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Genesee 12 Horse Ale - Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
69
poor

137 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 137
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 19.73%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Relaunched in Oct 2011

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-16-1999)
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +2%

08-09-2013 21:24:14 | More by EBeckett3
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

08-05-2013 23:08:09 | More by mpalestino
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fx20736

New York

3.51/5  rDev +19.4%

Bought as part of a 12 pack from Beers of the World on 8/2/13.

poured into a nonic, served at fridge temp.

appearance: rich gold, a thick souffle of white head. Nice lacing.

aroma: malt with barely a wisp of earthy hops

mouthfeel: full, well made.

taste: broad malt is followed by a slightly sweet and nutty taste. The sweetness is not a corn syrup sweetness but is more fruity. Just a touch of earthy English style hops kiss the aftertaste.

notes: ok, so this isn't going to pave any new ground but this is a super easy to drink and for the price is a nice little treat.

08-05-2013 20:10:30 | More by fx20736
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JoKo

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +19%

07-26-2013 04:57:19 | More by JoKo
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RiffRaff

Kentucky

3/5  rDev +2%

07-12-2013 16:16:55 | More by RiffRaff
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

07-03-2013 00:19:13 | More by GreesyFizeek
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Mister_Falcon

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +36.1%

05-26-2013 02:02:03 | More by Mister_Falcon
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livingtodie

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -15%

05-22-2013 20:20:48 | More by livingtodie
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yesyouam

New York

2.3/5  rDev -21.8%

12 Horse Ale is a clear, sparkling, light golden ale with no head-- just a swirl of small bubbles. It has an aroma of sweet malt and corn. It's medium light bodied with a starchy finish. It tastes sweet and corny. There's a rubbery, sulfurous funk to it that identifies it as a Genny. There seems to be a slight nuttiness to it. It's funky and sweet, but I could have more than one in the ice-cold stubby format.

05-06-2013 01:23:56 | More by yesyouam
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spycow

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

03-09-2013 22:25:26 | More by spycow
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Brownsfan13

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

03-03-2013 20:40:55 | More by Brownsfan13
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sixerofelixir

Ohio

3/5  rDev +2%

02-28-2013 01:29:30 | More by sixerofelixir
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BamfBacon

Ohio

3/5  rDev +2%

02-18-2013 23:06:34 | More by BamfBacon
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tempest

Pennsylvania

3.03/5  rDev +3.1%

Had a 20oz. pint at the Blue Tusk in Syracuse for $5. I was hoping this might resemble the decent English pale ale that the old 12 Horse Celebrated Ale had been described as. Really, it was just clean, macro blonde ale with a vague doughy barley character and no hops. I'd call it a step, maybe just a half-step, up from Genesee Cream Ale. But hey, if you're thirsty and feeling thrifty, it's a decent option.

02-17-2013 23:44:37 | More by tempest
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sketchyhoodie

New York

3.5/5  rDev +19%

02-10-2013 04:10:45 | More by sketchyhoodie
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hughesman


3.46/5  rDev +17.7%

Had 12 horse today for the first time in many years. It was more of a full flavor then i had remembered. Kind of carmel in color and better tasting then many cheap beers and at 8.99 for a case in bottles i thought it was a great value. At 5.1 percent stronger then most cheap beers. it didnt leave a bad after taste at all and have to say the 3 i had this afternoon i really enjoyed. seemed to have quite a bit of carbonation and a fruit type smell.

02-08-2013 20:44:56 | More by hughesman
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pisomojado8

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

02-02-2013 02:05:58 | More by pisomojado8
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DmanGTR

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

01-29-2013 03:55:36 | More by DmanGTR
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jmw4437

Ohio

3/5  rDev +2%

01-27-2013 01:43:32 | More by jmw4437
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VaporDome

New York

2.5/5  rDev -15%

01-23-2013 01:31:47 | More by VaporDome
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chefduff2

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -32%

01-05-2013 21:28:34 | More by chefduff2
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methtlcai

Florida

5/5  rDev +70.1%

01-02-2013 01:04:21 | More by methtlcai
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Sipchue

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +2%

12-29-2012 13:55:23 | More by Sipchue
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chucksim

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +2%

11-14-2012 14:39:40 | More by chucksim
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atr2605

New York

3/5  rDev +2%

A-pours a clear golden color with a white head with better than expected retention
S-sweet malt
T-more sweet malt with a bit of creaminess to it, low hop bitterness
M-light bodied with high carbonation
O-I wouldnt say its the best representation of the style but its very drinkable and decent for the price. Admittedly I have a weakness for genny. If I'm going to drink cheap, it will be some form of genny

11-06-2012 02:45:51 | More by atr2605
Genesee 12 Horse Ale from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
69 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.