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Firestone Walker Parabola (2015) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Parabola has been a major component of past anniversary blends and is one of our most aggressive offerings. This beer features bold bourbon and tobacco aromas and a rich dark chocolate, charred oak flavor. Parabola is best enjoyed in moderation and is a perfect beer to pair with those chocolate dessert favs. An extension of Quercus Alba —the Firestone Walker Barrel aged program. Russian Imperial Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels. Read More »

Firestone Walker Easy Jack (2015) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Brewmaster Matt Brynildson went to the mountain and returned with a vision for a different kind of Session IPA, one that would be brewed and dry hopped with a globetrotting selection of new hop varieties from Europe, New Zealand and North America. He foresaw a beer that would deliver massive hop aromas, a signature malt balance and an empty glass before you knew what hit you. And so the newest member of our Jack IPA family was born. Read More »

Top Three Breweries in California | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

So this is a short list of my top breweries in the state of California. Yes, I know there are a ton of them that I could have picked but as I explain in the video I felt that these were ones that I was constantly coming back to. What are your top California breweries? Cheers! Buy A BGN Shirt/Glass Here – http://www.beergeeknation.com/store http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com http://www.twitter.com/beergeeknation Read More »

Firestone Walker XVIII Anniversary Ale | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Since founding our brewery in 1996, we have specialized in the rare art of brewing beer in oak barrels. in the fall of 2006, we released a limited edition oak-aged strong ale called 10 to commemorate our 10th anniversary. the experience was greater than any one of us could have ever imagined. we now present xviii, our ninth release in what has become an annual autumn rite at our brewery. Read More »

Firestone Walker Oaktoberfest | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Our twist on the German Märzen bier, we give you a Paso Märzen. Traditional imported malts offer subtle honey-like aromas with hints of Noble hop spice. The stars of this brew are the imported Pilsner and Vienna malts that offer malty sweetness that carry through to the end. German Hallertau hops add rich Noble hop character to balance this exceptional Marzen. This beer is 100% stainless steel and gets the name Oaktoberfest as an ode to our hometown, Paso Robles, Spanish for “Pass of The Oaks”. True to Oktoberfest custom, this beer makes its debut in time for fall to celebrate the age-old German tradition. Read More »

Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin (2014 Vintage) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

This is our Velvet Merlin Oatmeal Stout aged in Bourbon Barrels and it just won the 2010 and 2011 Gold medal at the GABF for barrel aged beers!!! This beer goes into the barrels as a roasty dark chocolate, coffee accented mild mannered stout and comes out transformed as a milk chocolate, smooth dark cherry, vanilla and coconut infused masterpiece. We are incredibly proud of this beer and it seems as though it was always meant to be a barrel aged brew. 100% Oak Barrel Aged Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Firestone Walker Easy Jack Video Beer Review

Brewmaster Matt Brynildson went to the mountain and returned with a vision for a different kind of Session IPA, one that would be brewed and dry hopped with a globetrotting selection of new hop varieties from Europe, New Zealand and North America. He foresaw a beer that would deliver massive hop aromas, a signature malt balance and an empty glass before you knew what hit you. And so the newest member of our Jack IPA family was born. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Firestone Walker Stickee Monkee Video Beer Review

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 Stickee Monkee | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Hey, hey, it’s the Monkee…Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s 2014 Stickee Monkee, to be precise—an inaugural bottling that delivers a barrel-aged twist on the traditional Belgian Quadrupel style. The 2014 Stickee Monkee is set for a limited bottle release starting on May 17. Brewed with Belgian candi sugar and aged in a selection of fine bourbon barrels, Stickee Monkee trailblazes its own category as a “Central Coast Quad.” The name Stickee Monkee is a nod to the native Sticky Monkey flower that thrives in the mountains along California’s Central Coast, as well as a shout-out to the Belgian monks who pioneered the Quad style. While Stickee Monkee’s lineage at Firestone Walker dates back to 2010, this is the first time it has been bottled. Stickee Monkee was originally created to fill a stylistic gap in the brewery’s barrel-aged Anniversary Ale blending program, which is composed ... Read More »

Firestone Walker Easy Jack | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Brewmaster Matt Brynildson went to the mountain and returned with a vision for a different kind of Session IPA, one that would be brewed and dry hopped with a globetrotting selection of new hop varieties from Europe, New Zealand and North America. He foresaw a beer that would deliver massive hop aromas, a signature malt balance and an empty glass before you knew what hit you. And so the newest member of our Jack IPA family was born. Read More »