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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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738 Ratings
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Ratings: 738
Reviews: 335
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.2%
Wants: 15
Gots: 38 | 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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California

5/5  rDev +35.5%

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Washington

5/5  rDev +35.5%

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Texas

5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

02-18-2014 01:08:46 | More by Mika
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colonelk

Florida

5/5  rDev +35.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I loved it. Great price and great taste. Dark beer with a delicious flavor. I highly recommend it. To be fair, I am a fan of dark beers already. I saw that this particular beer won a gold medal in 2010, so I tried it. I am a big fan now. Hopefully I can find 6 packs at Total Wine or elsewhere. So far, I've just been buying them in singles to try. Purchased at Total Wine in Sarasota, FL

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2011 05:48:48 | More by colonelk
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New York

5/5  rDev +35.5%

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mercatonero

Oregon

5/5  rDev +35.5%

02-27-2012 23:52:09 | More by mercatonero
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JBlazier1


5/5  rDev +35.5%

07-12-2014 01:54:41 | More by JBlazier1
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a061183

Arizona

4.9/5  rDev +32.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: Dark, but not too dark and not too caramely (if thats a word). So really it is dark, but not too light for the style. It is perfect for the style, being a Schwarzbier. If you hold it up to light in a glass it is not see through by any means. Color of it held into the light is caramel and milk chocolate. It is dark period. 1 Finger mocha head.

S: the smell is mostly of coffee notes and a lil bit of bitter sweet chocolate. Gosh a lot of coffee comes from this lager and is quite unexpected, but it is not too heavy at all.

T: Pretty much like a "lite" porter/stout. It has a great coffee/milk chocolate taste but not too strong and has a nice mellow feeling when drinking, so it is easy to drink more than a couple. Which I feel a Schwarzbier/Black Lager should be. It still has hops, but still has complex flavor.

M: Mouthfeel is not lite, but not like a stout/porter. And that is what a Schwarzbier/Black Lager should feel like.

D: Drinkability is amazing very sessionable. It is a great nitecap where you can have a few.

Remember this is a review for the style a Schwarzbier/Black Lager.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2009 08:05:31 | More by a061183
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Seven

Oregon

4.89/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Brown Black.
Roasted Nuts, Chocolate, slight Hop smell.
Molasses, Chocolate, dark fruit.
Full bodied carbonation.
This is a premium dark Lager. Very simular to Black Butte Porter. My all time favorite in the dark variety is, the Abyss and the Dogfish, Paulo Santo Marron.I would consider this in a very simular field. If you are looking for a high quality Dark Lager this is a fantastic choice.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 21:13:53 | More by Seven
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smokinyodas

Florida

4.78/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I received my first sample of Session Black Premium Dark Lager free from a good friend. Was not sure what to make of this beer from the looks, I was expecting a normal stout. Pulled from the cold fridge and poured into a glass, out flowed the deepest mahogany color with an off-white head. I wanted to allow time for this beer to breathe, nonetheless for unknown reasons I was compelled to quaff it down and was hit with pallet punch of flavors. The aromas of coffee, black cherry and licorice are mixed in with lightly roasted malts and a bit of dark chocolate. I enjoyed every minute of this beer immensely, regrettably some people might find this similar to Guinness.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2012 02:58:15 | More by smokinyodas
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cmbeddoe7997

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

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tfsimpkins

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

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scoobah36

South Carolina

4.7/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Absolutely love this beer. Best finish ever. and i don't feel like typing 250 characters so i am just going to talk about not wanting to type that much. for good measure

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Serving type: bottle

10-23-2013 02:10:07 | More by scoobah36
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +22%

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Minnesota

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District of Columbia

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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +22%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +22%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +22%

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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +22%

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Minnesota

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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +22%

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Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +22%

03-14-2014 01:30:05 | More by dbarny76
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Session Black Lager from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
83 out of 100 based on 738 ratings.