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Title: Dundee Honey Brown
Post by: euge on December 18, 2010, 08:11:13 AM
I've been eying this for years. Bought some tonight. Label says "Extra Rich"  ??? Not much honey to it nor richness. Drinkable at 4.5%- think I could pound six of these and still find my way.
Title: Re: Dundee Honey Brown
Post by: gordonstrong on December 18, 2010, 03:49:05 PM
I knew a guy who used Honey Brown as a secret ingredient in margaritas.  Don't remember how much, I think it was just a splash, but they were damn good.  I got a bottle once as part of a club Christmas beer exchange (I'm sure someone was amused).  Used it to braise bratwurst.  Meh.
Title: Re: Dundee Honey Brown
Post by: bluesman on December 18, 2010, 03:55:46 PM
I vaguely remember this beer. It was okay as I remember it. I think this is a Genesee product or at least used to be. Pretty smooth and clean, maybe too much so for a brownie. Probably more like a session beer than anything else.
Title: Re: Dundee Honey Brown
Post by: euge on December 18, 2010, 05:31:24 PM
It's not even brown. When I poured there was a double take. Pale lager?
Title: Re: Dundee Honey Brown
Post by: majorvices on December 19, 2010, 12:05:00 PM
I tried this beer once about 15 years ago. Totally stumped when I poured it in a bottle and saw it wasn't brown at all. Never bothered with any of their other offering again.
Title: Re: Dundee Honey Brown
Post by: MDixon on December 19, 2010, 01:16:15 PM
The last time I remember having the beer it was the best of a bad lot at a piano bar. Seem to remember it being overly sweet.
Title: Re: Dundee Honey Brown
Post by: euge on December 20, 2010, 12:39:45 AM
I just blended about 2 ounces of Malheur 12 with a bottle of the HB. Figured it would be a pretty decent blank canvas for the Belgian beer.

The beer turned it brown- fixed that. Made it much more interesting and flavorful so I guess that takes care of the "rich" part.  ;D