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Saranac Helles

Saranac Helles

Rated 3.114 by BeerPals
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Brewed by F. X. Matt Brewing Company

Utica, NY, United States

Style:  Helles / Dortmunder

4.8% Alcohol by Volume

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Brewed in the Bavarian tradition. Our Helles is decoction mashed with select German malts to produce a malty brew. Our selecion of German Noble Hops and our authentic Bavarian Yeast combine to balance the maltiness and end in a dry refreshing beer.

ID: 35785 Last updated 12 years ago Added to database 12 years ago

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Statistics

Overall Rank28456
Overall Percentile39.9
Style Rank168 of 455
Style Percentile63.1
Lowest Score3.0
Highest Score3.5
Average Score3.200
Weighted Score3.114
Standard Deviation0.000

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  • STOUTLOVER72 2327 reviews
    rated 3.2 11 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    12 beers of Summer Saranac 12-pack -

    Aroma - Wet bran cereal aroma, some definite hay notes, and light bread dough.

    Appearance - straw yellow body, clear with a nice sized 2" bright white fully head. Visible carbonation floating up from bottom.

    Taste - refreshingly simple, light herbal note with some light sweetness to match. Bread reappears in the flavor too.

    Palate - light bodied, soft, not too harsh...thin but to be expected.

    Overall - a really nice, quenching summer beer. A nice start to the Summer 12-pack.

  • SLOWRUNNER77 5682 reviews
    rated 3.5 11 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    a light, nicely balanced, aromatic (grassy and earthy) helles with a lot of malt to balance the flavor. this is one i might actually buy again...maybe.

  • BEERGUY101 5022 reviews
    rated 3.1 11 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 6 | Overall: 7

    Sampled on 5/17/2010. This helles pours a medium gold color from a 12oz bottle. Small to medium sized white foamy head, with decent retention. The aroma is cereal and grainy, slightly sweet. A light to medium bodied helles. The malts are cereal and grainy, slightly sweet. The hops are herbal and slightly spicy. Nice balance. Good carbonation. Crisp and clean. A nice summer beer, it is light and refreshing with a touch of spiciness and a hint of residual sweetness. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

  • UPSTATEDAVE 853 reviews
    rated 3.0 12 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 6 | Overall: 6

    Not bad light color aroma and bodyLightly malted with mild hoppiness coming through. Quite drinkable. This reminded me of regular Utica Club In a positive way.

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