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RATINGS: 478   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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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.


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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rivertranced (25) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 6, 2012
Poured from bottle into tasting glass. Great example of the style. Very light sweetness/caramel in the aroma. Appearance is true to style: deep amber with some ruby highlights, quickly disappating foam stand. Good crispness and light roastiness in flavor. Would like to see a little more carbonation, but had a nice, light body. Overall, really enjoyable. Would benefit from just a touch more sweetness in the flavor.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
apotekhin (67) - ISRAEL - SEP 27, 2014
Brown coca cola appearance. Aroma of light roasted malt and burned bread with yeast and light fruitiness. Flavor of burned bread and some malt sweetness. Medium light body. Burned aftertaste. Not bad. Good value.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Roser (33) - Virginia, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Appearance- fairly dark, semi clear, mahogany, cola brown. Thin mocha colored head that didn’t last long. Little to no lacing. Smell- clean. Malt and spices. Dark and toasty. Light chocolate notes. Taste- bready, caramel, cocoa. Mouthfeel- smooth and creamy. Crisp. Light bodied. Overall- very good/nice. An above average schwarzbier. Would recommend and have again. Cheers!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zickbeer_ye (274) - Virginia, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Roasty malt scents and some minor caramel slight earthy grass notes. Light off white head and dark brownish red body. Light hops some roasty biscuit and minor earthy coffee and vanilla flavors. Smooth on the palate.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JMCtime (14) - Washington, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Decent dark beer for a reasonable price. Nothing too special about but good for when you don’t want to put down a lot more money on a specialty or microbrew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (797) - New York City, TURKEY - AUG 28, 2014
Drought. Reddish brown with small beige creamy head, light caramel aroma, roasted malt taste, thin body, low carbonation, medium finish with caramel aftertaste. Light but easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maley1 (783) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 22, 2014
Dark brown pour with small off white head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, slight citrus and faint hops. Taste of roasted malts, faint chocolate, cocoa, faint hops. Medium bodied, medium carbonation, very drinkable, perfectly balanced, all around a very good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maekchu (2160) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 11, 2014
Tap at Full Sail in Hood River, as Full Sail Session Black Premium Dark Lager. Small sweetish roasty nose. Medium translucent brown (not so dark). Toasty malt, licorice, candy, chocolate, light caramel, and root beer. Thin-medium body. Maybe a bit too sweet, and too sessionable?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarlacc83 (766) - Oregon, USA - AUG 7, 2014
A: Nearly opaque brown. Half inch creme colored head. N: Biscuit, cocoa, char, straw, brown sugar, and a touch of Earth and pine. T: Good sweetness. Some bitterness. Both developed to be easily drank. M: Light and a touch oily. O: Nice beer for a sunny afternoon while waiting for football. Won’t take too much of your attention, but that’s by design.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BierMeHoos (107) - Maryland, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle. Aromas of a traditional lager but pours a nice shade of dark. The taste is great. Sparkly but subdued hops hit up front and then a wash of cocoa, with a delicate coffee taste. The flavor is immense and the body is nice and light. Very awesome and easy drinking.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
steve1966 (106) - Florida, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Nice pour limited head.smooth but nice taste of burnt roast hops. Nothing great but a nice reasonably priced dark beer. Not a bad choice


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