Saddleback Ale | Sebago Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sebago Brewing Company
United States
sebagobrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Saddleback Ale is a crisp light all malt beer with roots from an Eastern European lager. The Czech hops balance the pale malt, revealing balance and natural drinkability. Saddleback Ale is the perfect session beer.

20 IBU

Added by lou50rp on 12-08-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
45
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.36
pDev:
17.86%
 
 
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0
Gots:
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Ratings: 45 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of grahuba
3.77/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hoppymcgee
2.99/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had on draft at Sebago Brewing Co. in Scarborough, ME.

L: Very light, dull yellow with mild carbonation.

S: Boiled corn.

T: Up front is semi-dry, faint yeast. Finishes like an American adjunct lager.

F: Best part of the beer. Has good body for 3.9%.

O: This is at best a summertime beer, otherwise try their Lake Trout stout on nitro; it is a Guinness killer.

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Photo of xtonytx
3.02/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SocalKicks
2.75/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of nickfl
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of coombski
3.62/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TTripp725
2.94/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rderedin
3/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mitch3114
2.6/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of thegerm87
3.03/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of meehandennis
2.46/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Underwhelming ale, not nearly as good as other offerings by Sebago

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Photo of spycow
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Rocketman2013
3.2/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Gfunk
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Dicers
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Morakaton
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of tgeorgf
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of ChrisL24481
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of jaxon53
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of MaineBrewing
3.36/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

A - poured a very pale yellow, clear, with one finger frothy white head. Lots of copious lacing synonymous with most sebago brews I get in their mix pack, definitely fresh.

S - smelled of fruity Esthers, slight citrus and a mild malt aroma.

T - taste is very crisp. Only a few mellow notes of citrus come through for hop flavor, and the malt character is barely there with some notes of bread and cereal. Doesn't have very much flavor but the crisp taste and dry, bitter finish does lend to some enjoyment.

M - very drinkable, light with crisp abundant carbonation, very sessionable.

O - overall I think it lacks in flavor. I would reach for this if I wanted a beer that wasn't going to stand in the way of my food. I wouldn't if I wanted to enjoy a tasty beer.

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2/5  rDev -40.5%

Photo of deebo
3/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-slightly cloudy pale straw colored with a bit of white foam
S-wheat aroma with a citrus tart nose
T-similar to the aroma
M-high carbonation that hurts the finish a bit. Light bodied. A lingering hop/malt finish
O-nothing stands out with this one. Average

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Photo of Dope
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy straw with a smallish fizzy white head. Fades quickly with a bit of lacing left on the glass.

S: A bit of bready malt. Grainy. A touch toasty.

T: More toasty bread. A little lemon. Grassy hops especially towards the finish.

M: Light bodied, crisp.

O: A simple but drinkable brew. Session beer for sure, especially at 3.9%.

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Saddleback Ale from Sebago Brewing Company
3.36 out of 5 based on 45 ratings.
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