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LSUzealot
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Session Lager beer

Anyone tried it? It's delicious. Very similar to red stripe. Brewer in Oregon.

They had them for 2 bucks each at the Marigny as a Super Bowl special. I'll definitely be ordering some in the future.


DEANintheYAY
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re: Session Lager beer
Never tried it, but it seems to be a fashionable beer choice as of late among some groups.



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tetu
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re: Session Lager beer
Doesn't full sail make it? I don't know if I've ever had it.


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Kim Jong Ir
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re: Session Lager beer
Never tried it. I prefer ales over lagers though.


Zappas Stache
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re: Session Lager beer
I think Full Sail brews it. They have an IPA I treat as a session beer as its on 6% or so.


BottomlandBrew
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re: Session Lager beer
Not my first choice, but at $2 at a bar I'd drink a bunch of them.


Tigerbait46
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My neighborhood place sells them at $2 a piece so I drink them quite often. It's a good crisp lager.


TheDude
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Tried it at a beer fest once. Simple but solid if I remember correctly.


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BMoney
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It's a good crisp lager.


Good lager is an oxymoron. Just not my style at all.


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RedMustang
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My local liquor store had it last summer for $9/case. It wasn't bad at all for that price.


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Tiger Ryno
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re: Session Lager beer
life too short to drink lager


CharleyLake
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re: Session Lager beer
Perhaps you have been limited to American Style pale lagers or Heineken. Samual Adams Nolbe Pils is a great beer to go with a meal.

Dortmunder is a German-style that is stronge and fuller than most lagers. Try Gold by Great Lakes Brewing Company.

Octoberfest style are lagers that I look forward to each fall.

The Eisbock and Doopplebock styles have big powerful flavors that have a high ABV and are lagers also.

For many of us "lager" is just another name for beer. Not so.


Eddie Vedder
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Never tried it. I prefer ales over lagers though.



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LoneStarTiger
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You're fighting the good fight, but you won't find many fans of German lagers on here outside of a couple of us


Fratastic423
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You're fighting the good fight, but you won't find many fans of German lagers on here outside of a couple of us


Tetu can back me up on this comment. One of the absolute best beers I have ever had was a German Marzen on cask at the Avenue Pub. I refuse to believe that "lagers" are boring as a whole.


RedHawk
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Tetu can back me up on this comment. One of the absolute best beers I have ever had was a German Marzen on cask at the Avenue Pub. I refuse to believe that "lagers" are boring as a whole.


This! While I like ales better because they seem to offer more styles, I still enjoy a good Pilsner, Bock, Oktoberfest and adjunct Lager.


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LoneStarTiger
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re: Session Lager beer
I'm a fan of several doppelbocks, and Weihenstephaner Korbinian is one of my favorite beers of any kind


BMoney
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One of the absolute best beers I have ever had was a German Marzen on cask at the Avenue Pub.


Perhaps, but when one has to point to a specific beer to prove that not all lagers are boring, then it kind of goes with what I'm saying. Outside of a few specific styles, I'm not a big fan of lagers. Generally speaking, they lack the complexity of the ales that I prefer.


Tiger Ryno
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re: Session Lager beer
I do appreciate the Dopplebock style and enjoy several of the "ator" beers...

I also had a couple of decent dortmunders and of course I imbibe some oktoberfest beers during football season as session beers because you can drink several, not break your own heart, and they taste better than bud lime


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bosoxjo13
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Perhaps, but when one has to point to a specific beer to prove that not all lagers are boring, then it kind of goes with what I'm saying. Outside of a few specific styles, I'm not a big fan of lagers. Generally speaking, they lack the complexity of the ales that I prefer.


Perhaps, but when one has to make such a generalized statement to prove the point that he knows so much about beer and his palate is so exquisite, others need to prove them wrong


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