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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bitters are popular pub beers in England and are closely related to the more well known pale ales. Saranac Extra Special Bitter has a rich, maltytaste balanced by the pleasant bitterness of Willamette hops. The finish is dry with a hint of the floral english Fuggle and spicy Saaz hop. Enjoy!

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3.6
jtclockwork (17634) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2010
Nice golden amber pour in the glass. Nose and taste of sweet bitter, light spruce and malts. Rated 12/20/2000

3.1
Tmoney99 (15120) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 26, 2005
BOTTLE. DARK AMBER COLOR WITH LARGE ROCKY WHITE HEAD. AROMA IS MEDIUM WITH SWEET HOP. FLAVOR CARRIES THE SAME SWEET HOPPY WITH CHARACTER BITTER FINISH.

3.3
Drake (14332) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 23, 2008
12 ounce bottle from a sampler. Pours a reddish brown color with a one-finger head. Low retention and average lacing. English hop aroma with some malty notes. Tart and nutty taste with some floral hop notes. Medium bodied.

2.9
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 5, 2004
Crystal clear amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit/earthy, some caramel. Taste is medium sweet, earthy, some grapefruit, lime. Light-medium body.

3.1
BeerandBlues2 (14018) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 2, 2005
Pours bronze with a small off-white head and loads of tiny slow rising bubbles. Lacing is spotty. Aroma is malty and creamy with a hop nose and tart apple notes. Flavor is mildly bitter with a hop finish. Medium-bodied palate.

2.9
bu11zeye (13239) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 16, 2009
(12oz. bottle, courtesy of ericandersnavy) Pours a clear amber body with small off-white head. Aroma of nuts, caramel, and grass. Flavor of nuts, caramel malt, and toasted grain.

3.1
jcwattsrugger (12559) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2009
12oz bottle-pours a light tan head and dark amber color. Aroma is slightly sweet husky medium malt-caramel/some chocolate, nutty, faint earthy hops. Taste is slightly sweet husky medium malt-caramel/some chocolate, nutty, some metallic/earthy hops. Medium body. A nice beer with 1 main detractor-metallic. Thanks to Joe/jwc215.

2.8
hopscotch (11433) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2009
Bottle... Clear amber ale with orange highlights and a large, frothy, off-white head. Fantastic retention and lacing. Biscuity, soapy nose. Light-bodied and very mildly creamy with lively carbonation. Bitter, toasty flavor and finish.

3.3
DocLock (11189) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2004
Part of the 2004 Twelve beers of x-mas collection. Pours amber with medium head and aroma of malt, hops, slight nuts, toffee, and fruit. Medium height on the tongue, with a decent finish. Not bad, but not a prize-winner.

3
daknole (11048) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 4, 2009
bottle from total wine. Rich clear yellow/gold pour wtih a small head. Aroma is very malty. Biscuits, honey and some light spices. Flavor gives in to a lot of malt with very little bitterness. Fair effort.


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