Festbier | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

BA SCORE
84
good
1,951 Ratings
THE BROS
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States
victorybeer.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,951
Reviews:
791
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
12.9%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
239
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

While I love Victory's Prima Pils and Hop Devil, this was a disappointment. Overall, an unbalanced beer that I wouldn't pick up again. If you are looking for an easy-drinking Octoberfest, there are better options out there.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3/5  rDev -19.4%

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3.9/5  rDev +4.8%

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3.3/5  rDev -11.3%

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3.33/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of BoilerMo
2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

I might have gotten a bad 6er because we had this at Octoberfest night for beer club and somehting was off in the aroma and the taste was much harsh (hoppy not malty), might have gone skunky on us?

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3.64/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of LutherBrau
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of Ozzylizard
2.81/5  rDev -24.5%

Bottle DD 24 Dec 14 at 40 degrees into snifter
Aroma of malt
Head small (<1 cm), off white, frothy, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm ring
Lacing none
Body medium orange, chill haze
Flavor of malt; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation

Appearance 2.75, Aroma 3, Flavor 2.75, Palate 2.75, Overall 2.8125. Final weighted score: 2.8125.
Chill haze and tiny head/no lacing detract from appearance. The malt overpowers the hops resulting in an unbalanced brew. Carbonation is just a little too lively, bordering on aggressive.

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of weaf
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Very nice and smooth beer with a bit of hop to finish.

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.6/5  rDev -3.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.7/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.48/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Festbier from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.72 out of 5 based on 1,951 ratings.
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