Dundee Stout | Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.

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Dundee StoutDundee Stout

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jadpsu on 03-24-2010

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Photo of dradair
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Hoagie1973
3.65/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours black with a small head that dissipates fast.
Smells roasty and chocolatey.
Tastes pretty good for a brewery that has never made a stout in the past. Not a bad representation in any way, though a bit unexciting. Alcohol is evident, but not harsh, and there's a slight Portery twang.
Medium body with nice carbonation levels.
Pretty solid overall. Good, but nothing special.

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Photo of TheSSG
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Pours a soapy, tan head. Aroma is acidic, roasted malt. Black color. Starts with toasted malt and a touch of biting acidity. Moves into a very coffee-like flavor as the grainy hop bitterness melds with the toasted malt. Finish is grainy hops and toasted malt with an undertone of coffee.

This ain't too shabby. It's a bit thin for my preferences, but it has an overall nice flavor profile.

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Photo of ImperatorScab
3.79/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of irishgreensoda
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of silverking
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

3.74/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into an imperial pint glass.

A: Short head retention and minimal to no lacing. Dark to copperish body with a light off white nose.

S: A nice coffee, caramel aroma. Not too strong off the glass, but a very pleasant smell.

T: Very good light bodied stout. Good for a session stout, but not creamy in the least. As the bottle says not heavy and filling at all, so I find it quite different than most stouts. Good for turning people on to the style, but not as pleasing of a stout as many heavy creamy types.

M: Groovy lingering taste, good slight spice on the finish and slight silk on the finish.

D: Good drinkability for the style, but not one that is great for a special tasting, one that is expected in a mix pack.

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Photo of zaraspook
3.59/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of allforbetterbeer
3.55/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a stange glass. No freshness or bottling date on bottle.

Pours with two fingers of dark tan head over a dark chocolate body that shows deep red highlights when held to light. Moderate lacing.

Roasted malts with a bit of bakers chocolate paired with some subtle hops. Smells sweet and rather fresh.

Dark molasses is prominent in the flavor, more so than any other stout I have tried. Dark roasted malts are small in the flavor and provide no chewiness, but are present and add to the flavor. Some hops show up which is a nice touch. There is a certain synthetic chocolate syrup flavor in this beer that I have never tasted before... it isn't a bad thing either. The taste dries out nicely in the aftertaste.

Feels a bit thin for a stout- would be right on for a porter. Adding to this sensation is a little too much carbonation which feels forced rather than natural. Some warming and swirling fixed that some, lending a smoother drinking experience but not bulking up the body at all. Drinkabiliy is average.

Conclusion: This is a fun stout that for better or worse tastes a little different that any other I have tried. I am a huge fan of being a little unique while sticking to tradition, and I feel that this stout does just that. If only it were a bit thicker and the carbonation was more compact.

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Photo of Jlang2012
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of BeerNinja007
2.53/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

12oz single from a mix pack. Served cold in a standard pint glass.

Nearly black brew with a very short-lived head, settles from 1/4" to nothing almost immediately. Nose is watery thin, just a bit of smoke. Taste is burnt caramel, a bit of smoke, some generic hops. Finish is the same, with maybe some dark cherry. Mouthfeel is thin and fizzy.

Not impressed at all. It isn't bad or offensive, per se... just falls flat, nothing good to say about it. Like a weak and bubbly porter at best.

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Photo of habaceeba
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of BarrelO
3.85/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

350th review!

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Dark dark reddish brown body. Head is rather anemic. Hardly any lacing.

S: Roasted malts and dark fruits.

T: Espresso notes, dark chocolate, some roasty bitterness. Finishes rather astringent.

M: Pretty light for a stout, slightly creamy.

D: I like my stouts a bit bigger, but this is a pretty decent low-octane stout.

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Photo of BeerKangaroo
3.57/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Into a nonic:

A: pitch black body that gives a tan lumpy two finger head that rises just a bit and settles down and leaves a light bit of foamy lacing. The body is too dark for any carbonation to be seen rising.

S: sweet roasty notes of chocolate with some light coffee in the background.

T: sweet and roasty with the malts combined very nicely. The alcohol does come out in the taste as the beer warms.

M: mostly light with some carbonation felt on my tongue.

O: I might have this again but its nothing to jump up and down about to need.

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Photo of nukem5
4.12/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a pitch black with a thin tan head colors are great looking bubbles flutter to the top.

S: Molases Chocolate maybe a hint of Licorice, almost no hops smell.

T: Rich chocolate and molases def and there is a light hoppy note at the back.

M: Nice light feel not norrmally found in a stout very refreshing.

D: very drinkable mine was great with a pepper-jack cheese burger fresh off the grill.

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Photo of jmathis
2/5  rDev -43.5%

Photo of tapman
3.3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Rich, frothy, dark tan head atop a dark brown body that up to the light is streaked with violet. Looks between a dark brown and a light stout.

Musty cardboard, dark roast, dark dutch chocolate, some subtle, noble hops.

Some toasted caramel and some espresso. A little half & half in the finish. Very light bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel is thin.

Not bad, but far from what I think of as an above average stout.

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Photo of lilnicky068
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of jadpsu
3.57/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark brown, almost black with a tan head that quickly goes away, leaving some side lacing.
Smell is of coffee and mollasses, burn notes no hops noticable on the nose.
Not at all thick like most stouts with a creamy light mouth feel, which for some will be a negative. A little to thin for it to be rated a real good stout but I liked it despite having lighter characterics than its stout style would suggest.

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Photo of DaveBlack
3.42/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Incredibly dark, basically black, with absolutely no head at all and no lacing.

S: Smells like a stout should: malty, roasty with hints of chocolate and caramel.

T: Nice and roasty up front, but not a whole lot to balance on the finish. There is also a strange, almost metallic aftertaste.

M: Surprisingly medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation.

D: Drinkable, but not good. Like every other beer that came in the Dundee pack I bought, this one is drinkable but thoroughly unexceptional.

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Photo of ejh06752
3/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of JHendu
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of loupap
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Mdodge8837
3/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of kguyty
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Dundee Stout from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
3.54 out of 5 based on 254 ratings.
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