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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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!


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lightrider (270) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Bottle into a goblet. Pour is a very dark brown, black with a nice cream head. Light doesn?t pass thur it. Aroma is that of caramel malt, rich and thick with a nice low co2. Taste is a warm roasted malt full of all that makes a porter. Finish is malt on malt goodness. This is a great porter!!!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Foxbush (1215) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 5, 2013
12 oz bottle The porter poured a deep black color with a tan to brown head that lingered and left some lacing. The aroma was of roasted malts and chocolate. This is a very velvetly porter with a hint coffee also at the finish of each sip. Medium body and soft carbonation. The finish has no bitterness but a satisfying balance of roasted malts and chocolate.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kramer (4684) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear dark brown body with a small fizzy light brown head that faded to a thin wispy film. The nose is quite burnt and roasty for a Porter, lots of burnt caramel and a bit of a rubbery note. The flavor is a little too burnt for the style, it has a bit of a rubbery quality throughout. It’s lacking in chocolate and coffee flavors like I look for in a porter. Medium bodied, a little clingy and sticky with forced fizzy carbonation. Kinda reminds me of Yuengling Porter, as if its lagared. Not a winner, even for Saranac.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmcgavin12 (427) - Madison, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Pours dark brown with some lacing tan head. Aroma is enticing with notes of chocolate and coffee and a bit of hops. The taste is pretty sweet but with a dry hoppy finish. Overall I really enjoyed this beer favorite of the pack.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (4528) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours darkest brown to black with a medium tan head. Nose consisting of malt, licorice, chocolate and roast. Malty flavor with molasses and chocolate before a roasty finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbill (3267) - Laurel, New York, USA - FEB 17, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Pours black with a moderate-large tan head that lasts until nearly mid-glass and leaves a complex layer of webbing with each sip. Very pleasant aroma of roasted malt along with a bit of char and coffee. The flavor is roasted malt with a bit of char and a slight metallic flavor. Some wet cardboard emerges in the aftertaste. Mild bitterness at the finish, although there is some roast bitterness that lingers at the back of the throat. Medium bodied. One of the better offerings I have had from the folks at Saranac.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Butters (3684) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Pours a dark brown with good tan head. Smells like the shitty "checkered wafers" cookie bars that we had as kids. Slightly nutty and toffee flavors. Drinkable, not amazing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (1873) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 3, 2013
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. The pour is dark brown to nearly black with a long-lasting silky beige head that leaves "milkshake" lacing on the glass. The aroma is a fine gathering of roasted chocolate malts, vanilla, and a thin hop note. The body is medium but astringent. The taste begins moderately sweet but evolves into a more potent low to medium bitterness at the end. A decent Porter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hockeybeerguy (909) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - FEB 1, 2013
It pours a dark brown close to black and leaves a decent half inch white foamy head that immediately dies into the body. The smell is roasted malt, hops and coffee. The taste is bitter as the coffee and hops are taking precedence. The taste is bittersweet between the hops, coffee to the malts, comes through pretty nice. The palate is about a medium with nothing harsh on the tongue. It leaves a bitter and dry aftertaste and finish. Overall, this is a good beer for its style and its good for me, I’d come back to it.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2154) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 29, 2013
not much of an aroma but nice flavors of grapefruit hop, caramel and a touch of ash with some vanilla and a bit of butterscotch. smooth slightly caustic finish that mellows to the charcoal caramel. you don’t have to spend a lot of money! deep brown ale that only gives off hue in strong light with banded head.


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