Genesee Cream Ale | Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.

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71
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Genesee Cream AleGenesee Cream Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
New York, United States
geneseebeer.com

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Genny" Cream Ale.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,360
Reviews:
551
Avg:
3.06
pDev:
19.28%
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
201
For Trade:
0
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3.19/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz short bottle with no date

Look is like an adjunct lager, pale yellow/gold with a small white film. Smell is mild, sweet grain, faint hops, and alcohol. Taste is non-existent at first, followed by sweet corn, grain, and the presence of hops(no real hop flavor). Slightly fruity and bitter in the finish, lemon rind and overripe apple. Feel is the highlight of this beer: creamy, full, but light-bodied.

Decent enough cream ale, worth buying if you find it cheap enough.

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2.47/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Genesee cream ale

A-The beer is a straw- golden color. The pour produces a 1 finger fizzy head that recedes quick and leaves no lacing. 3

S- sweet malt and some bitter hops. A Toffee smell also 3.5

T- pretty bland and kind of sweet. None of the hops come through. It's kin of just like a sweeter a bmc. I'd rather have a bud 2

M- over carbonated feeling. Weight is
Good though  2.5

O- not really my thing. 2 

D/ D+

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3.48/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 24oz can into a pint glass.

Appearance: golden-yellow hue with a crystal-clear body and a strong effervescence. Head pours nearly two fingers of pillowy white foam. Nice.

Smell: lightly sweet malt with a moderate graininess and a light adjunct-y character (corn, maybe?). Not too bad.

Taste: light malt with a hint of corny sweetness. Quite appropriate for the style. Hops are mild but there is a light noble quality there and a light bitterness. It's actually a decent little beer.

Mouthfeel: light body with a hearty effervescence. Not bad.

Overall: this is actually a decent cream ale. I call it refreshing and decently tasty. Using "overall" for my drinkability score, this rates pretty good.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I wanted to try a "cream ale" and this was all I could find in the state of Maine at the moment. Here goes:

Into a pint glass:

A: clear straw yellow colored body with one finger white head that stayed a good half minute. There isn't much lacing at all, and barely any carbonation was seen rising.

S: mixture of corn, wheat, barley and some malts. All were basically balanced.

T: balanced between the corn, wheat, barley and malts coming through sweet.

M: light with a smooth carbonation, very sessionable.

O: since this is actually my first cream ale, I don't want to necessarily go out on a limb and say this is the best for its style, but I will say that this is very good if evaluated mainly on its taste. I would have this again.

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Genesee Cream Ale from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
3.06 out of 5 based on 1,360 ratings.
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