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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
76
okay

1,145 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,145
Reviews: 617
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 13.74%
Wants: 4
Gots: 56 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -5%

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3.71/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured out a beautiful, almost clear, amber. A thick creamy white head settles down and retains well. There is some sticky lacing left behind. The aroma is mild and has just hints of the crystal malt sweetness and a little pine hops. The taste is more malt forward, with befitting its English-style, and the hops play a complimentary role. It grew on me as it warmed. The body has a nice thickness but just a little too much carbonation. This is good and with a little tweaking could be a great English Pale Ale.

delta490, Monday at 08:58 PM
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4.12/5  rDev +20.5%

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

booga73, Oct 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

speedball33, Oct 14, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev +2.9%

chuckmt, Oct 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.16/5  rDev -7.6%

Fsvensson75, Oct 03, 2014
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3.54/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a slightly hazy pale orange color with good clarity and vision of tiny bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Toasted grains, pale malts, slight citrus and herbal hops.

Taste: Definitely malt forward with mild hops and slight fruitiness in the background. A little bitterness too.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, medium carbonation, crisp, refreshing, and a little chewy.

Overall: A simple pale ale. Very traditional to the EPA.

Flounder57, Oct 03, 2014
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Saranac Pale Ale from Matt Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 1,145 ratings.