jcos (1525) - Maryland, USA - MAY 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Location/Date:Bottle on May 8th, 2013.
Appearance: Pours a red cloud.
Aroma: Aroma of caramel, light pine.
Taste: Light-medium bitterness, lots of caramel malt.
Summary: Red IPAs are a particular favorite style of mine. This beer is a solid example, but not something I’m going to go out of my way to have.
argo0 (11450) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 7, 2013
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
12oz bottle. Medium off-white head atop clear dark amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, some caramel. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, light orange, caramel/bread, light acetone. Light-medium body.
EithCubes (4831) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Nose is quite hoppy, pungent and light woody, lightly earthy, with some caramel. I don’t know much about Calypso or Palisade hops, but I like how they’re used here. Deep red body with orange highlights and a clingy off-tan head. Taste is strongly bitter, lightly rubbery, a good helping of citrus, very dry with a hint of sweetness from the oily hops. Caramel pushed away in favor of an earthen tone. Aggressive light-medium body. Like the pungency on the tongue as well, but there’s a bit too much lost in the malt department.
thechandler (577) - Charleston, West Virginia, USA - APR 30, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a copper red amber color. Aroma is malty with a tingle of hoppy bitterness. Flavor is pretty standard IPA. A little bit more malty sweetness. Feels a little thin but otherwise, pretty solid.
MacBoost (1260) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - APR 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Why is this beer getting shit on so hard?
This beer is actually pretty decent. Or at least the smell says it is. Pours a deep amber with a off white head that quickly fades into a ring. The aroma is where this beer really shines... Really nice pine aroma, some slight cat piss and a whole bucket of caramel. Pretty inviting. First sip reveals that old saranac house hop profile, just dialed up a few notches. Pretty decent, actually. Finishes long and bitter. Nice.
paulvanpelt (330) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Mooi koperkleurig met kleine lichtbeige schuimkraag. Aroma van hop, kersen, caramel. Smaak is medium bitter, medium zoet. Lekker, maar veel te waterig en te weinig body.
Stampion (146) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 25, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Eh, decent balance of hops and malt. Earthy without being grassy or tea like. The bitterness sticks with you to long at the end.
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BroSpud (1682) - , Massachusetts, USA - APR 21, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
12oz bottle. Pours a light clear amber with an off white head. Soda like carbonation. Very slight malty aroma. Very little flavor whatsoever other than slight metallic notes. Very thin overall taste and palate. I think I am done with Saranac after this.
sloth (2468) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - APR 20, 2013
1.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 4/20
More saranac hooha. No need to extrapolate, Its saranac.Weird funky sweet malts and fuckedupedness. Nuff said. Bad beer, veddddy veddddy bad beer.
tacmedic32 (8) - New York, USA - APR 16, 2013 does not count
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
This beer pours a deep copper with red hugh. The head is thick and foamy and lingers. The nose is hoppy and caramel but not huge. It starts smooth and slowly finishes with slight hop finish. It is lighter than I expected but the finish lingers a bit.
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