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RATINGS: 573   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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It’s 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, you’ll 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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 6, 2008
bottle @Pauls Hoboken#1-pours a tan ring for a head and black color. Aroma is chocolate-dark malt, some lactose, nutty, oats? Taste is chocolate/coffee-dark malt, some lactose, nutty, oats?, slight hops bite/acidity. Nice, occasional.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11052) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2009
Black with a lasting tan head. Aroma of roasted malt with vineous alcohol. Somewhat plain roasted flavoour with plenty alcohol coming through for some reason.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10904) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 19, 2009
Bottle from Ledgers Liquors. It’s sublabeled MIdnight Sessions. Same ABV. Black, black, black, with a passing tan head. Aroma of dark malt and coffee. Near fullbodied with creamy carbonation. It thins as the carbonation leaves. It’s got coffee and burnt toast. Makes me think somewhat of the old, long gone, Guinness. Burnt. Yeah. Great finish. Do these guys ever make a mediocre beer?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Name: Moonlit Sessions Lager
Date: 05/24/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

Appearance: black, fine tan head, streaky lace,
Aroma: roasted malt aroma with dark chocolate and a touch of dark caramel for sweetness,
Flavor: rich roasted malt flavor, dark chocolate brings in additional bitterness, earthyness keeps it dry, long bitter finish, borders on astrengency but keeps it in check,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: **+/4

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10869) - DENMARK - JUN 25, 2011
Bottle. Very dark brown with medium beige head. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, bitter, coffee, dry, little liquorice, little sweet and hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (10828) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2011
Black with a big brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and chocolate. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. Very good schwarzbier. 211011

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10765) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 29, 2009
tap, beer tasting nørrebro bryghus pitch dark, small light brown head. aroma - very strong roasted grains, faint harchoal, al ittle hopppy. flavor is very nice roasteed, not sweet, faint caramel, ends roasted.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10735) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 15, 2010
A: Black, as one would expect from the name, with a thin mocha colored head. S: Chocolate, nuts, a bit of coffee, and the roasted malt. T: Very roasted/toasted flavor, a bit of coffee bitterness, and a mild sweetness at some points. M: Kind of light in body, but a lot more punch than a typical lager. D: Good drinkability, as you would expect from a lager.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10675) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2010
Bottle shared at Euston Tap. Pours pitch black with a sturdy, beige head. Big and roasted malt aroma with some sugary notes. Flavor is rich, sweet and very malty, with further roast, brown sugar, caramel and faint vanilla. Medium in body with average to lively carbonation. Finish is lightly dry and acidic, with more sweet, roasted malts and faint, coffee-like bitterness. Very good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10544) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2008
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured dark brown color with medium brown frothy head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Medium roasted dark malty aroma. Medium body with a dry texture. Medium to heavy flavor of roasted malt with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Interesting solid brew.


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