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Saranac Our Legacy IPA - Matt Brewing Company

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183 Ratings
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Ratings: 183
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 10.03%
Wants: 8
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beeranator on 07-07-2013)
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Photo of Act25
3.7/5  rDev -2.4%

In contrast to others, I think this gets better as it warms and as it goes. By the end of my first glass, I wanted another.

A: 4.25 - because it has a very tight, cotton candy, lacey head over a very light colored, hazed straw golden body.
S: 3.5 - Too faint. Light aromas of biscuit malts underneath grapefruit/pineapple hops.
T: 3.5 - Starts with light, bright biscuit malts with a bit of caramel sweetness. Followed by predominantly tropical, pineapple hops, a bit of sun warmed hay, and a long, slightly watery, but otherwise pleasing finish.
MF: 3.7 Enough weight and pleasing feel to invite another.

Saranac's best?

Act25, Sep 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Griffith, Yesterday at 09:29 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

bsm80x, Yesterday at 12:06 AM
Photo of dank203
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

this is a pretty solid ipa, lot of floral and spice notes, definitely a grapefruit note on the palate, a little sour grape, bitter clean finish

dank203, Tuesday at 11:54 PM
Photo of Ainman11
5/5  rDev +31.9%

For not being an IPA person I ended up loving this brew. With 60 IBU's this is not so bitter. I prefer this brew more chilled then other beers from Saranac.

Ainman11, Sep 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

j0hnc2468, Sep 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

ksimons, Sep 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

GratefulJack, Sep 16, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +0.3%

Apollo98, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

imercado1, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

BigTrubble, Sep 06, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -18.7%

LeahM, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

LutherBrau, Sep 02, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev -1.8%

wisegreensoul, Sep 01, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev -14.5%

Vellster13, Aug 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Consumed directly from the bottle at Camp Treetops Friends' Weekend 2014 in Lake Placid, NY.

A: A small pour into a clear plastic punch glass shows an amber beer with a short cap of off-white head. (3.5)

S: Aroma is heavier than it should be with caramel malts, medium crystal in character, with pine and citrus hops that don't quite dominate in the aroma like hops should in this style. (3.25)

T: Flavor is fine but still fairly light-to-medium crystal malt heavy with a lot of toffee and light caramel with the nice bready maltiness. The hoppiness is not as assertive as it should be and falls in the light-to-moderate bitterness with some pine and orange and grapefruit citrus along with floral notes. Less caramel malts and heavier late and dry hopping would elevate this beer. No yeast or alcohol notes. (3.25)

M: Not as dry as it should be with medium body and moderate carbonation. (3.25)

O: Not a great but a middle of the road at most American IPA that treads toward English styling. (3.25)

argock, Aug 28, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -2.9%

Bottle to tulip glass

A- pours a clear bright golden color with a bit of sediment floating around, small fizzy white head disappears completely, leaving nothing behind 3.5

S- citrusy orange hop aroma with notes of fresh grass and cracked pepper, clean malt bill allows the hops to shine 3.75

T- citrusy hop flavor follows the aroma with an emphasis on orange zest, grassy and minty mid-palate, slightly bready malt leads to a clean finish 3.75

M- medium body with moderate carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a crisp finish 3.5

O- nice citrusy notes with a clean finish 3.75

Treyliff, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of microbrewlover
2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

This brew pours a golden/copper color with a 1.5 finger white head with good carbonation and light lacing on the glass.

The smell is pine and grapefruit wit a little melon. There is also the light smell of roasted malts lurking in the back ground.

The taste follows the nose with the grapefruit dominating then the melon with a little malt and pine in the background. Some hop oil is left on the tongue after swallowing.

Overall this brew has potential but it does not impress me like other IPA's I have had. It is just kind of bland and so-so; it might make a good session IPA.

microbrewlover, Aug 27, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +1.3%

k47k, Aug 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

sgregory, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Johnbotelho, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

jburd19, Aug 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

humpty1602, Aug 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

deansellers, Aug 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

6thstreetbrewpub, Aug 20, 2014
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Saranac Our Legacy IPA from Matt Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 183 ratings.