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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 178   ABV: 5.95%
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An IPA with a wry twist, Saranac Rye IPA is an aggressively hopped brew, sure to take your taste buds on an adventure. We’ve stepped away from the mold of typical IPAs and selected premium rye malt and a unique mix of spicy hops. Look for a crisp, brazen finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thechandler (577) - Charleston, West Virginia, USA - DEC 15, 2010
Pours a copper-orange. Aroma has a bit of hoppy spice. Not bad. Flavor is mostly hoppy, but not overwhelmingly so. Good IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
williamstome (818) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 15, 2010
Pale clear brown, white head. Bready malt aroma with light hopping. Fresh crisp dry hop flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ARMed (597) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2010
One of my favorites in the Saranac variety pack. A nice IPA with a good floral aroma and a nice foamy head. The clarity was not to the standard that I would like to see for this brand, but overall a decent beer with a nice taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9454) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 4, 2010
Bottle poured a clear golden amber with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of rye, earthiness, spicy hops and pine. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of rye, earthiness, spicy hops and light pine with a crisp dry lingering bitter rye finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeyplush (628) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 3, 2010
Pours a pale opaque copper with a very solid head and excellent lacing. Aroma of resin hops and a little bit musty. Taste is very dry and nicely hopped, with a dry bitter finish. Quite enjoyable and drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
JJAlexander (46) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - NOV 26, 2010
floral, grass, spruce, herbs, skunky, amber, very bitter, medium body, thin feel, bitter, Not a fan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joebudzjoe (668) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 25, 2010
Bottle from a friend. Crisp and dry IPA with a hop flavor that tastes slightly burnt, perhaps from the rye malts. These malts augment a unique spice flavor. Not too heavy of a beer. Good session.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shadey (1879) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 22, 2010
12oz bottle from a 2010 winter 12-pack. Bright crystal clear orange with a thin layer of white lace clinging to the glass. Aroma is lightly sweet with only a hint of spicy hops. Flavors are very dry and biting. The rye is apparent in the dryness... at least that is what I have come to expect (and enjoy) from beers made with rye. The spicy hop character is welcome in the winter months. I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sregnar35 (952) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - NOV 21, 2010
Pours bland brownish orange. Taste is stale cheap hops and nothing else, why bother using inferior supplies.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Photog (215) - Camillus, New York, USA - NOV 21, 2010
White head with a golden color. Aroma has a caramel hint with a citrus hoppy flavor. It is a light IPA but very well balanced. Citrusy, earthy taste with a lasting bitterness. Surprising Light sweetness at the end.

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