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Saranac 4059' Porter | Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery

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3.58/5
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301 Ratings
Saranac 4059' PorterSaranac 4059' Porter
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Standing 4059' above sea level, one of the Adirondack high peaks, Porter Mountain, is the inspiration for our 4059' Porter that is full of roasted flavor. Brewed with English chocolate malt and English hops, you'll taste roasted coffee and chocolate flavors from the malt balanced with a slight hop bitterness. Whether you're up at 4059' or at sea level, this style will have your taste buds climbing with excitement!

42 IBU

Added by plaid75 on 10-29-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,396
Reviews:
70
Ratings:
301
pDev:
12.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
38
Trade:
0
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Photo of rickklein9
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tone77
3.51/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a cola color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of roasted malts, smoke. Taste is campfire smokey, dark malts, some hops are present. Feels medium/light bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer, but nothing special.

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Photo of avisong
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zach_Fehrman
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of digitalflood
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of billab914
3.67/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rock_Glenn
3.29/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Probably the best offering from Saranac. Black body, creamy head. Tastes of decent roasted malts, and good hops accompaniment. The carbonation is a bit harsh for a porter. The yeast does not impart a good flavor, fruity esters and a strong alcohol taste that is surprising for a low abv beer.

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Photo of SurrenderToTheFlow95
3.82/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slatetank
3.89/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I tried this bottle chilled in a stout glass

the color is almost black with ruby hue and thick beige head. The smell has a mild dried fruit/prune-like odor with mild roast aroma and light herbal hop scent. The feel is very good with mild sweetness and moderate carbonation with slight char texture and mostly dry finish.

The taste is also very enjoyable with some mild raisin-like flavor with slight cocoa/coffee dark roasted grain elements and mild yeast adding to the taste with a mild herbal hop quality. Overall I feel that this is more of a robust porter flavor wise but fits either category and is very drinkable for the Porter style

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Photo of Roberto11232
4.03/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tankg
3.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Colin32
3.74/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Miguel_W
4.43/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Great porter. Smooth and flavorful. Easy drink with a wonderful aroma.

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Photo of norinco
4.04/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Nyrangersgrrl
2.98/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JeffKowalek
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ROXFORJOX
3.44/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of j0hnc2468
4.02/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.96/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed from the 12 oz bottle in a pint glass. This nice porter pours a deep muddy brown with a fantastic head of light brown foam that settles to a thick ring, thick layer, and excellent lacing. Nose of deeply roasted malts and notes of chocolate. Flavors surpass the nose with rich roasted malts dancing about dark bakers cocoa on the front to middle, a touch of cola and light coffee edges in on the back, and finishing with a medium bitter roasted malt taste. Smooth carbonated mouth feel is medium crisp and quaff-able. An excellent porter and a new favorite from this brewery that has thrown me more surprises than not this past year.

Cheers

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Photo of Wizzle32
3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.82/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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2.93/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.98/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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Saranac 4059' Porter from Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 301 ratings
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