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Saranac Blueberry Blonde Ale | 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: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Saranac Blueberry Blonde Ale is a traditional blonde ale with a kick of juicy blueberry. You'll notice a light golden haze from wheat malt and oats and a low hop bitterness, which really shows off the fruit. With a medium-light body and fresh blueberry flavor, we're sure we've captured refreshment in a bottle!

Added by CloudStrife on 04-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,590
Reviews:
60
Ratings:
235
pDev:
15.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
28
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5/5  rDev +48.8%

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5/5  rDev +48.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +41.4%

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4.46/5  rDev +32.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Refreshing with a nice blueberry finish.

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4.46/5  rDev +32.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

was happily surprised after my first sip. The taste of blueberries is prevalent, but not overwhelming. This beer is also light enough to have more then a few without filling up. Not a fan of fruit beers , but this beer was much better then other blueberry beers I've had and would recommend it to anyone.

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4.35/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Big Blueberry aroma that made me worried I was going to drink straight blueberry juice, but was happily surprised after my first sip. The taste of blueberries is prevalent, but not overwhelming. This beer is also light enough to have more then a few without filling up. Not a fan of fruit beers usually, but this beer was much better then other blueberry beers I've had and would recommend it to anyone.

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4.28/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyable blueberry ale, very good choice

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

I was tremendously surprised with Saranac's Blueberry Blonde Ale.
The appearance was a bit cloudy and lighter than expected. The strong blueberry aroma fills the nose with sweet fruity smells.

The feel of the beer in your mouth was a bit wet and the initial swallow allows the drinker to taste the ale without having to deal with the blueberry taste. It is only after the ale is down the gullet that the smell of the blueberry juice hits the nose from inside the mouth that makes this such a great ale to drink.

For those who do not like blueberry, i would not recommend. For those interested enough, this Ale will definitely delight the taste buds and leave you longing for more. I can only expect that it will be fall or winter when I'm longing for a couple and it is out of season.

I first tasted in the Saranac Summer Variety Pack. To my surprise, I found an entire case the next time I visited. (should've bought two)

Taster will not be unsatisfied!

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4/5  rDev +19%

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Saranac Blueberry Blonde Ale from Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery
Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 235 ratings
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