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Nightfall Lager - Pecatonica Beer Company

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79
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30 Ratings
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.66%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pecatonica Beer Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 08-12-2013)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not too bad, really. Decent aroma, body, & appearance. Flavor reminds me a bit of a soft drink and carbonation is a tad aggressive. Finish is like flavor, yet not too bad. You could do a lot worse. This might be the best beer out of this brewery. I could see having another of these.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 01:41:11 | More by drpimento
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Phocion

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3.81/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle poured into a shaker pint. I've never heard of the brewery before, but distributor samples are one of the perks of working in this industry. Dark brownish-copper with a finger of frothy off-white head. Decent retention and moderate lacing.

Very malty aroma. Bready, molasses, and nutty. Slight earthy hops in the background.

The flavor is dominated by molasses and brown sugar. It's not quite cloyingly sweet, but almost. Alcohol is surprisingly noticeable for a 5.9% ABV beer. Sweetness is slightly less of a kick after the first couple of swallows; notes of nut and dark fruit begin to come out as well. There is somewhat of a bitter roasted flavor which actually balances this out a bit.

Medium-bodied with fairly high carbonation for the style. Fairly creamy but also a bit of a sticky, syrupy finish.

Overall this is a decent beer with potential but not without flaws. The carbonation is a bit over-the-top and the sweetness could be toned down. A bit better balancing would definitely make this one a winner.

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Wisconsin

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Darkness chalice

A: Pours a very dark but clear ruby-tinted brown color. There is a foamy, light tan head that settles to a thin cap over the course of about two minutes.

S: Caramel, bread and oats. Behind the opening sweetness are some earthy hops with lend a touch of herbal and grass aroma.

T: Bready malty is the dominant theme. The attack is starts off (relatively) dry. Flavors of brown sugar, raisin and caramel become apparent in the mid-palate. In the finish, sweetness is tempered by some resinous, grassy hops.

M: Medium bodied with low carbonation.

O: Ok. I wish the hop presence was a little more notable. There is only just enough to keep it from being cloyingly sweet. The malt character is similar to a bock.

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12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. Another new beer from a new brewery to me, contract brewed by Minhas in Monroe, Wisconsin, according to the label. Classified here as a Euro dark lager, not a style I am too familiar with. Going in unbiased.

Poured into a Houlihan's pint glass.

A - Pours a dark ruby chestnut colored body with lots of spritzy carbonation streaming topside. Three big fingers of creamy fluffy khaki head. Looks very nice.

S - Smell isn't so bad. Some dusty must, chocolate malt, amber malt, brown sugar, & caramel.

T - Taste is strongly of burnt brown sugar, caramel, and molasses. Very sweet. Hint of chocolate / amber malt on the finish, but the sweetness is overpowering.

M - Feel is smooth, with some semi-sweet stickiness lingering behind. Medium bodied with high carbonation. Slightly bloating.

Overall, too sweet for me to consider this an easy drinker, but still a solid flavorful beer. Glad to have tried it, but one will be enough for me.

Pecatonica Nightfall Lager ---3.5/5

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Nightfall Lager from Pecatonica Beer Company
79 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.