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Festbier - Victory Brewing Company

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1,318 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,318
Reviews: 695
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.97%
Wants: 20
Gots: 24 | 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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NickyDee21

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

10-12-2013 14:41:51 | More by NickyDee21
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

10-12-2013 12:04:14 | More by username
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

10-12-2013 03:11:17 | More by ZEB89
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

10-11-2013 00:12:42 | More by Sturmthis
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

10-10-2013 03:17:38 | More by lockewoodfin
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emerge077

Illinois

4.2/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sudsy sticky head of foam that laces all around the glass. Brilliant clarity, deep saturated copper orange color. Slow rising carb trails,

Husky nutty grains in the aroma, swirling brings out some apple and dried fruit esters.

Nutty toasted malt flavor, grain husks, apples, fall leaves. Very light hint of bitterness in the aftertaste, and a hint of malt sweetness up front, otherwise dry and crisp. Very smooth and easy drinking, full and almost chewy for a lager. A delicious and traditional American Oktoberfest, definitely a staple i'll be looking for every fall. Side note: this was a top 3 finalist up against a dozen other Oktoberfests at a recent tasting.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2013 23:36:39 | More by emerge077
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KingMe

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

10-09-2013 22:43:45 | More by KingMe
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Kentucky

3/5  rDev -18.9%

10-09-2013 21:32:36 | More by DavidRose
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vkv822

Oregon

4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz : tulip

Clear, amber red with a foamy, off white head.

Really pleasant, doughy, slightly sweet malty notes primarily. Very faint, if any, floral hops.

Medium+ body, foamy carbonation.

A very well done Marzen, one of the top American examples I have tried. Picked this up on a whim and am very happy I did. Certainly a "go to" example of the style.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2013 08:00:38 | More by vkv822
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.1%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

10-05-2013 13:10:05 | More by lobos62
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

10-04-2013 22:05:23 | More by bexley10
Festbier from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,318 ratings.