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Saranac Black Forest - Matt Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,006 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,006
Reviews: 556
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.71%
Wants: 33
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-15-2001)
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This brew pours a black color with a one finger mocha head which dissipates fairly quickly; light lacing. Low carbonation

The smell is roasted and sweet malts; it is rich and deep.

The taste is roasted and sweet malts along with some sugary sweetness, maybe some type of syrup is in there. There is virtually no hop taste. The beer finishes with a crisp, cracker like lager taste.

This is not a bad beer but not great either. It might be good for a cool day when you do not want something too heavy. It does taste light for such a dark looking beer.

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Saranac Black Forest from Matt Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,006 ratings.