RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nick76 (4396) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2011
The aroma is papery and spicy with caramel malt and grassy hops. The appearance is amber with a medium head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is average. Overall this is a decent beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosco (305) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Medium head, toasty, thin palate. Fair at best. $1.79/12 oz @ Total Wine & More.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (8294) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Interesting to see this, but in 12pks- pass! but in a single, sign me up! .. . tawny amber .. light foam .. . caramel and what not .. . a pretty damn good vienna, how bout that! .. . . Wow! How very, very relevant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (6167) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Bottle. Ruby-amber with a short tan head. Aoma is caramel, sweet malt, spicy hops and earthy hops. Sweet malt and caramel dominate the favors with a spicy hoppiness and soft earthy notes. There’s also a mild citrus profile to this. Body is medium with a smooth, creamy carbonation. Ends with more caramel, sweet, chewy malt, spicy hops, soft citrus and mild earthiness. Very drinkable session beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pineypower (3247) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - DEC 26, 2011
Bottle thanks to Dmac. Pours out an attractive reddish color with a small off white bubble of a head. Aroma is of caramel, grass, some biscuit and light earthy/citrus hops. Taste is caramel, toffee, biscuit, some grassy hops, bread. Very easy drinking and rather tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ARMed (625) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2011
A celbration beer that has pretty much everything. The color is a reddish copper brew with a clear hue and a a thick pillow head. The lacing is both thick and lasting. The flavor is a minty sweet caramel, almost candy sweet finish. An excellent drinking brew and a great accompanyment to a potroast or pork roast dinner. I enjoyed this brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2646) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2011
fruity and creamy with flavor like a muscatel or a port. butterscotch and some sweetness that pairs well with raspy carbonation and a hop character seemingly balanced perfectly between grapefruit and pine. thats where that grape character is usually evident. satisfying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - DEC 19, 2011
Stubby bottle. Rating #56. Clear dark amber color with a dirty white head. Nice hop nose, light citrus and a bit of sweet malts. Nice little bitterness up front with a little more citrus hops and caramel sweetness. Dry finish and super drinkable, tasty stuff. (2062)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
legion242 (2344) - Richardson, Texas, USA - DEC 15, 2011
Poured a pretty red colour, darker then most Viennas in my experience. Nice white head. Iquite enjoyed this, though at 6.2%, I don’t know how sessionable it would be.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdrinker79 (2173) - Idaho, USA - DEC 15, 2011
12 oz stubby- Pours dark brown orange with a thin head. The aroma is caramel malts, mildly spicy hops, fairly muted. The taste is caramel malts, rye bread, dry and mildly bitter hops, I would say definitely more dry than bitter. Body is medium to low, carbonation is medium. Overall decent, but something I would never buy.

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