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Saranac Big Moose Ale - Matt Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

453 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 453
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 2
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
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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Ratings: 453 | Reviews: 206 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

MichaelStoutBeard, Jan 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

jaydoc, Jan 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

drbenderdo, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of Billolick
2.96/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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.

Not really coming together for me. Bordering on unpleasant to drink.

Billolick, Dec 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Ladyfortuna, Dec 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

sirsteve42, Dec 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

boszormeny, Dec 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

TheBeerdedCharmer, Dec 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

deviousdannyg, Nov 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

DrunkinYogi, Nov 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

V3XX069, Nov 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

100200300, Oct 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

bsm80x, Oct 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

chrishiker1409, Oct 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

RBorsato, Oct 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

AdamElb, Oct 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

jhartley, Oct 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

DMACH, Oct 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

ROGUE16, Sep 18, 2013
Photo of far333
3.38/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Caramel orange colored with a low beige head that settles out quickly. Low aroma of toasted malt and citrusy hops. Flavor of orange rind citrusy hops and well-balanced malt. Hops are front and center though, and continue to evolve as it warms. A piney bitterness lingers. Mouthfeel is a bit thin, but carbonation tingles.

far333, Sep 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

B_Sloane89, Aug 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Cooker_stp, Aug 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

mpalestino, Aug 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

nyyfanatic213, Aug 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

FreshButterbeer, Jul 29, 2013
Saranac Big Moose Ale from Matt Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 453 ratings.