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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (5556) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Stubby 12 ouncer. Pours a clear amber color with a small white head. A sweet biscuit and honey nose. Pretty clean and tasty with light honey, leaves, caramel and a bit o’ hop bite. Good. Spicy at times.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
BeerZack (288) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 17, 2012
Smells like foot odor and malt liquor. Tastes like butterscotch meets movie popcorn butter in a stale beer. Despite the high carbonation this beer clings to the palate leaving a film of nast. Worst of the Session beers I have tried.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdInSaltLake (523) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smaynard6000 (552) - 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.

2.9
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Trev (1841) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11181) - 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.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
bpreo (1426) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - NOV 13, 2012
A holiday Red Lager. Comes in their trademark 11 fl oz bottle. Hints of wintry spice.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mansquito (3107) - 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).

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (5616) - Burnsville, 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.


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