Weihenstephaner Festbier | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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3.74/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Germany
weihenstephaner.de

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A full rich bodied, hoppy, seasonal lager. Especially brewed for the Festbier season. This beer truly represents the Bavarian way of celebrating. Deep gold color, great mouth-feel and lots of flavor. Prost!

Added by mzwolinski on 10-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#25,601
Reviews:
656
Ratings:
1,649
pDev:
12.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of WunderLlama
3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a pint glass

Thick, billowy , bubbly white foam head atop a a clear golden liquid with trails of carbonation. Nice lacings as the fistful of foam settles down.

Aroma of grass and grains.

Carbonation of the front of the tongue , light mouthfeel. Malts and grains.

I love this brewer and expected much, much more from this beer. It's light, not a lot of flavor. Quaffable for sitting at a beer table during Oktoberfest but this would not be my first choice of brew.

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2/5  rDev -46.5%

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3.76/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +27%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of colts9016
2.8/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: A monster three finger head that is foamy and creamy that has good retention. The head left a good amount of lacing on the glass. The color of the beer is a pale yellow color and very clear. The beer has a good amount of carbonation bubbles. Overall the appearance of the beer is good. I would have like to seen a bit darker beer color.

Nose: A floral aroma, with toasted malt, biscuit, yeast, and some funk.

Taste: A moderately sweet flavor with floral, toasted malt, biscuit, and yeast.

Mouth feel of the beer is carbonated and astringent.

Overall: This beer is a bit off for being a Marzen style beer. The beer has some funk to it. Also the beer is supposed to be absent of hop like flavors and it beer has some present.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Weihenstephaner Festbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 1,649 ratings