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

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BA SCORE
79
okay

235 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 176
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | 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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Vendetta

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Large, foamy head that leaves a soapy lacing.

Smells mildly malty with a faint hop background.

Tastes superbly malty, sweet, some balancing hop bitterness in there. Strong semi-toasted caramel presence.

Mouth feel is very, very good. Creamy with slightly tingling carbonation. Finish is a bit bitter.

This is a pretty good brew from Saranac, definitely one of their better ones that I've had.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2008 03:58:48 | More by Vendetta
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2.95/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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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12oz Bottle from the Wegmans Dewitt NY for 2$

Appearance - Copper colour with an average size fizzy off white coloured head. There is a low amount of carbonation showing and there is some faint lacing on the sides of the glass. The head lasted for close to 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, caramel, nuts

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste caramel and malts mixed with light hops. There is also some roasted/toasted notes and some nuts.

Overall - A solid example of the style. Tasty and very drinkable although not very exciting. Worth a try.

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Saranac Season's Best - Nut Brown Lager from Matt Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.