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Saranac Big Moose Ale - Matt Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

447 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 447
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 2
Gots: 16 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

DCH, Jun 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

Johnnyv310, May 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

Rdc67, May 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

twenty5, May 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

ShanShantheRocket, May 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

hattrick95, May 03, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

GMan, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of AndrewMichael
3/5  rDev -14%

AndrewMichael, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of beergoot
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.

beergoot, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of TomG2751
2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

TomG2751, Apr 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Celtics76, Apr 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

EFR94, Apr 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

h4ger, Apr 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

drt72, Apr 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

lauries444, Mar 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

PaulD, Mar 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

ujsplace, Mar 22, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -57%

BGsWo22, Mar 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

PretzelsNBeer, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of curasowa
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.

curasowa, Mar 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

BrianCuoz, Mar 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

GreesyFizeek, Mar 06, 2013
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2/5  rDev -42.7%

tmars13, Mar 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Edgewater, Mar 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

jp312, Feb 23, 2013
Saranac Big Moose Ale from Matt Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 447 ratings.