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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Saranac Bohemian Pilsener is a medium bodied Pilsener like the original Pilseners of Czechoslovakia. Brewed with the finest Pilsener malt and Saaz hops, you will find this beer has a crisp, clean taste and leaves you wanting another. Enjoy!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ads135 (2579) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Decent pilsener. Golden, crisp, with a heavier than expected body. Hops make this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dogbrick (7244) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 14, 2012
Clear yellow-gold pour with a medium thin fizzy white head that dissipates quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of floral hops and malt. Light body with a mildly bitter grassy hops character and notes of biscuit malt and spice. The finish is short and lightly hoppy. Average overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dacrza (450) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Aroma: citrusy Saaz hops work with bright, alluring malts--smells straight out of Eastern Europe... Appearance: swiftly effervescent, light golden body that rushes up the flute to stimulate a webbing three-finger white head... Palate: medium-bodied, slightly oily at the throat but substantial enough to be a lager... Taste: flavorful, zesty hops that awaken the tongue; refreshingly smooth, with the slightest hint of corn or hay; some banana and clove as well... Overall: pleasant, softly buffering pilsner--definitely a seasonal that I will seek out in its season...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhatB420 (601) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 18, 2012
12oz into a pint. A dank and muddy smell, some grain, some malt, some rustic overtures of percussive hops. A starter for an average pilsner, nothing more to add to the type, but nothing less. Color is pale gold, moderate yellow, and faint washed orange. Taste is hoppy, seldomly consistent though, and orangincally fresh with citrus resemblance thoughout. A pilsner is as a pilsner does.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
redpooba (396) - New York, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Without food or anything pairing with it the beer is really light and forgetful. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brewbie (451) - New York, USA - FEB 5, 2012
12oz bottle. hazy gold, lasting white head. light hop aroma. light almost sweet taste, bit of hops in the finish

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - JAN 29, 2012
nothing terrible or outstanding can not add much to what others have said. 12 ounce bottle, leaves a sweet taste on the lips. hint of bitter hops, hint is the key word.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopTsing (401) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2012
On tap,it came to me pale yellow with a frothy white head. It had hints of vanilla in the aroma. It tasted of bread, and honey with a mild hop sizzle.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ReggieDunlap (2927) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Pours a clear gold with a thn white head...dissipates quickly. Aroma is cheaply sweet...mild off scent kind of like vomit. Flavor is sweet and malty with straw notes. Mouthfeel is light and finish is abrupt and tastes of straw. Saranac...would it kill you to use hops?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
CharmCityCrab (142) - Maryland, USA - JAN 6, 2012
Appearance is a very light yellow. Smell is mild and reminiscent of an adjunct lager, maybe a hair sweeter. Taste is light bodied with a kiss of hops. I’m going to say this is pretty close to the profile as an adjunct lager, maybe a tad more diverse or plentiful in it’s hops palette, but not by much. I guess if they told me it didn’t have corn in it, I’d probably believe them. Suffers in comparison with the Sam Adams Noble Pilsner, which blows this away in everything except affordability. Doesn’t taste offensive or anything- unless you hate the taste of typical American light lagers. I don’t mind it in a mix pack, but I wouldn’t seek it out. Even though Saranac is inexpensive for craft beer (Got it on sale for the same price as Coors Light), something like this just isn’t worth even the marginal extra cost- if it were a 12 pack of these, I’d just get the adjunct lager instead. But as 2 out of 12 in a mix pack, I guess it’s fine (Some of the beers in the pack are significantly better).

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