Palidor19 (3194) - Brandon, Florida, USA - NOV 3, 2011
its very good. there is nothing wrong with this beer in any aspect but it does have anything exemplary. medium malts and nutty flavor with a slight hoppy taste. a great drinking beer for the days off. Chudwick (3439) - Taylor Mill, Kentucky, USA - MAR 5, 2012
12oz bottle - pours clear brown with off-white head and nice lacing. Nose is caramel. Flavor is a tiny bit nutty and adds floral hops. taste is a little sweet and a bit more bitter. Body is medium and texture is watery.to thin. Medium finish that is almost dry. Again, good in flavor, but modest for the style. Patrickctenchi (6811) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 16, 2012
Clear, dark brown/ruby...tan head.
Aroma is woody, caramel...
Taste is pleasantly nutty, a little chocolate, slightly sweet.
A little tingle of hop towards the end. Pretty average...but easily worth the 12$ for the 12-pack sampler. Cybercat (6342) - Georgia, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Comes out of the bottle a clear, bubbly chestnut with a fairly thick and fluffy pale wheat head. Malty aroma is not strong but has nice caramel and nutty hints. Satisfying, if not outstanding, flavor has a malty core and hints of hazelnut (no surprise) and caramel. Texture is about average in the fizz and fullness departments. If no great shakes, still tasty and enjoyable. bnoel09 (588) - Elk Grove, California, USA - JAN 31, 2013
Poured into one of my Newcastle Geordie Schooner glasses. Mahogany brown color with a generoud tan head. Aroma is hazelnut and some earthy malt. Flavor is a bit one dimensional, but nutty with a nice level of hazelnut character. Many hazelnut browns seem to overwhelm with the hazelnut flavor, but this strikes a nice balance. Fairly smooth mouthfeel with a slightly dry finish. I rarely see any Dundee beer in my area, so I probably won’t be drinking it again, but its a decent run-of-the-mill brown.
Ron (4264) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 28, 2012
Pour is a dark brown and translucent with a large tan head. Aroma is malty with some roasted nuts. Flavor is the same. Starts out with some malts then comes a bit of roasted nuts. The body is a little thin, but it goes down easy and tastes decent. djd07 (16307) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 21, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear copper with a small off white head leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is caramel malt and chocolate. Thin mouthfeel wit a roch malt and dark fruit and raisin. Easy to drink A good brown ale from Dundee. cheap (6213) - CHINA - FEB 12, 2013
Froma bottle much better than expected. A brown beer with a clean smell. Easy going. Fairly mild and well behaved, unlike other dundees I’m familiar with. Some rope and leather in there but not over the top. Goodly amount of co2. Overall a decent beer experience, btter than expected for this brand. Cousin_Larry (895) - - SEP 17, 2013
A nice brown ale with hints of hazelnut, caramel amd chocolate. Creamy amd smooth with a clean finish. Darkmagus82 (2303) - - JUN 16, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 5-18-12 -
Poured from bottle into pint glass
Appearance – Pours a medium clear brown color with a billowing off white head with big carbonation bubbles entrapped within.. The head has good retention and eventually fades to leave a light level of lacing.
Smell – The smell is of brown bread, caramel and hazelnut; sweet roasted nut describes it best.
Taste – The taste is rather surprising. While I was expecting something of sweeter malt up front it was rather dry. A dry roasty biscuit flavor meets the tongue. While caramel is big in the nose it is not heavily present in the taste at all. The initial roasty biscuit flavors are meet with a roasted nut flavor more toward the middle of the taste. This mix of flavors lasts to the end of the taste where a little bitterness sits and lingers on the tongue.
Mouthfeel –The body and carbonation are both very average. A thicker body would have suited the flavors better, but the lighter body makes it go down very easily. Overall average.
Overall – Not bad, but it lacks some of the caramel sweetness and thicker body that would likely have accentuated the taste of the beer. All in all it has a good roasty nuttiness, but is a little too bitter.