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Saranac Pale Ale - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac Pale AleSaranac Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,090 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,090
Reviews: 613
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 13.74%
Wants: 4
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Malt Selections: Crystal English Pale Ale
Hop Selections: Cascade, East Kent Golden

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-08-2001)
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Kunsan90

North Carolina

3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I don’t consider myself a Pale Ale lover, but since it came in a sampler pack, I felt obliged to try it. Once poured, the color was clear reddish amber. A thick foamy head was present, but dissipated pretty quickly once a couple of drinks were taken. During consumption, head residue remained on the sides of the glass adding to taste of each drink. The taste was fairly balanced, no overpowering bitter or sweet taste, and went down very well. I didn’t experience any overpowering aftertaste and I found myself looking forward to the next drink. Two other individuals enjoyed one with me and they agree that they enjoy another, even at their expense.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2003 16:42:05 | More by Kunsan90
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Saranac Pale Ale from Matt Brewing Company. Yet another review out of their sampler pack. Poured from the bottle into a glass, this brew's got a 1.5 finger thick head, clear brownish amber body, and solid lacing.

I smell a lighter vibe going on here. Little bit of citrus perhaps. I about had to stick my nose in the brew to get a decent whiff. I wish it had just a micro-hair more presence in this category.

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Mouthfeel is clean and slightly dryer. Nice work here.

Overall a 3.25 for Saranac Pale Ale from Matt Brewing Company. It was "meh". Probably won't get this on its own.

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Saranac Pale Ale from Matt Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 1,090 ratings.