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Saranac Octoberfest - Matt Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

468 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 468
Reviews: 273
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 13.62%
Wants: 7
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-15-2001)
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2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

delia0027, Sep 09, 2014
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2/5  rDev -42%

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Boone757, Sep 08, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +20.6%

TCurtis881, Sep 07, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +32.2%

Bguz, Sep 07, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +19.4%

Upstate24fan, Sep 06, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev -6.1%

LeahM, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

LutherBrau, Sep 02, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +10.1%

wisegreensoul, Sep 01, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -9.6%

Deezwart, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of logicalparadox
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Mediocre. Typical for Saranac; not great, but not bad. I would take it if nothing else good were available. It's not a bad Oktoberfest (so, as one of my favorite styles it gains points for that). Malty, smooth... Biscuity, with a cracker finish. But a bit thin, lacking in carbonation, and underwhelming.

logicalparadox, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

monkeybeerbelly, Aug 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Boggdogg, Aug 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

A great representation of the style by an American brewer! The mouthfeel is a bit thin for my taste, but otherwise, this is a fine brew indeed.

slym, Aug 26, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -7.2%

AlpacaAlpaca, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

kuhndog, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

jburd19, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

zestar, Aug 22, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +4.3%

SonictheBeerhog, Aug 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

This brew pours an orange/brown color with a light white head and light lacing. There is medium carbonation.

The smell is sweet and roasted malts, caramel and brown sugar. There is just the lightest hint of floral hops.

The taste follows the nose with heavy sweet and some roasted malts dominating, a little caramel taste then light floral hops at the end. Just enough to keep this brew from becoming too sweet.

Overall this is a good Oktoberfest offering. Pretty typical for the style, it did not blow me away but it is worth trying.

microbrewlover, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

TheWillMitch, Aug 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Phigg1102, Aug 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13%

Doomcifer, Aug 01, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

atlbravsrno1, Jul 24, 2014
Saranac Octoberfest from Matt Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 468 ratings.