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RATINGS: 532   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Saranac Caramel Porter is a robust, flavorful porter reminiscent of a by-gone era. True to brewing tradition, we've used dark caramel malt as well as Fuggles & East Kent Goldings hops for a smooth, yet slightly bitter, roasted flavor. Look for hints of real caramel used in brewing this delicious brew. Enjoy.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BroSpud (1740) - , Massachusetts, USA - FEB 16, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours a dark reddish brown with an off white head. Aroma is caramel. Flavor is butterscotch candy with artificial sweetener. Closer to a cream soda than a beer. Not a big fan of this one.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerwarlock (13) - Trafford, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2014 Despite other reviews, I found this to be one of my favorite "drinkable" beers of the season. Smells like caramel. Taste like caremel. Whether or not the smell and/or taste are artificial, I don’t care. Guess I’m "naive". If you love caramel you will love this beer.

1.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
ziel (76) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 4, 2014
This has a strong carmel aroma but very little flavor of it. More like a brown ale than a porter.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
anthony850 (281) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Very heavy on the Carmel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
snoworsummer (2438) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Draft. Pours dark brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is heavy caramel notes that smells strangely of creme brulee and cheap caramel candy. Light roasted malts and plum notes. Flavor is chewy malts, dark fruit esters, caramel sweetness, and light roast with a semi-sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonnycheeba (3745) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Tap. Pours dark brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is heavy caramel notes somewhere in between creme brulee and cheap caramel candy, light roasted malts, and plums. Flavor is chewy malts, dark fruit esters, caramel sweetness, and light roast; semi-sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tnkw01 (1181) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Bottle. Dark amber, brown. Little, tan head. Yes, aroma is caramel and the taste is caramel but not overpowering.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mtdewa1 (350) - rome, New York, USA - NOV 24, 2013
From bottle. Caramel aroma with a hint of chocolate. Taste is caramel, toffee, and more caramel. Caramel over powers. A little thin but goes down easy. Ok. A bit to sweet.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ads135 (3077) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 6, 2013
This was the first beer I ever had to spit out. The caramel is sickening and barely tasted like caramel, more like a syrup.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
merc7186 (2239) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 16, 2013
A: Dark Brown/Reddish hue, mild White Head, and almost no lacing. S: Overly Sweet Caramel, mild Chocolate T: Sweet Caramel M: Mediocre Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Sweet Aftertaste Overall, WAY TOO MUCH CARAMEL...almost fake taste.


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