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RATINGS: 751   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our original award-winning Saranac beer is brewed in the German Lager tradition using Noble hops. We balance the hop bitterness with caramel malt sweetness, creating what we like to call a round beer.

Hops: Hallertau, Tettnang

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ebarnes (261) - Beech Grove, Indiana, USA - MAR 10, 2006
12oz bottle
My bottle says "Lager", and thats what it tasted like to me. And not a real good one either.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - SEP 10, 2006
Bottle. Clear orange color with white head that didnt leave any lace. Starnge aroma of grape candy, husky grain, and light malty caramel. Tasted of hay and again of grape candy. Slightly tart on the tongue.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jonwayne4883 (401) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 26, 2007
12 oz bottle adirondack lager. brought this home from a trip to NY. decent amber, good color, taste not unpleasant but not memorable.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - MAR 7, 2007
12oz bottle of Saranac Adirondack Lager. light orange color. light hop aroma. no flavor. light bodied. small bitter finish.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TURDFERGUSON (4051) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 19, 2008
Bottle shared by Taylor. Smell is buttery and crystal malty. Buttery corn...this may be infected, because it tastes gross. Undrinkable towards the end.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JUL 2, 2002
brewed with pure adirondack water - and that is the predominant taste here. the malt and hops keep coming and going - continuously overpowered by the water. some warmth at the back of the throat, but otherwise, nothing special at all.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
xmandax (130) - Astoria, New York, USA - JAN 17, 2003
not as deep as i'd like from an amber. seemed a little under-carbonated, perhaps. not much hop, or much flabor really.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
FistFullOfCats (163) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - NOV 20, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2005 Bottle. Aroma is sweet, malt, citrus, honey, but...not too pleasant. Slightly skanky. Pours amber gold with a thin white head. Flavor of honey, none bitter hops. Finishes with distinctly non floral hoppyness. Feels thicker than most other lagers, but not overly so. Eh. Its not bad, its just nothing special.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
AdamSkillin (376) - High Bridge, New Jersey, USA - JAN 21, 2006
A little more color than plain old Saranac Lager, less bitter finish, a little too sweet. A little more bittering hops could balance out the sweetness, but Im stuck here trying to scrape it off my tongue with my teeth.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bdjames29 (273) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 18, 2006
Bottle. Alias of Adirondak Lager on my bottle. Iced Tea. Disappointing. Just nothing special or distinguishable.


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