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Festbier - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,484 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,484
Reviews: 714
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 25
Gots: 64 | 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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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I bought this beer because I wanted a great Fall brew, and I usually enjoy most of what Victory makes, so I thought this would be a winner. Well, I have to say its up there with one of my favorite Oktoberfest brews. WellI wouldnt really call it an Oktoberfest, but instead its a Marzen.
It poured a healthy reddish nut brown and smelled of toffee and molasses. Low carbonation but enough to be refreshing. It tastes great! Full of flavor with little after taste. It seems that Marzens dont really score to well on BA, understandably so as they really arent amazing beers in general. But comparing apples to apples, this stands out as a pretty good choice. I would buy again.

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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

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Festbier from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,484 ratings.