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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Gordon Biersch’s Festbier is the style of beer most commonly served during the modern day Oktoberfest celebration. It a full bodied, rich, moderately hopped, bronze lager.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinsenn (1033) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle. Sweet toffee malts with some noble hops. A good example of the style.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cfrancis (2278) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2013
Pours copper/yellow with a moderate pillowy white top. Aroma is light caramel and grains. Taste is a nice balance with cereal grains and a light noble hop bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergeek23322 (2190) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 12, 2013
12/16/2010. From bottle. Amber color with a white head. Sweet caramel aromas with light fruit, honey. Caramel flavors, bread and light hops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdInSaltLake (593) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Sweet, caramel, herbal/fruity aroma. Flavor is sweet at first, followed by caramel. Similar herbal/fruity character in flavor, and moderate bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2013
On tap, orange colored pour with nice frothy head, crisp fruity clove and malt caramel aroma and flavors, nice Octoberfest

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beertholomeus (705) - California, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Pours a clear copper color with white head. Malt, caramel and spice aroma. Malt, toffee, slight hop and spice flavors. Medium light body and a spiced malt finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rob02190 (24) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Amber lager, tastes more like a pumpkin spice beer with strong hints of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. Not bad overall but slightly flat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerViking (2317) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2013
Tap at GB in Broomfield, pale amber, a little hazy, toast on the nose, nice example of the style, toasty but also a little dusty and spicy.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
wheresyourball (491) - El Cajon, California, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Tap in Mission Valley. Pours a clear golden color with a medium white head. Nose is bready, cereal, caramel. Flavor is bread, caramel, light hops, with a dry finish. Watery mouthfeel. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
snoworsummer (1950) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Draft. Pours hazy amber gold with a thin white head. Tastes malty, slightly sweet and bready. Light body and medium carbonation. Smells slightly musky and bready.


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