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Session Black is short, dark and totally drinkable. The initial tastes are a subtle pairing of caramel and chocolate malt flavors with precise hopping to provide an elegant citrus background to the delicate finish of dark cocoa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle - Dark Brown in colour; with Reddish tinge. Malty; roasty malts, caramel, chocolate, hint of liquorice. Fruity; citrus. Hoppy; slight earthy hops. Sweetish roast malty throughout, leading to some bitterness in the finish. OK. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
conway (1573) - - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle. Dark ruby/cola colored with a thin ring of off white head. Aroma is roasty with some cocoa notes. Taste follows suit and adds some citrus and bready malt. Mouthfeel is a little too syrupy and under carbonated. Ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hiero (129) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Decent taste, nice chocolate flavor. The problem was it had no depth and the body was too light.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
klaing (116) - Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Dark clear pour with little head. Sweet malt aroma. Very sweet milk chocolate flavor with a touch of spiciness. Too sweet though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocJitsu (1029) - Florida, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Pours a clear copper amber color with no head. Sweet roasted malt nose. Full bodied lager with a wet turning seamlessly mildly scrubby mouthfeel. Mild flavors of caramel Christmas pull candy, fruit and cream.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3223) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Surprise AZ TJ’s bottle. Fairly typical aroma of darker, sweet malt with a little bitter chocolate. Pleasant flavor, a little milk chocolate with a hint of sugar. Nice dark lager for a session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VinegarStroke (280) - Napa, California, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle: clear, dark brown with a hint of copper. Poor head. Dominated by grain. Chocolate. Hint of malt or molasses and syrup. Very simple and clean. Off dry. Not sour or bitter. Medium weight and medium to long. Chocolate and malty flavors. Very simple and defined profile. Lacks complexity and layers. Just full of primary grain flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Squizzle (146) - Idaho, USA - DEC 23, 2013
The first time I saw this I was stoked because I like the lager. This beer does not disappoint. Darker than its twin and totally good for the price.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2437) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - DEC 23, 2013
4/23/2010. From bottle. Nice dark brown color with a tan head. Roasted malt aromas with caramel. Somewhat thin mouthfeel, but with good malty flavors.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nik925 (759) - USA - DEC 10, 2013
Well, it is sessionable, has interesting flavors for a lager, and well, it has drinkability. A bit of nice malt comes through. Other than that, this isn’t something to savor. Best had at the end of the evening when you won’t remember anyway.

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