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Festina Pêche - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,142 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,142
Reviews: 1,223
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 17.86%
Wants: 108
Gots: 183 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
In Festina Peche, since the natural peach sugars are eaten by the yeast, the fruit complexity is woven into both the aroma and the taste of the beer so there is no need to doctor it with woodruff or raspberry syrup. Just open and enjoy!

8 IBU

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-05-2007)
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-11-2014 01:49:08 | More by BalancingBrooms
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BH712

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-11-2014 01:48:49 | More by BH712
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safaricook

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

07-11-2014 01:32:53 | More by safaricook
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mthomp081

Delaware

3.08/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A - one inch white head, yellow is color almost orange

S - sweet smell of fruits, wheat

T - very strong taste of wheat and bread, very tart fruits including peach, almost like a hard cider but less sweet and more carbonated

M - very bubbly and carbonated, tart and sour in the mouth

O - I found this beer hard to drink because it was very carbonated and tart, almost reminded me of a mix between a soda and hard cider. It was very unique to say the least. I couldn't drink more than one, but for its originality I think it is average to good.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2014 00:25:46 | More by mthomp081
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

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JCam9981

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev +9.9%

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ACP5484

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -38.2%

07-10-2014 03:12:08 | More by ACP5484
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-10-2014 01:24:44 | More by Mikeypnh
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OatmattStout

Connecticut

4.35/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

its sad the the overall rating for this beer is so low amongst BA's. I feel its not intent but ignorance to the qualities and complexity of the style itself.

this beer is fantastic. hands down.

it has a great white head when poured aggressively that hangs on longer than most Berliners I have had.

a sourish and yeasty nose.

an immediate tart, fresh and quenching taste that has only the slightest hint of peach. (if they didn't let you know it was in there one would never even guess it was there). wild yeast flavors abound with the sourness from the lactobacillus topping it all off.

the mouthfeel is fantastic with tight carbonation enveloping the tounge.

just a great beer and a top notch interpretation of the style made right here in Murica!

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 00:58:22 | More by OatmattStout
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West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +3%

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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.9%

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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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Georgia

3/5  rDev -17.6%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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majorbase2

Wisconsin

3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a very light straw color, with lots of carbonation rising up. A good size white foam head that dissipates rather quickly. Little to no lacing. A very plain looking beer.

Lots of peaches, grapes, pineapple and lemon zest in the aroma. Hints of yeast.

Not quite the taste I was expecting. Very sour. Sour peaches. A little bit of pineapples. Green apple adds to the sourness. A tiny bit of grassiness, with just a hint of yeast. Green apple seems to come through more as the beer cools. Actually a pretty pleasant taste.

Light bodied, with quite a bit of carbonation. Crisp and refreshing. Reminiscent of sparkling pear juice.

Overall, much better than the ratings indicated. Although I do have a slight bias towards DFH, this one is a pleasant surprise.

Serving type: bottle

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New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev -38.2%

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Festina Pêche from Dogfish Head Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 3,142 ratings.