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Dog Bite High Gravity Lager - Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.

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114 Ratings
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 2.17
pDev: 41.94%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mactrail on 11-18-2010)
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Photo of TerryW

Ontario (Canada)

1.13/5  rDev -47.9%

Good Lord, this is awful. But I guess I'm obligated to say more.

Headless, clear golden yellow. Smells of syrupy corn and alcohol. Mouthfeel is initially bitter, but immediately gives way to heavy-handed, boozy sweetness. Some apple taste. Very nasty. No redeeming features. Over-sized 24 oz. can means twice as much suffering if you decide (?!) to stick it out. Pathetic effort.

Cheap, but you'd be better to put the money to bus fare or something. Drain pour. You've been warned.

12-01-2012 01:24:00 | More by TerryW
Photo of shinerod


3.25/5  rDev +49.8%

This is the first time that I've drunk Dog Bite since the alcohol content dropped from 10% to 8%. Quite frankly, I can't see why Genesee would do that. The taste is somewhat different now. Whereas the former (and in my opinion, better) version of Dog Bite was very sweet tasting, the new formula is more run-of-the-mill as far as an HG beer goes. I also don't get the grape-ish smell of old. It's still good, and well worth whatever small amount you'll pay, but it isn't the AxeHead type of skullcrusher it once was. R.I.P. to a great beer, and hello to a decent one.

11-06-2012 16:47:09 | More by shinerod
Photo of dubmax


5/5  rDev +130.4%

10-27-2012 03:01:48 | More by dubmax
Photo of jslice99

New York

2.9/5  rDev +33.6%

Saw this at 7-11 one night and figured what the hell?

Appearance- Clear yellow color just like any other macr american lager. Had an off white head that vanished right away.

Smell- Smells of sweet corn and alcohol.

Taste- It has a taste of sweet corn adjunct but it's not as bad as i expected. Im also getting a weird bitter green apple taste for some reason. It tastes like a stronger macro american brew. For a cheap 10% beer it's not too bad.

Mouthfeel- The mouthfeel is light and carbonated like any other american beer but with a higher alcohol finish but not too over powering.

Overall- This beer surprised me. I was expecting it to be a lot worse than it was. Genesee brewing co. did a pretty good job with this for the style of this beer.

10-22-2012 05:54:12 | More by jslice99
Photo of Marty91


1.25/5  rDev -42.4%

10-14-2012 00:18:41 | More by Marty91
Photo of t0rin0


2.25/5  rDev +3.7%

10-03-2012 02:46:17 | More by t0rin0
Photo of Cjalbers

1.5/5  rDev -30.9%

09-13-2012 00:10:40 | More by Cjalbers
Photo of ErmahgerdBerrs

1.9/5  rDev -12.4%

One of the most foul glasses of swill I've ever had, but the cans are $1.49 locally and at 10%, two of them will easily drown away the memories of a shitty day.

Smells like rotting honey and tastes like a machine shop floor drain. Drink it ice cold and DO NOT let it get warm. It gets much worse.

08-27-2012 14:45:24 | More by ErmahgerdBerrs
Photo of dmorgan310


1.75/5  rDev -19.4%

08-23-2012 06:10:39 | More by dmorgan310
Photo of MrBIP


1.25/5  rDev -42.4%

08-23-2012 00:31:19 | More by MrBIP
Photo of rjl910953


1/5  rDev -53.9%

08-16-2012 05:13:01 | More by rjl910953
Photo of confusedidols


2.25/5  rDev +3.7%

08-15-2012 20:19:25 | More by confusedidols
Photo of obrike


1.78/5  rDev -18%

Sometimes, you just gotta say...what the f@#k.

That was my thought tonight as i gassed up at a local convenient store and saw this bright orange monstrosity staring back at me from behind the cooler.

I put down my 1.79 and took her home, poured half into my pint glass...and chuckled to myself.

Look was actually pretty typical of an American lager...dull yellow...medium head that faded quickly, and just a touch of lace as i drank. Kinda went downhill after that.

Ajunct corn smell...some syrupy malt, and rubbing alcohol. Well, it is 10% for Christ's sake.

Holy moly...this is some foul swill. Not much flavor at all...any initial malt is covered immediately by the rubbing alcohol booze. Not much carbonation...gets much, much worse as it warms. Pretty sour aftertaste only worsens with time. Unfortunately, it's hard to drink this one fast...but I won't drain pour it, no matter what my headache is telling me.

