Saranac 4059' Porter | Matt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery

Saranac 4059' PorterSaranac 4059' Porter
BA SCORE
3.57/5
274 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:
#37,970
Reviews:
63
Ratings:
274
pDev:
12.04%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
32
Trade:
0
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Great porter. Smooth and flavorful. Easy drink with a wonderful aroma.

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Matt Brewing Co. "Saranac 4059' Porter"
12 oz. brown glass bottle, "BB MAR 31 2016"

A rough pour brings up a finger thick head of creamy dark tan over a brown-black body. The head drops steadily, leaving a ring of spotty lace about the glass, but beyond that there's not much. Overall the head retention and lacing could be better.

The aroma expresses a combination of black coffee-like roastiness and dark bittersweet chocolate with some limited leafy and grassy hops in the background. At times it can almost appear smoky.

The flavor displays a touch of caramel, fuller hops, and a delicate note of fruitiness although it basically remains heavily roasty and chocolatey. It's solidly bitter, and an edge of dark malt acidity whisks it away into a dry and ashen finish. Surprisingly the hops are mainly found across the middle, and don't appear too strongly in the finish.

In the mouth it's medium-light in body and crisp with a fine-bubbled, moderate carbonation. As it warms it softens to become quite smooth and velvety.

In the end it's a solid porter that doesn't stray from its English roots, and one which takes a robust porter almost into stout territory with a full-on roastiness.

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Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 274 ratings
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