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

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BA SCORE
55
awful

114 Ratings
THE BROS
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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
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.

TerryW, Dec 01, 2012
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.

shinerod, Nov 06, 2012
Photo of dubmax
5/5  rDev +130.4%

dubmax, Oct 27, 2012
Photo of jslice99
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.

jslice99, Oct 22, 2012
Photo of Marty91
1.25/5  rDev -42.4%

Marty91, Oct 14, 2012
Photo of t0rin0
2.25/5  rDev +3.7%

t0rin0, Oct 03, 2012
Photo of Cjalbers
1.5/5  rDev -30.9%

Cjalbers, Sep 13, 2012
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.

ErmahgerdBerrs, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of dmorgan310
1.75/5  rDev -19.4%

dmorgan310, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of MrBIP
1.25/5  rDev -42.4%

MrBIP, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of rjl910953
1/5  rDev -53.9%

rjl910953, Aug 16, 2012
Photo of confusedidols
2.25/5  rDev +3.7%

confusedidols, Aug 15, 2012
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.

obrike, May 23, 2012
Photo of raszputini
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.

raszputini, May 21, 2012
Photo of MirkoCroCough
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.

MirkoCroCough, May 06, 2012
Photo of chrisdexter
1/5  rDev -53.9%

chrisdexter, Apr 28, 2012
Photo of Jeffani
1.5/5  rDev -30.9%

Jeffani, Mar 22, 2012
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.

Darkmagus82, Mar 17, 2012
Photo of Greggory
1.5/5  rDev -30.9%

Greggory, Mar 01, 2012
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.

powellmg, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of chrispoint
3.5/5  rDev +61.3%

chrispoint, Feb 18, 2012
Photo of kinolust
1.5/5  rDev -30.9%

kinolust, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of mjh5397
2/5  rDev -7.8%

mjh5397, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of BrewMaven
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.

BrewMaven, Jan 17, 2012
Dog Bite High Gravity Lager from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
55 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.