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RATINGS: 533   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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In celebration of the fall harvest. Here's an autumn favorite that's as enjoyable as pumpkin pie. This hearty ale is brewed with cinnamon, allspice, cloves and vanilla. Look for a full body and amber color. We're sure you'll enjoy this special brew.


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AKThunder (166) - New York, USA - NOV 22, 2012
While there are a lot of better Pumpkin Ale’s out there, I still enjoy Saranac for what it is. Affordable and a nice balance of Pumpkin and a traditional seasonal ale.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bennetporter (52) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Pours from a bottle a nice amber with a thin white head with large bubbles. Nose is heavy spice, not much pumpkin, lots of allspice and cloves. Flavor is again light on pumpkin and with rather off-tasting spices. Finish is bitter, unpleasantly so. Meh.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hman43 (401) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - NOV 22, 2014
It pours a orange amber color. The head leads lacing on the side with large bubbles as part of the head. It has the smell of pumpkin, a bit of all spice, and a bit of cinnamon. It has a pumpkin taste with a bit of cinnamon. The taste is not overly strong, but is decent. It has a bit more carbonation which tingles on the palate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2337) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle from CBB in November 2012, rated from notes. A brownish amber pour for a nice mildly spiced ale. But I couldn’t detect any pumpkin flavor.

2.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjefferies27 (4) - East Norriton, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 7, 2014 does not count
Middle of the road pumpkin ale, if you asked me. Subtle spices. Easy drinking beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodenbach99 (3259) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 27, 2014
Bouteille du mix-pack d’automne. Une robe cuivrée avec une mousse beige. Un nez épicé classique avec une touche de grain. Une bouche épicée avec du pain mouillé. Correct.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
hippieman556 (8) - - OCT 27, 2014 does not count
This beer has a reddish gold appearance. The aroma is not the best on the nose and the taste is just ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IrishBoy (3883) - Bakersfield, California, USA - OCT 24, 2014
1 quart bottle from Bevmo, Salinas. Nose is light pumpkin, nutmeg, and caramel malt. Clear amber with a medium off white head. Flavor is light pumpkin spices and sweetness.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kramer (5095) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear light copper body with a one finger fizzy off-white head that faded to a thin ring. The nose is pretty decent, it’s just slightly sweet, a fair amount of pumpkin, and a well restrained spicing. The flavor is a little lacking though, the malt comes across as a bit thin with a little huskiness. Fairly minimal pumpkin flavor, but at least it’s matched up against a light spice bill. Lighter bodied with a fizzy carbonation level and a short finish. Meh, in the lower tier among the pumpkin beers I’ve had this season.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MtnMan3155 (13) - - OCT 15, 2014
Nice color, aroma wasn't particularly indicative of anything, but tasted okay. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BobbyAnalog (334) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Pretty milquetoast affair, from its innocuous pumpkin notes to its unimpressive array of spice. The body is pretty thin and nondescript, despite the pleasant nose. This Saranac offering feels like an obligatory and half-hearted brew, aimed at a quick cash grab.


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