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RATINGS: 885   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Saranac Pale Ale is a classic English Pale Ale brewed with six specialty malts and aggressively-hopped with hand-selected English Kent Goldings & Fruggles hops. Look for a rich fruity hop bouquet. A copper amber color and a smooth, full-flavored taste with a crisp finish that only comes from a genuine top fermented ale. Enjoy!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maneliquor (2788) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 4, 2013
Can from Anthony. Odd am English style coming out from that area. Not a bad pale at all. Just a nothing pale if that makes sense. Straight forward easy drinking stuff. Ok

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Patrickctenchi (3093) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Brassy amber with a whipped tan head. Stale caramel aroma. Taste is again, a stale, grainy bitter. Herbal hops, leafy. Not pleasant, exactly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mtdewa1 (211) - rome, New York, USA - AUG 19, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 22, 2013 Golden pour, medium head. Citrus and malty aroma. Very mild with descent hop taste. Not very strong. Eady drinking beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shigadeyo (2964) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2013

6/24/2011: Saranac Pale Ale... Aroma: Toffee malt and a bouquet of floral hops; undertones of honey, caramel, and cooked fruit. Appearance: Amber color, mostly transparent; thick, static head of ivory-colored foam; lots of visible carbonation. Flavor: Fruity (cooked apple/pear) caramel, sugar cookie, herbal tea, and bread crust; there is a really mild earthy hop profile and timid bitterness at first that grows through the finish; finishes slightly dry which is good. Palate: Medium-body; good mouthfeel; smooth and creamy texture, too soft. Overall: Just okay; a bit too much malt forward, even for an English-style Pale Ale.

12 fl. oz. bottle from Kroger in Harrison, Ohio. Rating #852 for this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3051) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2013
12oz bottle 7/27/13 (12 Beers of Summer)-Pours a medium amber with a small head. Aroma of malt and hops. Taste of the same with more hops and malt. This medium bodied brew is quite tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
hawthorne00 (2262) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 14, 2013
Can (bb 3/14). Clear copper with a large white head. Biscuity aroma with mandarins and tinned peaches, some spices. Rather stale biscuit/ caramel sweetness. Dryish and a little peppery at the end. There’s not a heap of bitterness but it manages to be a little crude.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackflag321 (444) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Drank several from the bottle and in shaker. Crisp malt on the palate with a slightly bitter finish. Nothing outstanding, but a decent beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nephilium (1264) - Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Mild grain and citrus aroma. Pours a clear amber with a white head. Earthy hop presence, with a touch of sweetness. The noble hops linger for a bit before fading out. If you prefer balance or malt to hops, you’ll probably enjoy this more then me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryanscourt (568) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Pretty boring. Some hop pellet flavor but not much to satisfy. Short simple aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Emeister84 (767) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Aromas of caramel, nuts, a touch of vanilla, subtle apricot, and grass. Dark, clear ruby-amber with a moderately lasting, off-white head. Off-dry, earthy, savory, and bitter, with some lemon rind-like citrus notes, and woody tones, almost oaky. Medium bodied with cleansing carbonation, and finishes with nutty malts, and earthy and citrusy hops.

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