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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Saranac Chocolate Lager is a sinfully delicious deep amber lager made with certified organic cacao from Belize. Our brewers looked far and wide for the highest quality cacao to create a smooth chocolaty taste that only comes from the most exclusive cacao plants. We used the roasted seeds of these decadent plants and perfectly paired them with caramel malt and German Hallertau hops to create a malty chocolate sweet flavor. You’ll love savoring this beer with your favorite holiday foods or on its own for a delicious treat!


2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2012
chocolate, coffee, smoke, all in small portions, brown pour, light bitter chocolate taste,light body, a bit of chocalte aftertaste on lips

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Butters (3725) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Clear amber pour with faint offwhite head. Nose is slightly cocoa. Flavor is not all that great. A little burnt. A little caramel. A little tootsie roll. Fake. Didn’t really care for it.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grandpa (327) - Verona, New York, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Large, white, fine bubbled head that slowly faded. surprisingly light colored and flavored. I expected the chocolate to make it darker and heavier. Slightly sweet, refreshing, lightly hopped. More a summer beer. It went down quickly, a good session beer. Not much of an aftertaste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
redpooba (396) - New York, USA - FEB 9, 2012
The beer is a decent middle of the road beer, the best part is the coco nibs in the background. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dacrza (486) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Occasion: still sick, but getting better with meds.... Glassware: nondescript pilsener... Appearance: tan brown/orange body with a thin off-white head... Aroma: fresh, cocoa hints are a quick burst; fleeting, otherwise weak malts... Palate:medium-bodied and smooth; plapable but not heavy... Taste: sweet toffee/caramel plays with the cocoa in a welcoming dance... Overall: pleasant though not overpowering--a malty chocolate seasonal that satisfies....

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brewbie (453) - New York, USA - JAN 27, 2012
12oz bottle. golden color, foamy off white head. light chocolate aroma. nice chocolate taste at first sip. cocoa finish

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ReggieDunlap (3009) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Pours clear amber with a medium tan head. Aroma malty and generic...mildly wheaty. Tastes like a tootsie roll with some wheatiness. Mouthfeel is light and the finish has mild chocolate and earthy, bland malts.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rabbe7000 (19) - Maryland, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Pours a dark red color with a foamy head which disappears within 30 seconds or so. Cherry, coffee, and earth shine through in the smell. Tastes like an odd mixture of chocolate (very very bitter), coffee, and alcohol. Not overly sweet. Take away: tastes like the smell of dirt with some real bitter chocolate overtones.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsmerig (1199) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Pours a deep brown amber. Aroma of caramel and chocolate. Taste is fairly smooth. The middle tastes a bit sour like a bad porter. The aftertaste leaves a bit of chocolate which is nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sregnar35 (952) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - JAN 9, 2012
Bottled. Pours dark brown with a small head. Aroma is cheapo chocolate with a tangy off aroma. Flavor is very sweet cheap chocolate, nothing else. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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