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Saranac Hefeweizen - Matt Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

284 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 12.1%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 10-22-2002)
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buffcityx

New York

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

08-10-2012 08:26:06 | More by buffcityx
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M_Burkey


4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

08-08-2012 13:24:08 | More by M_Burkey
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bubseymour

Maryland

4/5  rDev +15.3%

08-03-2012 00:50:43 | More by bubseymour
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cujim

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

07-28-2012 21:12:01 | More by cujim
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PKing

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

07-24-2012 00:35:44 | More by PKing
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

07-21-2012 00:53:37 | More by GiantMidget
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -28%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 ounce bottle - $1.49 at Charlie's Beer and Wine in Marietta, Georgia. BB Sep 2012.

Appearance: Pours a lightly cloudy, darkish, dull orange-hued body with an ultra thin, white head that's gone in seconds.

Smell: Some malted wheat, some raw grain, some banana, some clove. Not much going on at all.

Taste: Lightly grainy, malted wheat with a low level of sweetness. Powdered sugar atop stale bananas. Pop of clove spiciness, which is the predominate taste until the hohum finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation.

Overall: A rather weak, cheerless rendition of the style.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2012 23:42:45 | More by ChainGangGuy
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skiit13

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

07-16-2012 20:42:00 | More by skiit13
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BlakeDannen


3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

07-14-2012 22:38:32 | More by BlakeDannen
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reagbr8

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

07-12-2012 03:42:17 | More by reagbr8
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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

07-08-2012 15:40:16 | More by Dizzy242
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jrs3082

New York

2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

07-06-2012 18:19:48 | More by jrs3082
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vfgccp

New York

2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

07-01-2012 15:06:59 | More by vfgccp
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dspencer714


3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-25-2012 13:38:38 | More by dspencer714
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williahd

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

06-24-2012 20:51:07 | More by williahd
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mfigueroa713

New York

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

06-24-2012 19:32:24 | More by mfigueroa713
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corby112

Pennsylvania

2.4/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a slight cloudy, pale golden yellow color with a half finger white head that immediately fizzles into a thin ring. No lacing.

Earthy, slightly spicy aroma with some grassy hops and zesty clove followed by some bready yeast and light fruit. Floral but kind of bland with most of the traditional heffe notes kind of muted. Hints of apple, pear and subtle banana.

On the lighter end of medium bodied with tight carbonation and a prominent zesty spice presence up front. Lots of peppery clove and coriander that lingers throughout and dominates the flavor. There's also some dry earthy, grassy hops up front which are countered by subtle bready yeast and light fruit notes. Hints of apple and pear with subtle banana but surprisingly there's hardly any citrus flavor at all. Not offensive but kind of bland and not very flavorful.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2012 04:53:24 | More by corby112
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mitch3114

New York

2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

06-21-2012 03:48:29 | More by mitch3114
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

06-17-2012 01:31:31 | More by Kunstman
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dreis

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-15-2012 13:37:13 | More by dreis
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Bike2work


3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

06-13-2012 15:29:00 | More by Bike2work
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Maseitz

Delaware

4/5  rDev +15.3%

06-06-2012 21:43:53 | More by Maseitz
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Stockfan42

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -13.5%

05-31-2012 01:54:04 | More by Stockfan42
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Milkysunshine

New York

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

05-28-2012 00:08:24 | More by Milkysunshine
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BucannonXC5

California

3.23/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Less than a finger of head. Color was golden orange, slightly hazy. Minimal lacing on the top that dissipated almost instantly. No film on the sides.

Smelled a big whiff of hops up front. Banana, wheat, grass, slight lemon and Circus Peanuts.

Tasted pretty close to the smell, but with the addition of buttery hops. Banana, wheat, grass, honey, light caramel and still the Circus Peanuts. Reminded me a bit of the taste of Vegas.

Light body. Thin texture. Very carbonated. Somewhat long finish.

This beer started out pretty good, but became pretty average by the end. Refreshing and nice for the summer, but that’s it.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2012 04:27:08 | More by BucannonXC5
Saranac Hefeweizen from Matt Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.