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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Session Fest is a Czech-style strong lager (gotta love the Czechs!) called polotmavé or literally "light dark or semi-dark." Brewed with 2 Row Pale malt, Munich malt, Caramel malt and Wheat malt, and hopped with a blend of Glaciers and Cascades, Session Fest has a medium-to-full body balancing candy caramel and full malt flavors that are underscored by a spicy hoppiness that provides a nice perfume with citrus and pine overtones and a long clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdInSaltLake (727) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - DEC 15, 2012
German Lager yeast flavor and aroma. Some of the token Full Sail caramel flavor; not a lot. Subtle fruity flavor in the background... A little too much on the sweet side--but still a good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smaynard6000 (848) - Apopka, Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2012
11oz bottle. Pours a reddish-amber color with minimal white head. Slight aroma of caramel malt. Sweet flavor followed with a spicy hoppy finish. Somewhat different, but nothing overly exciting here.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hoptimus_prime (73) - Utah, USA - DEC 14, 2012
elf bottle. pours a clear copper, minimal head. nose is sweet cookie malt. mouth is crisp malty tinged with a little piney-hop bitter, no resins. overall nothing over-the-top but elevated abv (6.2%) and easy drinkability, should undoubtedly get all the elves drunk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Trev (2023) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 20, 2012
Bottle: Light amber pour with a medium soapy looking head. aroma is tasted malt, light cardboard, and fruity/herbal tang. Fruity flavour is a lot more forward than expected. Not unpleasant. Toasted malt under that. Bit minerally in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12513) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 13, 2012
12oz bottle. Crystal clear amber body topped by small beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, some spicy, bread, light orange. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, orange/grapefruit, some bread, light spicy. Light-medium body, light stickiness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
bpreo (2187) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - NOV 13, 2012
A holiday Red Lager. Comes in their trademark 11 fl oz bottle. Hints of wintry spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mansquito (4480) - Nueva York, New York, USA - NOV 12, 2012
Total Wine, Fairfax 11oz: Pours amber with long-lasting head. Aroma is caramel malt and lager smell. Taste is slightly sweet. Light hoppiness in the background. Tastes like a German beer pretty much (although the German beers that it tastes like are rated much lower than this and for no discernible reason it seems).

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (8692) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Bottle. Clear amber pour with a big foamy head. Smells like a cheaper lager with some caramel and cardboard. Taste is about the same. Not a fan of this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
robforbes (2089) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - NOV 2, 2012
pours a clear copper with a thin white head, and some lacing. smell is of spice, malt, and some caramel. taste is creamy, spice, malt, a little roastiness, and some caramel. ends on the spicy side.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
akim (8) - Oregon, USA - OCT 15, 2012 does not count
Probably the most unimpressive offering out of Full Sail’s lineup. Not a great aroma. Taste is...not very good. Somewhat unpleasant. I wouldn’t pick this as a cheap beer at a bar, rather skip to BMC or liquor.

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