Sticke It To The Man | O'Fallon Brewery

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Brewed by:
O'Fallon Brewery
Missouri, United States
ofallonbrewery.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mcallister on 08-02-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
84
Reviews:
43
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
14.71%
 
 
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2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.68/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Despite the twist off I got a 1/4 inch of head that pulls back to a thick lace ring. Beer is a rich deep amber color, clear and vivid.
S - Caramel malt, touch of biscuit, and a dose of floral hops. Doesn't smell as sweet as I hoped.
T - A bit of caramel malt, dry biscuit malt taste, and some floral hops that rounds out the dry finish I tad but it really fades to nothing. Balanced despite the higher ABV.
M - A tad harsh which I didn't expect for such a moderate ABV. The taste of the alcohol is rather hidden so it is drinkable

Overall a double Alt brewed by O Fallon is not terrible but its just not worth the $3.50 I paid for the single.

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of secondtooth
3.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clean ruby-amber, with substantial off-white head. Exquisite, detailed lace. Beautiful!

Nose is caramel malts all the way. Hops here are dialed way back. Malt fans, rejoice!

Taste is also a more toasty caramel malts, with subtle hints of an almost fruity note submerged beneath. Sticke Alt is a rich tasting experience, with nary a hint of the high 7.5% ABV. A solid drinker, but, for me, one to enjoy slowly.

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Photo of Tone
3.49/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/4 inch head of an off-tan color. Decent retention and slight lacing. Smells of sweet malt, slight hops, hint of roasted malt, slight caramel malt, and slight pine. Fits the style of an Altbier. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp, with a low carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, caramel malt, hops, slight citrus, hint of roasted malt, and a hint of alcohol. Overall, not complex and weak appearance, but decent aroma, blend, and body.

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Photo of HeightsEats
3.7/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Aroma is syrupy with some alcohol undertones. Flavor is nicely balanced with strong, slightly roasted malt just barely balanced by hops. Mouthfeel is pleasantly full bodied, satisfying with surprisingly little alcohol burn considering the 10% ABV. This is among the most drinkable strong beers I've had, especially for the $1.99 I paid for it.

The current version is 7.5% ABV. I haven't tried it, but it would likely be a bit lighter.

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.52/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Been in the fridge a while, so...

Pours a chunky amber brown color with a moderate half inch cream head that dissipates quickly.

Aroma is a bit smoky, with phenolic rubber and caramel malt sweetness dominating. There's a hint of floral hop.

Flavor is just not good. Lots of alcohol present, with a slightly burnt malt background and floral hops at the finish. It's a bit bitter.

Body is fairly thick, with low carbonation and a significant astringency at the finish. There's substantial alcohol burn.

Overall, not at all impressed.

Tried years later, in 15, and it's more bearable, with notes of toffee dominating. Smoke is subdued.

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle a dirty mahogany color with floating sediment and a thin off-white head.

Faint malty aroma with a touch of dark fruit and an earthy graininess.

The taste was malty with a bit of dark grains. The 10% was fairly well-hidden. A touch of bitterness in the finish.

Lighter bodied with a sharp carbonation.

A decent Altbier but nothing I must have again.

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of BedetheVenerable
3.28/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Presentation: 12oz brown screw cap; awesome label. No date on this, but I'm pretty sure this is a little bit over a year old; drank one of the 4pk, cellared the rest.

Appearance: Attractive walnut beer with a bit of sediment in suspension and a nice dark ivory cap which shows pretty nice retention.

Smell: Noble hop presence up front, which I wasn't quite prepared for somehow. This is fairly clean, though there is a nice bit of dry, toasty caramel in support of the hops. Light traces of alcohol. Not a ton of depth, but pleasant, and I'm typically not one for big Noble Hop aroma or flavor, except in Pilsners.

Taste: Bitter leads here as well. Some light herbal and floral hop flavors, with a decent kick of hop bitterness, a bit surprising actually. The bitterness is clean, but at almost IPA levels. Hop flavors are balanced with smooth but present alcohol, with some light, dry caramel notes in the background.

Mouthfeel: On the light side of medium, smoothly alcoholic

Overall: Really cool that O'Fallon took a shot at this style, even this over-the-top interpretation. It's not unpleasant in any way but, for me, there's not enough malt to support the high hop rates and the alcohol (which, to be fair, doesn't taste like 10%). This was $9.99 a 4pk...at that price, I MIGHT pick this up fresh if they were to brew it up again. I'd have to give this one a B-.

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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2/5  rDev -41.2%

Sticke It To The Man from O'Fallon Brewery
3.4 out of 5 based on 84 ratings.
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