2014 Velvet Merkin (Firestone Walker Brewing Company)

Style: bourbon Barrel Aged Oatmeal Stout 8.5% ABV 33 IBU’s SRM: 80 Fermentation: British Ale (House) Malts: Maris Otter, 2-Row Pale, Roast Barley, English Dark Caramel, Medium Caramel, Carafa Malt, Oats (15%) Hops: 100% US Grown Fuggle Hops Brewery’s Note: “Our decadent Oatmeal Stout lovingly aged in Bourbon barrels.  Beautiful chocolate, espresso and vanilla-bourbon aromas hold your nose hostage.  Rich dark chocolate truffle, bourbon and … Continue reading 2014 Velvet Merkin (Firestone Walker Brewing Company)

2014 Parabola (Firestone Walker Brewing Company)

Style: Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout 14% ABV 82 IBU’s 167 SRM Malts: Crisp Maris Otter Pale, Munich, Cara-hell, Carafa, Dark & Light Crystal, Chocolate, Oats, Roasted Barley Hops: Bittering—Zeus; Late Kettle—Hallertau From: Paso Robles, CA Brewery’s Note: “One of our most aggressive and sought-after offerings. Bold bourbon, tobacco and espresso aromas and a hint of American oak greet the nose. Rich, chewy roasted malts, … Continue reading 2014 Parabola (Firestone Walker Brewing Company)

2014 Stickee Monkee (Firestone Walker Brewing Company)

Style: American Quad aged in Oak Barrels 13.4% ABV 20 IBU’s OG: 30.17 67.5 SRM Fermentation: Lucha Libre From: Paso Robles, CA Brewery’s Note; “A Belgian Quad by recipe, but aging it in spirits barrels garners its own category: Central Coast Quad.  A beer formulated to sit on the sweeter and malty side so that we could utilize it for blending.  Turbinado brown sugar from … Continue reading 2014 Stickee Monkee (Firestone Walker Brewing Company)

Pivo Pils (Firestone Walker Brewing Company)

Style: Hoppy Pilsner 5.3% ABV 40 IBU’s 4 SRM Hops: Magnum, Spalter, Saphir Brewer’s Note: “Everything we love about classic German Pilsner with a hoppy Bohemian twist.  Pils is a bright straw colored lager beer with playful carbonation topped with beautiful white foam lace.  Delicate lightly toasted malt flavors underscore noble German hop character.  Hallertau-grown Magnum hops deliver the lupulin foundation while generous amounts of Spalter … Continue reading Pivo Pils (Firestone Walker Brewing Company)

Proprie-tor’s Reserve Series: No. 003 §ucaba/Abacus (Firestone Walker)

Style: Barrel Aged English Barleywine 12.5% ABV 42 IBU’s OG: 27º Plato FG: 4.7º Plato Yeast: House British Ale Malts: Munton’s Pale, Crisp Maris Otter Pale, Munich, Dark & Light Crystal, Chocolate Hops: Bittering—Bravo; Late Kettle—East Kent Golding From: Paso Robles, CA 2013 Vintage Brewer’s Note: “Big boozy bourbon and American oak aromas combined with soft chocolate malty undertones. Complex malt flavors framed in oak, … Continue reading Proprie-tor’s Reserve Series: No. 003 §ucaba/Abacus (Firestone Walker)

Walker’s Reserve (Fireston Walker Brewing Company)

Style: Robust American Porter 5.8% ABV 45 IBU’s Fermentation: Selectively fermented in the Firestone Union oak barrel brewing system Malts: Premium Two-Row, Maris Otter, Crystal 77, Crystal 120, DH Carafa, Chocolate, Wheat, Oat Flakes Hops: Bittering—U.S. Goldings Late Kettle—East Kent Golding Whirlpool Hops—Cascade Bottled in 2011 Brewer’s Note: “A singularly distinctive beer that represents our finest brewing efforts, Walker’s Reserve is a elegant dark ale … Continue reading Walker’s Reserve (Fireston Walker Brewing Company)

Wookey Jack (Firestone Walker Brewing Company)

Style: American Rye Black Ale/Black Rye IPA 8.3% ABV 60 IBU’s Color 100 Fermentation: 100% Stainless Steel Malts:  Pale Malt, Malted Rye, Dash of Cara-Rye, Midnight Wheat from Briess, De-Bittered Black Malt (Weyermann – Germany/Patagonia malting – Chile), Dash of Wookey dust Hops:  German Magnum (bittering), Citra & Amarillo (flavor/aroma and double dry-hopped)   The bottle is much like the Double Jack bottle, the only … Continue reading Wookey Jack (Firestone Walker Brewing Company)