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Saranac 4059' Porter - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac 4059' PorterSaranac 4059' Porter

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227 Ratings
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Ratings: 227
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 2
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: plaid75 on 10-29-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Standing 4059' above sea level, one of the Adirondack high peaks, Porter Mountain, is the inspiration for our 4059' Porter that is full of roasted flavor. Brewed with English chocolate malt and English hops, you'll taste roasted coffee and chocolate flavors from the malt balanced with a slight hop bitterness. Whether you're up at 4059' or at sea level, this style will have your taste buds climbing with excitement!

42 IBU
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3.13/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

cola colored with a nice thick rich head that the lacing that clings to the glass. coffee is the stronger presents in this beer that can over shadow the malts . the smell is a bit of chocolate and coffee. the bitterness for me is nice .can't wait to review the remaining beers in this seasonal pack

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A good beer for winter (well, it is a porter after all, right? :-p). Though it is not my favorite porter, it is still a very good one. The head fades faster than I would like to see in a porter, but this may be a function of my having only ever had it from a bottle. As with all decent beers that I have only had from the bottle, I would very much like to try this one on tap. Texture-wise it is a little thin (less viscous) compared to other porters, such as Otter Creek's Stovepipe Porter, yet it leaves a lingering taste and texture in the mouth after being swallowed. The taste is good, bordering on great: it is not as smokey as I would like a porter to be, but it is slightly more bitter, which gives it a unique flavor. Definitely worth a try.

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3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Deep dark caramel color, like a good strong cup of black coffee. Decent foam and lacing.

Smell: Chocolate, coffee, and roasted malts.

Taste: Coffee, roasted malts, smoke, and bitter chocolate.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and dry, with a slight bitter aftertaste.

The Verdict: I like it. Just enough complexity to keep the tongue happy. Surprisingly good porter.

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Saranac 4059' Porter from Matt Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 227 ratings.