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RATINGS: 731   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Saranac Adirondack Amber is craft brewed with pure Adirondack water, bottom fermented and fully lagered to carefully balance the sweetness of two-row malt with the delicate bitterness of American Cascade and German Hallertauer hops. Look for a golden amber color and medium body. You’ll discover a distinctive flavorful beer that is deliciously drinkable. Enjoy!


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dredmond (176) - Long Island, New York, USA - MAR 31, 2012
drank from 12 fl oz brown glass bottle, mild aroma, pleasant taste, not much affect on palette ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Bottle. You get what you pay for (sometimes). And in this case, yes. What enticed me was a six pack that offered four different beers; kind of a cool marketing scheme. It’s been years since I had any Saranac brews, and they’re about the same as I remember. This one, the lager, is a decent enough brew. Better than a Yuengling, not as good as some imports from good old Europe, the bastards. The scent was very faint, a bit of dough, and the pour was a foamy head over an amber body, lots of lacing. The medium crisp palate complimented the lightly bitter taste, a bit salty in the finish which was a little odd. Overall, I don’t think I’d buy it again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
burg326 (3575) - Florida, USA - FEB 23, 2012
12 ounce bottle pours an amber color, aromas of caramel, malt, and grass. Flavor is the same as aroma with some hops at the end.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scrapersnbeer (1466) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 22, 2012
Deep amber color. Basic malt smell with some grass and grains. Medium sweetness with a hoppy finish. Light to mid bodied and low carbonation. Easy drinking beer. Vienna meets Munich halfway to Marzen.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rangerred (897) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - JAN 21, 2012
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Appearance is a slightly hazy dark gold with plenty of carbonation leading to a thick two finger head. Retention is pretty good. Smell is some caramel malt along with a metallic note that is not too pleasant. Also some grassy hops buried in there. The taste is much better than the smell with a pleasant caramel maltiness dominating. There are also some bready flavors in there along with some grassy hops. A nice soft bitterness comes in at the finish. First off, I think this more a vienna lager than a german pilsener. It actually reminds me somewhat of SA Boston Lager but not as good. This is a solid but unspectacular brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
arone12 (919) - Maryland, USA - JAN 19, 2012
Pours a light amber color with some malty aromas. Slight hop flavor which balances the malts well. Pretty drinkable beer.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
toffsbury (114) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 25, 2011
Beautiful aroma, much more than I expected. Something of a bland taste, but that may be because it was drunk with pulled pork. Nice sweetness, very mild on the bitterness, but the aroma hops really come through. Much nicer than I expected. Bottle from somewhere in Saratoga, shared with kevinsenn.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevinsenn (1033) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 25, 2011
Bottle shared with toffsbury. Pours clear and golden. Honey, fruits, and spice in the aroma. Taste is pretty sweet; some honey in there. Fairly full body for a lager. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3103) - Panama City, Florida, USA - NOV 1, 2011
12oz bottle from a mixed pack. Kinda boring, still pour; clear copper color. Nice caramel malt aroma. Pretty tasty too; well balanced sweetness and light bitterness. Nice, easy drinking lager.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ret12 (452) - Maryland, USA - OCT 29, 2011
This beer was slightly hoppy with a small malt backbone not very much else to say about it.


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