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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 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
troysworktable (109) - Washington, USA - OCT 29, 2008
12 ounce bottle. One of six beers in the Saranac Sampler Adirondack Trail Mix six-pack. Drunk in Arlington, Virginia. Saranac Adirondack Lager poured yellow-orange with a white head that quickly dissipated. It had lively carbonation of small squiggly bubbles. There was absolutely no lacing. The main aromas consisted of graham cracker, the syrup of canned pears, and buttery yeast. The flavor lagged behind, a bastardized version of the aroma’s promise. There was even a hint of varnish lurking in the background. If it was the only thing available or if it was the only non-macrobrew present, then I would drink it again. Otherwise, I would only use it to clean paintbrushes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mstrcrwly (558) - New York, USA - APR 7, 2015
drank straight from bottle few years ago on the golf course..forgot to rate..remember it being crisp with some hops..but not very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryanscourt (870) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Sweet malty flavor with light hop finish. Nice hop fruitiness to match with malts. Actually very nice. Balanced, flavorful and easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GuideDogSaint (685) - Xiamen, CHINA - JAN 2, 2015
355ml bottle from Tasty Life, Xiamen as Adirondack Lager. Pours hazy amber with a dissipating white head. Aroma of malt and pine. Bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
welawhat (3) - Maryland, USA - DEC 31, 2014 does not count
Great all around beer. Smooth taste and easy drink. Great beer for mixed crowds at a barbecue or tailgate.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joejames (294) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle to English pint glass. Labelled Lager. Pours light amber, two finger head, no lacing, some retention. Aroma of caramel malts and grass. Taste is mostly sweet caramel with a hint of herbal bitterness, Medium light body, moderate carbonation, thin creamy mouth feel. Finishes with notes of caramel, herb and skunk. Not the best but not the worst either.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (6600) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
another rather thin and lightly flavored beer from Saranac, but the body is crisp and the beer well balanced between carmel malt and spicy hops. it still comes off a little bland, but not bad."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1286) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle. Deep goldish-amber. Nice quickly disappearing head. Aroma is well balanced and taste is also well balanced.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
coldbrewky (1490) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - AUG 25, 2014
This beer reminds me of the half mad tirade that F. Murray Abraham does in the award laden film Amadeus. During the scene, if you are not familiar with the film he declares himself the patron saint of mediocrity. And henceforth this beer should stand as the benchmark of mediocrity. Double meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaKeAFC (663) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Freaky_tiki (710) - 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.

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