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Festina Pêche - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,309 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,309
Reviews: 1,236
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 17.86%
Wants: 113
Gots: 216 | 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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BilbosNuts

California

3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a clear, straw yellow color with a small, rocky head that dissipates quickly. A small amount of carbonation is visible, giving off a not-so-still appearance.

S: Smells exactly like a fuzzy peach. Pretty spectacular. A bit of a puckering aroma along with a slight earthiness.

T: Tart and slightly sour peaches dominate. Pretty much an exact replica of the aroma.

M: Light bodied with just enough carbonation to tingle the palate. A crisp, and somewhat puckering finish cleanse the palate.

O: This is one of my go-to summer brews. Very refreshing for a hot summer day. The fantastic representation of peaches never disappoints. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2012 02:25:19 | More by BilbosNuts
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Appearance: straw yellow color. a big two plus finger head, white color, that fades slowly and leaves a small lacing. completely opaque due to haze

Smell: strong wheaty, musky sour smell, very similar to what I find in most berliners. small amount of green apple skin and a touch of sweetness

Taste: opens up with some wheat that comes off slightly musty. small amount of green apple skin and some sweetness with it. just slightly sour overall

Mouthfeel: a light refreshing beer, not quite the peach I was looking for but a good balance between fruit and sour.

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Festina Pêche from Dogfish Head Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 3,309 ratings.