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Saranac Big Moose Ale - Matt Brewing Company

Saranac Big Moose AleSaranac Big Moose Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

432 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 432
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%


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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12 ounce bottle w/o freshness info of any sort to be had.

Pours caramel and lightly hazed. Very minor head, next to no film/collar/lace.

Meh kinda nose of more caramel smellin' malts...

Herbal tea hops, caramel malts, not loving much about this one.

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Saranac Big Moose Ale from Matt Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 432 ratings.