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Saucerful O' