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

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545 Ratings
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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-15-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,595
Reviews:
283
Ratings:
545
pDev:
13.29%
Bros Score:
3.75
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
83
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 545 |  Reviews: 283
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

Photo of ScottK22
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PA-hunter
4.24/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured 12oz bottle into snifter glass. 5.4% abv

Appearance- Pours a drak amber with two finger head quick to dissipate. Clear.

Smell- Caramel, toasted malt, grains.

Taste- Toasted cracker, nutty flavor, Caramel. Becoming more toasted and grainy, slight bitter finish retaining some sweetness from the malt as well.

Mouthfeel- Medium in body with medium carbonation.

Overall- A fine Oktoberfest, great example.Easy drinking and smooth with good malt notes. Well done.

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Photo of PhillyNole
3.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BAsbill
3.4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of baconfromwalmart
3.38/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

L: Clear toasted acorn brown, thin beige lacing around the rim.
S: Not much of a nose, but some malt coming through. Not as malty and warm smelling as some of my favorite Oktoberfests.
T: This is a little more on the bland side. Definitely slightly sweet toasty malty goodness in there, it just doesn't seem as prominent.
F: Pretty good, smooth and on the thinner side with a little something at the end.
O: Not bad at all, I was just expecting a more robust malt flavor. I'd have this again, thought it wouldn't be my first choice for an Oktoberfest

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Photo of robinkimballbrand
4.6/5  rDev +32.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of riversglow
3.81/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Jsalz21
2.59/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jeff_ODell
3.06/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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

Photo of groggycorpse196
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of vabeerguy
3.54/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Nice color, somewhat clear. What is notable is the light hoppy taste from start to finish. This taste seems somewhat different from other craft Octoberfest beer I have had. Nonetheless, this is a very drinkable beer and one that you should try.

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Photo of Midwestbrew18
3.93/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of robebo44
3.02/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Icemann383
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Anacross
4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of utopiajane
3.67/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Original and quite to style. Color is perfect. Bright clear beer with a cream colored head that was on the fast side to fall but left some spots and streaks of lace. Clean nose with a slight malty aroma. Taste it soft creamy malt. The hops in this one show only a swift cool breath of herbal as they finish the beer . On the nose though the perle shows off a hint of spice. There is a balancing bitterness. A touch thinner than some other oktoberfests in the finish. Saphir hops show you a pleasant moment of citrus juiciness in the swallow but do not outdo themselves or the beer with it. The reason I was a bit stingy in the taste category and overall is because there is a touch of hops bitter that finishes this beer. It's not that much but it does make it appear thinner. Also that citrus taste brought the rating a touch lower.

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Photo of Magister_Beav
4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Saranac Our Octoberfest German Style Lager from Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery
Beer rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 545 ratings
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