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Festbier - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,473 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,473
Reviews: 712
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 26
Gots: 61 | 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%

MakeMineADoubleJack, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

bret717, Sep 10, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -4.6%

harripat, Sep 10, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -0.3%

LaLaSnite, Sep 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

probert, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

mfl620ks, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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

jsh420, Sep 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

vdub191, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

hermit990, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of orcrist_cleaver
3.65/5  rDev -1.1%

A: Darker amber. Fast rising carbonation gives small head (3.75/5)

S: Mostly munich malt, but with some green grass (4/5)

M: Lacks carbonation, but maintains crisp, dryness (3.5/5).

T: Clean malt taste, but not smooth. Low hop flavor. Slight bitterness, only moderately sweet (3.5/5). Toasted hay

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

nhirsch04, Sep 08, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

Dbot, Sep 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Acubflem, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

paulish, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

JDoogle, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Uniobrew31, Sep 07, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -7.9%

Stofko1992, Sep 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Rick778, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

poorbuthappy, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

dpgoblejr, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of hopsputin
3/5  rDev -18.7%

a: a dark burnt amber orange color, with some mild hints of ruby red & purple. a .5 finger head that fades to just some thin bubbles on top (i've seen better heads)

s: smells of a rich earthy caramel. there is some juicy hops in here? aroma is dominated by sweet caramel malts

t: flavors are a little tough to pick up initially. it tastes like a mix of sweet malts and something fruity - mango? quite odd. finding it a little too tough to pick up flavors

m: medium mouthfeel, not much carbonation

o: was expecting more from Victory. this is a little disappointing (wishing i didn't have a 6 pack). märzens aren't the most complex to begin with, but this is has a distinct lack of flavor. appearance could use some work too

hopsputin, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of larryarms847
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Pours a dark and rusty amber orange, like a mushy wet pile of leaves.

Earthy, piney, cinnamon, and buttery rolls.

Tastes like fall (I overuse this phrase though), cinnamon, buttery malts, and some pine.

Mouthfeel is malty and frothy and very nice fall brew.

Overall, not the greatest Oktoberfest brew, but worth downing a sixer or two.

larryarms847, Sep 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Shaymus, Sep 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Svendozen, Sep 06, 2014
Festbier from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,473 ratings.