Saranac White IPA | Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery

BA SCORE
85
very good
561 Ratings
Saranac White IPASaranac White IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by StonedTrippin on 12-16-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
561
Reviews:
158
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
13.56%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
66
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 561 |  Reviews: 158
Photo of Latarnik
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Act25
3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Saranac tasting better lately. This one edges out their decent Pale Ale. A great take and one of the first on WIT IPA.

A: A hazy straw yellow with active visible carbonation offers a finger of creamy foamy white head that too quickly reduces to thin film covering the surface with a ring at the edges of the glass. Ample lacing. Lots of yeast left in bottle. the real deal.

S: Healthy dose of aromas of citrus/orange hops with lighter aromas of pale malts, spices, and orange peel. Welcoming, clean, not cloying. But that Saranac soapy ness in evidence.

T: Follows the smell with more pale malts and wheat upfront followed by citrus/orange hops. There are light flavors of spices and orange peel in the end game. Light amounts of bitterness which fades to a pleasant finish and feel. Good food beer. Flavor packed.

M:Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Crisp. Long finish.

O: No nonsense, well made, would drink again.

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Photo of Durandal_777
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of stephenjmoore
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of dave317
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of beer456
3.39/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a cloudy/smokey off-white copper. Smells fruity. Taste is not overpowering. Overall I am gonna have to say its nothing special. Perhaps, its needs a little more bite for my taste. Its not an unpleasant beer but its nothing so memorable that it deserves any special praise either.

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Photo of rw1992
2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

Photo of squack
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of MikeWard
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Uncledoobz
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Belittle
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Nachtkrieger
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of RblWthACoz
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is actually pretty decent for a Belgian IPA. Carries a lot of the trademark characteristics. The one detractor is the almost soil flavor to it. I can't quite say it's too earthy, because it's more like dirt really. But overall, it's consistent and pretty well done. A good one from Saranac.

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Photo of JOldewurtel
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lisahope27
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of ercjr1101
4.25/5  rDev +13%

Photo of SkinniePost
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of AMCimpi
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.25/5  rDev +13%

Photo of leitmotif
4.25/5  rDev +13%

Photo of mooseisloose
3.16/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Part of an assorted sixer called an Adirondack Trail Mix. Popping the top this brew has a citrusy and piney hop smell. Pours into a handy glass to a cloudy faded yellow with an off white head that disappears quickly. On the taste this brew has a bold sourness upfront, then gets a little spiced malt sweetness followed by a bitterness of the hopping that then fades into the finish. Kind of a unique flavor. Odd indeed.

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Photo of ariceclemson
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of SaranacinTexas
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of drpaj
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of KolbMarley
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Saranac White IPA from Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery
3.76 out of 5 based on 561 ratings.
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