Dundee Porter | Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.

Dundee PorterDundee Porter
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Dundee PorterDundee Porter

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by John on 11-04-2006

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Ratings: 466 |  Reviews: 232
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3/5  rDev -13%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Cylinsier
3.82/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz.

Pours a dark ebony wood color, minimal light passing through, with a brownish head that is low from the start.

Smells of roasted malts like oats, and coffee. Mild nutty bitterness.

Tastes a bit chocolatey with some coffee sans acidity, and toasty oat like malts again, with a final touch of hop.

Moderate to full body, low carbonation, creamy finish.

Shockingly good porter, almost stout like, and a surprising treat. There are plenty of better porters, but probably not at this price. I would have this again.

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Photo of MrOH
3.29/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Deep, dark reddish brown with a big tan head. Good lace.

Lots of caramel and toffee with a hint of roast.

Roast, followed by caramel, and then a bit more roast.

Medium bodied with medium carbontion.

Nothing too complicated, but that's ok, it's a nice easy drinking beer. The whole is definitely more than the sum of it's parts on this one.

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.95/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours near-black with ruby highlights and edging. Off-white head that gives way to moderate clumpy lacing.

S - Dark, roasted malts. Caramel, dusty cocoa. Earth. Hint of hops.

T - Cocoa with some coffee. Earthy caramel overtones. Subtle general spectrum hops bitterness tightens up the finish a bit.

M - Medium.

O - A good Porter. Represents exactly the style.

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Photo of lackenhauser
3.8/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Deep, deep bronze color-a very dark brown but has some nice clean highlites to it. Malty and toffeeish aroma. Nice chocolatey flavors. Not much in the way of roasted grains. Caramel and toffee dominate. Somewhat of a hop bite in the finish. Lingering sweetness. Ok body wise. I really like this-more of a heavy brown ale then a porter to me.

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3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of CraftBeerTastic
3.7/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ba Review #118
Served On: 01/29/2012
Glassware: Duvel Glass
Labeled ABV: -
Date/ Code: -

This was in the mixed 'Craft Pack' I found at Wegmans in Mechanicsburg, PA for around $13.00.

Look: Poured a deep dark filtered mahogany color. The head was a thin layer of light-tan foam.

Smell: Strong roasted malts. Coffee and toffee notes with some earthy hops.

Taste: The taste was absolutely amazing for a Genesee offering. The palate was first hit with a coating of woody French Vanilla. Then the roasted coffee set in. A rustic hop started out the finish – followed by a pleasant coffee and hop bitterness. The mouth feel was very soft a creamy.

This is a great Porter. I’ve had a couple other Dundee offerings and this one is the best so far. Even though it won't quite hold up to an Anchor or a Sierra Nevada, this is till a very solid Porter.

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Photo of BeerKangaroo
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

In a pint glass (also sampled in a borrowed nonic, but nothing changed):

A: black body with a big tan/light brown lumpy head with sticky foamy lacing following the beer as it goes down

S: nutty, chocolate, some light coffee subdued but coming out as the beer warms

T: bittersweet through slight coffee and chocolate, bitter hops

M: medium, watery, extremely sessionable, no aftertaste or finish

O: just an average American Porter, not sure if I'd have this again ... ?

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1/5  rDev -71%

Photo of GossageBrewery
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured this American Porter from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Poured a motor oil black color, produced a thick tan head, above average retention and left some lacing on the glass. The aroma consisted of dark roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and caramel/toffee. Full bodied, this American Porter had a decent malt backbone, some slight flavor of chocolate, caramel and toffee. Overall, this is a very drinkable Porter, a beginners Porter. If you looking for a big English style Porter, this one isnt for you, but this makes a nice session beer - decent for an entry level porter. Prost!

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3/5  rDev -13%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of NittanyBeerFan
3.33/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark chocolate brown, completely opaque in the middle of the body. The edges of the glass, the bottom, and the top betray a slightly lighter colored beer, as coppery amber hues show up to highlight the edges of the body.

Aromas of caramel and roasted barley along with a little bit of chocolate. The taste is in the same vein, but it is far more chocolatey than the aroma. Unfortunately, the roasted flavors don't carry like they did in the aroma.

The feel is a little thin for a beer that touts itself as "roasted and robust," but it has a solid creaminess to it.

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3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of twiggamortis420
3.28/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle pours a very dark brown color with a frothy tan head..lively this one is and leaves some nice lace.

Nose is sweet and has a caramel-chocolate malt profile that is low on the roast. Not much hops and just a twang of nutty yeast.

Taste is burnt sweetness with a little tannic astringency on the finish. Very little hops, just enough for a little balancing bitterness and the body is not really all that full for the moderate, pervasive sweetness. Not bad, worth a try in the mixed-pack format, but not one I would buy a whole sixer of.

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Dundee Porter from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 31.5% out of 100 with 466 ratings
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