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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

543 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 543
Reviews: 156
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 13
Gots: 48 | FT: 1
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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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

mmmbeerNY, Jun 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

jimpyle48, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Dougwillhike, Jun 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

BrooklynPanch, Jun 08, 2014
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2/5  rDev -46.1%

KevMo84, Jun 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

xJMFCx, Jun 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

Mikeluzzjr, Jun 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Latarnik, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of Act25
3.81/5  rDev +2.7%
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.

Act25, May 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Durandal_777, May 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

stephenjmoore, May 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

dave317, May 22, 2014
Photo of beer456
3.33/5  rDev -10.2%
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.

beer456, May 18, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

rw1992, May 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

squack, May 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

MikeWard, May 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Uncledoobz, May 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Belittle, Apr 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Nachtkrieger, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of RblWthACoz
3.84/5  rDev +3.5%
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.

RblWthACoz, Apr 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

JOldewurtel, Apr 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

lisahope27, Apr 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

ercjr1101, Apr 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

SkinniePost, Apr 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

AMCimpi, Apr 17, 2014
Saranac White IPA from Matt Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 543 ratings.