Saranac Winter Lager | Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Winter

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-07-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,378
Reviews:
61
Ratings:
120
pDev:
15.84%
 
 
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0
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10
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Ratings: 120 |  Reviews: 61
Photo of DrDemento456
3.77/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Well this isn't a good sign not only are there only one review for this in 2015 but it's around 6 months old and herbal. Ow well into a mason jar glass.

A - Wow it held up rather well no sediment just a 1/4 inch of frothy head atop a bright amber brown beer.
S - Herbal with Munich like malts and a bit of hops to the nose.
T - Not bad it has a smooth almost nutty malt body mixed with some herbal hops and a slight dry finish. Like Oktoberfest brewed for Winter enjoyed in spring!
M - Smooth light to medium body.

Overall it's definitely not as bad as some have reviewed I would drink it again if offered.

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3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.26/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.65/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Colin32
3.94/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.03/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.54/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.4/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of spoonhawk
1.3/5  rDev -61.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

The color splits the difference a more reddish amber and copper. There is ample light carbonation that makes the body light and thin on the pallet.

The smell is not strong, but it evinces a light brown sugar, some herbal qualities, and a hint of malt.

The flavor, all in, is balanced but lacking any assertive qualities, mixing some light malt, bread, and sugar. Earthier hops come through at the finish and leaves an astringent herbal flavor in the mouth.

This beer is largely unimpressive and lacking in focus, but is not wholly off putting. I would not recommend seeking this out.

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3.52/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.64/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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1.5/5  rDev -56%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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Saranac Winter Lager from Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery
Beer rating: 3.41 out of 5 with 120 ratings