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Saranac Pale Ale - Matt Brewing Company

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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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buschbeer

Ohio

3.03/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I poured into a pint glass to a half inch of tan head. It is dark amber in color. It smells of caramel malt and weak hops. It tastes about the same. I guess when Burning River is your gold standard this isn't going to stand up. It is better than Bell's, but it's just an average pale ale.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2009 01:20:18 | More by buschbeer
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3.25/5  rDev -5%
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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.

Tastes like roasted malts, earthy hops, and I taste the citrus but its more tart than sweet.

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.