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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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Oktoberfest Lager: Robust, roasted, chocolate malt flavor, followed with a clean and crisp finish. Chocolate Brown. 15°

Beer Stories
History states that the first Oktoberfest was held on October 12, 1810 for the commemoration of the marriage between Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. Keeping up with Erie Brewing Company’s German brewing influence, our brewer created Fallenbock. This brew is a classic Oktoberfest Lager which creates a harmonious marriage of classic malts and hops;resulting in a wonderful clean crisp flavor. Happy Autumn!


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 7, 2008
(12oz bottle) Small tan head that mostly diminishes, atop clear mahogany body. Aroma is moderately sweet, chocolate/caramel, orange. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some chocolate, orange, earthy, light alcohol. Watery medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 29, 2010
on tap-pours a light tan head and copper color. Aroma is medium malty, some earthy hops. Taste is medium malt is dominant, some earthy hops. Easy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Date: 05/24/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

Appearance: clear dark brown, wispy dirty white head, bits of lace,
Aroma: dry dark caramel malt aroma with an earthyness,
Flavor: rich dark caramel malt flavor, light smokey earthyness, touch of sweetness,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9162) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Bottle… Pours clear and very dark. When held up to bright light, I see ruby. Small, creamy, khaki head. Good retention. The nose is a swirl of NYC street-vendor candied cashews, vanilla, chocolate, espresso and mild campfire smoke. Medium to full-bodied with fizzy carbonation. The sweet, malty flavor runs parallel to the aroma – toasted nuttiness alongside mocha and a splash of vintage port that lingers well into the finish. A careful, conservative hop schedule and black malt bitterness prevent the sweetness from running absolutely rampant. Underrated.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2006
On tap. Poured a darker brown color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of roast, chocolate, and citrus. Tastes of roast, chocolate, citrus and nuts. Light alcohol in the finish.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
GT2 (8440) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 28, 2009
On tap at Stubbie and Steins in Gainesville, FL. This is disgusting. Pours a deep amber with a thin, creamy, tan head. Weak retention and no lacing. Olive juice nose and taste. A bit of rotten vegetables. Beets. Metals. Just gross.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2008 Bottle from Capone’s. Rerate 10/3/08. Same ruby color, but with nose of dark malt, cacao, nuts, caramel, brown sugar, figs. Tastes caramel malty, figgy, brown sugary, with nice cacao and nutty notes. Much better than last year, and I am updating this score. Previous Rate: This one was a mild disappointment. The color was dark brown (ruby thru glass) with minimal off-white head. The aroma was dark malty, you could say a tad portery, with some tart cherry, spice, and Lactobacillus notes. The taste was caramel malt, tart cherry hints, some dark fruit, and mild hops. The tartness remained throughout, joined by a mild vegetal flavor late, and a general lack of complexity and balance throughout, making this one a one-timer only.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Pours a transparent dark copper amber with a thin, spotty-lacing light tan head. Mild aroma of lightly sweet toasty caramel malts and a touch of German hops. Body starts lightly sweet and caramely malty with some doughy yeast and a thinner, mildly warming finish. Doesn’t quite have the fullness of a true doppelbock, but is pretty smooth and drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (6890) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 30, 2009
Bottle pours clear garnet with tan head. The aroma is musty malts shuffling over to some malt roastiness with thin layers of dark fruitiness and a sense of caramel back off in the background. It has a light aroma but it seems pretty darn nice. The taste begins with malts both sweet and roasty that create a pleasing mix. Soon after modest notes of figs and dates and caramel pick up and join in to midway. Into the finish malt roastiness, a touch of caramel and some cherry hard candy take this to closure. Nice. The moderate level of malt roastiness keep this from being overly sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6680) - Enghien, BELGIUM - OCT 23, 2010
pression @ OTH couleur, bordeaux/ambre, mousse blanc-cassé. arôme, prune et baies, malt grillé. goût, léger au palais, conserve ses notes grillées, léger café, caramel, fruit; prune. Qcq note de levure au finit tout en conservant une présence grillée/café qui est minime.


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