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RATINGS: 748   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (10000) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 31, 2004
A standard amber, with typical amber taste overtones. Not great, not bad, middle of the road. Subtle caramel, toffee, and malt flavors. Good complexity.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUL 14, 2013
355mL with Eye of the Sponger custom label thanks to womencantsail via BlackIPA. For real, there is a SpongeBob on this official beer label. Pours a sparking clear amber with medium off white foam. Spotty lacing. Nose is honey, sweet cherry, sugar, more of a fake dish soap cherry. Taste is soapy, honey, wheat bread crust. Soapy and dry palate with a suddy hydrogen peroxide thing going on.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jercraigs (9877) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2006
Bottle. Dark amber body with a small white head. Oddly sweet aroma, dilute toasted malt. Very light bitterness, lightly astringent toasty malt feels wan and dilute. Average to light palate. DNF.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 19, 2011
12oz bottle, came with the "Saranac Trail Mix" variety 6-pack, labeled as "Adirondack Lager". Artwork is exactly as pictured though, reasonably classy in my opinion, and the $8 I paid at my local Kroger is always a reasonable price in my opinion. Aroma is pretty pleasant, much more complex than I was expecting from a "Lager". Malty, with a dark bready flavor, caramel hints, but definitely some hops present as well. Has a "bite", but that keeps things interesting. Some sweet, light sour, and light bitter flavors all present, but nothing really stands out. A bit more thickly carbonated than I prefer, but a nice finish -- not too long, but noteworthy. I picked this one first from the variety pack because it looked the most boring, but overall, it was a pleasant surprise. I’d drink it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
j12601 (9581) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Bottle. Pours a lightly hazed amber with a thin white head. Sweet old malt on the nose with some plum and old stone fruits behind it. Medium bodied, a bit of alcohol peeks through, which is odd for something so low in ABV. Spicy malt with a bit more sweetness and caramel. Lingering light bitterness with old fruit. Not good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MartinT (9411) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 7, 2002

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KyotoLefty (9405) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle, as Adirondack Lager. From old notes. An amber lager. Slightly sweet, with caramel flavors, and a bit of hops. Nothing special. A little fake ad sugary tasting, but not terrible.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee (9325) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 15, 2007
12 oz bottle. Rich amber beer with a thick white head. Aroma is fairly hoppy, showing noble/spicy hops over a soft nutty caramelly malt character. The aroma is hoppy but the flavour is substantially sweeter than the aroma suggests, leaning toward the malty side. Malts are bready sweet and slightly nutty, but still pretty tasty. A surprisingly decent Vienna.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2009
From the Bottle at Chris O’s 05/08/2009 Hop aroma. Some carbonation. Golden coloured fruity and a little sweet on the palate with a crisp malt finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (9150) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2004
Golden yellow, nose of wheat, pale and sour hops and a even malt body. More of a grainy flavor, with a almost sour fruit finish which isn’t very pleasent... good bitterness.

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