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2.64/5
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611 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with six-row barley malt, corn grits and hops from the Yakima Valley.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,746
Reviews:
233
Ratings:
611
pDev:
27.65%
Bros Score:
2.76
 
 
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3/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

OK, so tall boy extra 24oz can, not expecting much at all, hopefully something drinkable.

Pours a huge over carbonated almost 3 finger head that fades at a med pace, lots of bubbles, and somehow still light spotty lacing, crystal clear watery yellow color.

Nose brings light malts, corn and adjunct additions, adjunct malt addition like syrupy mess, hint toasty straw malt, and hint grassy hop, but otherwise pretty much nothing going for it.

Taste brings more adjunct corn flavor, corn mash, creamed corn creamy taste, light bitter grassy hops, adjunct mess, little grassy malt if you push it, the hops aren't too bad actually, the malts are meh though. Light and drinkable for a macro like beer that isn't skunked and undrinkable. Finish is dry and light bitter grassy hops, fairly meh overall on the finish too, macro syrupy mess, light sulfury unappy lager.

Mouth is lighter bod, decent carb but lighter.

Overall meh, as expected for adjunct lager but not as bad as the off flavors are not overpowering.

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2.25/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.82/5  rDev +44.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a great little adjunct lager....for an adjunct lager. I'm going to go ahead and rate it within its style because why not. It's very very smooth, inoffensive, and has a supremely pleasant mouthfeel to it while delivering a desirable taste. It's got all the basics. The basics that you'd think are the bare minimum for a beer, but many of the most popular brands seem to almost TRY to sink below that. This, however, is a great go-to inoffensive lager. I can honestly say I enjoyed it. The extremely light colour worried me at first, but the lacing on my glass mug was decent and it had more taste than it looked like it would. I made a good choice by giving this a try.

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2.91/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

24oz can poured into a snifter. Canned on July 9th 2013 according to the julian dating.

A: Pours a clear light golden with a fluffy dense white head. Bubbles start popping in the middle of the 2 finger head making it dissipate fairly quick. Average visible carbonation. Actually leaves some nice lacing.

S: Aroma you would expect from this style beer. Reminiscent of the mainstream adjuncts. A light malting with very mild hops.

T: Light flavor, pale malts and a touch of hopping. A sweetness to it that permeates throughout but does not overpower.

M: Light body with a good amount of carbonation. Crisp and refreshing finish that makes it an easy drinking beer. Just a touch of stickiness from the sweet malts but it helps prevent any harshness at the end.

Overall with the brewery right up the road this is one cheap brew thats fresh and cold. Beats most of the other adjuncts out there in flavor.

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Genesee Beer from Genesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 2.64 out of 5 with 611 ratings
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