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Saranac Vanilla Stout - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac Vanilla StoutSaranac Vanilla Stout

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BA SCORE
78
okay

266 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 266
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 5
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 10-18-2008)
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ant880

New York

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

01-31-2013 20:51:56 | More by ant880
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Huffs

New York

2.89/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured into a Sam Adams glass, nice full creamy head developed which lasted and had tremendous lacing which lasted through the beer. Appearance was dark deep brown. Aroma was caramel with a malty background and taste was malty with hints of vanilla, almost reminded me of a cream soda. Mouthfeel was more soda like, nothing like you would expect from a stout and aftertaste was dry and sweet.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2013 03:42:21 | More by Huffs
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Sipchue

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

12-31-2012 00:12:17 | More by Sipchue
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

12-07-2012 22:59:03 | More by Damian74Shensky
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random846

California

1.5/5  rDev -55.8%

11-27-2012 05:36:58 | More by random846
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

11-23-2012 02:16:47 | More by hockeyfighter19
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

11-18-2012 00:05:06 | More by ShemRahBoo
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-21-2012 17:27:12 | More by RblWthACoz
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Freshlikeugh

Hawaii

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

09-08-2012 01:39:45 | More by Freshlikeugh
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BK2084

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

08-25-2012 02:56:07 | More by BK2084
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h4ger

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

08-24-2012 00:35:45 | More by h4ger
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phishsihq

Colorado

3.13/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Saranac Vanilla Stout pours a deep, dark brown and is capped by a frothy, one-inch beige colored head. Aromas of oak, roasted malt, and chocolate make quick appearances before the vanilla dominates the nose. The vanilla flavors again dominate the pallet, but in a good way. Flavors of roasted malt, milk chocolate, and a hint of coffee can be found under the vanilla. Interesting and slightly sweet, Vanilla Stout is medium in body and moderate-light in carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2012 20:08:53 | More by phishsihq
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BryanK

New York

2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

08-10-2012 00:37:50 | More by BryanK
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

08-02-2012 04:36:24 | More by WDJersey
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rypkr

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

07-24-2012 04:13:11 | More by rypkr
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ABokononist

New York

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

07-16-2012 17:07:52 | More by ABokononist
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kingslotty

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

07-05-2012 02:26:38 | More by kingslotty
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Thickfreakness

New York

2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

06-05-2012 13:45:59 | More by Thickfreakness
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MattPS

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

05-28-2012 00:56:13 | More by MattPS
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Mikecap

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +18%

05-18-2012 21:22:29 | More by Mikecap
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.39/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a Unibroue snifter

A: pours clear, dark red-brown in color but ends up opaque and nearly black in the glass. The short off-white head had moderate retention and leaves little lacing on the glass.

S: The sweet aroma is of roasted malts, natural vanilla, toffee, and caramel. Some alcohol appears after warming.

T: The taste is malty with a pronounced vanilla flavor: A bit overdone IMO, but certainly not unpleasant. The result is a vanilla flavored milk stout. Hops are detectable, but too low to make this seem like a typical American stout. A bit too sweet and syrupy.

M: Smooth and creamy, with a near-medium body that is not as full as it ought to be. Low-medium carbonation. Finish is slightly dry and sticky.

O: If you like dark beers with a good bit of vanilla, this one's for you.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2012 03:32:22 | More by chinchill
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twobeernuts

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

05-11-2012 10:09:45 | More by twobeernuts
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dtx00

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

04-26-2012 18:23:06 | More by dtx00
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avisong

Virginia

1.75/5  rDev -48.4%

04-26-2012 02:58:31 | More by avisong
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Mart1


3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

04-24-2012 19:50:42 | More by Mart1
Saranac Vanilla Stout from Matt Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 266 ratings.