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Saranac White IPA - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac White IPASaranac White IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

498 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 498
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.94%
Wants: 11
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: StonedTrippin on 12-16-2011)
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-03-2014 00:22:01 | More by xJMFCx
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Mikeluzzjr

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -19.6%

06-01-2014 19:57:49 | More by Mikeluzzjr
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-01-2014 13:49:43 | More by Latarnik
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Act25

New Jersey

3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Saranac tasting better lately. This one edges out their decent Pale Ale. A great take and one of the first on WIT IPA.

A: A hazy straw yellow with active visible carbonation offers a finger of creamy foamy white head that too quickly reduces to thin film covering the surface with a ring at the edges of the glass. Ample lacing. Lots of yeast left in bottle. the real deal.

S: Healthy dose of aromas of citrus/orange hops with lighter aromas of pale malts, spices, and orange peel. Welcoming, clean, not cloying. But that Saranac soapy ness in evidence.

T: Follows the smell with more pale malts and wheat upfront followed by citrus/orange hops. There are light flavors of spices and orange peel in the end game. Light amounts of bitterness which fades to a pleasant finish and feel. Good food beer. Flavor packed.

M:Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Crisp. Long finish.

O: No nonsense, well made, would drink again.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2014 00:45:45 | More by Act25
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-28-2014 21:38:35 | More by Durandal_777
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-24-2014 18:54:55 | More by stephenjmoore
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dave317

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

05-22-2014 22:49:48 | More by dave317
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beer456

New York

3.33/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a cloudy/smokey off-white copper. Smells fruity. Taste is not overpowering. Overall I am gonna have to say its nothing special. Perhaps, its needs a little more bite for my taste. Its not an unpleasant beer but its nothing so memorable that it deserves any special praise either.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 20:23:11 | More by beer456
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rw1992

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -33%

05-12-2014 03:26:00 | More by rw1992
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squack

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-05-2014 21:58:36 | More by squack
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

05-05-2014 21:56:20 | More by MikeWard
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Uncledoobz

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-04-2014 02:14:15 | More by Uncledoobz
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Belittle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.2%

04-29-2014 16:21:56 | More by Belittle
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Nachtkrieger

New York

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

04-26-2014 23:57:01 | More by Nachtkrieger
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is actually pretty decent for a Belgian IPA. Carries a lot of the trademark characteristics. The one detractor is the almost soil flavor to it. I can't quite say it's too earthy, because it's more like dirt really. But overall, it's consistent and pretty well done. A good one from Saranac.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2014 03:14:54 | More by RblWthACoz
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JOldewurtel

Maryland

4/5  rDev +7.2%

04-23-2014 19:46:43 | More by JOldewurtel
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lisahope27

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

04-23-2014 19:27:00 | More by lisahope27
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ercjr1101

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

04-19-2014 01:27:02 | More by ercjr1101
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

04-17-2014 20:56:04 | More by SkinniePost
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AMCimpi

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

04-17-2014 18:06:00 | More by AMCimpi
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

04-16-2014 19:02:30 | More by Ciocanelu
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leitmotif

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

04-16-2014 16:40:50 | More by leitmotif
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mooseisloose

Florida

3.14/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Part of an assorted sixer called an Adirondack Trail Mix. Popping the top this brew has a citrusy and piney hop smell. Pours into a handy glass to a cloudy faded yellow with an off white head that disappears quickly. On the taste this brew has a bold sourness upfront, then gets a little spiced malt sweetness followed by a bitterness of the hopping that then fades into the finish. Kind of a unique flavor. Odd indeed.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2014 01:06:51 | More by mooseisloose
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ariceclemson

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

04-05-2014 18:14:56 | More by ariceclemson
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SaranacinTexas

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-28-2014 01:41:22 | More by SaranacinTexas
Saranac White IPA from Matt Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 498 ratings.