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Saranac Octoberfest - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac OctoberfestSaranac Octoberfest

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492 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 492
Reviews: 276
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 6
Gots: 32 | 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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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.

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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.

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Saranac Octoberfest from Matt Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 492 ratings.