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Festbier - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
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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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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

02-21-2014 01:39:56 | More by buzzy
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canawler

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

02-11-2014 15:29:02 | More by canawler
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goeke007

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

02-08-2014 04:15:09 | More by goeke007
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rudabegga9

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-31-2014 05:34:48 | More by rudabegga9
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Mullinger1980

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-30-2014 21:39:54 | More by Mullinger1980
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Smarty_Pints

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

01-30-2014 03:05:19 | More by Smarty_Pints
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cmq103

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

01-27-2014 01:19:41 | More by cmq103
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Mrbseward

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-25-2014 04:28:34 | More by Mrbseward
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

01-24-2014 04:25:15 | More by Lehighace06
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robertjskelton

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

01-21-2014 04:00:28 | More by robertjskelton
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

01-19-2014 21:31:08 | More by IdrinkGas
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SoCaliC8

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

01-18-2014 20:39:53 | More by SoCaliC8
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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-16-2014 00:19:26 | More by foghornleghorn22
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mlichens

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

01-12-2014 21:30:52 | More by mlichens
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FatBoyGotSwagger

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

01-06-2014 23:24:37 | More by FatBoyGotSwagger
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Houser

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-06-2014 03:07:55 | More by Houser
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gritz147

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

12-30-2013 00:10:39 | More by gritz147
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-29-2013 00:28:10 | More by BillRoth
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vinny21bal

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -39.2%

12-27-2013 04:42:19 | More by vinny21bal
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Victory Festbier has a medium, cream-colored head, a bright, yet hazy, orange/amber appearance, some bubble streams and some lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, syrupy bread crust, medium-roasted malt, and a slight hop zing. Taste is of all of those elements, and there is even a bit of sourness, here. Mouthfeel is medium, and Victory Festbier finishes crisp, refreshing, and absolutely and completely drinkable. Overall, this is really very delicious!

RJT

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2013 17:19:00 | More by RonaldTheriot
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ONUMello

Ohio

3.55/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle best by 1/6/14 poured into a pint glass
A: Hazy burnt-orange color with a one-finger head that quickly settles
S: Lots of malt, a bit of caramel, bread aromas
T: Matches the nose. A bit sweet, just the slightest kiss of hops but mostly leavened whole-grain dough
M: Medium-bodied with an unexpected tickle of carbonation
O: A bit sweet for my tastes, pleasant overall

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2013 06:46:16 | More by ONUMello
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JMohl3

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

12-20-2013 16:24:36 | More by JMohl3
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into tulip; glowing amber-orange with a moderate white head that foams up and then descends quickly into a ring of bubbles with some patches of single-bubble-thick foam floating around.
Smell is soft bready malt, with a crisp twang of hops at the end.
Taste follows the nose, bready toasted malt with a crisp finish of earthy/bitter hops at the end. Aftertaste is semi-dry, with a crisp pinch of planty hop bitterness melding with breadiness.
Mouthfeel is medium-light, crisp and well-carbonated.
Overall, a tasty and simple beer. I could definitely drink a few of these.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2013 01:29:42 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Clear dark orange, half a finger of fizzy white head, no lacing.
S - Sweet malt, some grains, a touch of floral quality, some caramel.
T - Balanced sweetness, dried flowers, grain, caramel, bread, light herbal touch.
M - Smooth, and moderately clean, a bit dry on finish.
O - Good marzen style of beer, Victory is usually reliable when it comes to their styles.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 01:00:55 | More by Omnium
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tabhill

New York

3/5  rDev -18.9%

12-14-2013 03:06:38 | More by tabhill
Festbier from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,318 ratings.