Saranac Belgian Ale

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Type: Belgian Dark Ale
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  • 3.5/5 
  • 05.90% 
  • 2804/3686 
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This deliciously fruity ale is brewed with a generous amount of Belgian aromatic malt, hand selected hops and a traditional Belgian ale yeast. Brewed in the "Trappist" style, our Saranac Belgian Ale's fruity, malty character will leave you craving another bottle. Enjoy!
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  • Feb 6, 2010
    ABanerjee (29)Rank: Beer AficionadoGroup: Blueberry Lovers
    3.3
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    While this beer looked very pleasurable on the surface and it smelled like your traditional belgian ale. I would argue that the taste of this brew doesn't mimic is true cousins.

    While a smooth drink, it lacks the flavors that you would expect and doesn't enrich your mouth with the same citrus / malt that you would expect. It left me wanting more and didn't satisfy my overall desire for a belgian ale.
  • Oct 22, 2009
    generallee (311)Rank: Beer ExplorerGroup: Fall beer lovers
    3.5
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    It has a thin off white head over an amber color brew that looks to have to have been filtered. The aroma has a definite Belgian malt and yeast character that I like. Its flavor is very malty and sweet with some classic Belgian yeast notes and fair amount of hops that give it some citrus and bitter notes as well. The palate is medium bodied with a nice smooth texture and carbonation. Overall it's not as complex as other Belgians but it is still a decent brew.