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Saranac Caramel Porter - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac Caramel PorterSaranac Caramel Porter

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BA SCORE
72
okay

660 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 660
Reviews: 433
rAvg: 3.12
pDev: 22.76%
Wants: 6
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-05-2001)
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chooch5

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -3.8%

12-18-2013 02:44:29 | More by chooch5
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Evarigan

New York

3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

12-17-2013 20:13:04 | More by Evarigan
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sommersb

Tennessee

2.6/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Tasted On: 12-15-2013
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 12 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Shaker pint
Purchased: 6-pack from Frugal MacDoogal, Nashville

Appearance: Color is dark brown and looks like a cola. The head is a good size, off-white in color, with good lacing and retention.

Smell: Candy-like and sweet, with vanilla, caramel and raisins.

Taste: Malty and sweet, with no hop bitterness. I get some type of vegetable-like off flavors. The vanilla tastes fake as well, so overall not a great taste experience.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with average carbonation. The finish has roasted grains for some bitterness, plus sweetness from the malts and additives.

Overall: This beer was not a hit with me -- there were some off-flavors in the taste and the additives just made it taste like imitation flavors.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2013 04:31:52 | More by sommersb
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

3.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 oz.

Pours a deep clear nut brown, light yellowish film for a head.

Smells of biscuits and caramel with a light vanilla element.

Biscuit malts with a light brown sugar and caramel flavor, some vanilla and cocoa.

Medium body with coarse tingly carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

A fairly average porter, decent flavor but disappointing body. Worth trying but probably not worth going out of your way to find. There are plenty of better porters.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2013 02:18:34 | More by Cylinsier
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Ladyfortuna

New York

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

12-12-2013 05:30:43 | More by Ladyfortuna
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mrchrisray

New York

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

12-11-2013 22:33:12 | More by mrchrisray
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -3.8%

12-10-2013 15:38:42 | More by AngusOg
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Swift989

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

12-09-2013 04:44:39 | More by Swift989
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sirsteve42

New York

3/5  rDev -3.8%

12-06-2013 03:04:35 | More by sirsteve42
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CaptDavyJones

New York

3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

12-04-2013 06:28:36 | More by CaptDavyJones
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gwiedman1

New York

3/5  rDev -3.8%

12-01-2013 23:06:25 | More by gwiedman1
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CreightonSM

New York

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-28-2013 17:04:34 | More by CreightonSM
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deviousdannyg

New York

4.25/5  rDev +36.2%

11-25-2013 14:41:02 | More by deviousdannyg
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -3.8%

11-24-2013 16:41:28 | More by DrunkinYogi
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LooseMoose1978

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-23-2013 01:46:55 | More by LooseMoose1978
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bigeyedfish89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

11-21-2013 23:30:16 | More by bigeyedfish89
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CSpoons

Delaware

1.5/5  rDev -51.9%

11-17-2013 20:25:50 | More by CSpoons
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bconsidine

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-12-2013 14:15:23 | More by bconsidine
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -67.9%

11-10-2013 06:30:00 | More by facesnorth
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -3.8%

11-07-2013 00:53:22 | More by buzzy
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chrishiker1409

New York

3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

10-24-2013 17:26:24 | More by chrishiker1409
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realega

New York

4.25/5  rDev +36.2%

10-19-2013 23:36:20 | More by realega
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harpus

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

10-10-2013 21:25:16 | More by harpus
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Horbar

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -3.8%

10-10-2013 15:54:31 | More by Horbar
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ant880

New York

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

10-08-2013 16:05:07 | More by ant880
Saranac Caramel Porter from Matt Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 660 ratings.