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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Bitters are popular pub beers in England and are closely related to the more well known pale ales. Saranac Extra Special Bitter has a rich, maltytaste balanced by the pleasant bitterness of Willamette hops. The finish is dry with a hint of the floral english Fuggle and spicy Saaz hop. Enjoy!


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 16, 2009
(12oz. bottle, courtesy of ericandersnavy) Pours a clear amber body with small off-white head. Aroma of nuts, caramel, and grass. Flavor of nuts, caramel malt, and toasted grain.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11635) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 5, 2004
Crystal clear amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit/earthy, some caramel. Taste is medium sweet, earthy, some grapefruit, lime. Light-medium body.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11215) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2009
12oz bottle-pours a light tan head and dark amber color. Aroma is slightly sweet husky medium malt-caramel/some chocolate, nutty, faint earthy hops. Taste is slightly sweet husky medium malt-caramel/some chocolate, nutty, some metallic/earthy hops. Medium body. A nice beer with 1 main detractor-metallic. Thanks to Joe/jwc215.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (11063) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 26, 2005
BOTTLE. DARK AMBER COLOR WITH LARGE ROCKY WHITE HEAD. AROMA IS MEDIUM WITH SWEET HOP. FLAVOR CARRIES THE SAME SWEET HOPPY WITH CHARACTER BITTER FINISH.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2009

Date: May 09, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Trade
Appearance: hazy dark amber, wispy off white head, bits of drippy lace
Aroma: dry caramel malt aroma, light earthyness
Flavor: rich caramel malt flavor, nice bready sweetness, light earthy bitterness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10050) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 2, 2005
Pours bronze with a small off-white head and loads of tiny slow rising bubbles. Lacing is spotty. Aroma is malty and creamy with a hop nose and tart apple notes. Flavor is mildly bitter with a hop finish. Medium-bodied palate.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopscotch (9489) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2009
Bottle... Clear amber ale with orange highlights and a large, frothy, off-white head. Fantastic retention and lacing. Biscuity, soapy nose. Light-bodied and very mildly creamy with lively carbonation. Bitter, toasty flavor and finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (9437) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 4, 2009
bottle from total wine. Rich clear yellow/gold pour wtih a small head. Aroma is very malty. Biscuits, honey and some light spices. Flavor gives in to a lot of malt with very little bitterness. Fair effort.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8981) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 23, 2008
12 ounce bottle from a sampler. Pours a reddish brown color with a one-finger head. Low retention and average lacing. English hop aroma with some malty notes. Tart and nutty taste with some floral hop notes. Medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8897) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2010
Nice golden amber pour in the glass. Nose and taste of sweet bitter, light spruce and malts. Rated 12/20/2000


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