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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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   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

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
plummdumb99 (34) - USA - JAN 17, 2002
decent beer, hops are a little overpowering, as with most all of their beer

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
raymow (798) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mklein818 (172) - Etterbeek, Virginia, BELGIUM - APR 1, 2005
A surprisingly first-rate beer, considering its humble origins at FX Matts. It is clean and a bit caramel-sweet, and is very lightly hopped. Though my tastes run to stronger, Belgian style beers, this is as good of an American lager as they get.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
william146 (80) - Winterville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 18, 2010
"Perfect balance of caramel malt sweetness and hop bitterness. Look for a rich amber color and medium body." Purchased at Lowe’s Foods, Greenville, NC Great flavor; smooth.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9275) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 18, 2000

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUN 9, 2002
I am very impressed with this beer. Nice amber color. Nice smooth balanced flavor. A good offering from Matt Brewing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GirlyBeer (190) - Old Orchard Beach, Maine, USA - APR 10, 2005
This is a good choice. It goes well with food. Nice amber color. Very good, especially for F.X. Matt!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 8, 2005
A good head with a super amber color. Bitter taste with a slight acidic taste. A little dry. The bottle I had was named Adirondack Lager. Very pleasing beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamherbert (1262) - Syracuse, New York, USA - AUG 3, 2009
The appearance is a clear light orange color. A decent, thick head that recedes quickly. Good color, good carbonation. A crisp lagery malt smell. Sweet biscuity malt with mild German-bitter and sweetish flowery hops (the label says Hallertauer and Cascade). Not at all wimpy. The taste gives a very nice sweet malt flavor. Not burnt, but toasted, followed by a sweet caramel/toffee flavor. Really good for a lager: top notch for style. The feel is not watery at all; in fact it’ gives the consistency of a slightly creamy ale. It’s a very good lager; perfect combo of thirst-quenching but not thin or watery.


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