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Saranac Big Moose Ale - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac Big Moose AleSaranac Big Moose Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

443 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 443
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 2
Gots: 14 | 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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ShanShantheRocket

New York

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

05-12-2013 20:44:25 | More by ShanShantheRocket
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hattrick95

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

05-03-2013 16:49:22 | More by hattrick95
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GMan

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

04-28-2013 23:12:17 | More by GMan
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

3/5  rDev -14%

04-20-2013 23:54:11 | More by AndrewMichael
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beergoot

Colorado

3.46/5  rDev -0.9%

A nicely colored copper-orange body covered with a nice foamy head. Citrus hops and caramel malt notes in the aroma. Crisp, medium-bodied feel; slightly fizzy. Warm malt flavors, reminding me of honey and biscuits; good complementary hop bitterness.

Another decent if non-exceptional offering from Saranac. Tasty and very drinkable, all things considered.

04-20-2013 21:29:30 | More by beergoot
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TomG2751

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

04-11-2013 17:22:08 | More by TomG2751
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

04-08-2013 18:19:41 | More by Celtics76
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EFR94

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

04-07-2013 03:02:04 | More by EFR94
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h4ger

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

04-05-2013 02:33:52 | More by h4ger
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drt72

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

04-05-2013 02:30:04 | More by drt72
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lauries444

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -14%

03-30-2013 00:32:29 | More by lauries444
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PaulD

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

03-22-2013 01:03:19 | More by PaulD
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ujsplace

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-22-2013 00:45:39 | More by ujsplace
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BGsWo22

New York

1.5/5  rDev -57%

03-20-2013 23:43:34 | More by BGsWo22
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PretzelsNBeer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14%

03-10-2013 20:50:42 | More by PretzelsNBeer
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curasowa

New York

2.3/5  rDev -34.1%

Appearance: Clear, golden color with two fingers of head that fade to a cap with some spotty lacing.

Aroma: Big toasted malt aroma with some woody notes mixed in with a slight metallic tang.

Taste: Some thin toasted malt flavor up front followed by a lot of grainy, thin, metallic yuck. Some mild bitterness towards the back end and finishing with some lingering graininess.

The Rest: Not much to say here, this isn't very good.

03-09-2013 22:05:13 | More by curasowa
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BrianCuoz

New York

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

03-08-2013 18:53:33 | More by BrianCuoz
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

03-06-2013 20:18:28 | More by GreesyFizeek
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -42.7%

03-03-2013 19:38:49 | More by tmars13
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Edgewater

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-02-2013 02:58:24 | More by Edgewater
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jp312

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

02-23-2013 02:12:06 | More by jp312
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bribo

New York

3/5  rDev -14%

02-21-2013 21:20:17 | More by bribo
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billblakeslee

Florida

4/5  rDev +14.6%

02-20-2013 19:23:46 | More by billblakeslee
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mitch3114

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

02-20-2013 03:57:20 | More by mitch3114
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MIchelle318

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

02-20-2013 00:53:18 | More by MIchelle318
Saranac Big Moose Ale from Matt Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 443 ratings.