Fatehunter (2442) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUN 25, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured from the stubby bottle into a tulip glass. Very dark, but not black. Held up to the light there are some red hues. A nice 1 inch thick head formed. Eventually it went down to just barely covering the surface.
Fairly aromatic for a lager. The dark malt is most evident with a slight hint of dry hay.
Mmm. A lager with some dark malt flavor. However, the malt does not turn this beer into a sweet tasting beer like many other Schwarzbiers. For that, I really like this. The taste is a straight forward lager with the added bit of dark maltiness and a slight bitterness at the end.
Light and moderately carbonated.
All day long. It is a "Session" beer after-all. Those who appreciated a little more flavor in their lagers will enjoy this even more.
ehaak26 (297) - - FEB 2, 2017
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Liquor Barn. Pours a dark brown with off white head. Aroma of chocolate and caramel malt.
ordybill (1565) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JAN 30, 2017
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Pooler, GA. The appearance is a dark brown to black color with a medium sized off-white head. The aroma is a mostly chocolate with some malt. The taste follows the nose. A very good beer.
17Beer (284) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 5, 2016
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
CARAMEL AND COFFEE NOTES. POURS DARK BROWN WITH SMALL FAST GONE HEAD. TASTES OF SWEETENED COFFEE AND A LITTLE CHALK. MALT NOTES. FIZZY CARBONATION. NICE SOUR FINISH. GOOD.
chinchill (4600) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 28, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
11 oz bottle in Oregon.
Mild flavor and aroma but strong enough to leave a light lingering flavor of dark roasted grains and light bitter hops.
Solid but not extraordinary flavor. Exceptional soft and smooth but lively mouthfeel.
andrewje41 (3365) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUL 3, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Session signature short bottle, skipped the pour. Thanks to Eugene for the bottle/reminder that I never rated this back in my Session kick days. Creamy chocolate malt. Almost like a sweet cream, milk chocolate porter. Interesting, unique lager. Dark, but cool finish. Pretty good stuff.
fordest (2470) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - FEB 24, 2016
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Trader Joes that I took camping. Roasty black flavors were nicer than most lagers. This was not too bad really.
ogre71 (343) - Utah, USA - JAN 29, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is a good dark malty lager. Smooth drinking plenty of flavor would recommend.
Foxbush (1922) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 26, 2015
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle One of the twelve beers of Christmas The beer poured a clear dark brown to black. The beige head dissipated quickly. The aroma of roasted caramel malts and chocolate. The beer has a light body and soft carbonation. The taste of roasted malts dominate and there are hints of chocolate. The finish is clean with hints of some bitterness.
BeerdedDave (1486) - Beckley, USA - OCT 4, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
mohogany-black with red highlights; caramel and roasted malt aroma; crisp, caramel malt flavor; smooth and clean
climberbob (455) - Virginia, USA - JUN 6, 2015
3.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Stubby bottle into stout glass. Dark ruby beer that is not as black as I was expecting. Decent head that sticks around a bit. Not much aroma - mild malt and that is about it. Smooth almost creamy mouthfeel - light but not at all watery. Hints of milk chocolate, vanilla and smooth malt. No real bitterness. Very good easy drinker. Would be interesting to try this one on nitro!
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