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Saranac Octoberfest - Matt Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

420 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 420
Reviews: 265
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 13.95%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | 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.

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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
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Iamstryker

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -12.8%

09-20-2013 16:49:29 | More by Iamstryker
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-20-2013 02:11:19 | More by BeerForMuscle
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spedprof

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

09-19-2013 02:48:58 | More by spedprof
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stella77artois

New York

3.61/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into wine glass.

A - Ruby-brown-amber, a lot of ruby when put to a light. Just a bit of carbonation showing. A thin, half-inch head appeared and dissipated somewhat quickly.

S - Lot's of strong malt up front, and a grassy aroma. A general fermenty aroma as well. Really not much going on, but not unpleasant.

T - Same with the aroma. Lot's of strong malt is noticeable up front, as well as a dirt-type bitterness. Not a hoppy bitterness, as I couldn't taste anything as far as hops. A bit of cocoa in the aftertaste. As with the aroma, not much going on, but it's not a bad tasting beer.

F - Very drinkable. Could be a session beer even, if consumed slowly. Easy on the throat and tongue.

O - Not a whole lot going on, and I've certainly had better Marzen's, but this isn't a bad beer, and won't mind drinking it again. Doesn't have the sweetness than can damage some Marzens, and is crisp and clean like a regular Lager of Pilsener would be.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2013 17:28:38 | More by stella77artois
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beans923

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9%

09-16-2013 00:57:08 | More by beans923
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.64/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear light copper with two fingers of off-white head that retained for a long time and left nice lacing behind. The nose is malty and bready - typical for this style. Malt is definitely present in the flavor profile, but the body is a bit light for style. The finish is pleasantly dry. This offering is not excellent, but it is a pretty good effort.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2013 03:57:19 | More by 57md
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DRobCity

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

09-15-2013 03:13:34 | More by DRobCity
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soupieman

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

09-14-2013 21:04:54 | More by soupieman
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williahd

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-13-2013 13:13:09 | More by williahd
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tipofthetongue

New York

3.75/5  rDev +9%

09-10-2013 05:07:57 | More by tipofthetongue
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Lynch52

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9%

09-09-2013 17:48:57 | More by Lynch52
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FreshButterbeer

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-09-2013 17:48:44 | More by FreshButterbeer
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SiegeSpitfire

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-09-2013 08:34:12 | More by SiegeSpitfire
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JC333

New York

3.75/5  rDev +9%

09-08-2013 18:32:02 | More by JC333
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tvghost

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-07-2013 04:15:54 | More by tvghost
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LooseMoose1978

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +9%

09-07-2013 02:27:13 | More by LooseMoose1978
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podes

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

09-07-2013 01:27:37 | More by podes
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Johncnh

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-02-2013 16:11:22 | More by Johncnh
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Eando35

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

08-25-2013 17:02:30 | More by Eando35
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

2.25/5  rDev -34.6%

08-25-2013 01:41:15 | More by ScaryEd
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DoubleMalt

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

08-24-2013 01:41:34 | More by DoubleMalt
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Utica_Brew_Review

New York

3.14/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Copper amber color with decent head and moderate carbonation. Malty, fruity aroma. Bitter and very malty taste. Decent malt balance. Toasty, caramel malty aftertaste. An average octoberfest. Finishes slightly thinner than it started. Maybe a bit more malty than we'd like.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2013 02:58:39 | More by Utica_Brew_Review
Saranac Octoberfest from Matt Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 420 ratings.