1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Festbier - Victory Brewing Company

Not Rated.
FestbierFestbier

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
83
good

1,388 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,388
Reviews: 701
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 22
Gots: 47 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Festbier Alström Bros
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 1,388 | Reviews: 701 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of stella77artois
stella77artois

New York

3.78/5  rDev +2.4%

12 oz bottle poured into pilsener glass.

A - Dark amber. Smallish head.

S - General hoppiness. Earthy aroma, small hints of of caramel and smoke.

T - Solid malt backbone. Slight amount of hoppy bitterness. I notice earthy hops. An ever so slight bit of smokiness. Solid malt backbone has elements of toasted wheat bread and earthiness.

D - Slightly thick. About how a Marzen should be. Definitely drinkable.

O - A solid Oktoberfest. I don't drink a lot of this style as so many seem similar to me, and there isn't much variation it seems. This is a solid Oktoberfest though. Somehwta complex, full of flavor and fairly easy to drink. I recommend it.

08-23-2014 18:26:11 | More by stella77artois
Photo of OldhouseRecs
OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.4%

09-02-2014 21:14:46 | More by OldhouseRecs
Photo of wollefdoogylloj
wollefdoogylloj

Virginia

3.6/5  rDev -2.4%

09-02-2014 20:58:25 | More by wollefdoogylloj
Photo of ackeeper
ackeeper

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-02-2014 19:04:43 | More by ackeeper
Photo of SteveJeremy
SteveJeremy

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-02-2014 01:01:58 | More by SteveJeremy
Photo of Paul_Zills121
Paul_Zills121

North Carolina

3.7/5  rDev +0.3%

09-01-2014 03:41:05 | More by Paul_Zills121
Photo of ScottM123
ScottM123


3.48/5  rDev -5.7%

09-01-2014 03:39:07 | More by ScottM123
Photo of rxthree
rxthree

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

09-01-2014 01:20:04 | More by rxthree
Photo of brewmine
brewmine

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

09-01-2014 00:06:00 | More by brewmine
Photo of cfadams17
cfadams17

Pennsylvania

3.64/5  rDev -1.4%

08-31-2014 20:05:12 | More by cfadams17
Photo of whojim
whojim

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.4%

08-31-2014 17:09:20 | More by whojim
Photo of DaftPatrick
DaftPatrick

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-31-2014 03:10:42 | More by DaftPatrick
Photo of PA-hunter
PA-hunter

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev +24.7%

Poured bottle into glass. 5.6% abv

Appearance- Cloudy orange amber with a two finger slightly off white head that dissipates.

Smell- Lemon along with some fresh caramel malt and honey.

Taste- Rich caramel malt flavor. Toasted cracker tastes goes on to a mild bitterness as far as this style goes. A short and simple flavor profile but quite lively.

Mouthfeel- Medium-thin with great carbonation. Crisp.

Overall- A near perfect octoberfest in my opinion. So flavorful. The malt taste in this beer is great. Well done and a must try oktoberfest!

08-31-2014 03:07:18 | More by PA-hunter
Photo of Belgiant
Belgiant

Colorado

3.6/5  rDev -2.4%

08-31-2014 01:33:33 | More by Belgiant
Photo of NJBeer265
NJBeer265

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

08-30-2014 20:48:37 | More by NJBeer265
Photo of michaelfcasey
michaelfcasey

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.7%

08-30-2014 12:17:39 | More by michaelfcasey
Photo of kmos27
kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-30-2014 03:49:59 | More by kmos27
Photo of brocktune
brocktune

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-30-2014 02:56:49 | More by brocktune
Photo of Draesith
Draesith

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -7.9%

08-29-2014 02:34:18 | More by Draesith
Photo of AdmiralOzone
AdmiralOzone

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-28-2014 21:32:24 | More by AdmiralOzone
Photo of baconfromwalmart
baconfromwalmart

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-28-2014 02:32:47 | More by baconfromwalmart
Photo of Beerasaurus
Beerasaurus

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-28-2014 01:31:37 | More by Beerasaurus
Photo of Jame515
Jame515

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-27-2014 22:38:11 | More by Jame515
Photo of krampert11
krampert11

New York

4/5  rDev +8.4%

08-27-2014 20:54:47 | More by krampert11
Photo of GeorgeCarroll
GeorgeCarroll

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-27-2014 19:47:45 | More by GeorgeCarroll
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Festbier from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,388 ratings.