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

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480 Ratings

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Ratings: 480
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 2.61
pDev: 27.97%
Wants: 8
Gots: 36 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-17-2001

Brewed with six-row barley malt, corn grits and hops from the Yakima Valley.
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2.44/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Yellow pour, decent clarity, nice white head that had decent retention and lacing. Above average for an AAL. Aroma was non descript cereal grains and corn. Slightly sweet. Nothing in terms of hop aroma.

Taste, bitter, but no hops? Very metallic. No malt flavor or consistency. Corn is the most developed flavor, and its not necessarily a good one.

Mouthfeel is just carbonated water. You gotta be a local or accept advertising money to think this is good.

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2.18/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Poured on-tap and served in a nonic, the beer is a pale goldenrod coloring with a ton of carbonation bubbling and a tall, frothy, light, white head that settles into a filmy coating. Clingy all over the glass. Aromas of toasted grains and not much else...a bit musty and stale. Flavors of roast, with a buttery backbone and corn overtones. Bleh. Roasty and stale aftertaste with a quick, uneventful finish. Not good.

3.12/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Ya know, for the money it really is a pretty good beer. Being from the South we do not get to experience many of the North's local beers. Local meaning (those beers that never get past the Mason Dixon Line). At first, I had my reservations about this beer. The packaging is bland, the beer was in a 12 pack for 6 bucks. I inquired about the beer out of curiosity and the lady behind the counter replied in this typical New York accent-"If you don't like the beer honey, you can always give it to your neighbors..." Being a retired military man, I reflected on my past and never remembered ever giving away bad beer. I thought to myself was there such a thing as a bad beer? No beer could ever be so bad that I would pass it along in distain. Out of shear intrigue I had to try some. I found that it reminded me of the draft beer you would get at the NCO Club in the pitcher on a Saturday night. The taste was like a memory which shot me back to one of my first bar brawls in the 80's. Although, Long Island Ice Tea was involved, I do remember the taste of this particular brew.
- Thanks for the memory Genesse. No Marines where harmed in the making of this memory, just a couple dozen of the finest Sailors you would ever meet... Bless their immortal souls.

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Genesee Beer from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
62 out of 100 based on 480 ratings.