RATINGS: 587   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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3.4
kermis (12870) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2012
Bottle at de molen tasting. Dark brown, almost black pour with a ring tan head. Aroma is strong burnt malts, a little chocolate. Flavour dominated by burnt malt, some whiskey, chocolate, toffee, and medium bitterness. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.7
crossovert (12670) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Draft. Brown pour. A hop pier and americanized schwarzbier, pretty nice tho.

3
Rune (12641) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2012
Big bottle purchased at Vinmonopolet Vika, Oslo. Carried back home and shared with Finn at a dinner party with the ladies. Huge, tan-coloured head resting on top of a devil black body with a brownish shade. Aroma is mid-sweet with earth and roasted malts. Roasted dark malty in flavour including a touch of chocolate. Sweet ending offset by bitter roastiness. Easy to drink. Paired well with our food (Skibotn, 06.10.2012).

3.9
Bov (12636) - 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

3.9
thewolf (12535) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2010
Bottle, bought @ Ølbutikken.
enjoyed at the final match day of the Primera Division: Barcelona - Valladolid
Very dark chestnut with a small, fizzy, cola-like head. Aroma has lovely notes of coffee, roasted malts, dark chocolate. Quite crisp. Medium carbonation, lovely dry and lightish mouthfeel. Flavour is elegantly balanced, very dry. Lots of coffee, hard roasted malts, muscovado sugar, dark chocolate. Long lasting, dry and fairly bitter aftertaste with some flowery hoppiness. Very nice.

4
hopdog (12492) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2008
22oz bottle shared courtesy of egajdzis. Poured a dark, deep brown color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of lots of roast, light chocolate, and some nuttiness. Tastes of roast, chcooalte, nuts, and more charred malts.

3.2
jcwattsrugger (12418) - 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.

3.9
Sammy (12105) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2009
I like the style, and buying the bomber at Gordon’s in Watham, I was a bottle past my 12-packer for the plane. Hence an enjoyable and informative sharing with Jeff at Jaspar’s in Nashua. Roasty aroma, black body with permanent off-white little head, with a great drinkability, and this is 10 minutes in the fridge on a warm day. Balanced with a tad of fruitiness, and complexity in the roasted black malt.

3.3
Pinball (12063) - 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
slowrunner77 (11938) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 19, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2014 near black in appearance. smooth and very drinkable. lots of roasty malts and just enough hops to notice. nice lager. it’s a toss up between this and hot rocks.


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