Saranac Vanilla Stout | Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery

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277 Ratings
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Saranac Vanilla StoutSaranac Vanilla Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Brad007 on 10-18-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
277
Reviews:
171
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
15%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
11
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a black stout with very dark chocolate highlights. The half-inch, creamy head drops within a minute, leaving patchy lace on the walls of the Harp nonic.

Sweet malt is cut by vanilla extract and quickly followed by an acrid aroma.

The deep roasted malt is bitter with a sweet edge. Notes of toasted wheat bread and black coffee are cut short by vanilla late in each sip. The finish is eternal and bitter, dominating the session.

A dry, satin texture with hints of alcohol are supported by carbonation in this medium-to-full-bodied stout.

Saranac’s Vanilla Stout is decent and enjoyable, but lacks any real draw for the otherwise initiated.

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2.77/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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Saranac Vanilla Stout from Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery
3.4 out of 5 based on 277 ratings.
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