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Saranac White IPA | Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery

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Saranac White IPASaranac White IPA
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3.71/5
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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:
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Added by StonedTrippin on 12-16-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,801
Reviews:
159
Ratings:
562
pDev:
13.75%
Bros Score:
3.76
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
65
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 562 |  Reviews: 159
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a mild looking pale grapefruit pale skin color with a finger's worth of sliding foamy to bubbly head. Not much lace, seemed somewhat vacant for the most part.
The aroma had some grapefruit peel with some sweet grassy hops. Light Belgian breadiness and a sweet clove popped in over some white bread and black pepper.
The flavor was moderately sweet through the prior mentioned notes and seemed to have the clove and black pepper a bit muted here. Mild aftertaste of the grassy hops and grapefruit peel and a touch of black pepper in there.
The mouthfeel was between light and medium bodied with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt on par. A bit of sting/harshness along my tongue seeming to come from the black pepper/clove blend. Brisk grapefruit in the finish.
Overall, white IPA? Yes, I can see it. But how much did I truly like this beer? Seemed decent enough, but maybe one I might have to warm up to more so over time.

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Photo of Gkruszewski
3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.02/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of FedJack
4.33/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zylod
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of q33jeff
2.81/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

**
01/31/13:
Grapefruit nose; Citrus Fruit and Pine are strong. Cloudy Yellow; fizzy.Taste has a strong bite; but flavor is less than expected from the aroma. Not bad. Last of the Amy and Brian, beer of the month gift.

**

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Photo of frankflores
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JMUduke
3.87/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nurt20
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ShepardCommander
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MeanMotaScootah
3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: cloudy orange with decent foam

Smell: wheat, and citrus not overally aromantic

Taste: apricot, wheat, malt, hop

Mouthfeel: Medium carb, appropriate for the style

Overall: a decent wheat/pale ale - defactor hef with a nice hop bite. At TJs it came in a 12 pack for $10.99 so I really only got this cuz it came at a great price. I really liked this as a hef because it wasn't overly malty but had all the qualities of a hef with a nice bitter finish

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Photo of JackieKu
3.21/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Coriander spiced IPA? Interesting but not my style.

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Photo of nelsonracite
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Soloveitchik
3.62/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Electros
3.77/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OntheLambic
3.27/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Coopaloop2112
3.27/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Not bad. I like it. Don't love it.

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Photo of JNForsyth
3/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of Jeff_Winger
3.24/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of thelostchord
3.48/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of oldirtycaffrey
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Pours a slightly cloudy pale yellow with a 1/2 inch head that stays for a little bit. Moderate amount of lacing along the glass -- aroma is hoppy with citrus/grapefruit being the most overwhelming characteristic. Very pleasant. Slightly sour finish, but overall very solid and enjoyable.

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Photo of hunteraw
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of Manbear
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Phigg1102
3.45/5  rDev -7%

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Saranac White IPA from Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 562 ratings
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