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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
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1,076 Ratings
THE BROS
77
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Ratings: 1,076
Reviews: 426
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 25
Gots: 143 | 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:
Beer added by: JackStraw22 on 09-01-2005

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3.28/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I took this straight from a bottle at my wife's friend house & was not expecting to have beer at all so I jumped at the chance of trying something, particular pumkin as is the season, that I had not had before. The pumpkin style is growing each year & this version is the regular, not Imperial that southern tier, Weyerbacher & Shipyard is not known for. Had a 125 years on the neck of the bottle. The only lasting family brewery in the US and from Central NY, not bad.

A: from the bottle could not see
S: mild on the malt side
T: medium spice flavor but sweeter overall
M: medium to thick
O: Better than I thought & would drink again

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3/5  rDev -11.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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3/5  rDev -11.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of teromous
3.07/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Mine came in a 32 oz jug-shaped bottle.

A: Light orange-brown with a small off-white head that doesn't last and leaves no real lacing. The beer is pretty hazy.

S: Familiar pumpkin pie spice scent along with the scent of pumpkin as well. It smells pretty good.

T: At first I get some pumpkin pie spice but it is very light. It is followed by a faint toasted caramel flavor. The caramel is nice but I feel like it could use more general flavor, including the pie spice. Overall it's pretty unremarkable.

M: The mouthfeel is pretty empty feeling. It just needs more body.

O: Overall it's an alright pumpkin beer in a pinch, but it just doesn't have enough flavor or mouthfeel. I wouldn't pick it up again.

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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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3/5  rDev -11.5%

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Saranac Pumpkin Ale from Matt Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,076 ratings.