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Saranac Prism - Matt Brewing Company

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102 Ratings
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Ratings: 102
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | 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

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Edward19 on 01-06-2014)
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maketheheartglad

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

02-13-2014 01:37:22 | More by maketheheartglad
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New York

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07-20-2014 21:34:22 | More by Icemann383
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07-17-2014 00:00:54 | More by Supadave1
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Manalto

Connecticut

2.18/5  rDev -39.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

The others have described the characteristics of this beer pretty thoroughly. It has a decent, but short-lived head, balanced carbonation and pleasant cloudiness, but the elephant in the room is the ovewhelming scent and flavor of artificial peach, identical to that of those soft, gummy candies. That flavor is so dominant and such a peculiar choice for an ale, that it is grounds for rejection.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 19:48:52 | More by Manalto
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mitch3114

New York

3/5  rDev -16.4%

07-13-2014 16:34:01 | More by mitch3114
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16.4%

07-11-2014 00:20:51 | More by Uncledoobz
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New York

4/5  rDev +11.4%

07-10-2014 20:36:28 | More by redbarnbikes
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williamtlow

Maryland

3.89/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Strong unique grapefruit like smell and taste. A lot of carbonation. Not smooth. Otherwise great flavor and aroma. No real great head. Thin layer of foam that doesn't retain on the glass. If the mouthfeel was smoother and slightly more round, it'd be a 4 to 5

Serving type: on-tap

07-07-2014 02:18:55 | More by williamtlow
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Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-29-2014 00:16:13 | More by robertjskelton
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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

06-28-2014 19:15:33 | More by pcox629
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4.75/5  rDev +32.3%

06-26-2014 22:01:58 | More by dzlle25
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mmmbeerNY

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

06-16-2014 03:55:58 | More by mmmbeerNY
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-10-2014 20:20:37 | More by simplicity
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-07-2014 21:05:15 | More by MDDMD
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smcolw

Massachusetts

3.76/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

White gold color from the cloudiness. Good starting head provides extensive streaky lace.

There's the wheat and then there's a surprising floral hop nose. I also detect a sweetness that is reminiscent of candies peaches.

Sweet brew but not cloy. There's a bit of bitter dry in the swallow, yet the aftertaste is like the aforementioned peaches. Not as much wheat in the taste as fans of style might like, but the flavor profile is exceedingly complex. The body is full and the carbonation elevated.

Serving type: on-tap

06-07-2014 18:49:38 | More by smcolw
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durwood64

Ohio

5/5  rDev +39.3%

06-07-2014 01:56:14 | More by durwood64
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New York

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New Hampshire

3.03/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on May 26, 2014.

It has a milky pale yellow pour leading up to a modest white fizzy head that fades. Nice bits of sediment floating about.

The aroma does not make me think of a witbier. It is more like a fruit beer considering the main notes I get are watermelon and mango. Any toasted biscuit notes are in the distance.

Light and refreshing body.

The taste is also on the fruity side but a modest bitterness kicks in to help make this feel more like a beer.

Serving type: bottle

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Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

05-16-2014 14:00:21 | More by boszormeny
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

05-11-2014 23:34:19 | More by Boone757
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.4%

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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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Saranac Prism from Matt Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.