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Saranac Blueberry Blonde Ale - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac Blueberry Blonde AleSaranac Blueberry Blonde Ale

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76
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188 Ratings
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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 16.27%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Saranac Blueberry Blonde Ale is a traditional blonde ale with a kick of juicy blueberry. You'll notice a light golden haze from wheat malt and oats and a low hop bitterness, which really shows off the fruit. With a medium-light body and fresh blueberry flavor, we're sure we've captured refreshment in a bottle!

(Beer added by: CloudStrife on 04-14-2012)
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

07-30-2014 01:49:42 | More by Pbyoukil
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Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-24-2014 22:17:02 | More by atlbravsrno1
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Zman6153


5/5  rDev +50.6%

07-09-2014 02:05:29 | More by Zman6153
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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -9.6%

06-03-2014 06:00:17 | More by KevMo84
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AMCimpi

New York

2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

04-17-2014 18:00:16 | More by AMCimpi
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pep

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-27-2014 03:45:46 | More by pep
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +20.5%

03-25-2014 00:35:48 | More by PhillyNole
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-26-2014 15:08:05 | More by Griffith
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bryc9194

Oregon

3/5  rDev -9.6%

02-18-2014 21:31:50 | More by bryc9194
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Offa

California

3.08/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pale orange with small white head steadily shrinking to ring.

Aroma is light grain, hints of apple cider, grass, plus a firm, clear but not strong element of blueberry.

Taste is first sweetish light blueberry with grain, then vague grassy bitterness and lightly bitter, almost chemically-peppery blueberry skin. Faint grain aftertaste with faint blueberry, overall a bit thin of character and the almost chemically bite of the blueberry is a negative. Body and feel are pretty good, a bit lively, not really watery. Blueberry if clearly present but not overpowering, yet it is not a very good character. It's not a terrible beer by any means but it's not very good, either.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2014 23:00:39 | More by Offa
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benloho

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

01-29-2014 21:35:50 | More by benloho
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California

3.75/5  rDev +13%

01-18-2014 20:36:16 | More by SoCaliC8
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.03/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours light hazed yellow with a thin fluffy head. Some lacing sticks.

The smell is of light blueberry.

The taste is of blueberry with a hint of wheat tang.

The feel is rather fizzy and light.

A typical, average American fruit beer. The blueberry is on the soft side, especially in the nose and there's not much else to it.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2014 23:16:38 | More by jwc215
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Pennsylvania

3.31/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A-golden color with a ice white head and some lacing

S-toasted bread, blueberry, sweet sugar, hint of yeast

T-malt, artificial blueberry flavor, light yeast, light sugary sweetness

F-light body with moderate carbonation, crisp

O-too artificial tasting, would like to try the base beer alone

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2014 21:07:50 | More by MDDMD
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New York

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Kentucky

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

3.51/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

A: poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass, blond colored with a short white head that dissipates quickly leaving little lacing, cloudy

S: blueberry bubble gum smell

T: nice blueberry flavor that is candy like, not much bitterness, light malt flavors complement blueberry

M: light body, higher carbonation, watery

O: blueberry flavor is good, refreshing beer

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2013 18:14:19 | More by M_C_Hampton
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chrishiker1409

New York

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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New York

3/5  rDev -9.6%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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magnusdave

New York

2.25/5  rDev -32.2%

09-20-2013 00:44:09 | More by magnusdave
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Saranac Blueberry Blonde Ale from Matt Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.