a sub 6% ABV stout I would easily buy many more of these and drink them again. I kept it in a fridge and as it warmed up it got much better and the coffee and chocolate flavors came out much better. Even straight out of the fridge it was good, but like your more highly rated stouts, this one got better as it warmed up. This beer is very drinkable and enjoyable as it never comes across as heavy.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2012 02:45:31 | More by 94Sip
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marlinsfan4

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of the mixed 12 pack. Pours a dark brown color, tannish head. Medium bodied, decent mouthfeel. Some decent roastiness, sweet and creamy, good finish. A little bit lacking on taste, a little bland but still a decent to pretty good stout that won't let you down, or knock your socks off either.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2012 00:23:38 | More by marlinsfan4
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BeerKangaroo

Alaska

3.55/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Into a nonic:

A: pitch black body that gives a tan lumpy two finger head that rises just a bit and settles down and leaves a light bit of foamy lacing. The body is too dark for any carbonation to be seen rising.

S: sweet roasty notes of chocolate with some light coffee in the background.

T: sweet and roasty with the malts combined very nicely. The alcohol does come out in the taste as the beer warms.

M: mostly light with some carbonation felt on my tongue.

O: I might have this again but its nothing to jump up and down about to need.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2012 17:44:35 | More by BeerKangaroo
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beertunes

Washington

2.95/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into 10oz goblet. Poured a mostly solid black, there was some translucence on the edges, with 1/2 inch of tan head that dissipated quickly and left no lacing.

The aroma was mos mostly sweet malts, with a bit of a caramel note, and very light roast. The flavors were the same, malt, caramel, light roast and a noticeable sweetness.

The label said they were aiming for a lighter bodied stout, and they achieved their goal. They were so successful in fact, that this was one of the thinnest stouts I've ever had. Drinkability was good, the beer went smooth, quick and easy. Overall, a decent, if somewhat bland, take on the style. worth a shot if you see it and probably a good entryway into the style for someone just getting into craft beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2012 20:01:08 | More by beertunes
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

When I am not drinking beer from a CAN and I am at home, I do not mind bottles. I am somewhat curious to try the entire Dundee oeuvre and I recently found singles of most of the ones that I have not previously reviewed.

From the bottle: "Dark and Drinkable"; "Let's say you up and decide to throw a wooden barrel of ale in a public display of manliness. (I know, just go with it.) How then to celebrate? Hint: You're holding the answer. That's right, a Dundee Stout. "Stout" is, after all, what brewers have been calling the darkest, heaviest and 'burliest' of their ales since 18th century England. That said, ours is sweet, creamy and ironically, pretty light in texture. So maybe the tough part's not lifting it after all. The tough part's putting it down once you have. Go figure."

My pour resulted in two fingers of deep-tan head with good retention. Color was a deep dark-brown, allowing ZERO light penetration. Nose had a dark chocolate tang to it along with a mildly grassy hoppiness. Mouthfeel was indeed, full and creamy, so kudos for truth in advertising! It had a very chocolaty flavor was was reminiscent of a chocolate shake, especially given the mouthfeel. Finish was still very sweet so I would make this more of a dessert beer than a sessionable one. Still, not bad.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2012 22:16:42 | More by woodychandler
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

2.45/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured into a balloon glass! I don't know why. The beer is midnight black, the color of lost souls. An off-white head recedes to a wisp rather too quickly. No lacing exists. The beer smells musty, metallic, and nothing like a stout. The beer tastes like wet concrete. The mouthfeel is watery.

Overall, massively disappointed! I tend to like all that Dundee have to offer. I love my stouts though and they tried to sneak one by me here, assuming I wouldn't notice their passiveness. Worst Dundee beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2012 15:23:39 | More by JuicesFlowing
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wages

Missouri

4.55/5  rDev +30.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

appearance - 4.5/5 - Pours a 2 finger off white head. Very dark, but not completely black.

smell - 4.5/5 - Smells sweet and roasty.

taste - 4.5/5 - It has a nice roasty flavor and a malt profile that both perfectly match the aromas. It has a nice dry bite to it.

mouthfeel - 5/5 - Moderate amount of carbonation lets the roasty flavors stick out while enhancing the dry bite.

overall - 4.5/5 - A very solid stout that's not too heavy but not wimpy. It definitely focuses on roasty malts!

