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Saranac Clouded Dream - Matt Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 10.27%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hybrid IPA / Belgian White

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-01-2014)
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Photo of brentk56
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a cloudy amber color capped by an inch of foam; a few streaks of lace linger

Smell: Bready with grapefruit and coriander

Taste: Bready, on the front of the tongue, with grapefruit and lime flavors building; in the middle, the coriander and grapefruit peel take over, though the finish is overly phenolic

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall:

brentk56, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of wisegreensoul
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%

wisegreensoul, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of Snow
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Snow, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of CaptDavyJones
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

CaptDavyJones, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of logicalparadox
3/5  rDev -18.9%

logicalparadox, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of tdm168
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

tdm168, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of poohbearzeccola
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

poohbearzeccola, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of oberon
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Part of the High Peaks series,good to see Saranac trying their hand at some new "bigger" styles.I pour two and a half bottles into a large tulip glass,a hazed deep burnt orange color with a sticky full one finger white head atop.Some sharp grapefruit and lime zest in the aromas followed by some spiced yeasty esters.Yeasty flavors with a decent amount of phenols with light medicinal notes from the hops and sharp grapefruit rind in the finish.Pretty good,I would have liked less phenols and more hop flavors but it rounds out to a pretty good stab at the style.

oberon, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of civicm87
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

civicm87, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of smurphy493
4/5  rDev +8.1%

smurphy493, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of DoubleMalt
4/5  rDev +8.1%

DoubleMalt, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of nyrblue2
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

nyrblue2, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of T-34-85
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

T-34-85, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of nyyfanatic213
4/5  rDev +8.1%

nyyfanatic213, Jul 09, 2014
Photo of mirp1
4.09/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I will keep this simple. Saranac has turned out flimsy beers for years. How's that for a rhyme? This one was knocked out of the park. For a Belgian IPA, I defy anyone to find one better.

I live in Utica, and want Saranac to be bragged about by beer geeks, however, historically, it's been the opposite. No more. Get this one. It is one tight, dry, malty, and hoppy concoction. Not just hop bitter, but hop aroma and flavor as well. Just might be their best effort ever. Hope that this is the trend For Saranac.

mirp1, Jul 08, 2014
Saranac Clouded Dream from Matt Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.