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RATINGS: 726   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!


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nate (3553) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 14, 2002
UPDATED: MAY 24, 2008 Slightly malty with a nice hops balance. A smooth palate with dry finish. Dark amber color. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
raymow (780) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2002
I thought it was pretty good. In fact, I just bought a case yesterday! One of my favorite Saranac’s.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hmelsicky (39) - Maryland, USA - APR 3, 2002
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2003 By no stretch is this one of the better ambers yet i did find its taste a bit interesting and rather enjoyable for a change.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 22, 2002
Have to agree with the rater who described this as inoffensive but only mildly interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
krisbierjaeger (844) - dolores, Colorado, USA - MAR 21, 2002
fairly unremarkable amber, i suspect that if i were blindfolded i’d guess it was an ordinary american micro-lager. nice knotty pine yellow, but about as much head as a finishing nail. hot dog bun bready maltiness in smell, hops on the palate. improves as it warms somewhat, but great beers served ’round here seldom get a chance to warm up much, so that tells you this one languished somewhat.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Raytailgater (105) - Rockledge, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2002
Go for it. A good beer.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Steak (124) - New York, USA - MAR 2, 2002
Aroma was almost non-existant, except for some hopiness. Color was unremarkable. Taste was well balanced, but nothing to induce any raves. Another mediocre effort from this brewer

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drinkingdan (371) - East Norriton, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2002
Nothing special.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CrimsonGhost1971 (188) - USA - FEB 23, 2002
A six pack is good on friday night. Good flavor.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kilgore41599 (98) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 20, 2002
Nothing special, but will suffice over some others. Not many mind you.


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