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Festbier - Victory Brewing Company

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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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AWS2111

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

01-04-2012 18:03:18 | More by AWS2111
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Anonymous1

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.9%

09-21-2013 00:38:08 | More by Anonymous1
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Sparger

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

01-17-2012 00:23:01 | More by Sparger
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

09-17-2012 00:26:15 | More by IPAchris
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3/5  rDev -18.9%

10-17-2012 20:12:42 | More by thatoneguymike
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ONN8

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.9%

10-03-2013 01:21:54 | More by ONN8
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sweemzander

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.9%

04-21-2014 23:19:17 | More by sweemzander
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sweisel80

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.9%

03-24-2012 18:44:41 | More by sweisel80
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ChadT89

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

02-20-2012 01:25:40 | More by ChadT89
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jonathaniler

Florida

3/5  rDev -18.9%

02-02-2012 22:34:21 | More by jonathaniler
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NickyDee21

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

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


3/5  rDev -18.9%

03-02-2012 21:05:13 | More by gloveman
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rootbeerman

Virginia

3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: poured into my duvel tulip, with a nice clear amber/copper body, with a thin finger of off white head that fell semi-quickly with not much lace.
S: not a powerful nose, very light grainy, nutty and bready
T: grain and nut comes through from the aroma, a bit dry cooked grain and a very light grassy hop.
M: the grain makes it seem a bit rough. carbonation fits the style.
D: mostly fits with the style but is not my favorite due to the cooked grain flavor.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2010 23:55:35 | More by rootbeerman
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LumpyGuitar

New York

3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Picked this up on a whim, I'm a sucker for seasonals.

Poured a crisp amber with an orangey hue. Thin white head and no lacing.

Smell is faintly earthy, with a faint waft of hop and yeast.

Taste is pretty average fare for the style, bittersweet with a mild hop presence, yeast is sharper than I'd like.

Mouthfeel is again average. Fairly light with a decent amount of carbonation.

Drinkability here is lower for me. I can tell from others in the style what I think this should be - clean, crisp, with a light hop feel and a nice and easy mouthfeel and drinkability. I can't say that this doesn't match that profile, but what I can say is that it doesn't do it very well, at least the way I like it. Theres better out there but this is a good try.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2008 02:52:35 | More by LumpyGuitar
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mquinn919

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

01-22-2012 00:21:21 | More by mquinn919
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chim

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.9%

09-16-2012 01:49:55 | More by chim
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HiWire

Florida

3/5  rDev -18.9%

06-24-2013 04:22:12 | More by HiWire
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MacStinson

Michigan

3/5  rDev -18.9%

10-13-2012 03:24:03 | More by MacStinson
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akttr

Michigan

3/5  rDev -18.9%

10-03-2012 03:22:15 | More by akttr
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ScottHeidrich119

Maine

3/5  rDev -18.9%

11-03-2012 23:32:54 | More by ScottHeidrich119
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TheDudeRules

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into my Surly pint.

Pours an amber red with a full finger and a half of off white foam. Dissipates rather quickly. Lots of caramel malt in the nose. Biscuit too. Rather ho hum malty flavor. I wish I could be more positive or negative. This beer is rather average at best.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2011 01:03:23 | More by TheDudeRules
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IAMTEAMPONY

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

03-19-2014 16:59:51 | More by IAMTEAMPONY
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Lebzilla

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.9%

12-09-2013 16:22:34 | More by Lebzilla
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oldsmuggler

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.9%

01-15-2012 23:01:10 | More by oldsmuggler
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Hopstout

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -18.9%

09-18-2012 01:26:25 | More by Hopstout
Festbier from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,318 ratings.