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Full Sail Brewing Co.

Full Sail Brewing Co.
Sesión Cerveza Negra Dark Lager

Category: Dark Lager

Date Tasted:
Country: China
Alcohol: 5%
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended

Full Sail Brewing Co.
Sesión Cerveza Negra Dark Lager

Category: Dark Lager

Date Tasted:
Country: China
Alcohol: 5%
Light dull mahogany color. Sweet aromas of flint, red apple, dried figs and pineapple, curry, and malted milk ball with a supple, crisp, effervescent, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, cheery wilted spinach, fresh green beans, and orange sauce finish. An easy-drinking lager with a savory backbone.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Funky & Malty
Aroma Aroma: flint, red apple, dried figs and pineapple, curry, and malted milk ball
Taste Flavor: wilted spinach, fresh green beans, and orange sauce
Bitterness Bitterness: Low
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Mushroom Cassoulet, Steak Fajitas, Muenster
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An easy-drinking lager with a savory backbone.

The Producer

Full Sail Brewing Co.

The Producer
506 Columbia St
Hood River, OR 97031
USA
1 541-386-2281

Their Portfolio

93 Full Sail Brewing Co. ESB 6.5% (USA)
92 Full Sail Brewing Co. Session Red Lager Fest 6.2% (USA)
90 Full Sail Brewing Co. Full Sail O’Fest 5.7% (USA)
90 Full Sail Brewing Co. Session IPA 5.1% (USA)
90 Full Sail Brewing Co. Session Cream Premium Summer Ale 5.4% (USA)
92 Full Sail Brewing Co. Nut Brown Ale 6% (USA)
92 Full Sail Brewing Co. Slipknot IPA 7% (USA)
92 Full Sail Brewing Co. Classic IPA 6% (USA)
92 Full Sail Brewing Co. Cascade Pilsner 6% (USA)
93 Full Sail Brewing Co. Session Black Lager 5.4% (USA)
81 Full Sail Brewing Co. Capsize Imperial Pilsner 7% (USA)
94 Full Sail Brewing Co. Bourbon Barrel Aged Wheatwine Ale 12% (USA)
92 Full Sail Brewing Co. Watermelon Wheat Ale 5.4% (USA)
92 Full Sail Brewing Co. Blood Orange Wheat Ale 5.2% (USA)
92 Full Sail Brewing Co. IPApaya IPA 6.2% (USA)
89 Full Sail Brewing Co. Exit 63 Blonde Ale 5% (USA)
89 Full Sail Brewing Co. Oregon’s Original Amber Ale 6% (USA)
93 Full Sail Brewing Co. Hop Pursuit Northwest IPA 6.5% (USA)
94 Full Sail Brewing Co. Wreck The Halls Hoppy Holiday Ale 6.5% (USA)
93 Full Sail Brewing Co. Wassail Winter Ale 7.2% (USA)
92 Full Sail Brewing Co. Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout 9.5% (USA)
90 Full Sail Brewing Co. Amber Ale 6.0% (USA)
85 Full Sail Brewing Co. Sesión Cerveza Negra Dark Lager 5% (China)
85 Full Sail Brewing Co. Sesión Cerveza Mexican Style Lager 4.5% (China)
88 Full Sail Brewing Co. Session Premium Lager 5.1% (USA)

Dark Lager

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Serve in a Mug
Dark lagers (also known as Dunkel or dunkel-style lagers) range in color from dark brown to black and range in alcohol from 4.5-5.5%. At their best, these beers combine the dryish chocolate or licorice notes associated with the use of dark roasted malts and the roundness and crispness of a lager. Munich dunkel style lagers are also included in this category. These beers tend to be fuller-bodied with a hint of bready sweetness to the palate, a characteristic of the typical Bavarian malts used. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Full Sail Session Black Premium Dark Lager, Hofbräu Dunkel and MOA Noir Dark.