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Saranac Black Lager - Matt Brewing Company

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77
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100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-07-2009)
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Reviews by Mardukk:
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Mardukk

Ohio

3.73/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep brown with an off white head that creates some lacing.

Not much smell to speak of other than a hint of malt.

Nice clean schwarzbier in that the flavor is light chocolate in the finish and also light on the roasted junk. Hops make the finish somewhat clean with the chocolate lingering a bit. There is also a hint of sweetness mid taste.

Medium carbonation with a medium well balanced body.

I'm a big fan of the style and this fits it very nicely. Well balanced and drinkable with some nice lightly roasted characteristics.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2009 03:02:16 | More by Mardukk
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Saranac Black Lager from Matt Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.