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LTD Series - 06 - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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BA SCORE
86
very good

165 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 165
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A new holiday beer for our Limited Edition Lager series. LTD 06 is a black bock that is lush and full bodied with hints of roast, coffee, and chocolate in the aroma followed by flavors of caramel and figs with a long creamy smooth finish. LTD 06 is brewed as a Czech style Cerné Speciální with 2 row Pale, Munich, Caramel, and Chocolate Malts and hopped with Santiam and Perle hops.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 10-10-2012)
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Photo of Wasatch
3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Best By: 02/19/14

Pours a nice dark brown color, nice carbonation, with a fizzy light tan head, minimal sticky lacing left behind. The nose is pretty nice of malts, slight chocolate/coffee. The taste is very nice malty, nice notes of chocolate/coffee (even though the bottle sez there is none). Medium body, slightly dry/bitter finish. Overall this is a tasty brew, I would buy again.

Wasatch, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of ExpendableCrewman
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

ExpendableCrewman, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of crowsnest
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

crowsnest, Nov 19, 2013
Photo of Act25
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a small tan head that fades, leaves plenty of lacing over a body of dark molasses brown beer.

S: As promised, smells of mocha. Also dark roasty malts, caramel, cocoa and coffee more so as it warms. Gets better as it warms.

T: Follows smell. Large lager. Doppel bock is pretty much what I'd call it, which is a tasty style. Creamy chocolate and rich, roasty malt lager. Dark grain toast, molasses, charred wood. Sweet but finishing dry. Not cloying. Good roast meat beer. Slightly burnt firewood and drying wool, a winter charmer.

Mouth is medium and pleasant esp due to bitterness in the finish.

A bit salty too. A bit of an odd one. Perhaps too multi-directional. A worth trying experiment, but slightly over done?

Act25, Nov 19, 2013
Photo of KevinGordon
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

KevinGordon, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of Zach122
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Zach122, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of AlCaponeJunior
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

almost black but clear, not bad on the head and lacing.

Aroma and flavor definitely do have notes of chocolate and coffee, especially chocolate. There are some toasty notes, and a little bit of dark fruits.

Body is pretty full for a lager, creamy and pretty smooth.

Interesting beer, certainly worth a try.

AlCaponeJunior, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of Bunchy
3/5  rDev -21.5%

Bunchy, Nov 14, 2013
Photo of DerwinWentworth
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

DerwinWentworth, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of Givemebeer
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Givemebeer, Nov 09, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.59/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

the label says I will think coffee and chocolate. not sold really. nice richer looking dark brown color and some patchy just off white lace on it. a nose of lager yeast must and roasted barley, rather simple, but fully appetizing. the taste is also straight forward. there is indeed some chocolate here, a mix of cocoa powder and Hershey bar. not sweet, but only because its a lager and the long slow cold fermentation tames it. bitter on the back end like a cup of drip, but its from the barley, clearly. I do like the feel a lot. with a slightly fuller body and a dusty almost chalky palate, still with nice carbonation. the dark malt is awesome, simple and clean, which is just right. what I do not like is its semi-gimmicky mix of flavors, its filling qualities, and its odd mix of bitter and sweet. its good, not great. at 7% abv I don't need more than one, but I am glad I tried it. when full sail first hit the scene, it was magic. since then, even in this ltd series, its been lackluster.

StonedTrippin, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of TheMarkE
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Deep amber, almost black, like a good cup of strong coffee. Decent head and lacing.

Smell: Chocolate and dark fruits.

Taste: Coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, bread.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, creamy, smooth.

The Verdict: Delicious. Tastes like a cross between an Irish stout and Kona Pipeline Porter. Complex brew with enough coffee and chocolate flavor to make you accuse the label of lying. The alcohol is well hidden, too.

TheMarkE, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of anarchia
4.35/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours pitch black with a light brown head that disappears quickly, no lacing. Sweet chocolate aroma, some roasted coffee notes, a little caramel that shows up more as the beer warms. Thick and heavy in the mouth but still ridiculously easy to drink. Sweet up front, a little nutty, tons of chocolate and a little coffee. Roasty finish makes you want to take another drink. Absolutely fantastic, a constant in my fridge as long as it's available.

anarchia, Nov 06, 2013
Photo of NataLukas
4.29/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark coffee color with garnet highlights when held to the light. Evidence of carbonation, but very little in the way of a head, with only a small ring of tan foam at the edges of the pint glass and some very thin wisps floating in the center.

Subtle biscuit and toasty roast in the nose.

Yummy bitter roasted malt. Well balance bitter to sweet. More reminiscent of a robust porter than a dark european lager. Chocolate and coffee notes. Yum.

Silky smooth. Rolls off the tongue with a roundness. Slightly sweet but not cloying.

This is a smooth drinking dark winter treat. Would pair well with both hearty meals or deserts (or just drink it as your desert!) What it lacks in head and nose it more than makes up for with flavor and mouthfeel.

NataLukas, Nov 04, 2013
Photo of Mosul
3/5  rDev -21.5%

Mosul, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of MIrvine
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

MIrvine, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of olfolxholme
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

olfolxholme, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of mkh895
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

mkh895, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of Seattleman
4.06/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Full Sail remains one of the best values in craft beer. This LTD series is amazingly complex and an awesome value. Essence of chocolateat the beginning with a clean coffee finish. Definitely get coffee in both the nose and appearance. Inviting and delicious. Alcohol is well hidden in this one. Much more complex than your average dark lager.

Seattleman, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of jason_nwx
4/5  rDev +4.7%

jason_nwx, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of tzieser
4/5  rDev +4.7%

tzieser, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of Vonhinx
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Vonhinx, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of JHendu
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

JHendu, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of Rudes
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Rudes, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

kjkinsey, Sep 11, 2013
LTD Series - 06 from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
86 out of 100 based on 165 ratings.