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Saranac Big Moose Ale - Matt Brewing Company

Saranac Big Moose AleSaranac Big Moose Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

434 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 434
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 15.71%


Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Saranac Big Moose Ale is an American Pale Ale with a kick. The medium-bodied malt sweetness is balanced by a nice crisp bitterness from hand selected centennial and cascade hops. Look for a vibrant citrusy hop aroma that will leave you craving another swig!

13.5 IBU

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

Pennsylvania

3.1/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Brought a bottle to a BYOB restaurant to enjoy with dinner. Review from notes.
Poured into a supplied pint glass.

A - Pours a rather translucent, light golden yellow color. A rather foamy, white head appears upon pouring but it quickly fades. Large amount of carbonation bubbles rise from the bottom of the glass. Little to no lacing left on the glass after drinking.

S - Rather unimpressive. Slightly tangy, maltly smell.

T - A rather generic pale ale. Tangy, slightly malty taste. Little to no hop bite. Nothing awful but not the best ale I've ever had.

M - Very well carbonated. Leaves a slightly metallic aftertaste.

D - The low ABV and lack of heaviness would allow you to drink this as a session beer. That being said, I wouldn't want too many of these.

Overall - Another Saranac beer that falls short. Drinkable but not something I'll seek out again.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2011 15:44:27 | More by BuxMontBeerLover
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Saranac Big Moose Ale from Matt Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 434 ratings.