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RATINGS: 963   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Seductively smooth, this medium-bodied amber beauty is akin to the great Oktoberfest beers of Munich. All German hops make this lager true to style. Patient cold aging makes it wonderfully smooth. In bottles September through February


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
properhops (88) - - OCT 12, 2011
Video review at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9n-y3FAKNLI

Appearance: Burnt orange, ½-finger head dissipates, average lacing

Smell: Funkiness,raw dough + carmel malt, lemon citrus, hint of pistachio nuttiness

Taste: Medium body, carmel malt, lemon, pistachio nuttiness, cracker, portobello mushroom + slight bitterness on finish, medium carbonation, drinkable

Pairings: Beef brisket

4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bugsizzy (63) - USA - OCT 26, 2012
A great Oktoberfest that has grown on me. Nice full bodied amber poured into a mug with medium but frothy head. Subtle nice balance of flavors with caramel and bready feel. Finish is great with great balance of malt and bitter that lingers nicely...I hope I can find some more before the end of the season ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ronaldtheriot (1704) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Victory Festbier has a medium, cream-colored head, a bright, yet hazy, orange/amber appearance, some bubble streams and some lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, syrupy bread crust, medium-roasted malt, and a slight hop zing. Taste is of all of those elements, and there is even a bit of sourness, here. Mouthfeel is medium, and Victory Festbier finishes crisp, refreshing, and absolutely and completely drinkable. Overall, this is really very delicious! RJT

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nealblind (1602) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - AUG 6, 2015
Best by dec 2015. Dark red gold.aroma whole wheat berries. Tastes wheat tobacco. Great rich complexity.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (4875) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2012
355ml bottle. A very deep amber orange colour with a great aroma packed full of maltiness with hints of butterscotch, vanilla and caramel.Thick in the mouth with good texture and body. Light on the palate and an all round goo beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
EchoStrat (3) - - SEP 1, 2013 does not count
A nice classic Oktoberfest . Great malt character. Very drinkable beer. Perfect to bring in the fall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Star80 (40) - Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Best by January 13 2014, printed very small near the neck - almost wipes off. Pours out a rich amber color with tan head. Smells like sweet bready malts, sour dough, herbal and earthy hops. Taste is bready almost doughy, some caramel, with a clean noble hop finish. Also getting some raisins. Mouthfeel is rich and full but not too heavy; sessionable. Overall this is one of the better Oktoberfest beers I've had from anywhere. Honestly Id rather drink a fresh unpasteurized American version than take a gamble on an imported one. Not my favorite beer style but worth a visit in September during "Oktoberfest". ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bavarian81 (136) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 10, 2013
A deep amber color with a finger width head. Smelled of indistinct spices, fruit, and bread. A spicy.. slight pumpkin flavor. An overall good October fest style beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (286) - Virginia, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Pours copper. Aroma is toast, honey cookies. Taste is caramel, toffee, toast. A wisp of hops. Bottom line - smooth, elegant, balanced lager.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
uwbeaker (4) - - FEB 5, 2016 does not count
A bold wonderfully smooth Oktoberfest style with a slight honey finish. Something good to sit down next to the campfire with. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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