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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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BA SCORE
72
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162 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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cheapswiller

Virginia

3/5  rDev -3.2%

02-28-2012 22:43:29 | More by cheapswiller
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

02-28-2012 02:25:17 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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kdawg105

Georgia

3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Very Average in my opinion! Have quite a few diff. styles of these brews and this one just not it for me. Anyway smell is quite light and not very noticeable the taste is light not what to expect from a Pale Ale anyway light in the mouth goes down smooth easy drinking brew so buy it, that's all up to you!

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2012 00:11:06 | More by kdawg105
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dustydinkleman


4.75/5  rDev +53.2%

02-26-2012 17:02:43 | More by dustydinkleman
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speracado

Florida

3/5  rDev -3.2%

02-11-2012 23:01:17 | More by speracado
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours out a clear, mirthfully golden body with a finger's worth of creamyish white foam. Fair lace deposits on the descent.

Smell: Pale malted barley with a distant breadiness with low, low hints of bruised apricots, florals, and sweet lemon. A mild aroma overall.

Taste: Faintly bready, though sufficiently sweet pale malts. Apricot jelly and a light infusion of citrus arrive simultaneously, along with a light bitterness. Lightly sweetish, fruity through the finish. As with the aroma and as one might anticipate from the aroma, there's just not much going on here.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Not bad, no, though it failed to satisfy.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2012 21:35:33 | More by ChainGangGuy
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rbthuffman

Illinois

3/5  rDev -3.2%

02-01-2012 05:40:34 | More by rbthuffman
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Goldfishman

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -3.2%

01-30-2012 00:17:38 | More by Goldfishman
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schoolboy

Ohio

3.35/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I know I have purchased Dundee samplers once or twice before. I'm not sure why I bought this one - I guess I wasn't planning to go to the beer store, they had these at Wal-mart, so I got them.

This is not the best of the pack. It is a very mild pale ale. It is slightly dark and hoppy tasting. Very slightly. The appearance is very slightly cloudy with a nice thin head. The aroma is OK but a bit faint. I liked the Dundee IPA and porter much more than this, yet, it is drinkable and a good valued.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 17:48:56 | More by schoolboy
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CraftBeerTastic

Pennsylvania

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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BeerKangaroo

Alaska

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

In a pint glass:

A: murky brown/amber colored body with a tan film of a head that only lasts a couple seconds, some lacing, not much

S: some barley and grains, some alcohol all to combine in an earthy way

T: malty backbone with caramel in there

M: light, sessionable, no aftertaste, dry finish

O: a decent beer for its style and I might have again .... ?

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2012 00:30:22 | More by BeerKangaroo
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bmcduff2

Georgia

1/5  rDev -67.7%

01-24-2012 08:07:37 | More by bmcduff2
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Redrover

Illinois

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

12 oz brown bottle from the winter variety pack. poured into my SA perfect pint, the beer is gold with a slight chill haze. It has a decent off-white head.

Nose of grains, a hint of caramel and grass.

The taste is mild with some sweetness and just of touch of hop bitterness. Grainy with some mild fruit (plum and apple) notes. The hops are more floral than citrus or pine. That kind of surprised me because the bottles say they use cascades. No off, odd or old notes. A tad boring but seems well made.

The mouth is decent with a bit of heft and just above mid-range carbonation.

I'm not sure I would reach for one on a regular basis, but would certainly not turn one down if offered.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2012 00:44:00 | More by Redrover
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jheezee

Texas

3/5  rDev -3.2%

01-12-2012 01:18:14 | More by jheezee
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teyuders

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.2%

01-10-2012 05:12:51 | More by teyuders
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BrewtalAlement

Florida

3/5  rDev -3.2%

01-10-2012 00:28:18 | More by BrewtalAlement
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jmarklan

Pennsylvania

2.93/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a light copper color with a quickly dissipating head and minimal lacing.

S: Very slight pine hops. Caramel malt is prevalent. Somewhat musky.

T: Very light in flavor. Very slight hop kiss, orange like, followed by caramel and grain in the end.

M: Thin and watery.

Overall: I like this brewery because they make decent beer at a cheap price but this beer didn't do it for me... just too boring.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2012 02:27:01 | More by jmarklan
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GregBlatz

Ohio

3.45/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Very clear straw-like character. A slight chill haze. head is pure white and a little rocky.

S - Very subtle. A little metallic, a little grain sweetness but no fruity esters or hops noticeable.

T - OK, now we get something. Clear ale-like characteristics. Esters and a malty backbone. A caramel like flavor is present. The finish is slightly bitter.

M - Thin and moderately carbonated.

O - I know that Dundee doesn't make outstanding beers, but several of them clearly hit the style that they are going for. That is why I buy them(plus the price is cheap. $10.99 12pk variety). I really like this as a session English bitter. Very much a session beer. I want another.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2012 22:37:45 | More by GregBlatz
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Nerudamann

Oregon

3.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Look – light amber color, a little murky looking, with good carbonation and about a finger and a half’s wroth of khaki-colored foam that dissipates quickly. When first poured, the foam looks a lot like what you might get from a stout.

Smell – the barley is pretty evident here, but the hops make their presence known as well. It has a fairly earthy quality to it.

Taste – also a fairly earthy quality in the taste. There’s a barely noticeable hint of hops among the barley.

Mouthfeel – pretty well balanced, but seems to lean a little more toward the watery side.

Overall – not a bad brew, but not very intriguing either.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2011 17:55:37 | More by Nerudamann
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mempath

Pennsylvania

4.53/5  rDev +46.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

for the style, well above average appearance, with a sturdy white head, some good lacing that dissipates after a few minutes...dark blonde beauty. nose has a wonderful freshness of light malts and hops...very balanced. nothing complex, but that's not part of the style. so far, so good. refreshing. bold. this is where the taste ups the ante. again, complexity not at play, but there's a perfect balance of malt graininess and hop presence. if anything, if i was doing a blind taste test, i would think this was an ESB. full bodied, plenty to taste. an all-around anytime brew that i could easily session alone or with good pub fare. i can't help but laugh at how folks rate some beers so severely. remember the style. the pale ale isn't an ipa

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2011 23:59:11 | More by mempath
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secondtooth

Indiana

3.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours unexpectedly light in color -- pale gold. Average head, and a solid semblance of lacing, as well. Not bad.

Nose is malty. Seems almost adjunct and lagery somehow. Not so impressive.

Taste is sweet and malty, with a little more body than a typical lager, thankfully. Not much complexity, though, and the hops (supposedly Columbus and Cascade) are steamrolled by the sweet malts. This one seems a little flat to me, and isn't one I'd recommend.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2011 06:33:05 | More by secondtooth
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1mrbeer

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

12-21-2011 18:18:08 | More by 1mrbeer
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Minkybut

Virginia

2.98/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I poured this very average beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer was cloudy and yeasty looking. The beer had a thin head that went away really fast. The beer really had not much going for it in the looks and smell competition, but it was not a bad beer. Nothing special but I will have to say I would buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2011 15:49:51 | More by Minkybut
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.3/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a deep golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is malty and somewhat sweet. Taste is mild, malts up front, some biscuty notes, very lightly hopped. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 20:10:25 | More by tone77
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ZenAgnostic

Texas

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
Dundee English-Style Ale from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
72 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.