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Saranac Winter Lager - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac Winter LagerSaranac Winter Lager

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BA SCORE
78
okay

104 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 15.54%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-07-2009)
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A. Chestnut brown body with about one finger of off-white bubbly head that drops after a few moments. Light amount of carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass.

S. Roasted malts and lager yeast aromas dominate this one.

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Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass

A-Clear copper with a thin whisp of an eggshell head

S-Bready malts predominate

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Served in a Budweiser pokal.

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Saranac Winter Lager from Matt Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.