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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Saranac White IPA is a tasty innovative twist on a traditional IPA. Weíve taken a delicious American IPA bursting with Citra hops, and given it a whole new direction by adding the refreshing fruitiness of orange peel & coriander and the softening characters of wheat malt and oats. Youíll notice the complex hop flavor youíve come to expect in an IPA, balanced with the extraordinary bright flavor of a wheat beer. Cheers to twisting tradition!


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
vicg12 (17) - - FEB 13, 2013
Love this beer. One of my top five. Very hoppy but has unique flavor to it. Best on tap or at least pour into a glass if you get the bottles. Hints or orange and coriander, with a refreshing zing. Leaves a decent lace, and basically smells like no other beer, almost piney. Saranac continues to impress me with their brewing ability. Tired of people saying itís bitter, itís an IPA youíre supposed to taste the hops. If you canít handle this one, then I probably donít trust your opinion about beer anyway.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigflatsbeer (3) - New York, USA - FEB 12, 2012 does not count
Appearance: Looks like an unfiltered wheat beer (white in belgian terms). Hazy yellow color with a 1.5 inch head and high carbonization. Smell: Very piney hoppy smell. I was a little put off by it at first. Taste: Very nice, the drinkability of a wheat with the hop bite of citra hops. At 6.0% abv you could have a few in one sitting. Mouthfeel: Light which to me results in high drinkability. Overall: Very good. This is brewed about 2.5hours from me in NYS and is priced right around $7.99 per 6 pack.

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
furiousjc (1) - - APR 17, 2012 does not count
A great blend of a wheat beer and ipa with a soft undertone of citrus. mmmmm......

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tone77 (256) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Has a cloudy whiteish/golden color. Smell is alive with hops and citrus. Taste is also hoppy, citrus, some spice, very flavorful. Overall a quality beer worth seeking out.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JawVer (39) - - MAY 19, 2012
12 oz bottle. Pours cloudy gold with thin white head. I would describe it as a summer ipa, mixing the hoppiness of an ipa with nice citrus notes.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Slimcane (11) - Virginia, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Fresh hops first. Smooth finish hint of citrus. Cloudy, yet homogeneous appearance. One of my favorite white ales!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - MAR 27, 2012
Saranac White IPA is a very cloudy, dull golden ale with a frothy, bubbly white head that has excellent retention and lacing. It has a very citrusy aroma, like grapefruit and orange peel. It has a very smooth medium light body; fluffy in the mouth with a dry finish. It tastes citrusy throughout. Thereís lots of wheat in the middle of the taste and then resiny hop flavor takes over. Orange peel seems to be ever present and brings everything together. It finishes like an IPA but the aftertaste has a little wheat and something doughy in it. This is a very clever beer. An IPA and a Wit work together very well.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SSSteve (3831) - - MAY 9, 2012
bottle. thick, cloudy UT infection gold with a large, fluffy, white head. nose of peach and apricot. the beer tastes of peaches with a spicy, coriander finishing kick. the mixture of styles is a great idea. this makes much more sense than black ipaís... it gives the flavors a chance to compliment each other.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarkSachon (635) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2013
12 oz bottle as a gift from my neighbor Michelle. Very nice citrus flavors abound nestled with plenty of freshness. Really impressive effort from Saranac.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrinksAllKinds (14) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Good beer, not very heavy for an IPA which is surprising. Good with pizza. Would definitely buy again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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