Dundee Pilsner | Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.

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Dundee PilsnerDundee Pilsner
BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.85%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbnooshay on 04-06-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
199
Reviews:
53
Avg:
3.33
pDev:
15.62%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
39
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 199 |  Reviews: 53
Photo of Caveworm
4.1/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dundee Pilsner | Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, tis brew's head is two fingers thick, with spotty lacing, and a clear light golden body.

I smell bright, grassy grains with a touch of floral, slightly zippy hops.

Tastes like a smooth, balanced blend of the aforementioned components. Also a light biscuit malt makes an appearance before the taste's zing at the end.

The mouthfeel I'm picking up is light with fair carbonation. Very crisp and clean.

Overall, I'll rate Dundee Pilsner | Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co. with a 4. Part of the Dundee variety pack, I'd probably still pick this up on its own during the summer months.

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Photo of JuicesFlowing
4.01/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a standard pint glass. The beer is a light golden straw color. A very airy head sits on top and dissipates to a film. Some sticky lacing sticks to the glass. The beer smells like lemongrass and faint malts. The taste is refreshing. A very light lemongrass hits the palate first. There's a touch of hops in the finish, very balanced. The mouthfeel is light.

Overall, pretty good summer beer, for sure. Light, low ABV, and tasty. Well done.

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Photo of tyleeis
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of nicholas2121
4/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dundee Pilsner brewed by Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co. This brew has an ABV of 4.85% The pilsner pours out a nice amber color with a white head. There is a bitter sweetness in the smell of this this brew. You also pick up on some grains and malts in this brew. The smell is almost like apple cider. Not saying that is a bad thing. Now for the taste, it is rich with flavor. There is mild sweetness at the beginning, then a bold grain taste at the end. Dundee Pilsner has a nice balance to it. There is nothing over powering in this brew. The mouthfeel is full but, it is smooth. Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co. did a nice job with one. I would buy this brew again.

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Photo of Mike412
4/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Refreshing and solid taste. A good Pilsner overall.

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Photo of LutherBrau
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of TeachChefs
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of -MK-
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of Gregwa
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of Tundruth
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of Dapperticus
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of tpauer
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of beyah
3.98/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured clear, golden beer with one-finger, white foam. Lacing lasts a long time.

Smell grain and grassy hops.

Taseted slightly malty with a clean grassy hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel is clean sharp and dry, the carbonation tickles the tounge.

Overall tasted clean a somewhat hoppy, nice summer drink.

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Photo of Garyman
3.94/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sorry, I drink out of the bottle and seldom pour beer into a glass, so I have no idea of the "look" of this beer. I sampled this out of a seasonal 12 pack sample; there were 3 pilsners included. I drank one Dundee pilsner early, came back a week later and drank the other two back to back.

I liked this beer, but I like pilsners. This one tasted clean, had just the right bite, and left my mouth feeling clean after each drink. A nice malt aftertaste too. Dundee is a bit cheaper price than beers I normally buy, so this pilsner is making me wish my local stores carried it. I normally keep my beer consumption to two-at-a-time, but this is one of those beers that makes me want to cross the line and go for 3 or 4! A good solid "B" for score.

(EDIT: I just read a fellow review and they made mention of the "Genny" aftertaste they'd noted with Dundee beers. I noted this also, much more prevalent with their pale ale, but somewhat so with this pilsner. I quckly got used to it. I didn't find it too intrusive.)

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Photo of SonictheBeerhog
3.85/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of beergoot
3.84/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle label data: none noted

The body color is pale gold with a thick, creamy, lasting white head; stacks of foamy rings along the glass. Sweet, grassy, lemony aroma. Flavor reveals light cereal grains with a slight citrus character; excellent hop bitterness balance. Medium bodied; juicy; mostly dry finish.

A solid pilsner overall. Outstanding appearance and a very respectable flavor.

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Photo of scruffwhor
3.83/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into that special Sam Adams glass specially made for Boston Lager.

Clear bright hay and brass color with loads of bubbly carbonation. Thick head of three fingers after the pour and a thick foam that lasts to the finish of my twelve ounce bottle.

The aroma has sweet malted barley with a light toast, hint of cream, and grass from good Saaz hopping.

The atste starts malty upfront. Lightly toasted with a little creamed barley grains. The middle has a more ....pungent cream flavor. Not bad necessarily bad, just a little off-putting. The finish light and earthy with grass and chopped vegetation in the finish.

The body of this beer is light to medium and crisp from start to finish. A pretty good example of a German pilsner. Very drinkable and enjoyable. Also widely available in my area.

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Photo of jg24rules
3.81/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kbnooshay
3.8/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is from the new seasonal pack.

I've said it once and I will say it again. I love the design system that Dundee has going here! Each beer has a different color and illustration. Brands like Weyerbacher could learn something. Green bottle with a fat monk leaping and carrying a beer.

Body is a as clear as can be straw yellow color with a good amount of carbonation. Large white head is a good combination of frothy and foamy. Nice sheets of lacing forming.

Aroma is nice. I picked up peppery notes, apple and other fruitiness. Light hop scent to the nose.

Oh noooo. This has a little of that Genny taste that most Dundee/Genny pale beers all have. But this is decent. Hops are apparent enough, floral and peppery.

This is pretty refreshing though, and a hell of a lot better than the macro offerings like Bud or Labatt while being less snobby than a overrated wanker like Victory Prima Pils.

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Photo of Bear1964
3.77/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Golden32
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of ChuckZ77
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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