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Saranac Black & Tan - Matt Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

712 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 712
Reviews: 498
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 9
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Black & Tan |  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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JWFokker

New York

3.35/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The Black and Tan is easily Saranac's most popular brew, but I wasn't particularly impressed by it. It's looks good and black when first poured, with a nice big head which unfortunately quickly diminishes. The nose is primarily malt and bread, which does follow through exactly as you'd expect it too in the flavor. The predominant flavors are roasted malt and bread, with a bit of caramel and maybe coffee. There's a bit of hops in the aftertaste, but primarily just malty bitterness. The flavor does not correspond to the mouthfeel though, which is surpisingly thin. Malt fans will like it, as that's 90% of the flavor, but I prefer a more well rounded beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2006 05:57:54 | More by JWFokker
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Saranac Black & Tan from Matt Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 712 ratings.