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Saranac Season's Best - Nut Brown Lager - Matt Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

234 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 234
Reviews: 176
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 01-23-2002)
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Hojaminbag

Colorado

3.08/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Saranac Season's Best has a caramel colored body and a tan head that has solid lacing and retention.

The aroma has a good bit of caramel malt to it, and a noticeable hop kick.

I'm surprised by the hops that come through up front, bringing a burst of citrus and bitterness. The hop flavors are soon replaced by malt flavors that are more powerful than the hops. Caramel and toffee mix with a lot of nutty flavors and a hint of fruit. Dry chocolate flavors come through as well.

Light bodied with fairly active carbonation.

Saranac makes dependably solid beer for the prices they charge, and Season's Best is no exception.

Serving type: on-tap

01-27-2012 20:45:27 | More by Hojaminbag
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Appearance: ½” thin off white head recedes rapidly, leaving light lacing. Significant amount of carbonation bubbles. Color is light brown and mostly clear.
Aroma: mild but pleasant aroma. A little hop spice but mostly malt – whole wheat bread, a little caramel and slight nuttiness.
Mouthfeel: fairly light bodied with heavy carbonation. Mostly watery with a somewhat dry finish. Flavor: caramel and nut flavors are predominate. There is some hop spice in the finish. There is also a bready aspect—similar to yeast rolls.
Overall: a pleasant beer, not outstanding, but not bad at all. I would recommend giving this one a try. Would probably pair very well with cheddar cheese and some crackers.

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Saranac Season's Best - Nut Brown Lager from Matt Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 234 ratings.