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

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239 Ratings

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Ratings: 239
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 6
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
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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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

kguyty, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of JHendu
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

JHendu, Jun 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

bushwack, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of Brenden
3.39/5  rDev -2.9%
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.

Brenden, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of Zanico
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Zanico, May 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

Skyjmpr, May 18, 2013
Photo of Punkrckr281
4/5  rDev +14.6%

Punkrckr281, May 12, 2013
Photo of BeerMeBrah
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

BeerMeBrah, May 12, 2013
Photo of twenty5
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

twenty5, May 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

speracado, May 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

adamjthompson00, Apr 21, 2013
Photo of Jamison85
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Jamison85, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of scott2269
3/5  rDev -14%

scott2269, Apr 18, 2013
Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

SmellsofMahagony, Apr 12, 2013
Photo of Bockrules
3.89/5  rDev +11.5%
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!

Bockrules, Mar 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

bohemyth, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

GreesyFizeek, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of chinchill
3.41/5  rDev -2.3%
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.

chinchill, Mar 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

djrn2, Feb 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

lucasj82, Feb 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Kelp, Feb 26, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
2.84/5  rDev -18.6%
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.

TMoney2591, Feb 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

acsprouse, Feb 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

gtermi, Feb 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

DmanGTR, Jan 29, 2013
Dundee Stout from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 239 ratings.