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Dog Bite High Gravity Lager | Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
2.21/5
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135 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A lager with a hard bite shouldn't be hard to drink. That's why dog bite is brewed with select hops and malted barley for a well-balanced, mellow taste that'll have high-gravity drinkers coming back again and again.

Added by mactrail on 11-18-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,549
Reviews:
68
Ratings:
135
pDev:
40.27%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 135 |  Reviews: 68
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1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

Photo of Spikester
3.14/5  rDev +42.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear gold with a big white head. Lasts quite a while. Good amount of lacings.
Smell not much smell good or bad.
Taste is like regular Genny with a bit more body and sweetness. Hard to tell this is 8% abv.
Mouthfeel is average and carbonation is alright.
Overall if you like Genny lager you should give this a try. If only for a rating.

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Photo of rderedin
2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of ElijahRivera
2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of ehammond1
1.81/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Can (2013)

Acquired via trade
Thanks, StarRaptor!

A hugely carbonated, light golden-colored high-gravity lager. This can presents everything you hoped and feared it would be. Corn, miscellaneous grain, alcohol presence, and some aluminum combine to make...something hardly drinkable. A tick is a tick, but this won't be seeing my lips again.

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Photo of CaverDave
3/5  rDev +35.7%

Photo of Dave7500kl
3.75/5  rDev +69.7%

Photo of Mullinger1980
1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

Photo of aaronbraun
5/5  rDev +126.2%

Photo of warpedrevolution
1/5  rDev -54.8%

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
1.58/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Really weak yellow color, good 1" head that quickly vanishes leaving no lace. Aroma was of aluminum and alcohol. Do they even line these cans? Tastes au natural, this is the can to drink if you're one of those BPA causeheads! Further searching yields a sweet creamed corn malt base underneath the aluminum and alcohol aroma.

Taste, eeegad, I'm glad I was able to pawn most of this off on others. Alcohol, thin body, corn, corn syrup and metal. Pretty gross, tastes just like the label looks (terrible). I think as you drink more of it, you become a little accustomed to its shittiness, and you start to hallucinate and think you can taste green apple, that the fusel alcohol like flavors burning your ear, nose and throat pavillion aren't really as harsh as they were at first. Desensitizing I guess, which oddly, is a good thing when the beer starts out this bad.

Even judging to style, this is on the low end of things. If you really want to punish your taste buds, let it warm up on a sunny day. Starts to drink like its 80 proof stuff.

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Photo of firstlighthiker
2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of match1112
2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of Gregwa
2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of GRG1313
1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

Photo of BigBarley
1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

Photo of vicsju1991
1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

Photo of spycow
1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of Falcone
1/5  rDev -54.8%

Photo of aaroncom2005
5/5  rDev +126.2%

Photo of grahamboudreaux
2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of TerryW
1.15/5  rDev -48%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Good Lord, this is awful. But I guess I'm obligated to say more.

Headless, clear golden yellow. Smells of syrupy corn and alcohol. Mouthfeel is initially bitter, but immediately gives way to heavy-handed, boozy sweetness. Some apple taste. Very nasty. No redeeming features. Over-sized 24 oz. can means twice as much suffering if you decide (?!) to stick it out. Pathetic effort.

Cheap, but you'd be better to put the money to bus fare or something. Drain pour. You've been warned.

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3.23/5  rDev +46.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is the first time that I've drunk Dog Bite since the alcohol content dropped from 10% to 8%. Quite frankly, I can't see why Genesee would do that. The taste is somewhat different now. Whereas the former (and in my opinion, better) version of Dog Bite was very sweet tasting, the new formula is more run-of-the-mill as far as an HG beer goes. I also don't get the grape-ish smell of old. It's still good, and well worth whatever small amount you'll pay, but it isn't the AxeHead type of skullcrusher it once was. R.I.P. to a great beer, and hello to a decent one.

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Photo of dubmax
5/5  rDev +126.2%

Photo of jslice99
2.88/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Saw this at 7-11 one night and figured what the hell?

Appearance- Clear yellow color just like any other macr american lager. Had an off white head that vanished right away.

Smell- Smells of sweet corn and alcohol.

Taste- It has a taste of sweet corn adjunct but it's not as bad as i expected. Im also getting a weird bitter green apple taste for some reason. It tastes like a stronger macro american brew. For a cheap 10% beer it's not too bad.

Mouthfeel- The mouthfeel is light and carbonated like any other american beer but with a higher alcohol finish but not too over powering.

Overall- This beer surprised me. I was expecting it to be a lot worse than it was. Genesee brewing co. did a pretty good job with this for the style of this beer.

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Dog Bite High Gravity Lager from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 2.21 out of 5 with 135 ratings
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