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Session Black Lager - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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Session Black LagerSession Black Lager

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83
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721 Ratings
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Ratings: 721
Reviews: 334
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.2%
Wants: 15
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV 5.4% IBU 18

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 06-27-2009)
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BESTIALEX

Oregon

2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

04-04-2013 03:38:58 | More by BESTIALEX
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Jamstone714

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

07-09-2014 21:30:39 | More by Jamstone714
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

07-09-2014 01:27:00 | More by KAF
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jasonPsager

Florida

4.15/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This was my first beer from Full Sail and I will be buying more. This black lager was excellent. Nice and smooth without too much carbonation. I loved how this beer went right to the edge of the bitter line without crossing it. It did so without losing any flavor. This is seriously my new "go to" beer in the fridge.

Bonus was the bottle. Though it is only 11 ounces it totally fulfills my "dare to be different" desire.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2014 22:41:37 | More by jasonPsager
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ptykozoon

California

3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dark dirty brown. No head or lacing.

Coffee, brown sugar, light vanilla.

Light coffee, tobacco, cinnamon.

Watery mouthfeel, very subtle simple flavors. Light carbonation, light mouthfeel.

Agreeable taste but not the most complex or satisfying beer in the world.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 05:21:29 | More by ptykozoon
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Humulus_Lupulus

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

07-04-2014 00:40:13 | More by Humulus_Lupulus
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California

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-03-2014 16:19:29 | More by GClarkage
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Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

06-30-2014 22:05:45 | More by zimmee66
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

06-27-2014 20:22:42 | More by sammyg832
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Sir_Goatman

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-25-2014 22:09:23 | More by Sir_Goatman
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Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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Washington

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Jasoncolliver

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -18.7%

06-22-2014 05:21:22 | More by Jasoncolliver
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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California

5/5  rDev +35.5%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bought in an Oklahoma liquor store at room temperature with a best by date of 6/28/14-- stored poorly and about to expire. Now that that caveat is out of the way...

Pours to a quickly receding buff head that falls to a thin but permanent ring. Color is similar to Dr. Pepper. Aroma is mild and clean with pale malt and slightly nutty/smokey/roasty notes and not much in the way of hops. (There is a faint cheesy/dusty note in the nose that may be due to age.) Flavor is a muted roast malt front with a slightly bittersweet nutty finish. Mouthfeel is light and CO2 is just right.

It may be unfair to judge this beer with an eleventh hour expiration date and crappy storage. But even with that, it is fairly solid as a mild, easy drinking dark session brew.

Serving type: bottle

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New Jersey

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New Jersey

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kevinm2342

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

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Session Black Lager from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
83 out of 100 based on 721 ratings.