RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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!

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kassner (1692) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2008
beer tasting three Sons. Red Deep Amber, no head. Nice Malt Odor and big round malt tatste with a little spicely Zing, Sweet alcohol finish

Cletus (6368) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 29, 2008
Bottle courtesy of beachbum25. Pours ruby red with a thin white head. Smells of tarte cherries, vegetal, some sweet malt, roses. Tastes of molasses, spice, some sweet malt, touches of cinnamon. Good!

ucusty (2693) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUN 26, 2008
Clear dark amber pour with thick off white head and very minimal lacing. Dark caramel sweetness with a touch of roast. Dry

ChainGangGuy (4930) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUN 12, 2008
Appearance: Pours a clear, dark reddish-brown body with a small, thinning, white head. Smell: Huh, pretty mild aroma here. Slight notes of dark malt, smoke, berries, and spearmint. Taste: Sweetish dark maltiness with a hint of dark caramel and chocolate. Touch of smoke. Berry fruitiness. Sweetish finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: Kinda basic, at best. Aptly named, I must say!

decaturstevo (6343) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 8, 2008
A dark amber almost brown pour. A raisen aroma and light malt. A pretty nice flavorful beer thaat is pretty close to style. Full bodied and good carbonation. Overall good beer that I enjoyed.

kp (10880) - 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

CaptainCougar (7634) - 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.

shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Pours a deep amber color with an off white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, toffee, roast, and brown sugar. Flavor is malty, caramel, toffee, roast, and a sugary finish.

Goodgrief (2059) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - APR 12, 2008
Dec. 2007 - Dark brown pour with decent head and lacing. Strong aroma of chocolate malt balls...you know those "Whoppers" things that your grandma used to eat when you were a kid. The flavor was strong and rich...chocolate malt balls, some roasty smoke and some bitterness. Bordering on too sweet, but a nice wintertime beer. Like the Railbender, this is interesting. I must seek out more of these Erie beers...they’re anything but bland and boring.

iowaherkeye (2804) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - MAR 18, 2008
12oz bottle, no date. Clear brownish red with a 1/2 finger quickly fading beige head. Sweet caramel, earthy hops, and alcohol are basically the aroma. Wait, there is a hint of chocolate. Flavor is caramel and raisins up front, a bit of chocolate again, alcohol (not detracting or hot in this case), and a semi-dry finish with bitterness peaking at a 2. Very low carbonation with a medium body. I like the style, so I think this got an extra point or two.

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