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Stickum - Mankato Brewery

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35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mankato Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sacrelicio on 05-26-2012)
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GeezLynn

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

01-28-2013 15:19:41 | More by GeezLynn
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Turbo

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

10-06-2013 00:43:07 | More by Turbo
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bsp77

Minnesota

4.03/5  rDev +8.9%

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into the closest glass I have to a Stange.

Appearance: Beautiful mahogany with decent tan head and pretty good lacing.

Smell: Caramel, light chocolate, lots of earthy and spicy hops. Smells kind of like an earthy Brown Ale.

Taste: There is still caramel and chocolate in the taste, but it is very dried out and toasted. Same as the aroma, it is very earthy and woody, with some spicy bitterness on the finish. I guess it is well balanced between the malts and hops, but there is very little sweetness.

Feel: Moderate carbonation, medium body, very dry finish.

Overall: Not a style I have had a lot of, but definitely the best I have had. Much more robust than something like Alaskan Amber.

Based on the two Mankato beers I have had so far, I am very impressed. Interesting to see where they go next - will they remain all German?

08-07-2012 21:53:00 | More by bsp77
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +8.1%

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams "Perfect Pint" glass. Bottle says enjoy by 11-01-12.

Appearance: Pours a deep mahogany amber orange with a lot of rising bubbles. Huge five finger off white head with very good retention. Leaves a lot of lacing around the glass.

Smell: A malt driven and fairly earthy aroma. Toasted malts with good hints of biscuit, caramel, toffee, toasted bread, and yeast. Subtle hints of chocolate and nuts as well as a slight hint of dark fruits. Some earthy and grassy hops add some spicy bitterness. A very bready smell.

Taste: Like the smell indicates, a good mix of bready malt flavors backed by some earthy bitterness. Toasted malts with a taste of bready biscuit, toast, caramel, toffee, yeast, and nuts. Light taste of chocolate roast and a little dark fruit. Solid presence of earthy hops and grass that add some spice. A very bready and malty taste but its more of a dry bread taste than sweet. Solid.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Creamy and smooth. Has a very drying finish.

Overall: A solid tasting Alt. Big bready malt taste with a nice earthy character.

10-20-2012 06:01:06 | More by MattyG85
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tempest

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +9.5%

Picked up a single at Four Firkins. Ah, what a nice surprise, a very tasty sticke from Mankato. This mahogany beer had a milder caramel malt and light spice aroma, but really opened up in the flavor. It was a mix of caramel malt and mild cherry and berry esters, with a dry toasty edge, and then the herbal hop bite. It's on the cleaner side of the style, but a very tasty example. Check this beer out.

12-20-2012 22:01:26 | More by tempest
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morimech

Minnesota

3.6/5  rDev -2.7%

Pours a clear brown color with an attractive two finger head that had good retention before settling to a thick cap. Quite a bit of sticky lacing is left down the glass. Aroma is earthy and grassy from the hops. Also some caramel and toast. This is definately more bitter than other altbiers. Hops dominate the front end with the earthy bitterness. Toasted and caramel malt comes in near the finish. Just the slightest bit of sweetness in the finish. Just a bit lighter than medium bodied with nice, lively carbonation.

Different from any other altbier I have had before with its hop presence. Another fine brew from Mankato.

09-09-2012 17:14:09 | More by morimech
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runwild99

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

08-19-2012 17:21:58 | More by runwild99
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -3.2%

Thanks to cpolking for the hookup with this beer. Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is malty, some caramel. Taste is malts up front, a bit of nuts, hop bitterness present at the finish. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall is an enjoyable beer.

09-30-2012 20:33:22 | More by tone77
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Bighorn

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

09-18-2012 01:42:59 | More by Bighorn
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ddavison

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +8.1%

12-01-2012 00:08:16 | More by ddavison
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AllenJasper

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +8.1%

10-12-2012 04:06:46 | More by AllenJasper
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

07-20-2012 03:36:29 | More by MN_Beerticker
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-15-2013 02:19:05 | More by pathman
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Tjvan2

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

02-19-2013 02:58:03 | More by Tjvan2
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tom79mp

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-10-2013 06:37:09 | More by tom79mp
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

01-23-2013 05:47:46 | More by sparx1100
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KarlHungus

Minnesota

4.1/5  rDev +10.8%

This beer pours a clear ruby color. The head is one inch of off white foam that recedes slowly into a nice cap of lacing. The aroma is of toast, caramel, and a spicy, earthy hoppiness. The taste is maltier than the aroma with lot of caramel, toast, and molasses. There is a slight earthiness in the finish, and a nice overall dryness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a smooth texture, and moderate carbonation. Overall, this is a nice beer that I will surely drink again.

06-22-2012 02:44:22 | More by KarlHungus
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WallE89

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-16-2013 04:24:15 | More by WallE89
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zeff80

Missouri

3.69/5  rDev -0.3%

A - Poured out a clear, copper color with a two-finger, khaki colored head of foam. It left thin sheets of lace on the glass.

S - Floral with some malt and caramel.

T - Spicy up front with caramel, toffee and maltiness.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A light bodied lager.

O - Nice altbier. I like my first Mankato beer.

01-12-2013 03:37:44 | More by zeff80
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-15-2014 04:42:07 | More by mattmarka1
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tuckerlikesbeer

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

05-13-2013 14:06:36 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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Hopstout

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

07-25-2012 02:58:57 | More by Hopstout
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sacrelicio

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +8.1%

Delicious sticke altbier from the new brewery in south MN. Nice mahogany color, sweet dark fruits combined with noble hop spice and earth on the nose. Taste is sweet, dark fruity, earthy, and spicy. Mouthfeel is full and rich. Overall, a nice rich German ale.

05-26-2012 20:40:38 | More by sacrelicio
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-28-2012 13:31:14 | More by HoistinBrews
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mfl620ks

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

09-14-2013 23:29:29 | More by mfl620ks
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Stickum from Mankato Brewery
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