Saranac Black Lager - Matt Brewing Company
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3.2/5 rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
A: A medium-light copper with excellent clarity. The head is a long lasting, off-white
S: There is a light roasted malt character that seems strange and unpleasant at first. Moderately-light chocolate malt aroma with some graininess. There is a light earthy hops aroma. Not much else, just a fairly clean lagered beer.
T: A light malt sweetness with a light cocoa flavor. The hops provided a moderately-light bitterness and a very-light earth hops flavor. The balance is even. The finish is somewhat towards the dry. The after taste is slightly of bittersweet chocolate.
M: a medium-light bodied beer with moderate carbonation.
O: Almost an amber lager like a vienna with a hand full of chocolate malt. The chocolate character is pretty light and would benefit from more support from complimenting roasted gain character.
Serving type: bottle
12-30-2012 03:36:19 | More by MadScientist
Saranac Black Lager from Matt Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.