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Session Lager - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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BA SCORE
83
good

919 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 919
Reviews: 438
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 45
Gots: 53 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV 5.1% IBU 18

(Beer added by: mattmaples on 05-17-2005)
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freed

Oregon

3.38/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

So far, I seem to agree with most of the other reviews - in part. I think this beer fits the niche recently left by Oly when they closed/stopped bottling in stubbies, and Lucky Lager before that, complete with bottle cap game. (That yummy tumwater aquifer water..) The game is only fun the first two twists though, and the number of draws due to simultaneous "rocks" killed it.

The packaging is cool, and the firm responsible does great work, but I'm a little less positive about the beer. Pours a decent golden - not that I'd ever pour another one, with a nice white foamy head.

Aroma is kind of boring and just slightly sour - like tired malt hulls. Hop aroma is minor if present.

Taste is just better than average. Thin but bready malt, clean flavor, and slightly sweet. Almost like a touch of honey had been added. Nice crisp finish with good carbonation, and easily drinkable.

I'd put this on par with Henry's, and can't shake that feeling.... I'm not sure what the "up yours beer snobs" thing is about - but I hope hipster Portlanders will drink this instead of that anti-union adjunct-swill Pabst.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2005 00:31:47 | More by freed
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Session Lager from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
83 out of 100 based on 919 ratings.