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Saranac Wild Hop Pils - Matt Brewing Company

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Saranac Wild Hop PilsSaranac Wild Hop Pils

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BA SCORE
82
good

188 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 9.92%
Wants: 1
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
This unique pilsener is the first to use the Belma hops, discovered growing wild on a farm in the Yakima Valley. Crisp. Refreshing. One of a kind.

(Beer added by: puboflyons on 05-03-2013)
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kenstogie

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-05-2014 22:33:13 | More by kenstogie
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a rich golden color wit a thin small head gracing the top. A thick foamy collar is always present. Soft carbonation bubbles stream to the top.
Smells inviting with a sharp and tangy aroma Hops have a subtle bottle lemon juice scent.
The taste is refreshing and good but I didn't pick up much of the wild hop taste or hops in general.
Finishes dry and sharp or tangy.
A good beer with no faults other then needing more hops.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 11:50:42 | More by micromaniac129
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coobstar

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-01-2014 05:05:42 | More by coobstar
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monkeybeerbelly

New York

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-30-2014 23:11:33 | More by monkeybeerbelly
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JPowell712

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -38%

06-26-2014 02:11:09 | More by JPowell712
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-26-2014 00:02:35 | More by xJMFCx
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Wortman1998

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-25-2014 18:36:17 | More by Wortman1998
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gory4d

New York

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

06-24-2014 17:17:19 | More by gory4d
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mitch3114

New York

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-22-2014 22:52:50 | More by mitch3114
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robfaivre


4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

06-22-2014 19:29:54 | More by robfaivre
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wisegreensoul

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-20-2014 03:25:10 | More by wisegreensoul
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tugdriver7

Maryland

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-19-2014 21:26:03 | More by tugdriver7
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leansean88

New York

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

06-18-2014 01:09:18 | More by leansean88
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Yoda22

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-17-2014 22:49:01 | More by Yoda22
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RHB33

Maryland

3/5  rDev -17.4%

06-17-2014 22:19:01 | More by RHB33
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mmmbeerNY

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-16-2014 03:57:04 | More by mmmbeerNY
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smurphy493

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-15-2014 23:44:51 | More by smurphy493
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I_Like_Beer

New York

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

06-15-2014 22:41:29 | More by I_Like_Beer
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carlmoberg

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-15-2014 03:22:20 | More by carlmoberg
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wvbrewcrew

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-15-2014 01:18:39 | More by wvbrewcrew
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dhay55

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-13-2014 02:00:23 | More by dhay55
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.44/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pristine clarity with a corn-orange coloring that shows a quick rate of macro-carbonation. Dirty sea-shell white head is milky thin with a rather short rate of retention. Small whispy eye lash streaks for lacing.

S: Nice soft scent of fresh lemon, lightly dry pilsner grains with a soft flowery wiff of spicy saaz hops. Lightly dry hay and citrus.

T: Some bright citrusy hops, wet, with a soft dry pilsner backing. Light dry orange peel, lemon hay, with some hints of semi-dry grapefruit and nobel hops. Things finish out with a dry, warmth of spicy hop flowers.

M: a mid-range of carbonation with a decent amount of depth. Slippery texture, spicy warmth of citrus hops on the hold.

O: Overall good drinkability, softly balanced making for prime session material. Won't blow you out hop wise but is more subtle and traditional finishing out with a spicy bite perfect for that warm summer day in the backyard. The hops seem to get more appreciable deeper into the drink.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 23:48:08 | More by beerthulhu
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JOldewurtel

Maryland

3/5  rDev -17.4%

06-12-2014 03:29:11 | More by JOldewurtel
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Can > Pint Glass

A - Clear light straw yellow wit a finger of white fizzy head, no lacing.
S - Sweet floury basic kinda pils aroma, grainy, light citrus
T - Too sweet of a flavor, hops barely come through, lightly tart.
M - Clean and crisp is the upside here.
O - Refreshing when cold, disappointing warming up

Serving type: can

06-11-2014 23:09:14 | More by Omnium
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tastybeer

North Carolina

3.64/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Light fully clear gold colored beer. Aroma is sweet chewy grains, Vienna like malt, and crisp grass, floral, citrus, and a soft presence of strawberry ice cream. Taste is nicely grainy as well. Fruity berries, creamy malt, light lemon peel citrus as the bitterness hits. Not really a pilsner but definitely a refreshing lager with a unique hop profile.

Serving type: can

06-11-2014 00:57:37 | More by tastybeer
Saranac Wild Hop Pils from Matt Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.