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RATINGS: 541   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Saranac Caramel Porter is a robust, flavorful porter reminiscent of a by-gone era. True to brewing tradition, we've used dark caramel malt as well as Fuggles & East Kent Goldings hops for a smooth, yet slightly bitter, roasted flavor. Look for hints of real caramel used in brewing this delicious brew. Enjoy.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (22685) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2009
16th August 2008. Clear dark brown beer. Pronounced toffee caramel - loud and clear! Not that sweet and even a little sourness coming through at the end. Not a subtle beer, does what it says on the label, caramel and more caramel. Drinkable though!

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (22034) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 24, 2016
Draft at Moo & Brew. Clear dark brown color, light tan head. Huge caramel aroma. Taste is creme brulee.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Oakes (15820) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 26, 2009
Burgundy-brown colour. Large bubbles. No head. Aroma of caramel, vanilla and what I imagine to be bile. Really unappetizing. Very sweet flavour with lots of vanilla and the taste of artificial awfulness.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (15270) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2010
This beer is just about pure caramel. I love it! Black pour. Nose and taste is overpowering caramel. Some light chocolate malts. Rated 12/20/2000

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (13776) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2005
BOTTLE. Sweet aroma that matchs the name. Black color with large tan head. Flavor was good and sweet but not as good as the start. Good but would not be first choice in style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (13666) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2010
BVottle poured aclear dark reddish brown with a lingering tan head. Aromas of burnt carmel, toasted malt and a hint of milk chocolate. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of burnt carmel, vanilla and toasted malt with a smooth dry lingering carmel finish.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
argo0 (13439) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 4, 2002
Beautiful on the pour -- brown red body with a lasting tan head. Aroma is caramel -- not standard beer caramel aroma, more like sweet candy caramel. Flavor is intensely sweet caramel, with the wee bit of earthy hoppy bitterness at the swallow insufficient to lend any hint of balance.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (13064) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2004
Deep red copper with a strong caramel butterscotch DMS aroma. Vanilla too. Sweet caramel ice cream with diacetyl. Medium bodied.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (12487) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 18, 2010
12 ounce bottle from Harris Teeter - Barracks, Charlottesville, VA. Pours a clear dark brown color with a thin tan head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of pretty damn strong caramel notes, sweet and almost cloying, some butter and faint hops. The taste is faintly roasted malts, caramel, faint hops and a bitter finish. Medium bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (12332) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 29, 2004
Pours mahagoney with a thin elusinve tan head. Caramel aroma with some oat notes. Malt and oat flavor with a creamy caramel finish. Medium-bodied and a creamy palate.


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