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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. Youíll discover a distinctive flavorful beer that is deliciously drinkable. Enjoy!


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stevedam (3) - Stuyvesant, New York, USA - JUN 2, 2012 does not count
Very nice lager. Smooth going down. Very easy to drink. Not too filling. I could drink this beer on a nice summer evening or in the dead of winter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bozoNZ (718) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 18, 2012
Pretty dead looking amber. A bit doughy on the nose. Hard to describe the flavour, cara malts and a bit toffee banana. Not that flash really.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
TravHimself (38) - mebane, North Carolina, USA - MAY 17, 2012
Poured into a pint glass this brew has a nice amber color and a nice 2 finger head that disappeared within a minute or so not much lacing ...has a nice malty nose with just a hint of citrus from the cascade hops,taste is of sweet malts and a minimal hop finish all in all its a great lager one of the best of the style Iíve hade well balanced ...cheers

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Capa (2031) - Manama, BAHRAIN - MAY 8, 2012
Deep copper with a large white head. Aroma is of toasted malts and light hops. Medium body. Flavor is light. Toasty malts, a bit of herbal and citrus hops. Easy going lager.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oflodarz (48) - New York, USA - APR 28, 2012
average beer with simple character and personality. Crisp palate and falavor, nice carbonation and head

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 26, 2012
Originally reviewed: 1/30/09. Got this in the mixed Saranac sixer. Pours a crystal clear slightly dark gold. Very small head present, disappears quickly, leaves little lacing. Smells really sweet. I smell honey, apples, some citrus. Great mouthfeel on this one. Very creamy and smooth. Not watery like some brews of this style are. Some slight hop bite to this. Itís faint, but itís there. Malt is the main player, but not overly so. This is a really well-done beer in my mind. This would be my new session lager if I could find it in a 6-pack here. Recommend.

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. Itís been years since I had any Saranac brews, and theyíre 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 donít think Iíd buy it again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
burg326 (3840) - 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 (1491) - 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.


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