Festbier | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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BA SCORE
3.67/5
1,979 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#31,902
Reviews:
800
Ratings:
1,979
pDev:
12.81%
Bros Score:
3.68
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
256
Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours hazy copper with a sandstone colored 2 finger head. Fair retention, results in a thin but consistent layer of microbubbles across the surface. Lacing is spotty with little stick.

Smell - Sweet bread and caramel aromas, complimented by lesser spice and floral hop notes.

Taste - Caramel and mildly toasted bread character.Subtle earth and toffee. Light spicy hop turns a grassy bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium in body with fair carbonation. Smooth, near silky finish.

Overall - I'd have to believe this one's been on the self for a good 8 or 9 months, but based on my enjoyment, I'd say it's held up well. This is one I'll have to try fresh come September/October.

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Festbier from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 1,979 ratings
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