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Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion Revolution No. 006 | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Now in rotation: Revolution No. 006, the latest release in Firestone Walker’s Luponic Distortion revolving hop series, featuring yet another trailblazing blend of distinctive hops. True to form, Luponic Distortion Revolution No. 006 is driven by a mix of seven different hop varieties, led by two hops grown in the up-and-coming region of Michigan. Read More »

Firestone Walker Bravo (2017 Vintage) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Imperial Brown Ale. The first beer brewed for the barrel aging program and has been brewed every year since. Originally named after an experimental variety of hops but now brewed with US grown Fuggles which are earthy and resinous. A lean, simple barley wine brewed to showcase barrel flavors with massive bourbon barrel notes that morph as the beer warms in the glass. Read More »

BOULEVARD FIRESTONE WALKER COLLABORATION NO. 6 BARREL-AGED BLEND | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

The Collaboration series is our way to bring shared beer ideas to life with some of our favorite brewery friends from around the world. This year, we bring you a specially blended, barrel-aged beer with the help of our sister brewery in California, Firestone Walker. With Collaboration No. 6, Brewmasters Steven Pauwels and Matt Brynildson have created a big, bold flavor combination by blending two Boulevard beers and two Firestone Walker Beers in the following percentages: Boulevard Bourbon Barrel Quad – 45% Firestone Walker Stickee Monkee – 35% Boulevard Imperial Stout X – Tart Cherry (whiskey barrel-aged) – 10% Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin – 10% Read More »

Firestone Walker Fortem Imperial IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

http://www/twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation Firestone Walker Fortem Firestone Walker Brewing 8.2% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A Leo v. Ursus Chronology Release #1. Fortem is a new-age imperial IPA that draws upon a range of influences, all while exhibiting DNA from our own forays into the IPA style. As such, it blends newer hop varieties from the Pacific Northwest and Hallertau, Germany along with pale malt, wheat malt and flaked oats for a full body and rounded mouthfeel. Fortem has been left unfiltered for a full hop impact. Read More »

Firestone Walker 20th Anniversary Ale | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews

http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com 20 Anniversary Ale Firestone Walker 13% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A+ Parabola (13% ABV) Aged in New Oak and Bourbon Barrels (40% of final blend) Russian Imperial Oatmeal Stout OG=30P FG=7.5P IBU=80 Color=Black / Hopped with Magnum, Styrian Golding and Hallertau Tradition Stickee Monkee (12.3% ABV) Aged in Bourbon and Brandy Barrels (20% of final blend) English Barley Wine OG=27P FG=5.4P IBU=45 Color=34 / Brewed with Belgian Candi Sugar and Mexican Turbinado (Brown) sugar Velvet Merkin (8.5% ABV) Aged in Bourbon barrels (17.5% of final blend) Traditional Oatmeal Stout OG=15+P FG=5.5 IBU=32.5 Color=Black / 15% Oats / Hopped with 100% US grown Willamette Bravo (12.9% ABV) Aged in Bourbon barrels (12.5% of final blend) Imperial Brown Ale OG=26.5 FG=3.7 IBU=35 Color=32 / Hopped with Bravo and Styrian Goldings Helldorado (13.5% ABV) Aged in Bourbon (10% of final blend) Blonde Barley Wine ... Read More »

Firestone Walker Helldorado (2016) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Blonde barley wine hopped with Eldorado hops and aged in bourbon barrels. Read More »

Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion no.1 vs no.2 | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Since No. 3 is coming out I thought this would be a good time to see how No 1 compares to No 2. Cheers! An ever-evolving mix of experimental hops, designed to deliver mind-blowing flavors that break the rules with each new release. The unique revolution number on the label tells you which release you have in hand. Crack fresh and enjoy the show. Read More »

Firestone Walker Stickee Monkee (2016) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

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 Mexico and Belgian candi sugar add wonderful molasses flavors. It has a full body and lush texture with barrel expression all over this beer: toasted oak, coconut, leather and cigar tobacco. Read More »

Firestone Walker/Alexander Murray Pollys Cask Scotch (Double DBA Barrel Aged) | BGN Reviews

Alexander Murray & Co are proud to announce our first collaboration with Firestone Walker Brewing Co, thus being, Polly’s Casks, an extraordinary Limited Edition Scotch whisky. On a balmy California evening, Alexander Murray founder Steve Lipp was enjoying a typically noisy dinner with David Walker and Polly Firestone Walker of the Central Coast brewery when the conversation turned to rare whiskies and craft beer. Like whisky distillers in Scotland, the Firestone Walker Brewing Company ages their Proprietor’s Vintage beers in oak bourbon barrels, so the question was posed: what would happen if old world met new, and the cycle extended? What would happen if fine single malt Scotch whisky was finished in the same bourbon barrels used to age those beautiful Californian barley wines, stouts and special Imperial bitters? The question deserved an answer, so 60 barrels were shipped across the Atlantic from Firestone ... Read More »

Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

An ever-evolving mix of experimental hops, designed to deliver mind-blowing flavors that break the rules with each new release. The unique revolution number on the label tells you which release you have in hand. Crack fresh and enjoy the show. Read More »