Sunday, July 18, 2010

Session Black Lager

Session Black Lager

Rate Beer
3.34 85th Percentile
Beer Advocate B

Taste +4

This was a most unsuspected surprise; I had heard good things about the 'Session' lagers. It carried more of a nose than one might expect: faint dark, whole wheat toast and a bit of cocoa. Even though the mouthfeel was a little watery and the first sip was a little grassy, the roasted bread and mild chocolate made it all better. There was medium carbonation and a caramel/coke-like acidity.

Aftertaste 0

It ended clean and dry with a quick slap of bitter chocolate.

Alcohol Content 0 5.4%

Not really session strength as the name might suggest.

Value +1

I wish I had bought a flat of this stuff; it was sure cheap enough.

Ingame Enhancement +1

Still in Seattle drinking great beer.

Overall 6/10

I am really liking the addition of dark/roasted malts to normally pale styles. Full Sail took a good lager and made it better with dark toast and light bitter chocolate.

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