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Saranac Summer Ale - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac Summer AleSaranac Summer Ale

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BA SCORE
73
okay

290 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

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Ratings: 290
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 15.02%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Available in the 12 Beers of Summer sampler. Not to be confused with Saranac Summer Brew (a German Radler).

(Beer added by: WesWes on 04-14-2005)
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DMB

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

05-31-2013 17:09:53 | More by DMB
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Johnnyv310

New York

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

05-30-2013 05:36:46 | More by Johnnyv310
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Kelp

New Hampshire

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

05-04-2013 23:17:11 | More by Kelp
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fx20736

New York

3.48/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

bought as part of Saranac's Summer Variety pack from Southtown Beverages on 4/26/13 for $ 7.99.

poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass, served at fridge temp.

appearance: Honey yellow with a one finger white head that leaves little lacing.

aroma: gentle, slightly fruity, slightly hoppy.

mouthfeel: solidly medium.

taste: nice pale malt with a gentle hoppiness and just a touch of fruitiness.

notes: easy drinking, well made. I could drink this all day.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 17:51:03 | More by fx20736
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campfirebrew

New York

3/5  rDev -4.2%

04-04-2013 15:33:50 | More by campfirebrew
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KYGunner

Kentucky

2.43/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pale, straw yellow fills the glass as tons of bubbles line the edges and add no loft to a quickly fleeting head.

Very little scent to note I detected mostly corny adjuncts with some lemon tones.

The taste is weak but mostly adjuncts of corn or rice. Faint touches of lemon or citrus hit the tongue but they are fleeting and almost imperceptible. I'm very disappointed in this entry as Saranacs are usually a lot of fun and tasty.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2013 21:29:20 | More by KYGunner
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Bill235

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

02-22-2013 20:43:40 | More by Bill235
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BamfBacon

Ohio

3/5  rDev -4.2%

02-17-2013 16:40:31 | More by BamfBacon
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

02-12-2013 04:30:48 | More by tobelerone
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BeerLover99

Illinois

2/5  rDev -36.1%

02-04-2013 16:53:12 | More by BeerLover99
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DmanGTR

New York

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

01-29-2013 16:38:14 | More by DmanGTR
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phishbone23

New York

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

01-25-2013 14:37:31 | More by phishbone23
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

01-20-2013 23:10:49 | More by Janeinma
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

12-11-2012 02:08:58 | More by cliff1066
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Anacrusis


2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

11-18-2012 15:27:44 | More by Anacrusis
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

1/5  rDev -68.1%

11-06-2012 20:06:37 | More by cfalovo97
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TaylorK

Virginia

3/5  rDev -4.2%

10-14-2012 20:43:47 | More by TaylorK
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slim2043

Connecticut

2.25/5  rDev -28.1%

10-01-2012 00:28:23 | More by slim2043
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bdn8183

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

09-18-2012 20:51:13 | More by bdn8183
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

09-18-2012 18:58:18 | More by Davepoolesque
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kb2250

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

09-05-2012 16:29:16 | More by kb2250
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KB24


3.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Light orange, one finger white head with no or little lacing.
S - Oranges and citrus.
T - The orange and wheat present, and some hops peek through at the finish.
M - Carbonation crispness is prominent, but not bubbly if that makes sense.
O - Nice beer for a barbecue or a warm summer day.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2012 01:06:38 | More by KB24
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.43/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Pure "beer" gold with little to no bubbles on the body. White head is about 1/4" probably less nothing spectacular here.

Smell: Light lemon orange peel scent.

Taste: Not bad at all with the citrus taste all over the body. Lightly sweet plus a little bitter complaints on my end.

Mouth: Judging from looks you would think the carbonation to be a little low, total opposite. Medium to heavy very very smooth.

Overall: Not as good as some other summer ales I have had but definitely satisfying at the BBQ, Salud!

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2012 23:18:48 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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harrisjohnson

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

08-29-2012 00:41:20 | More by harrisjohnson
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soupieman

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -4.2%

08-28-2012 00:20:30 | More by soupieman
Saranac Summer Ale from Matt Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 290 ratings.