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VICFEST Festival Ale - Vancouver Island Brewery

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VICFEST Festival Ale
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 3.73%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Vancouver Island Brewery visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
English Pale Mild Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This festival ale is brewed in celebration of the amazing art, music and culture here on Vancouver Island. We’re proud to support local cultural events like VIC FEST that strenghten our island’s unique collection of bouncing souls and kindred spirits. Brewed with a rhythmic blend of malts and lightly riffed hops this beer is a thirst quenching and sensory expanding experience. Turn it up and enjoy.

(Beer added by: LampertLand on 05-27-2013)
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souvenirs

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

650ml bottle poured into a pint glass. Paid $4.99 + deposit at BC Liquor Store (the one at 8th and Cambie).

A: clear gold, obvious carbonation, lots of head, lacing on the glass as it dissipates.
S: floral hops, slight sourness.
T: very mild, some bitterness balanced with the sweetness of pale malts, perhaps a bit bland. Well balanced, but I might prefer something more aggressive.
F: crisp and refreshing, maybe a bit watery.

Definitely good but not stellar. Would I get it again? Probably not (but I prefer darker beers anyway). I can see ordering this on tap at a restaurant, bar, or festival, but I don't think I'd buy it by the bottle again. Still, it's pretty good.

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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.74/5  rDev -0.3%

Vancouver Island Brewery's 'VICFEST Festival Ale' @ 5.0% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $6

A-pour is gold with a decent size off white head that is leaving a fine lace along the stein

S-slight floral , earthness to it

T-light beer tasting , tad watery

MF-low mild carbonation , light bodied , easy sipping beer

Ov-ideal for festival drinking , pleasant buzz , not gonna get you drunk

prost LampertLand

05-27-2013 05:12:36 | More by LampertLand
VICFEST Festival Ale from Vancouver Island Brewery
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.