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Saranac Octoberfest - Matt Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

417 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 417
Reviews: 265
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 5
Gots: 7 | 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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bsm80x

New York

3/5  rDev -12.8%

10-24-2013 15:30:29 | More by bsm80x
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3/5  rDev -12.8%

10-22-2013 15:25:00 | More by HRamz3
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FroggieG

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-20-2013 19:52:48 | More by FroggieG
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nodder

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-19-2013 14:21:27 | More by nodder
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Didier

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

10-19-2013 00:30:31 | More by Didier
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rcatalano

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +9%

10-18-2013 22:11:07 | More by rcatalano
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CaverDave

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-14-2013 00:10:45 | More by CaverDave
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squack

New York

3.75/5  rDev +9%

10-13-2013 18:11:19 | More by squack
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-12-2013 22:09:20 | More by scottbrew4u
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mkh895

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-10-2013 23:59:20 | More by mkh895
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Agnazub

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-06-2013 02:49:39 | More by Agnazub
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yuenglingade

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

10-06-2013 01:20:43 | More by yuenglingade
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fishguyac

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

10-06-2013 00:45:54 | More by fishguyac
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FCRICH

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-05-2013 23:05:15 | More by FCRICH
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FilumDee

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +9%

10-05-2013 21:10:08 | More by FilumDee
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Gavage

New Jersey

3.33/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: pours an orange color with a 1/4" head that falls apart quickly.

Smell: very little aroma as only some malt sweetness is hard to detect,

Taste: malt profile is a bit mild with some slight nuttiness, and a bit of ripe dark fruits. Bitterness is very mild.

Mouthfeel: lighter side of a medium bodied beer. Lightly crisp throughout. Short lasting aftertaste.

Overall: a very weak flavored oktoberfest beer that is easy to consume, but lacks the satisfaction expected from the style.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2013 22:34:44 | More by Gavage
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1BadblueSS

New York

4/5  rDev +16.3%

10-04-2013 20:47:50 | More by 1BadblueSS
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bconsidine

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

10-03-2013 15:28:34 | More by bconsidine
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jmw4437

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +9%

10-01-2013 23:51:27 | More by jmw4437
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AmitC

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-29-2013 19:34:50 | More by AmitC
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broadway848

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-27-2013 23:55:04 | More by broadway848
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.73/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a brownish tinted amber color with a one finger head of pure white foam. The head has a good level of staying power, fading slowly over time to leave a decent level of streaky lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is of a lightly roasted malt aroma with some nice aromas of a caramel sweetness. A light amount of spice is there as well giving an overall sweet and lightly roasted Oktoberfest aroma overall.

Taste –The taste begins with a lightly roasted and bready flavor with a strong showing of caramel. As the flavor advances from the initial, the flavor initially sweetens even more with some brown sugar flavors coming to the tongue. The roasted gets a bit stronger more toward the middle of the taste with other flavors of spice coming to the tongue. The sweeter flavors, at the same time, start to dwindle with a light herbal flavor that comes to the tongue. In the end the mix of flavors leaves a sweeter roasted and lightly hopped flavor on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the medium side with a carbonation level that is on the medium side as well. Both are fitting for the style and make for a rather easy drinking style.

Overall –An overall easy drinking, sweeter Oktoberfest. Rather tasty overall and not bad for the price.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2013 02:02:01 | More by Darkmagus82
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -12.8%

09-25-2013 02:03:43 | More by Sspeer1
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msondel

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +9%

09-21-2013 02:19:28 | More by msondel
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bshiban

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12.8%

09-20-2013 19:30:36 | More by bshiban
Saranac Octoberfest from Matt Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 417 ratings.