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RATINGS: 485   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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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
joebudzjoe (667) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 20, 2013
Upon cracking open the bottle, there is a mellow chocolate aroma with a hint of lavender. This lightly bodied beer has flavors of brown sugar, chocolate, black licorice and a little bit of dark fruits. After the sip, there is a slight tangy and citrusy aftertaste on the tongue. Really easy to put down. Not bad.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnymusky (298) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Poured from 11 oz bottle....poured amber with a nice lasting head...smell is light caramel some cocoa and malt...mouth is the same...this one is a very simple but good beer...a tad light but very tasty flavor...i will grab this one again...for a buck it is way solid.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Namespayne (56) - - DEC 2, 2014
12oz bottle--> pint glass, dark amber with with a nice tall head that soon settles. Notes of maple, caramel, and roasted malts follow from nose to drink. A bit on the light side, simple but delicious. As you can guess, you'll want to make sure you have a supply on hand. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
smallfry (86) - - NOV 24, 2014
(Bottle) Pretty nice and dark but it’s very astringent. And feels pretty thin. Not great but not terrible.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (13269) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 3, 2014
Bottle. Dark clear brown color, beige head. Aroma of lightly toasted caramel. taste is roasty cocoa and caramel, not much bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
pmorris (2) - Yucca Valley, California, USA - OCT 12, 2014 does not count
I liked this beer... simple, unpretentious, flavorful. Nice color and aroma, goes down smoothly.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
outlawskies (447) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie says it is okay. Julie says it is good for a black lager. Mild and smooth 3.3 so it was exprired ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6084) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
"pretty much what i expected from this one. a session ale as advertised, nothing more, nothing less. there’s obvious quality to this brew, but it’s nothing to go out of your way for. a little dry, well balanced chocolate malt and hops."

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
apotekhin (79) - 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 (37) - 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 (298) - 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.


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