Saranac Black Forest Black Bier
What Happened on Horton Road?
Matt Brewing Company
German Schwartzbier 5.5% ABV
Dark brown, thick coffee-colored head.
Aroma of roasted grain and light hops.
Ditto for the taste.
About the Brewery
FX Matt, a German immigrant, reorganized the Bierbauer Brewery in Utica, NY, to form the West End Brewing Company in 1888. They survived Prohibition by producing Utica Club soft drinks and other non-alcoholic beverages. In 1985 they introduced the Saranac line of beers, and in 1993 introduced the first beer variety pack. The third and fourth generation of Matts are now running the brewery.
About the Author
Dick has been a pediatrician for over 40 years. Now retired, Dick spends his time as a craft beer lover and podcasting partner to his wife, Jill.
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