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Saranac Imperial Stout - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac Imperial StoutSaranac Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

192 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 20
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AlHam on 10-22-2007)
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DefenCorps

Oregon

4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into my Chimay chalice

A: Black, black, black with a tan head that thins out. Mild carbonation.

S:Sweet chocolate, hazelnuts, molasses.

T: Chocolate that's thankfully not as sweet as the nose with a definite coffee presence. There's hints of burnt malts, figs and dates too. The finish is warming alcohol. Tasty!

M: Thick with the carbonation doing great things to the palate.

D: Yes, please. At 9%, this can creep up on you.

A beer that surprised me - their Imperial IPA was a bit of a let down but this one holds its own.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2007 04:18:01 | More by DefenCorps
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Saranac Imperial Stout from Matt Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.