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RATINGS: 734   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!


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2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
collinmb (65) - - JAN 27, 2013
Not much to the beer, a typical lager. Gorgeous color and thats about it. Little aroma, medium body, light hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaKeAFC (517) - ITALY - AUG 20, 2014
33 cl bottle, 5.5%, 2.10€. Amber color, almost clear, nice smooth creamy white head. Some caramel malts on the nose, quiet. Aroma is soft caramel malts, 5-cereals, cheese, chestnuts, earthy. Taste delicately bitter, balanced. Body is light, somewhat dusty. Short mineral bitter finish. Soft but biting carbonation. As expecting from a lager, nothing exciting.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Freaky_tiki (516) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle brought back by my neighbour from his hiking trip pours deck stain brown with a frothy one finger cap that disappears quicker than my cousin when the cheque comes to the table. A slightly confused brew: more amber than anything else (somehow someone below me calls this a pilsner which is odd). Woody malts, sugary on the tongue & not as crisp as you’d hope for.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KyotoLefty (6299) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
_BaR_ (18) - Padova, ITALY - JUL 3, 2014
Lager abbastanza anonima, dal gusto bilanciato ma già sentito. Buona birra da pizza.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mark_Eck (656) - - JUN 18, 2014
Pours a hazy pale amber color. Aroma is sweet caramel. Taste is a mild caramel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (5360) - Ohio, USA - JUN 14, 2014
12 oz bottle from a sampler pack from backlog notes 07/08. Pours a clear amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have bready malts, mild floral hops, light caramel, light fruitiness, mild to moderate bitterness with a slightly dry finish. Better than expected for a lager though now they are calling it an amber.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
generallee08 (639) - New York, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Adirondack Lager pours a clean and clear amber color with a big foamy head. The big white head leaves delicate lace patters on the glass. In the nose, white bread and lightly toasted malts mix with honey and hops. In the mouth sweet caramel and toasty malts are balanced buy some hop bitterness that leads into a crisp refreshing finish. The carbonation is mellow with a medium body and a smooth mouth feel.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BLADT (581) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 25, 2014
Bottle pour. Clear amber in glass with quickly vanishing head. Nose is apple cider, straw and general malts. Medium body. Some corn sweetness. Ciderish mouthfeel. Lots of carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
terrybail (592) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2014
12oz bottle from Steve Pours a nice coopery yellow better then most lagers Much better taste then most lagers as well would drink again for sure

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bstaff88 (8) - Cumberland, Maryland, USA - FEB 22, 2014 does not count
Poured from 12oz bottle into a Sam Adams Glass. Part of a 6-pack sampler. Labeled as Saranac Adirondack Lager. Appearance: Very nice copper color that’s clear with some carbonation visible. Pours a small, slightly off-white, soapy head which disappeared quickly. no lacing. Smell: Mild roasted malt, some slight hops. very mild Taste: You get some mild malt, some sweetness mid way, ends with just enough hops to have a clean finish. Decent carbonation Drinkability: Very easy drinking light to medium body, very smooth. perfect beer for a summer night. Overall: Nothing off putting. Some good flavors. Better than the macro lagers.


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