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RATINGS: 235   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Brewed with a special blend of domestic and Belgian malts for a delicate nut-like character, you'll love this lager's rich taste and signature hop aroma. The exceptional full-bodied taste reflects our brewery's extraordinary commitment to brewing beers of the highest standard of quality. We hope you'll enjoy it. Happy Holidays!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MayorofMayfair (6) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2011
12/24/2010 case of bottles from bells beverage. Enjoyed this through the new year holiday. pours dark brown with minimal head smells and tastes nutty and malty. One of the finest holiday beers I have had. I will be looking for this again next year.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JDBaker11058 (1647) - Maryland, USA - NOV 15, 2015
appearance: clear amber, beige head, minimal lacing. aroma: sweet, with a slightly nutty caramel malt note, a bit of cola, and just a bit of hops. taste: toffee, brown sugar, cola, caramel, a bit of toasted nuts, and some earthy, herbal hops. finish: lingering cola, toffee, and noble hop notes. notes: This was a pleasant surprise. Good flavors, surprisingly deep. Not overly sweet, and way better than your basic lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
generallee08 (764) - New York, USA - JUN 11, 2014
The body had a nice deep brownish amber color with good clarity. Its head was light tan in color, big and think with very good retention. It also made lots of lacing on the glass. Its aroma has big, sweet and malty body with some light nutty and fruity notes. The flavor has a solid toasted malty character with a mellow buttery/nutty presence. Hop flavor is modest, slightly floral, and adds just enough bitterness for some balance. The hops comes out more towards the finish which is fairly clean and somewhat dryer. The texture is wet and easy drinking with average carbonation and a medium body. Overall this is a solid ale and works well as one of Saranac’s Winter Seasonal beers

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopmelt (196) - Painesville TWP, Ohio, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Pours deep coper, slight thin head, this lacing that dissipates quickly. Bready, toffee caramel aroma. Sweet bready malt, toffee, caramel taste up front, bit of noble hop bitterness mid mouth and on the finish with more toffee and caramel. Mouth feel is thin, slightly more than medium carbonation, pleasent. Overal tasty, well made beer, not great, but good for a vienna type lager, almost a marzen flavor, but less robust and refined.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UkrainPubCrawler (109) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 29, 2013
A nice tasty seasonal beer. I enjoyed the nut flavor. Dark amber color and nice foamy head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (3690) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Not a bad beer, definitely special by Saranac’s standards. Good malty character, some nice breadiness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
alexsdad06 (7422) - Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Bottle (2011). Pours a clear brown color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have some toasted bread, mild bitterness, light nutty notes with mild hop character. This was a tick.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
foyle (347) - Wyoming, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Appearance: ½” thin off white head recedes rapidly, leaving light lacing. Significant amount of carbonation bubbles. Color is light brown and mostly clear. Aroma: mild but pleasant aroma. A little hop spice but mostly malt – whole wheat bread, a little caramel and slight nuttiness. Mouthfeel: fairly light bodied with heavy carbonation. Mostly watery with a somewhat dry finish. Flavor: caramel and nut flavors are predominate. There is some hop spice in the finish. There is also a bready aspect—similar to yeast rolls. Overall: a pleasant beer, not outstanding, but not bad at all. I would recommend giving this one a try. Would probably pair very well with cheddar cheese and some crackers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
huggybeerwvu (1) - - FEB 4, 2013 does not count
Nice hoppy aroma, good appearance and taste, overall good seasonal beer, I would recommend

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (2500) - Silver Spring, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Poured from 12 oz. bottle at Boonville Hotel in Boonville, NY. Clear, mahogany brown with small khaki head and very good lacing Aroma of caramel, brown sugar, spices and herbal hops. Taste caramel, brown sugar, spices and herbal hops. Medium body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (4290) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 17, 2012
bottle. amber brown with small head. light bodied brown ale. nutty with a dry finish. strange.

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