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Feb 21, 2014 06:52 AM

My First Delicious US Craft Beer

Sessions Dark Lager was so delicious.

Recommend it, bought in the store in short, circa 1970s domestic beers, bottles.

Session Black Lager | Full Sail Brewing Company

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  1. You mean Full Sail Session Black Lager?

    Haven't tried that one yet, but I thought the Premium Lager was well made - I just didn't care for the type of hops they used (Willamette?), so have been hesitant to try the Black.

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    1. re: LStaff

      It was pure delight as I drank it. Nothing more than that. I went for another as soon as the bottle was kicked. Great flavor, but I was cooking while drinking it, so I did not sit and ruminate on the flavors and taste. Will have to do that another time.

    2. That is a very drinkable beer. I like to buy it for large gatherings as a way of showing people that dark beers to not always have to be overly heavy and bitter.

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        1. re: jonkyo

          Its a great example of a beer that is sessionable.. full of flavor without being over the top in either hops or alcohol.

          Very similar to beers like Kostrizer Schwarzbier, or even Samuel Adams Dark Lager.

      1. Awesome Jonk... one down, several dozen more to go! The US craft brewing industry is alive and well.

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        1. re: TombstoneShadow

          For some reason, my taste buds are partial to a these two beers. The proof is how easily they are to pour into my mouth, and quench.

          Thus stated, I cannot take Mexican beers.

          Craft beers, save for the above, do nothing but make me desirous of the 16 oz. bottles of Polish or Eastern European beers.

          Thus stated, I shall look into the specifically noted suggestions posted here.

          I am a discriminate drinker, not an indiscriminate drinker, be it Craft or long standing bought out Domestic and Import.

          Thank you for the suggestions.

          1. re: MVNYC

            Thanks for the perspective.


          2. Yeah, it's a good beer.

            I ran a review of it last year, and I'm in total agreement with you.


            I like it enough to keep a twelve pack in permanent rotation at my home bar.

            IMO, Full Sail's standard lager is solid as well.

            Also they have a Red Ale (which I wasn't a big fan of), but give it a shot, you might like it.