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Festbier - Victory Brewing Company

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83
good

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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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

pengs68, Feb 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

TimoP, Nov 01, 2012
Photo of mverity
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Perfect clear amber color with very little cream colored head. Aroma is of very sweet caramel, and not too much else. Taste is definitely of caramel, and a good biscuityness to it as well. Lighter carbonation than I would expect, but not terrible. Good body too.

mverity, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of Fcip78
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Victory's Festbeer is one of the better Marzen style beer available. Nice amount of malt, mouthfeel is pretty good. Marzens can be a little too light or way too much malt, but Festbeer is a perfect balance. Nice hop bitterness to cut some of maltyness.

Fcip78, Mar 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Janeinma, Oct 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

stereosforgeeks, Dec 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

nhirsch04, Sep 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

ryanjtravis, Monday at 04:51 PM
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

cclark67789, Jun 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

whatname, Apr 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

bconsidine, May 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Betajeff, Saturday at 04:29 AM
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

jheezee, Nov 12, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Hessian257, Sep 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Bdel34, Sep 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

EBeckett3, Aug 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

ScottieD, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of MuenchenerKindl
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle to a pint glass. The liquid a medium dark amber with good Carbonation. The head is 1 finger 1 thick, off white and leaves some lace.

The smell is big caramel malt.

The taste follows, very nice light toasty caramel flavor.

The mouthfeel is good medium body but almost too much carbonation.

The drinkability is good, this beer war brewed to session. MK

MuenchenerKindl, Dec 08, 2006
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Kmlund, Oct 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

appearance is a nice copper and head is small and light.
Odor is light. Doesn't really have much. A little malty, but still pretty light.
Mouth feel is pretty good. It is a nice beer that is in the middle ground(not too heavy, not too light).
Taste is good. It is the best thing about this beer. It is very malty and low on hops. Taste is pretty balanced and has a hint of sweet or nutty. Finish is a little plain.

dexterk1, Dec 23, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

erialbill, Sep 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

illMurray, May 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Kunstman, Oct 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Luweezy, Nov 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

jsh420, Sep 09, 2014
Festbier from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,522 ratings.