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Saranac Belgian Ale - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac Belgian AleSaranac Belgian Ale

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BA SCORE
76
okay

285 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 285
Reviews: 235
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 14.71%
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbnooshay on 10-27-2005)
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-11-2012 01:59:11 | More by cliff1066
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sendbeer

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

12-03-2012 20:01:47 | More by sendbeer
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TaylorK

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-14-2012 20:41:26 | More by TaylorK
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.23/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle served in a snifter. A bit annoyed at the outset that Saranac simply describes this as a "Belgian style ale" on the label (although there's a more info. in the fine print on the neck label) -- Belgian ales are so varied that this is virtually useless.

A: pours a cloudy orange-amber with a short-lived off-white head. Vestiges of the head remain for a while and some thin lacing is left o n the glass.

The aroma is fruity, bready and appealing, but too faint.
The flavor is fruity, bready and spicy, with what I would describe as a Belgian style spice component. It has a slight earthiness and yeastiness yet is quite drinkable. [3.25]

M: Medium-light body with near medium carbonation. A little watery.

O: well, a decent and economical departure from your typical American beer, but a not a strong rendition of a "Belgian ale"

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2012 23:51:59 | More by chinchill
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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

08-05-2012 20:08:53 | More by Dizzy242
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WDJersey

Colorado

3/5  rDev -9.9%

08-02-2012 04:31:40 | More by WDJersey
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mitch3114

New York

2/5  rDev -39.9%

06-21-2012 03:42:36 | More by mitch3114
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3/5  rDev -9.9%

06-07-2012 15:09:03 | More by OriolesFan1008
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pagardner

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-02-2012 00:26:21 | More by pagardner
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drtth

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -9.9%

05-01-2012 01:26:34 | More by drtth
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avisong

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

04-26-2012 02:55:09 | More by avisong
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dgeebs07

New York

3/5  rDev -9.9%

04-14-2012 12:12:18 | More by dgeebs07
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Tundruth

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-05-2012 00:41:56 | More by Tundruth
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

03-28-2012 20:04:54 | More by TheRuss9585
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chrispoint

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

02-18-2012 20:27:20 | More by chrispoint
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jharkins07

Ohio

3/5  rDev -9.9%

02-09-2012 19:52:58 | More by jharkins07
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -39.9%

02-05-2012 19:07:00 | More by jfcaa193
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imperialking

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

01-23-2012 05:01:50 | More by imperialking
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dowen44

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-20-2011 05:50:23 | More by dowen44
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claspada

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.9%

12-08-2011 14:17:11 | More by claspada
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-07-2011 01:44:33 | More by JohneHoodlum
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rab53

Washington

3/5  rDev -9.9%

12-02-2011 04:09:00 | More by rab53
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.9%

12-01-2011 23:08:18 | More by djrn2
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Another6Pack

Michigan

3/5  rDev -9.9%

11-26-2011 13:58:13 | More by Another6Pack
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -9.9%

11-25-2011 14:35:19 | More by Rochefort10nh
Saranac Belgian Ale from Matt Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 285 ratings.