RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Weve created an easy to drink crisp, hoppy ale that is truly pale in color without sacrificing the hop character you expect in an IPA. To make a delicious "sessionable" beer, we selected citrusy centennial hops and an experimental variety from the Northwest U.S.. Look for this unique hop character balanced by the backgroudn nuttiness of Maris Otter malt. Not too filling, not overbearing-just laid back and drinkable!

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
TURDFERGUSON (4055) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Super clean, light suspended dust. Nose is super grainy and vegetal. I honestly did not expect it to be this bad. Flavor is similar but you can actually taste a little bit of centennial hop and that signature saranac metallic yeast. Ugh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
collinmb (66) - - JAN 27, 2013
A pretty delicious ipa, and easy to drink. A pretty golden amber color, and good lacing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dacrza (912) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Glassware: Yuengling pint...Occasion: still in the afterglow of the Christmas holiday...Appearance: thick, meteor-laden chunks in the pale white head; burnt orange body; head laces thickly as well-promising...Aroma: bright, punchy citrus-orange peel and lemon zest--a bit of soap dish affects the scent...Palate: begins medium-bodied; slightly obtrusive at the throat; foamy and soft at the teeth...Taste: oddly a combination of puckerish hops and troublesome aftertaste--not a beer to enjoy slowl--or often--due to this quirk...Overall: Not a session IPA after all, unless I ended up with a bad batch...not among Saranacs better offerings...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drjohnrock (758) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Session IPA? Ill be the judge of that, Matt. Poured from twelve ounce bottle from Saranac 12 Beers Of Summer variety pack bought at Sams Club. Light amber/gold hue, medium white head, light bittersweet aroma, light bittersweet flavor with sour undercurrent. The only session this would be suitable for would be with a bunch of guys under a bridge holding paper bags of their favorite cheap swill. Otherwise, avoid.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
RABinCO (1508) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Bottle. Dark. Overly malted. Taste is a slightly bitter amber ale. I guess its easy to not sacrifice hop character when theres none to begin with.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blairgus (4369) - California, USA - OCT 23, 2012
23 Oct 2012, bottle. yellow, clear, steady bubbles, foamy head. nose is mild spruce and lemon pith. thin body and fizzy. crisp, mild lemon hops. not much here.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
budznsudz (582) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Drank from the bottle. Aroma is of a macrobrew. No hops to speak of. This tastes like a miller high life. I cant believe this is an ipa. One word: Pathetic

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
coldbrewky (1730) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Digging about in the cooler during Barrys shindig yesterday, I fell across this. Yes, a nice session. But fairly lackluster in all aspects of direct from the bottle consumption. No discernible nose. Mouthfeel is meh. Watery and blah body eventually leads to a forgetable finish. Hops must have been in small quantity for they did little to impress. Consumed during all encompassing discussion of the Song of Ice and Fire 5 book series with Anne and Joy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Tac (157) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Pours small head, nice cloudy golden body. Aroma of some citrus, herbal and honey notes, taste is slightly sour with decent bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bierkrug (2130) - - SEP 23, 2012
355 ml bottle from The Beer Store in Montichello, NY. Pours a cloudy gold color with a low white head. Aroma is floral hops and some spices, rather nice but the pleasure ends there. Taste is a weak malty, pinesol and floral with dry bitterness. No IPA fan here but this was below average.

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