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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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This beer was poured from the bottle into a pint glass.
This stout is black with no light penetration. There is a short lived head that dissapates quickly.
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The taste was more bitter than expected with fairly assertive hops and alcohol. Still notice the dark fruit.
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Saranac Imperial Stout from Matt Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.