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RATINGS: 575   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (10540) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2012
Bottle. black colour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, berries. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, berries, cofffe. Medium body. OK/Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (10530) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2010
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown excellent mostly lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and light hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter flavor. Roasted and nice chocolate notes. Moderate bitter long finish. Creamy palate. Excellent scwhartzbier.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2010
Black with a medium sized beige head. Aroma had fairly hard roasted malt, liquerice, coffee and dark chocolate. Flavor had hard roasted malt, dark chocolate, liquerice and dark chocolate. Finished sweet and roasted.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAY 2, 2009
Draught. Pitch black. Roasty, turf, smokey, coffee aroma. Good mouthfee. The flavour is very pleasant with roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, good bitterness, smoke and and well lasting roasty coffee bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10184) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2010
Bottled. Dark brown coloured. Light brown head. Aroma of chocolate, light roast, light liqourice, light coffee and some sweetness. Flavour of sweetness, roast, spice and chocolate. Medium to full bodied. Has a sweet and roasty and cohocolaty bitterness in the end. Quite nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (9794) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 31, 2009
Bomber poured a clear deep dark brown with red highlights and a lasting tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, charcoal, bitter chocolate, smoke, light coffee and light vanilla. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a lightly dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, bitter chocolate, charcoal and a hint of vanilla with a smooth dry lingering roasty bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9685) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 11, 2008
22-oz bottle received via trade with FlacoAlto. Pours black with an average, frothy, light brown head, mostly lasting with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (straw, bread, chocolate), light hops (herbs), average yeast (leather) with notes of wood and tar. Full bodied, gritty texture, average carbonation, and a chalky finish. Average duration, light sweetness, acidity, and bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9492) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 20, 2012
from Erzbierschof.ch - black beer under a solid long lasting dark beige foam; nice lacework; very roasted aroma of mocha and ashes; a respectable malt backbone and a fair tart bitterness; very tasty palate; long and dry toasted coffeish aftertaste with more kingering notes of ashes - lot of character

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9152) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2008
Bottle... Thinkin’ ‘Bout Thirteen Hours O’ Drinkin’ (tew man wrecking crew)... Pitch black lager with a small, creamy, beige head. Terrific retention. Acrid coffee and cocoa with nutty notes and a whisper of smoke comprise the aroma. Medium to full-bodied with lively carbonation. Tips just slightly onto the bitter side of balance. Moderate acidity. Lengthy, acrid, charcoal finish. Kudos to mgumby10 for sharing the bottle!


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