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RATINGS: 538   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hockey9930 (217) - - NOV 11, 2012
Pours a dark reddish brown with a frothy head. The caramel taste and aroma really stand out in this beer as you would expect from the name. Very sweet with roasted maltyness. Medium bodied, slick, and average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Mediczod (3) - - NOV 10, 2012 does not count
Pours very dark brown, almost no head at all. Pronounced caramel scent and flavor. Very sweet, almost undetectable hops, no bitterness to speak of. Very easy to drink, more of a dessert beer than anything.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 9, 2012
From iphone beerlicious app: Molasses smelling. brown clear liquid with rocky tan head. sweet to start and heavy sweet to finish. Medium body with cream slick texture. bah.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
maxwelldeux (4270) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with a somewhat small head. Nose is caramely and I actually got a hint of salty popcorn. An odd flavor palate. Caramel is definitely present, along with a hint of that salt. It’s not all that sweet, but the malts really come through.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stampion (206) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 1, 2012
Dark and sweet. The caramel hits you immediately with hints of malt and toasted nut. It's almost too much caramel to be enjoyed as a regular drinking beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LetsGoState (742) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2012
Appearance is a medium brown head with a dark brown. Aroma is strongly caramel. Taste is a little less caramel to be balanced with toasted malts. Overall pretty decent.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerFanDan17 (1043) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - SEP 5, 2012
It certainly isn’t just a clever name. Rich caramel flavor in balance with the malts on board. Smooth, sweet aftertaste. Pours dark brown/black with a rich creamy head.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
matthewjk (1022) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 1, 2012
12oz bottle ---> glass-----> my stupid mouth. Aroma is nothing but artificial caramel! Not great. But...the overall impression of this thing is not too bad. Slightly sweet, caramel, almost no detectable hops. Smooth, but thin.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jayb0 (1122) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - MAY 24, 2012
I didn’t like this at all. Too sweet, too thin, ill-conceived. It looks ok in the glass, and has a somewhat pleasant aroma, but this didn’tt work for me, at least not at that moment.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
berrya785 (441) - Kansas, USA - MAY 6, 2012
Aroma is caramel and nutty. Pours a clear dark brown with an off white head. Taste is caramel and spice. Pretty good.


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