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2012 03:30:09 | More by wages
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CaptDavyJones

New York

4.28/5  rDev +23%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured a really dark brown color from a 12 oz 'twist-cap' bottle, with no ABV or freshness date on the label. Looks pitch black in the glass with little to no light penetration.
One finger tan head that dissipates fairly quickly.
Very malty upfront as soon as it was poured, but slowly the roasted maltiness gave way to a more sweeter caramel, milk chocolate/cocoa aroma. The aroma goes back and forth as the beer warms up.
Taste is much milder than the roasted malt aroma that is evident upfront. More on the sweeter side with a hint of bitterness in the finish. Medium bodied stout that is simply delicious.
Not much lacing along the insides of the glass
In my opinion this is perhaps the best beer brewed by Genesee/Dundee. For the price at which it is sold, this is probably the best stout there is out in the market.
Definitely worth a try and comes highly recommended.
I see myself having this stout again without any hesitation.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2011 04:18:14 | More by CaptDavyJones
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thebrood1987

New Jersey

4.22/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I get a caramel malt smell that is reminiscent of a scotch ale with dark roasted malts in there as well. A very smooth beer with a bit of spicy hop in the beginning then caramel, dark roasted and coffee malts dominating with smoothness and then ending with an earthy hop taste but hardly any bitterness.

The only thing is the mouthfeel lacks a bit and isnt as full as I'd expect from a stout. As it warms the feel gets better though. The taste makes up for it as a good stout should taste. If all thats wrong with it is the a slightly watery body only most noticeable when cold, doesnt lower the my liking of the beer that much at all.

Like I said as this warms it gets more stout like as you should drink stouts at a higher temperature. The earthy hop they use is perfect for the dark roasted malts and this is my favorite part of the beer. It almost reminds me of top notch stouts like the Dogfish Head Chicory Stout. I'm actually very impressed with Dundee.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2011 02:06:54 | More by thebrood1987
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.35/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours nicely enough, with a nice black color and a decent head to start. The head fades a bit too quickly, though, and is a little too loose. There is some roastiness in the nose, but following that is a fairly prominent smell of malt extract and slightly soured grain. It redeems itself with some hints of licorice as well. Pretty similar taste, but it both drys out and thins out on the finish, and isn't as sweet overall as the nose hints at. More light roastiness and some licorice and light coffee notes. A bit thin for a stout. I appreciate the fact that beer companies like this, which make macros, are branching out and testing the water for craft beer. I don't like the fact that they dumb it down so much.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2011 03:45:05 | More by Georgiabeer
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cooch69

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +23%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours dark brown almost black. It has a small off white head with good clinging potential. Nose of sweet roasted malts, cocoa and roasted coffee beans.

Taste is pretty awesome as far as mild stouts go. Like the bottle says dark and drinkable. Very very drinkable. It is predominatly roasted malts and chocolate with a little bit of floral hops in the initial sip. Silky smooth and almost as creamy as they come. I was surprised at how great this beer feels on the tongue.

Definetly worth a try especially if your looking for a lighter stout, one that you could drink a lot of in the summer.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2011 04:33:16 | More by cooch69
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

A-nice black with a nice light tan head that fades except for around the rim.

S-strong with dark chocolate and a hint of coffee. its an aroma of quality, i'm actually quite impressed.

T-comes in with a sharp taste of chicory coffee and some spicy cocoa beans. its a great start, but the taste pretty much ends there. a cocoa bean after-taste that lasts awhile but isn't strong. definitely a good and decent stout. no negative tastes here.

M-really light in the mouth but has a higher carbonation with a watery finish.

O-a very decent beer from this brewery, in fact my favorite yet. this is one of the more drinkable stouts i've had with a lower ABV. it has quite an impressive flavor and is decently balanced.it is no way a revolutionary stout or one that people need to seak out, but for what it is, i appreciate it for. i definitely wouldn't mind having a case of this.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2011 18:14:53 | More by AdamBear
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bubseymour

Maryland

3.05/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a very average, no frills stout. I pick up no smell what-so-ever. Acceptable, some chocolate hints in the flavoring but nothing stellar yet nothing really bad either. For the low price its fine (bought a discounted 12 pack sampler from Dundee for $8.99). If someone offers it to you its drinkable but its not worth seeking out as there are many other stouts of much higher quality and flavor than this one.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2011 20:13:19 | More by bubseymour
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.93/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep dark brown color, with a thin off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thin on the glass.

S: The aroma contains roasted malts, chocolate, lactose, coffee and a touch of dark fruit.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of milk chocolate, dark fruit and a little coffee. The malt character is hearty but on the thin side for the style. However it seems to work well for this beer. There’s also a touch of smokiness in the background. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings some balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Smooth and a little crisp, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, mild kick, decent representation of style, it’s better than I had anticipated and while it’s not spectacular it’s a solid mild stout worth drinking for a long time.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2011 03:49:04 | More by TheManiacalOne
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Dundee Stout from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 203 ratings.