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Dundee English-Style Ale - Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.

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Dundee English-Style AleDundee English-Style Ale

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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 16.77%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zeff80 on 09-12-2011)
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North Carolina

1/5  rDev -67.7%

07-17-2013 16:44:54 | More by mwbrady12
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1/5  rDev -67.7%

01-24-2012 08:07:37 | More by bmcduff2
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1.96/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

It's got a nice head, that's got to count for something. The beer itself is a slightly copper colored ginger ale looking liquid. The head is a couple fingers of different sized white bubbles. Thick and fluffy, it's got powerhouse retention and killer lace.

I tried and tried and tried to pick up some sort of scent, but there isn't much there. I think I detected something cracker-like, but I can't be positive.

It tastes like what I imagine dirty water would taste like. It's possibly got some imitation Noble hop variety and maybe even some ginger, but it really does taste like what I think dirty water tastes like.

Has kind of a faux savory feel. Either that or it's just beer gone bad, can't really tell. It gives me a bit of a pucker in the finish which I why I thought ginger might be in it.

Pretty bad beer. Not easy to get down. Better off avoiding this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2013 03:29:05 | More by RickS95
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New York

2/5  rDev -35.5%

01-05-2013 21:25:25 | More by chefduff2
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2/5  rDev -35.5%

03-27-2013 23:01:04 | More by ddulek
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2/5  rDev -35.5%

11-30-2012 03:47:04 | More by jucifer1818
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2/5  rDev -35.5%

02-16-2014 19:35:50 | More by ObiBeerCanobi
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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: yellow/brown more yellow on the spectrum.
Aroma of light malt.
Taste: not much here. light malt, slight hint of some hops.
Palate: very light mouthfeel.
Overall: depends on what you are looking for. Easy drinking beer better than your classic lager but not as good as many beers out there.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2012 01:34:27 | More by tbsb
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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

02-24-2013 00:01:36 | More by coloslc
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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

06-07-2012 21:54:22 | More by LexShaw89
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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

02-18-2014 20:54:18 | More by RCLOHR267
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South Dakota

2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

01-26-2014 03:42:10 | More by mrjbrown27
Photo of homebrew311


2.3/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A: pours super light blonde, white head, small bubbles some lacing on glass, plenty of clarity

S: nose has sour grain smell, musty hops, and lemon. Something doesn't smell right...

T: taste matches the nose spot on, there is a weird grainy must that comes through with sharp hop character. Terrible balance.

MF: sharp, high carbonation, light body

O: not that great, not worth trying.. too many other better things available to settle with this.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2012 06:46:30 | More by homebrew311
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2.31/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Golden and a little cloudy with a light head. Slight metallic smell and maybe a little malty. Slightly metallic and sweet with notes of coriander and a malty aftertaste. Lightly effervescent with a little bite. There's not a lot to this beer. Like the rest of the beers in the sampler pack, it's fairly uninteresting and has a slight metallic taste. It's drinkable but as satisfying as a good craft beer should be.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2014 02:39:10 | More by jrnichols
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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

04-07-2013 21:19:09 | More by lefty
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South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

05-25-2013 02:23:00 | More by jaswilson2
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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle poured into a Duvel tulip. No date.

Appearance - Pours a big white head with good retention and low stick. Hazy gold amber body. Froths easily when swirled.

Smell - Dry corny musk. Slightly bready.

Taste - Follows the nose. Light corny sweetness and faint hop muskniess. Bittersweet, and not in a particularly good way.

Mouthfeel - Light. A bit unpleasantly sticky. Frothy carbonation.

Overall Drinkability - Not even really worth trying. Is neither refreshing, pleasant nor interesting. Not an all together awful beer, but not worth trying unless it's free and there's no alternatives.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2011 03:30:19 | More by ZenAgnostic
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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

02-28-2012 02:25:17 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

11-25-2012 21:43:41 | More by Limbshot
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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

11-02-2013 20:43:56 | More by rgille2
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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

03-08-2013 02:40:16 | More by magine
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2.55/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Ba Review #117
Served On: 01/27/2012
Glassware: Duvel Glass
Labeled ABV: -
Date/ Code: -

This was in the mixed 12 'Craft Pack' I found at Wegmans in Mechanicsburg, PA for around $13.00.

Look: Poured a cleer light amber color. Some carbonation with a tiny white film on top for a head.

Smell: I definitely picked up on some English Pale Ale characteristics in the nose. The aroma had that distinctive malt that is common to other English styles I've had. There was also a biscuit quality.

Taste: First were some standard malts with some dryness. Middle was a little bready and then the palate went completely clean with a slight chemical aftertaste of chlorine or something along those lines.

I didn’t find this to be that great. There are so many others that blow this out of the water. Although the price is low, I would still prefer a Saranac or Sierra Nevada Pale Ale which are both in the same price range in my area (PA).

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2012 17:55:58 | More by CraftBeerTastic
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2.6/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

A- slightly hazy copper with a small white head leaving lots of lace

S- bread, berries, grass, dried fruit, toffee. It seems like these should work but it comes through as a muddled sweet smells mess

T-similar to the nose but fruitier with a bit of bubblegum character.

M- fairly thin and prickly. The dryness keeps the toffee and fruit flavors from coming through as sweet but there's not enough bitterness to balance. Finishes with a metallic toffee flavor.

O- a pretty poor attempt at the style. A muddled mix of something that I wouldn't recognize as overly British.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2013 04:38:05 | More by Guden
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2.6/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured cold from the bottle.

This beer poured a slightly hazy gold/amber colour with a ead that disappeared right away. There's really not much to the smell at all; a little bit of a wheat/yeast maybe. A very pronounced wheat taste that is not the most pleasing. Pretty much a craft-beer version of Bud Light...

Would I buy it again? Absolutely not.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2012 05:54:04 | More by NilocRellim
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2.63/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

12 fl oz brown glass bottle served in a snifter, reviewed live:

A - Pours a murky copper orange color, with a thin just off-white head that's a finger tall. Retention is average. Pretty generic.

S - Crystal malt and some generic floral hops notes make up the majority of the nose. There's a light toasty notes. Seems well balanced, though a bit underwhelming.

T - Really simple, though it's balanced. Really the only notes present are your basic pale/caramel malt and the generic hops. It's hard to really find anything else going on. It's mild and a bit watery.

M - Coarse, and light bodied. Good given the style.

D - It's just too simple to be very good. It's o.k. Nothing more, nothing less.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2012 00:17:27 | More by blakelive784
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Dundee English-Style Ale from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
72 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.