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RATINGS: 571   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Itís not often that a great summer swell coincides with a full moon, but when they collide, nature affords us a rare opportunity to paddle out long after everyone has called it a day. These moments are a solitary pursuit with empty lineups, but those who carve graceful lines under a full moon understand how things can be dark lonely and rewarding at the same time. So next time you paddle in from an overcrowded beach break, remember that nothing tastes better than a cold beer after a session. We suggest a glass of this smooth roasty black lager for contemplating empty lineups and waves that go on for days. Most likely, youíll long for epic summer swells under moon lit sessions opening the doors to isolation and empty secret spots of an age trying to pass us by.
Note: Formerly Midnight Sessions Lager.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2017) - New York, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Tap at Angels Trumpet Ale House one of several Port Brewing offerings on tap. Nose of cocoa and coffee. tastes of caramelized sugar, dark chocolate, burnt espresso, nuts, and some soy sauce. tastes crisp and very drinkable

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BoostIPA (1209) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - APR 27, 2013
Ahh... Lager. There is just something so relaxing about lager, isnít there?

Pours a very thin looking black and forms a light brown head which doesnít last all that long. Aromas of roast and some cocoa. Taste is just pure relaxation... Subtle, supple, succulent. Light roast. So good. So very, very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
annunz123 (853) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 19, 2013
Malty aroma with roast and nuts. Flavor is sweet and smoky, with a bittersweet finish. Pretty standard stuff but pretty good.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
onceblind (3965) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 5, 2013
Black with a rocky beige head. Dry nutty and biscuity malty nose with notes of chocolaty roast and dry cracker. Flavor is light and dry with roasty notes of dry unsweet cocoa, cracker yeast notes, and a dry slightly metallic earthy hoppiness. Un exciting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocJitsu (845) - Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Pours an opaque black. No head at all. Mouthfeel is wet with slight carbonation. It couldíve been a bit creamier. Aroma is pretty disappointing. Smoky like a burnt piece of toast. Pretty weak flavor of dark roast malt. Some underlying notes of plasticky cream. Iíll never make this mistake again.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madvike (2672) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Bottle - Pours black with a big tan head. Nose is coca and espresso with a dark nutty roasted malt. Smoky, roasty malt taste, with a nutty finish and a tiny bit of sweetness. Lightly warming, thin and smooth. Excellent stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
meerbier (1473) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2013
Bottle@Home. Black chocolate aroma with hints of coffee, cola and sulphur. Black, light brown head, good lace. Plain in flavour, bitter, coffee and black chocolate hints. Dry mouth feel. Uninteresting but not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
conway (1324) - - MAR 18, 2013
Uploading old ratings that were missing comments. Not a lager fan and this wont change my mind. Good for a lager I guess but still dull. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leafs93 (1649) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma was more roast then expected, coffee and burnt toast. Taste is roast bitterness with sweet finish. Medium bodied with a smooth and creamy texture. Finishes crisp and clean. A very solid brew.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ReggieDunlap (3029) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Pours black with a medium mocha head...looks like a porter or stout. Aroma is nice and roasty with faint notes of dark chocolate and coffee...light caramel and nuts. Flavor is very roasty...slight burnt bitterness...char, dakr chocolate and espresso...tasty. Mouthfeel is medium/full and creamy with a very roasty/burnt/bitter finish. Awesome schwartzbier!


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