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RATINGS: 217   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Heathen (1500) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 28, 2013
THOUGHTS: Decent. Not really Christmasy. Rather flavorful. A little strong in the ABV department for something calling itself, "session." Maybe that’s why it’s only 11 oz. Got a little cloying by the end. TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a clear, light amber or copper with an average, slightly off-white head that mostly diminished and left good lacing. The aroma had moderate to heavy dark bread, grain and toasted and nutty malt; light to moderate grassy and floral hops; hints of honey and alcohol; a little marmalade. The initial flavor was light to moderately sweet, lightly bitter and slightly sour; while the finish was moderately sweet and lightly bitter with a short duration. There was caramel, dark bread, toast, nuts, hints fo honey, a little fruit like mixed fruity jelly spread on the toast, floral hops, then grassy hops and slightly metallic hops. The light to medium body was watery with lightly soft but tingly carbonation and a slightly metallic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Damico (3144) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2016
Thanks for getting me the Polotmavy, E! For the style this beer is delicious. It pours reddish copper as described with a big creamy white head. Aroma brings lightly sweetened amber nutty, woody malts. A crisp and nutty malty flavor is very smooth on the palate with a clean ending.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (21834) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle in hotel room Orlando.. Dark red brown.. Thin tan lacing.. Soft biscuit roast malts nose.. Soft toffee biscuit malts.. Soft toffee roast

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (6093) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 28, 2016
Fun little stubby bottle pours out a redish amber topped with a small sand head. Nose is toast malts some toffee sweetness and a spice. Taste is more of the spice toasted bread malts and some earth tones.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
odannyob (132) - Colorado, USA - DEC 23, 2015
Poured from a chilled 11 oz. brown glass stubby bottle into a lager glass. A good, clean aroma to match the solid golden coloring as the lager glass filled. Not much of a head and very brief blotches of lace when the glass is tilted that dissipate quickly. As this is a winter seasonal brew and my 1st dance w/it, I’d give it a 86.2% because we just met and the song’s just started.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
egajdzis (6130) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2015
Red color with a very small head, no lacing. Aroma of citrus, toffee malts, toast, light caramel. Taste of toast, toffee malts, citrus, dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinator (1851) - The Colony, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2015
Aroma of grain and lager yeast. Pretty clear copper color with a tiny head. Light and crisp. Malty with a dry finish and slight harshness. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogre71 (315) - Utah, USA - NOV 21, 2015
This is a good easy drinking session beer good price okay flavor but nothing to exciting here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
raphael (1173) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 11, 2015
Allspice, caramel, and resin i smell. Yellow amber. Feels fragrant in the mouth, a little sparkle. Orange lemon flavor, maple syrup, sawdust. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5768) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 1, 2015
Bottle from Bethesda Food and Beverage. Nice amber body with thin head. Nose is malty, weak, watery, some spices. Taste is malts, caramel, brown sugar, faint. Creamy texture. Gets sweeter in the finish. Decent enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bricks (988) - Delaware, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Dark honey brown. Aroma is of non-skunky Pils. Tastes like a dark amber. A bit malty, but good.

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