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Festina Pêche - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,476 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,476
Reviews: 1,245
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 17.86%
Wants: 121
Gots: 277 | FT: 5
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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tadmuchowski

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-12-2013 22:20:41 | More by tadmuchowski
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3sheets2wind

Texas

2.29/5  rDev -37.1%

Poured from 12 oz bottle into my jester king snifter. This is a good looking beer. Very fizzy translucent gold. Aroma is tart peach and biscuit. Taste is disappointing. Very thin with an unpleasant aftertaste. The poach flavor tastes almost fake. Beer is dry, but needs more tartness to cut through the underwhelming old bread finish. The look and mouthfeel are above average.

07-12-2013 22:11:33 | More by 3sheets2wind
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ajdemma

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

07-12-2013 21:29:27 | More by ajdemma
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Punky_Brewster

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-12-2013 20:16:02 | More by Punky_Brewster
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Irrationalist

California

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-12-2013 05:07:22 | More by Irrationalist
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YogiBeer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

07-11-2013 23:35:59 | More by YogiBeer
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Kyrojack

Indiana

2/5  rDev -45.1%

07-11-2013 13:08:48 | More by Kyrojack
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harpus

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

07-10-2013 19:38:29 | More by harpus
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J1mmyB09

Ohio

2/5  rDev -45.1%

07-10-2013 06:33:16 | More by J1mmyB09
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smt

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.9%

07-10-2013 03:33:31 | More by smt
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abernethyj

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

07-10-2013 02:21:04 | More by abernethyj
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sqadup2020

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

07-10-2013 01:40:15 | More by sqadup2020
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alk3kenny

Georgia

4.2/5  rDev +15.4%

Poured out a 32oz growler into my BHB tulip glass. Pours a nice clean yellow color, fizzy white head that is gone fairly quickly. Smell is clean, some sour notes but not a ton of peach on the nose. Flavor is very tart, sour nice. Not a ton of peach flavor coming through but I kind of welcome the subtle nature of it... Once the sour flavors back off there is a really biscuit tone to the finish of the beer. I really like this tart, refreshing great finish.

07-10-2013 00:47:12 | More by alk3kenny
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Lethargy99

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-09-2013 23:58:29 | More by Lethargy99
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allisonastra

Michigan

4/5  rDev +9.9%

07-09-2013 23:34:32 | More by allisonastra
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barczar

Kentucky

3.84/5  rDev +5.5%

Pours a lightly hazy golden straw with peach tones and a fleeting ivory head that leaves no trace.

Diacetyl is initially evident, but Berliner yeast funkiness, wheat, and peaches take over quickly. There's a bit of peppery hop tones, but the balance is decidedly peachy.

Flavor is a bit sour throughout, lemony at the finish, and a touch dry. Initial notes of slightly sweet peach give way to biscuit and wheat breadiness mid palate. There's an underlying funk that hides in the background. Floral hops are very subtle.

Body is a bit light of moderate, with slightly high carbonation.

Not as tart or dry as some, and a bit heavy and hot for the style, but a great departure from the usual styles, and pretty refreshing.

07-09-2013 22:01:09 | More by barczar
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-09-2013 22:00:46 | More by Celtics76
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TwoForty

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

07-09-2013 02:26:45 | More by TwoForty
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juicebox

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-09-2013 01:24:47 | More by juicebox
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ZEB89

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-09-2013 01:11:15 | More by ZEB89
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Danobold

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.9%

07-09-2013 00:12:58 | More by Danobold
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anaids

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-08-2013 20:35:12 | More by anaids
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jzlyo

Iowa

3/5  rDev -17.6%

07-08-2013 02:15:27 | More by jzlyo
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Etan

Wisconsin

3.79/5  rDev +4.1%

12oz into a tulip.

A: Pours a mellow gold with a nice white head.

S: Aroma brings mild peach fuzz, a little lactic and musty.

T: Slightly sweet peach juice, bready wheat, vague yeast, slightly tart lactic note on the breath.

M: Light-boded with zingy carbonation.

O: Pretty nice and refreshing. A bit more tartness (like that in Perennial's peach berliner) would bring it up, but I don't mind this at all.

07-08-2013 00:44:44 | More by Etan
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IBetYouCouldUseAColdOne

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.9%

07-08-2013 00:08:10 | More by IBetYouCouldUseAColdOne
Festina Pêche from Dogfish Head Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 3,476 ratings.