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Saranac India Copper Ale - Matt Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

158 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.27%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: generallee on 10-13-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Mikecap, May 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

twobeernuts, May 11, 2012
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2/5  rDev -42.4%

odbjs735, May 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

avisong, Apr 26, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -28%

Mart1, Apr 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

Nathanhlind, Apr 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

cenci1m, Apr 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Gregwa, Apr 15, 2012
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2/5  rDev -42.4%

abrodsky, Apr 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

PGVG, Apr 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

biercycle, Apr 09, 2012
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2/5  rDev -42.4%

deonreds, Mar 18, 2012
Photo of DirtyPenny
3.03/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

One in a pint glass, one in a pilsner glass. Glassware is awesome!

A: 1.5 fingers of foamy off-white head atop a dark amber base. Lacing really sticks to the sides of the glass, and the head takes its time fading.

S: Not much. Faint hops and pale malt once it gets warm enough.

T: Frontloaded with piney, bitter hops, this brew eventually settles into a faint mixture of pale and caramel malts. Bitterness lasts on the tongue though, and is what you'll notice a few seconds after finishing a sip.

M: Smooth, viscous and foamy. Slightly dry after-texture, if that makes any sense.

O: Eh, not bad. Hoppy beers are not my thing though, so take this with a grain of salt.

DirtyPenny, Mar 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

MattPS, Mar 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

StaindProject86, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of Knapp85
3.48/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This poured out with a nice deep copper color with a light tan head on top. The smell of the beer gives off a nice amount of hops. The taste of the beer has a nice citrusy hop kick in the beginning that is kinda sweet, the finish is dry and bitter. The mouthfeel of the beer is decent, nothing too over the top. Overall it's a pretty good brew I think.

Knapp85, Mar 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Beer4Baltimore, Mar 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

cjbeckman, Feb 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Amalak, Feb 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

tommyd313, Feb 18, 2012
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3.73/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ba Review #122
Served On: 02/07/2012
Glassware: Duvel Glass
Labeled ABV: -
Date/ Code: March 31, 2012

This was in the 2011 '12 Beers of Winter' mixed 12 pack.

Look: Poured a murky copper with an orange hue. The head was an eggshell colored white that lasted for a few moments and then dissolved into a thin film.

Smell: Some hints of grapefruit with a distinct maltiness – typical of other Saranac offerings. Also some clean hops that seem present in the Saranac Pale Ale.

Taste: First was a robust hop fruitiness that quickly became overtaken by that signature Saranac malty sweetness. The finish was rather clean with faded notes of grapefruit and that malt sweetness. Aftertaste was slightly dry and bitter,

This beer drinks very similar to the Saranac Big Moose Ale. I think the grapefruit may be the only real quality that sets the two apart.

CraftBeerTastic, Feb 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

rsant, Feb 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

AndrewMichael, Feb 01, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -56.8%

slimntubbs, Jan 31, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Goldfishman, Jan 30, 2012
Saranac India Copper Ale from Matt Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.