RONCOD (206) - Uledi, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2010
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Golden yellow color with a very thin white head. Sweet taste with some hops in the finish. Not too bad for the price.
coldbrewky (1408) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - MAY 16, 2010
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Now canned under "Mountain Brew Beer Ice" for $2.99 a sixer. woo-hoo-doggy! Nose of corn and some malts. creamy and easy drinking...Dis drink Good! Nearly flat-lined as to taste, mouthfeel and finish. Why then do I have a penchant to keep consuming this brew? Even the wife stated that it looked lovely in the glass....which incidentally is too good for this beer. "Straight from the can to your liver" should be the official motto of this incomprehensible brew.
demitriustown (1027) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JAN 24, 2010
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Going with the good old 40 this time. Aroma is sweet, corn, bready, with the slights amount of funk. Appearance is a clear golden with a fluffy white head. Flavor is grainy, somewhat of a aluminium taste to it, light corn notes and somewhat of a cardboard aftertaste. Overall, Itís really not that good.
yobdoog (1888) - Woodridge NY, New York, USA - DEC 23, 2009
0.9 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
Orange gold with a small dense head. Aroma is sweet, corny, bland. Flavor is sweet and corny and some rice. Like a cheap malt liquor.
garrison (748) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - DEC 19, 2009
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
I purchased a forty ounce bottle from my local Krogerís, and can clearly state that there isnít much to this beer. Bland tasting, very light malty aroma, I really canít even recommend this brew to some of the íhood winoís (itís only 5.6 ABV). Oh well, at least itís something to fill out the refrigerator!
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - MAY 31, 2009
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Genesee Ice is a clear light golden beer with a thin white head that has good lacing. The aroma is of funk, lemon and corn. Itís light bodied and quite smooth with a clean finish. Itís lightly flavored and not too funky. The flavor is mostly lemon and corn. Itís not too bad for an ice beer, but for $4.50 a twelve-pack-- you can get Genny Bock for the same price right now. Come on.
puboflyons (1821) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 29, 2009
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
From the 12 fl. oz. can no. 0779 R 14:42. The pour is sort of between pale yellow and pale gold with good clarity and lively carbonation. There is a constant puffy, white head. The aroma is a bit grassy and grainy and maybe a tad bready. A little watered down but not horrendous. The alcohol is not as evident in the taste as other ice beers I have tried and this one has a touch of the hops, corn, and a reasonable finish.
elihapa (1525) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - MAY 16, 2009
1.6 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Oh goodness, how I didnít want to try this. Pours pale gold with a fizzy, dissipating head. Aroma of nothing and corn. Flavor is surprisingly mellow-sugary, with a palate that is fuller than I expected. Overall, not a bad offering considering price, alcohol, and relatively inoffensive finish. That said, letís not forget this is trashy beer. I MAY, if situation demanded, consider purchasing this beer again.
arventresca (533) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 25, 2009
0.9 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 3/20
It taste twice as nice when you puke up Genny Ice. Just like its cousins it is just a macro tasting beer that is there for the sole purpose of getting trashed. Why on earth anybody making over minimum wage would by this stuff other than that is one of lifes great misteries.
cheap (3746) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 14, 2009
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2011 New rate 7/2011: a little better and this time it wa in a big silver and black 24 oz can. This much better than most of the stuff from city yet its cheaper at times. Old rate:Mine was labeled as Genesee Ice. Red and white label, but not the label we see here. A big 28 oz clear tumbler of jenny ice. Looks like any other pale American lager. Cost was $1.50 for a glass bottle twist off 40. The kings measure, not liters mind you. Ooh baby, not too common around these parts. Found this at the gas station on my way to Vintage. This is not the kind of beer youíll find at vintage. Bob was more interested in selling me EKU. There is a quarter inch creamy head on this that wonít go away. Taste is reminiscent of many ice beer but is not too offensive. Typical cheap pale lager flavor which is not too offensive. Much better than most of the beers from Milwaukeeís Melanie. Finish is a bit corny and does not have much more than a little processed feel. Overall, the session was better probably because of the 5.2% alky content. S3L2F2T5O8