Saranac 4059' Porter Brewed by the Matt Brewing Company - Utica, New York
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! Malt Selections: US 2-Row, US
Caramel, UK Chocolate. Hop Selections: English Golding, Northdown, Fuggles.
Alcohol By Volume: 5.2%. IBUs: 42.
Beer Review from
Poured with a big, fluffy tan head. There's a great mocha aroma, with a little
more ground coffee than dry chocolate. The barley is ideal for a tasty English
porter, but the hops are a little more American with bigger bitterness and a
little earthy citrus cutting through the malts. I also get some dark chocolate
bar and toffee in the background. The body isn't too heavy, I wouldn't mind
having a couple in the winter. But it's light enough that this could be a good
Matt Brewing Company
The Matt Brewing Company was founded in 1888 by German-born immigrant Francis
Xavier Matt, or F.X. as he liked to be called. After Prohibition, F.X., then 74,
was joined by his sons Walter and Frank. Walter Matt, who served as company
president until 1980, is credited with increasing sales and many building
renovations, including the model brewhouse and Tour Center.
Today, under the leadership of the third and fourth generations of the Matt
family, the brewery still crafts beer to the exacting standards set forth over a
True to their German brewing heritage, the Matt Brewery Company has earned its
reputation as one of the country's most respected brewers of specialty beers. In
each bottle of Saranac, you'll find a commitment to quality and patient
attention to detail that is the signature of the Matt Brewing Company.