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Saranac Irish Red Ale - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac Irish Red AleSaranac Irish Red Ale

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BA SCORE
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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3/5  rDev -10.4%

beans923, Sep 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

ejimhof, Sep 14, 2013
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williahd, Sep 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

AmitC, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of 57md
3.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a copper with two fingers of off-white head that quickly dissipated. The nose is lightly bready. There is some notes of caramel malt present in the flavor profile, but the taste is not very bold. There is a pleasant hoppy finish. This is a well-balanced red that is sessionable, but not terribly memorable.

57md, Sep 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Johncnh, Sep 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

rorjets, Aug 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

podes, Aug 27, 2013
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2/5  rDev -40.3%

ScaryEd, Aug 24, 2013
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3.39/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - A deep amber red clear enough to see the cabronation wonderfully

Smell - The smell is decent, what you might expect in the ways of a lager

Taste - A decent taste that is crisp and refreshing. It hits with a strong light beer start and finishes with a lingering yet enjoyable aftertaste similar to Guinness,

Mouthfeel - Excellent light carbonation with fantastic light taste

Overall - A fine beer but it misses the mark compared to other Saranac brews

jtw004, Aug 23, 2013
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4.31/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Copper amber color with decent head and moderate carbonation. Hoppy, sweet, caramel aroma. Malty flavor. Flavors are very well integrated and balanced. Slight spice flavor and the floral hop flavor also comes through. Finishes a bit drier than it starts. Could be a bit sweeter.

Utica_Brew_Review, Aug 21, 2013
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Saranac Irish Red Ale from Matt Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 287 ratings.