Original Honey Brown Extra Rich Lager (Beer Brewed With Honey) | Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.

Original Honey Brown Extra Rich Lager (Beer Brewed With Honey)Original Honey Brown Extra Rich Lager (Beer Brewed With Honey)
BA SCORE
3.12/5
1,417 Ratings
Original Honey Brown Extra Rich Lager (Beer Brewed With Honey)Original Honey Brown Extra Rich Lager (Beer Brewed With Honey)
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-06-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,631
Reviews:
672
Ratings:
1,417
pDev:
16.67%
Bros Score:
3.12
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
222
Trade:
0
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Photo of willcull78
2.55/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Overall it tasted all right, that rich honey flavor; however, the overall feel was not impressive; in fact, I got a bit of a headache from it. I wanted to like this beer, because I like do like honey, and thought it would make a nice offering; however, it just didn't really do it for me. As inexpensive beers go this one is drinkable but their are better beers for the price.

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Photo of JamieDuncan
3.82/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of 88caprice
3.17/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a bottle into a glass.

Tawny gold to light clover honey colored. Moderate lacing and thin creamy head. Smells sweet with a hint of malts, but mostly a honey smell that's stronger than honey itself. Funky generic lager smell too. Taste is big on sweet honey. Finishes with a borderline sour twinge. Feels carbonated and a little slick. Sticks to the tongue some.

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Photo of OzmanBey
3.72/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A nice dark brown larger with just the right of sweetness to balance it out.

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Photo of BeBeer
3.48/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ajdemma
3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kraut6363
2.92/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of clickensbeard
3.67/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nace4
3.29/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hackattack
3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This stuff is not too bad. It is a lot better than any of the other brews I have tasted from Genesee/Dundee Brewing Company. This was a bigger deal before the craft brews took over.

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Photo of wander4
3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ordybill
3.77/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the tap into a pint glass at the Taco Mac in Atlanta. The appearance is a clear amber color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is sweet malt and sugary honey. The taste is nice, but feels lije a processed flavor. not a bad beer at all.

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Photo of ncoutodavis
3.17/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of DaveCash
3.28/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SpaceBeagle
3.62/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ClePaul
3.42/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wattie83
2.93/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nater919
2.98/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Grupatre
3.49/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of shiu-chan
3.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Drink from bottle.
Maple, honey and malty nose.
Light, honey and malty with light carbonation.
Overall, refreshing and crispy.

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Photo of corywalston
2.94/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of 54V4G3
2.52/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of GLBClover85
2.79/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Not a bad beer. Nothing great either. A 24oz can is 1.59 and a 12 pack is 10.99. For that price it's worth a try. Not much taste to this beer..kinda a metallic aftertaste. Looks very light brown..feel is pretty light. Not bad in a pinch trying to catch a buzz.

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Photo of MinerBob
3.84/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Light smooth taste another good session beer. Slightly more carbonated than I like but overall still a good beer. Would definitely recommend on price alone.

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Photo of Benjolovesbeer
3.77/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Original Honey Brown Extra Rich Lager (Beer Brewed With Honey) from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.12 out of 5 with 1,417 ratings
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