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RATINGS: 540   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   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.


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 (463) - 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 (4552) - 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 (4956) - 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 (1710) - 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 (441) - 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 (4139) - Omaha, Nebraska, 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 (2904) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - AUG 21, 2013
November 2011. From bottle. Average and a bit on the boring side. Dark brown with a tan head. Malty aromas with caramel, chocolate and dark fruit. Drinkable, but not exciting.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (5333) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 12, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Pours reddish brown with a small biege head. Aroma of caramel and malt. Taste is caramel, malt, chocolate, coffee, and dark fruit. A bit different.


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