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Saranac ESB - Matt Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

134 Ratings
THE BROS
59
awful

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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 15.36%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-10-2001)
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longpondbeerman

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3.38/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a crystal clear amber with a half inch head of eggshell foam. Good, striped lacing. The aroma is hoppy, but balanced off with a bready yeast undercoat. I found the initial taste a bit metallic, but appropriately bitter due to the Willamette hops. However, the malts were not much in evidence as a counterweight; the fuggles struggled through only at the finish, and I could not really find the advertised floral finish. The brew was a tad too carbonated as well. Nevertheless, not a bad choice from this micro-macro.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2004 22:32:49 | More by longpondbeerman
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Saranac ESB from Matt Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.