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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Back in merry olde England, the roadside inns were abuzz with banter and smiling glances from buxom barmaids - barmaids who, we might add, brewed the ale they served. In their honor, our brewers treat each batch of Dundee English-Style Ale they brew with the same love and care as the barmaids of old, combining pale and caramel malts with Columbus and Cascade hops for a malty, slightly sweet finish. Now, if only they’d stop dressing like barmaids...


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pershing (463) - Garland, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2011
Murky gold with almost no head and nose. The hop bitterness does stand out during the first taste. Not much mouthfeel. Finishes thin and bland.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2496) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2011
Just a boring ale. Light amber, medium head. Butterscotch and grainy nose and flavors, mild grassy and herbal hop character, balanced bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finhead (1112) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - DEC 14, 2011
A clear, yellow-orange pour with a white head. It has a cereal grain aroma with just a hint of grassy hops. The light body has a crisp texture with lively carbonation. The taste is mildly sweet initially, followed by a dry, slightly bitter finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
AirForceHops (2722) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 11, 2011
12 oz. bottle from winter craft 12 pack. Nearly clear, golden color. No head or lace. Light malt nose. Light malt taste. I get nothing else at all. Even when warm, I can’t pick up any hops at all. It’s hard to write about a beer that doesn’t have much aroma or flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 28, 2011
Bought as part of a mix pack from Kroger on the first day of Sunday alcohol sales in GA. Slight hoppiness in the aroma. Pours a clear golden color with little or no head. Not nearly as good as my favorite (authentic) English ales but a decent attempt none the less.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
puboflyons (1887) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 18, 2011
It pours a highly carbonated light amber with a long lasting head thanks to that carbonation. The aroma has a bit of malts and sugars. Bread and biscuit anyone? The body is thinner than I imagined. The taste is interestingly sweet and slightly bitter at the end. There is an odd acidity in it as well. I think it was a noble attempt but didn’t quite get there.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (2881) - Brandon, Florida, USA - NOV 3, 2011
a strong beer with a clean yet full flavored taste. malty smooth with very little hops. but has a great bread like flavor. this is one fore the sessions to drink with the boys

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JMerritt (1745) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2011
Slightly dark gold with a medium sized off-white head. Moderately grainy aroma, with some light fruitiness akin to peaches. A little vanilla cookie maltiness at the tail end. Heavy straw and wheat flavor, a little abrasive, with mild metallics in the finish. Lingering aftertaste has some medicinal aspirin notes under light toast and moderate yeast.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
daknole (8550) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 16, 2011
Gold pour, light colored head. Aroma is lightly hoppy, bready malts and some light metallic smells. Flavor is lightly hoppy, more caramel malt and sugar cookie notes. Meh.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Parrothead (291) - Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2011
12oz bottle from a sampler case. The blurb on the bottle states this is brewed with Columbus and Cascade hops. Cascades? I thought Englich ales were brewed with EKGs and/or Fuggles. Pours a orange-gold color with a thin white head. Not much in the nose, a bit of malt, a bit of hops - then again, I think thats appropriate for the style. Decent mouthfeel. Taste of malt up front with enough hops to balance out the sweetness. A nice ale.


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