Session Lager | Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

BA SCORE
83
good
1,173 Ratings
Session LagerSession Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
Oregon, United States
fullsailbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
ABV 5.1% IBU 18

Added by mattmaples on 05-17-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,173
Reviews:
485
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
14.17%
 
 
Wants:
81
Gots:
211
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,173 |  Reviews: 485
Photo of Mtn
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A very pleasant surprise.
The clarity of a lager, blonde too!
Smelled more like malt than hops (I needed a break from pils' hoppiness.)
Very crisp and semi-dry.
A game-winner that cut through the greasiness of a pizza.
This intentionally was remade as the lager typically made before Prohibition... proving yet again what a mistake that Amendment was for beer and the culinary arts.

Listed in the "1001" beers it deserves to be there... and it deserves more than an 83. Read the Bros review before you write yours.

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Photo of JMD
3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a crystal clear blonde with hints of orange. Active carbonation throughout and frothy white that fades quickly.

S: Light aroma of some bready malt, grass and honey. Not much in the way of hops on the nose.

T: After the lack of aroma, I was surprised by the amount of flavor this beer has. Pale, bready malt and grass. Subtle sweetness and citrus hop finish.

M: Light bodied, crisp carbonation. Appropriate for the style

D: This is a good take on a light, drinkable style. Nothing about this will knock your socks off, but can they go down easy.

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Photo of BeerTest
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sethmcd
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of stephens101
3.94/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A perennial on the shelves around here, so kind of crazy I've never tried it.

The white froth scoots quickly from atop this clear, brassy brew. Light fruits and green grass to the nose. Faint vegetal notes are noticed. Tastes crisp and crackery with a nice hop bite in the finish. Light fruits, grain and some gum too. Light and fairly flavorful. For the price point it's hard to beat.

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Photo of Patchedup
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of I3eer
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wattstriker
3.93/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickThePyro
3.67/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cshields
4.05/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Libeertarian
3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Lighter crystalline amber with pure white, delicate, fluffy head of lower medium retention. Aromas of crackers, sweet and grassy grains, light citrusy and floral hops. Very similar on the palate, with floral and grassy flavors more pronounced than citrus and crackers. Still, Pilsner influence is evident. Subtly sweet, nascent peppery finish, excellent balance. Medium-bodied beer, well-carbonated, very sudsy, nearly creamy, crisp, could stand to be cleaner.

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Photo of Mojo
3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ghostxyz3
3.84/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of porterman66
4.63/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of josvemden
4.05/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pittige lager, verfrissend met goede lange nasmaak. Blijven drinken!

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Photo of AGuyWhoBrokeBad
3.51/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of canarycommotion
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of uccle81
2.74/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of peabody
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of khowe22
4.55/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of samthebeerman
3.31/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of John_Squires
3.35/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Keith27614
3.37/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Session Lager from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
3.67 out of 5 based on 1,173 ratings.
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