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Saranac Prism - Matt Brewing Company

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135 Ratings
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Ratings: 135
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 4
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: Edward19 on 01-06-2014

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Ratings: 135 | Reviews: 40
Photo of jmdrpi
3.76/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle

Hazy pale golden color. Aroma is very fruity, bright. Taste is not bitter at all, the hops are all flavor.a bit sweet. Medium bodied. Overall much better than I expected as I'm not normally a big fan of wheat.

Photo of monkeybeerbelly
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

the first saranac beer i actually enjoyed, and would probably buy again, in a long time. cloudy and golden, definitely looks appealing.
nose is sweet with notes of citrus and peaches.
Tastes sweet with bright fruity, especially peach flavors followed by a slight bitterness.
overall the most complex beer from saranac yet! definitely a nice summer drink for a hot day. well done saranac!

Photo of mempath
4.79/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

surprisingly complex (if you let it sit....and forget it's Saranac....not sure why folks beat up on it so much)

expected cloudy golden obtuse shimmer ;)
massive head (please pour it in the right glassware in the right way....!)

candied apricot nose

tangy-sweet bright/light fruit esters...amazing spectrum

mouthfeel is a bit thinner than i would like...maybe the hops can't help beef up the wheat/wit aspect...best place to be 'weak' at

an amazing brew....silly label...what's inside counts

highly recommended

Photo of HamdenHector
3.44/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: cloudy; deep gold in color; 1 finger white head that receded to a thick collar; OK lacing;

S: sweet peach;

T: sweet peach up front; the peach stays to the finish; a somewhat harsh bitterness comes in mid-palate;

M: light to medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: an interesting combination of the sweet peach and harsh bitterness;

Photo of dukeandduke
3.64/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

3/10/15 Draft - (The Laughing Man- DC) - Aroma flowery and sweet. Nice blond pour with mid carbonation and white head. Very sweet and light, nice fruity taste. Texture is light, nice feel. Usually do not go for sweet beers but this was very good.

Photo of AndrewMichael
3.46/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into an American pint. Distinct citrus, pineapple flavor. Refreshing and enjoyable.

Photo of supervike
3.24/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A cloudy light orange, with medium carbonation. The smell is very fruity and flowery. Apricots and peach.. The taste is hoppy and packs a fruity/citrus punch without a lingering aftertaste. I doubt I'd drink more than one in a sitting, but would certainly enjoy drinking it. Just a bit too sweet for me.

Photo of TopherBreski
2.53/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Compared to other whites this is really bad. Too much orange with a very bitter taste.

Photo of DrewsBrews450
3.94/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pale orange Color with a strong fluffy white head.. A/T very strong peach and apricot, orange wheat malt, as it warms a noticeable pine hop.. Very good beer wish it had little less pine hop though.

Photo of wattersmike90
3.24/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hophugger
4.12/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Looks sort of like a semi-clear wheat. Head is average and lacing pretty good. Aroma hits right up front with white peach and other citrus. Smells awesome !!. Taste is similar to aroma with lots of peach and a nice hop bitterness. This beer IMHO is very well balanced and a great refreshing offering from Matt Brewing. Cheers !!

Photo of colonia25
4.2/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Toemas
4.27/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Smells great tastes as well.. peachy apricot wheat. real nice beer.
White but not too belgian spicy.
i'd drink it again.

Photo of mbratt93
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nyyfanatic213
3.44/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sonofalime
3.92/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Smelt of peaches and pears. Gotta say I'm not one for Saranac but his one was a home run for me. Easy drinking and went down smooth.

Photo of Mszwejb
3.54/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of masonstorm
3.84/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Surprisingly good citrus smell, decent flavor

Photo of Zekenyce
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pgrose
4.83/5  rDev +34.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

L: cloudy, what you'd expect from unfiltered
S: peachy
T: peachy but with a ipa Hoppiness
F: medium carbonation
O: very fruity but tastes like it'd be a great summery beer

Photo of digitalflood
3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CaptDavyJones
3.71/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SpectrePLUS
3.3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Swift989
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of TGallant
2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

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Saranac Prism from Matt Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.