Saranac Our Octoberfest German Style Lager | Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery

BA SCORE
79
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538 Ratings
Saranac Our Octoberfest German Style LagerSaranac Our Octoberfest German Style Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery
New York, United States
saranac.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-15-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
538
Reviews:
281
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
13.29%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
79
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 538 |  Reviews: 281
Photo of Noelito76
2.75/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of FrankShirley
3.43/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wafers
3.52/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikr
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thebeers
3.58/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear light orange-amber color with two fingers of tan-tinted head that dissipate to leave heavy lacing. Big bready aroma, just mildly sweet with faint floral hops behind. Light tasting, with the sweet caramel malt, a very mildly toasted character and touch of hop bitterness that could make a great Octoberfest, but more watered down than necessary. Light bodied with a fairly dry finish. With just a little more heft, this would be very strong, but as is, it's average at best. At least it's easy drinking and none too sweet.

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Photo of HermitDan
3.3/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MisledTitan
3.59/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beltz15
3.8/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HattedClassic
3.64/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The beer pours a nice head that lingers a while. The beer itself is a clear copper color that looks very nice and very appealing.

The beer smell is good with a nice and balanced hop and malt note. The malt note consists of a nice moderate caramel note while the hop is a nice floral note that has a nice bitterness to it.

The taste doesn't exactly follow the smell. It has the same moderate caramel malt note but the floral hop note is a bit lighter. The taste also introduces a bready yeast note that works well with the caramel.

The body is medium but feels thin to me with a nice and tingling carbonation running through it.

Overall, a decent oktoberefest given what you're probably paying for and definitely refreshing.

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Photo of Fitzy01
3.42/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigMike
3.73/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of udfan07
3.94/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very drinkable Octoberfest beer. Nice taste and easy to drink. Not much flavor profile to the beer itself but very malty and a little hoppy for an Octoberfest beer.

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Photo of thoglund
3.41/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Squire123
3.64/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SurrenderToTheFlow95
3.77/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Walleybeer
3.86/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of OldBrewer
3.59/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rolltide8425
3.47/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VaporDome
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of foghornleghorn22
4.44/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PJCarnell
3.21/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of luke12345
3.27/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Herze
3.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Guiseppe_Fisoni
3.83/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of TheRock7755
3.66/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Saranac Our Octoberfest German Style Lager from Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery
3.46 out of 5 based on 538 ratings.
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