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Festbier - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,522 Ratings
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83
good

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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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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

HoppyBastard2, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of delta490
3.67/5  rDev -0.5%

Pours a beautiful deep and clear amber. A thin and fizzy white head dissipates quickly but a steady stream of carbonation leaves some bubbles at the top. The aroma is sweet and all I get is caramel. It's almost too sweet, bordering on candy. The taste has a much more refined caramel quality with a little nutty aspect and there's just a hint of earthy hops. A little thinner on the body but not off. A slight tickle from the carbonation. A decent example of the style.

delta490, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

WOSean, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

BuzzFee, Sep 13, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -5.7%

stomioka, Sep 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22%

mspanos, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

smb71481, Sep 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

rypkr, Sep 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Jeff22, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Lucular, Sep 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

aztraz, Sep 12, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -3.5%

Dave928, Sep 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

zero_signal, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of Dwkasper
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

A- foamy ivory white head, <1 finger, dark amber color

S- earthy, malty, slightly bready

T- biscuity, earthy, smooth, this beer was a littlemore bland to me compared to Ayinger.

M- light, smooth

O- nice. Overall I had never really been into Marzen/octoberfest beers until I went to a tasting. I tried 3 including Ayinger Oktober fest-marzen and firestone walker oaktoberfest. I felt that this was on the same level as firestone walker but not as good as Ayinger

Dwkasper, Sep 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

kuhndog, Sep 12, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

deonreds, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

pep, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of DIM
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Somewhat hazy coppery amber color; poured with a medium sized fizzy head.

Light toasty grains and they marginally outsized sugary quality. decent enough, but this lacks the depth and breadth of maltiness that I was hoping for. I expected a bit more from Victory.

DIM, Sep 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Kerrie, Sep 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

MakeMineADoubleJack, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

bret717, Sep 10, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -4.6%

harripat, Sep 10, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -0.3%

LaLaSnite, Sep 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

probert, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

mfl620ks, Sep 10, 2014
Festbier from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,522 ratings.