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Festbier - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
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1,325 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,325
Reviews: 695
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.97%
Wants: 20
Gots: 25 | 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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muskiesman

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.9%

02-03-2012 20:28:53 | More by muskiesman
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jonathaniler

Florida

3/5  rDev -18.9%

02-02-2012 22:34:21 | More by jonathaniler
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pperez38

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-31-2012 10:49:47 | More by pperez38
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-30-2012 02:42:25 | More by jfcaa193
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thekevlarkid

Maryland

3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Out of a bottle this beer was a clear amber color with some nice tangerine highlights. The tan head displayed decent lacing and moderate lacing as well. The aroma was of caramel, bread, butter and a bit of toasted malt. The flavors were an interesting balance of very sweet caramel malt and dry but floral hops. The bready malt and dry yeast also came through in the middle and I also got some toast and pine nuts as it warmed up. The sweetness seemed a little too much for a Marzen to me and I wasn’t exactly ‘wowed’ but I suppose this could just be my impression of the Victory interpretation. The mouthfeel was good, the body medium and the carbonation moderate.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 22:10:00 | More by thekevlarkid
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-28-2012 23:03:09 | More by AndrewMichael
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beef13

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-27-2012 15:33:53 | More by beef13
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electtodefer

New York

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-22-2012 23:29:20 | More by electtodefer
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mquinn919

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

01-22-2012 00:21:21 | More by mquinn919
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-20-2012 17:46:25 | More by zekeman17
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roastTHEmost

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-19-2012 00:09:25 | More by roastTHEmost
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PrimScrewhead

Rhode Island

2/5  rDev -45.9%

01-18-2012 23:38:34 | More by PrimScrewhead
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gafferjohn

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -59.5%

01-17-2012 18:57:13 | More by gafferjohn
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Sparger

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

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

Florida

5/5  rDev +35.1%

01-15-2012 06:56:51 | More by specialiste
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DocJ87

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-13-2012 06:43:48 | More by DocJ87
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Rob315

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-12-2012 15:39:44 | More by Rob315
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bonbini26

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-11-2012 21:09:38 | More by bonbini26
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tugg407

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-10-2012 09:22:25 | More by tugg407
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XanderCruz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-06-2012 19:36:11 | More by XanderCruz
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Codytucker13

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-06-2012 03:38:40 | More by Codytucker13
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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer when i poured it into a pint glass, it has a nice amber color body with not a lot of head that thins down to a thin lace. The smell is of carmel and malty. The malt hits you up front, first thing i taste. Then some earthy hops comes along, but not strong. The mouth feel is nice and crisp. Overall this is a average marzen.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2012 21:14:13 | More by chefhatt
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AWS2111

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.9%

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

New York

2/5  rDev -45.9%

01-02-2012 23:40:48 | More by felixljr
Festbier from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,325 ratings.