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

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Dundee Festive AleDundee Festive Ale

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

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by John on 10-24-2005

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Photo of WesWes
3.23/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

The beer pours a ruby red color with a thick frothy offwhite head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is decent. It has a dry, yet malty scent that boasts of crystal and roasted malts. There is a faint hint of spice, but it's too hard to tell what it is. The taste is average. It has an extremely dry flavor that goes down slow and finishes dry and earthy. I guess the spices are cinnamon and clove, but I'm not sure. It's quite peppery. The mouthfeel is decent. It is a medium/full bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is a real disappointment. I don't like the dry element. It's one and done for me.

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Photo of kbnooshay
3.73/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Limited edition beer that came in a JW Dundee's 12 pack. Cool fancy metallic looking clear sticker label. This poured a really nice orange amber color with a nice creamy tan head. The body is quite carbonated. Mmmm. The aroma is of caramel and sweet roasted malt. Thought i smelled some clove or pear in there. Not sure though. Prominent in the taste is the roasted malts, it is so warm and happy. To accent that we have some mild holidayish spices and enough hoppiness to provide a mild bite. The alcohol is not noticeable, and at 6.3abv that is pretty damn cool. Very pleasant beer to get you in the holiday mood but not a work of art. Drinkable as hell. Holiday beers don't need to be hard to drink. Anyways, high falls is on a roll, and although i don't like this quite as much as the test bock they had on tap at local bars this is very nice. Very interesting brew. if there was a 6 pack of it i would get it.

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Dundee Festive Ale from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
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