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Saranac Irish Red Ale - Matt Brewing Company

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77
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287 Ratings
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Ratings: 287
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-19-2008)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

This beer is a go to for me for the fall. I don't know why Saranac doesn't make this a stand alone seasonal. The flavor is full and smooth. It had a very clean finish which is to be expected from Saranac. One of my favorites. Very malty. Hops don't really come through which is fine. Overall one of the best Irish reds out there.

TDWynne, Nov 02, 2013
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: pours a copper color with a 1/2" head that breaks down quickly.

Smell: a light malt aroma is all you can detect here.

Taste:light caramel flavor with some red apple sweetness and a mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Crisp to start, less crisp towards the finish. Short lasting aftertaste. Refreshing.

Overall: a mild flavored beer where several can be easily consumed in a session.

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Saranac Irish Red Ale from Matt Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 287 ratings.