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Saranac Summer Brew - Matt Brewing Company

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70 Ratings
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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 2.81
pDev: 29.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Not to be confused with Saranac Summer Ale ... this is a German Radler: A refreshing blend of lemonade and lager.

(Beer added by: yesyouam on 05-05-2009)
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ebeard2

Virginia

2.73/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

This is a summer brew by Saranac which reminds me of the Summer Shandy by Leinenkugel. They are not exactly the same, they just remind me of one another. I drank this brew straight from the bottle so I cannot give much insight to the color of the brew.

The taste of the brew was sweet. VERY, very sweet. It tasted like I was drinking a bottle of lemonade with a splash of beer in the mix. I am not a huge fan of super sweet things so this was a bit of a turn off for me. I don't think I could drink more than one of these in a sitting.

This may be an ideal choice for people who are not big fans of beer. However if you enjoy the taste of beer, and I assume anyone who explores this website would fit into that category, I would steer clear of this beer unless you are looking for something super sweet for dessert.

Overall I would not recommend this beer unless you are looking for something more comparable to Mike's Hard Lemonade or Smirnoff.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2011 01:58:57 | More by ebeard2
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Saranac Summer Brew from Matt Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.