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Saranac Pumpkin Ale - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac Pumpkin AleSaranac Pumpkin Ale

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,020 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 1,020
Reviews: 416
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 24
Gots: 111 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JackStraw22 on 09-01-2005)
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

rorjets, Aug 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

MarkDavidHorn, Aug 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

jerefreakinmiah, Aug 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

DoubleMalt, Aug 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Matt_Stuart, Aug 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

ScaryEd, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of Axnjxn
3.38/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

32oz growler into a flute. 2013 release

Pours a dark copper/red color with a nice looking head. Attractive pour. The smell is very malty and has no hint of pumpkin whatsoever, it smells like a lager with maybe a TAD bit of spice. the taste is also quite malty with some nutmeg and cloves thrown in , but absolutely no pumpkin taste whatsoever. It doesn't taste bad though. Medium bodied, mild carbonation.

Overall not good as a pumpkin beer, but not bad if you consider this a lager.

Axnjxn, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of Fergyx825
1.99/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Appearance: Dark amber beer, w/ some head, doesn't really dissipate. This is on the cusp of darkness from what i'd expect out of a pumpkin ale. A bit too dark, appears to me more like a lager.

Smelling: Spices and pumpkin fill my nostrils, exactly what i would expect from a pumpkin beer. Sweet pumpkin w/ a hearty smell.

Taste: Tastes just like run of the mill beer. No real pumpkin taste to it. I can taste the alcohol.

Mouthfeel: Light beer, w/ a high amount of condensation. Not what i was expecting from a pumpkin ale.

Overall: Really disappointed by this beer. A bit darker than expected. Smell was exactly what i'd expect but nothing spectacular. Tastewise this beer just doesn't cut it at all. Mouthfeel just confirms the taste being sub par.

Fergyx825, Aug 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Abilow33, Aug 24, 2013
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4.66/5  rDev +37.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Light copper amber color with decent head and moderate carbonation. Clove, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and especially pumpkin notes in the aroma. The notes in the aroma are reflected in the taste. Very balanced. Not heavy or too light. The very many flavor notes aren't overpowered by the malt, hops, or alcohol. This year is our favorite brew of this beer yet. Finishes with more flavor and less alcohol. Cheers!

Utica_Brew_Review, Aug 21, 2013
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1/5  rDev -70.5%

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Saranac Pumpkin Ale from Matt Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,020 ratings.