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Our Saranac Belgian Style Pale Ale is made with 2-raw barley and traditional european malts. Brewed with a perfect balance of malt and hops, this is a "sessionable" Belgian style ale. Look for a light amber color and a distinctive fruitiness from the Belgian yeast used in fermentation. Consumed by Belgians as an "everyday" beer, this style will quickly become your winter go-to!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
damzz (262) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Pours a clear yellow with a white head. Its nose is Belgian yeast. The palate is medium body with sweetness, malty, and a faint bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pete4999 (1045) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle, part of a sampler pack. Had a little bit of the Belgian yeast flavor, slightly sweet, almost sugary at times. Kinda one dimensional with the sweet flavor, not much in it otherwise. Decent but not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (2140) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 23, 2013
From a bottle. Pours clear dull gold with a thin white head and some lacing. Tastes sweet, nutty, malty, with hints of bubblegum and banana. Light body and low/medium carbonation. Smells like malt and musk. Light/medium smooth body and low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Maxbier (256) - Maryland, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Sour taste is overpowering from start to finish. Other flavors are hard to detect past the ultra sour flavor, there is yeast, wheat, white bread, some hops bitterness at the end. This beer is not for me.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thechandler (577) - Charleston, West Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Pours a bubbly blonde with a foamy white head. Aroma is banana and bubblegum. Very nice on the nose. Flavor isn’t quite as robust as the aroma. Taste is like a German hefe that has been over hopped. Not bad, but this could have been better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mtdewa1 (307) - rome, New York, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Aroma is bready and malty. A bit of spice to the taste with some belgian yeast. Easy to drink. Decent brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4185) - Georgia, USA - AUG 23, 2013
12oz bottle, Winter Mix 2012. Light orange color. Smells of crisp hops, pale malt. Dry, bready flavor. Sharp bitterness, grassy hops. Finishes very dry. (3798)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle from Capone’s and Blue Dog. Pours dark straw with off-white head and a lot of carbonation. Nose is bready pale malt, hopcitrus, some yeast. Tastes of hopcitrus, mildly fruity, with pale malt and yeasty notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stampion (154) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 24, 2013
Nothing special here. It's light, but has just enough going on to tell its not mass market crap. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcox90 (1545) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - APR 3, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear deep gold with a frothy white head. Some spotty lace. Belgian yeast aroma on the sweet side. Light Belgian flavor with a mild hop profile. Easy to drink. Light palate with active carbonation.

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