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Festbier - Victory Brewing Company

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1,522 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,522
Reviews: 717
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 25
Gots: 77 | 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)
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Photo of stella77artois
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.

stella77artois, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bought from Wegmans Calkins Rd on 9/28/14. Poured into a dimpled mug at fridge temp.

appearance: orange, no head or lacing.

aroma: sweet, rich, toasted caramel

taste: tasty toasted caramel with mild hops for balance

mouthfeel: a little flat

overall: tastes good. maybe this bottle was flat.

fx20736, Sunday at 11:23 PM
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Festbier from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,522 ratings.