Yes, it's 10%...but if you want to get a cheap buzz on quickly without suffering, I suggest you skip this and stick to shots of vodka.

05-23-2012 01:33:12 | More by obrike
Photo of raszputini

North Carolina

2.25/5  rDev +3.7%

It doesn't get much swankier than this. Every once in awhile, I just want to get trashy for cheap, and that's exactly what this is designed for. It pours yellow with a foamy white head that dissipates quickly. Smells sickly sweet, like a bar bathroom that has been vomited in. The taste isn't as horrible as the smell, and I can get acclimated to it. There is a boozy aftertaste, but what would you expect for a 10% tall boy for less than $1.50.

05-21-2012 04:40:57 | More by raszputini
Photo of MirkoCroCough

Croatia (Hrvatska)

1.43/5  rDev -34.1%

24oz can bought at a gas station for $1.25. Poured some into a glass to see what it looked like.

Off yellow color.

Malts, corn, and booze.

Horrible. Sickeningly sweet.

Watery with slight fizz.

Fucking disgusting, horrible shit. I never waste beer and this got poured down the drain. There are many more cheap, strong/special brews that taste much better. Avoid.

05-06-2012 23:32:51 | More by MirkoCroCough
Photo of chrisdexter

1/5  rDev -53.9%

04-28-2012 19:56:37 | More by chrisdexter
Photo of Jeffani

North Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -30.9%

03-22-2012 03:42:51 | More by Jeffani
Photo of Darkmagus82


2.08/5  rDev -4.1%

Poured from can into pint glass

Appearance – Pours a golden color with a lighter pure white head. The head fades fast giving way to some lacing.

Smell – Corn with the slightest bit of booze.

Taste – Sweet corn mixed with some breadiness up front. These tastes last through the middle and to the end, but lighten as the taste advances. Toward the end an alcohol flavor really becomes potent and lingers in the aftertaste. Along with the lingering of the alcohol there are flavors of metal and aldehydes. It starts out alright, but leaves one unpleasant aftertaste.

Mouthfeel – Medium bodied with normal carbonation. Not much else to say.

Overall – Nothing I would do again. If you feel like a malt (which sometimes I do) I would not take this one. Go with something else.

03-17-2012 00:28:00 | More by Darkmagus82
Photo of Drinking_Milkshakes

2/5  rDev -7.8%

03-10-2012 05:44:52 | More by Drinking_Milkshakes
Photo of Greggory


1.5/5  rDev -30.9%

03-01-2012 11:07:37 | More by Greggory
Photo of powellmg


2.4/5  rDev +10.6%

Clear, straw-yellow with a white head. Good head retention. Aroma of alcohol and sour grain, but not unpleasant. Taste is winy, grainy, and slightly sweet. Viscous mouthfeel. Lingering bad aftertaste. Poured the rest down the drain.

This was an interesting tasting experience. This beer starts strong--nice appearance, acceptable aroma--and then it all falls apart.

03-01-2012 01:37:08 | More by powellmg
Photo of chrispoint


3.5/5  rDev +61.3%

02-18-2012 08:57:43 | More by chrispoint
Photo of kinolust


1.5/5  rDev -30.9%

02-16-2012 00:34:18 | More by kinolust
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2/5  rDev -7.8%

02-03-2012 01:14:35 | More by mjh5397
Photo of BrewMaven

New York

2.95/5  rDev +35.9%

Found this while checking out a bev place I should go to more often..but that's another story.

A slightly reserved pour still kicks up a healthy head of white soapy bubbles..They didn't hang for long. The thin remaining cover did deposit some splotchy lace though.

Smells a bit sweet, a little solvent like with a touch of yeastiness..interesting.

Dare I sip a malt liquor? Nah, I think a manly mouthful is called for here..It brings initial sweetness along with a fairly biting carbonation and a definite alcoholic finish. Mouthfeel is on the thick and slick side..seems to be the norm with these HG malt liquors.

This is one of the better of this genre based on it's drink-ability and, at a buck fifty for a 24oz can, even if it sucked it wouldn't hurt my conscience too much.

01-17-2012 23:35:59 | More by BrewMaven
Dog Bite High Gravity Lager from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
55 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.