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Genesee Beer - Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.

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448 Ratings

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Ratings: 448
Reviews: 186
rAvg: 2.62
pDev: 28.24%
Wants: 7
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with six-row barley malt, corn grits and hops from the Yakima Valley.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-17-2001)
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3/5  rDev +14.5%

sketchyhoodie, Feb 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev +14.5%

dar482, Feb 10, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -14.1%

rorjets, Feb 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +33.6%

Wservati, Feb 05, 2013
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1/5  rDev -61.8%

stuttle13, Feb 02, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -14.1%

pisomojado8, Feb 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev +14.5%

DmanGTR, Jan 29, 2013
Photo of knowledge
2.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

I used to buy this beer, one at a time, then on a whim I bought four (one pint) cans, then it struck me how mediocre this brew really is.

The pour is interesting, as their is a nice frothy head to the yellow-palish color of the brew, lots of carbonation. The smell is somewhat distorted, just like when you cook corn on the cob, that kind of aroma, and the taste is somewhat awkward with bitterness, which cannot be pinned down as to the source. At least that is according to me.

You will find that trying to session this beer will be difficult. The pints are cheap, so its worth a try at a minimum. Thanks.

knowledge, Jan 22, 2013
Photo of papaglide
3.19/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A-pours a nice dark straw color with frothy 1 finger head. Lots of carbonation bubbles.

S- aroma of cooked corn and slight malty sweetness. I can't detect a hop nose but something citrusy is present representing hops?

T- very clean, corny, malty, slightly sweet with an extremely tight finish...nothing lingers. A teeny hop bitterness can be detected.

M- a slightly carbonated, bubbly feeling tingles the mouth.The carbonation level is pleasantly low. The finish is quite clean with a teeny, tiny hop bite?

O- Genny is an easy to drink, tasty session beer. IMO it has a nicer flavor profile than BMC. It is a lot more full bodied than BMC and is a great alternative to the large nat'l brewery offerings. I forgot to mention that it is really cheap....please don't let that turn you off from buying it! You won 't be disappointed. Just remember what style of beer it is!

papaglide, Jan 20, 2013
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1/5  rDev -61.8%

tjsmith910, Jan 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +24%

Ispeakforthetrees, Jan 07, 2013
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2/5  rDev -23.7%

chefduff2, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of Huffs
2.61/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

From my rating book back in 1984. poured to a golden color, was clear in appearance and did not develop much of a head. Aroma was fruity and somewhat stale. Taste was sweet and on the bland side. Aftertaste was mild. Reminded me of a weaker, lighter version of Genesee Cream Ale.

Huffs, Dec 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +24%

danipp, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of Fatehunter
3.28/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

One and half fingers of head, clear yellow tinged colored body.
Smell of candy corn.
Not too bad of a taste. The mildest bitterness, corn and mild honey.
Smooth texture, low carbonation for the style and light body.
For the style it's not a bad beer. I'd entertain drinking this if I had something productive to do on a summer afternoon. Descent flavor and low ABV.

Fatehunter, Dec 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev +14.5%

zzombie, Dec 20, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Falcone, Dec 19, 2012
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2/5  rDev -23.7%

udouche, Dec 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +52.7%

crb201, Dec 12, 2012
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2/5  rDev -23.7%

Hobby, Nov 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev +14.5%

Dank26, Nov 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev +14.5%

cfalovo97, Nov 06, 2012
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1/5  rDev -61.8%

Eastside151, Nov 04, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +5%

jpowers315, Nov 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +52.7%

shinerod, Oct 29, 2012
Genesee Beer from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
62 out of 100 based on 448 ratings.