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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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dmamiano

West Virginia

3.95/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Seasons best. Saranac take on a holiday beer.
I like the deviation from all the spiced up beers that the others seem compelled to produce for this time of year.
Polished copper in appearance. Nice thick white head and thick lacing to boot.
Smells of toffee, caramel and lollypop like sweetness.
Nice malt up front in the taste. Caramel malts, sweet brown sugar kissed with a slight botterness from the hops in the end.
I fine beer by my account.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2008 01:46:03 | More by dmamiano
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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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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

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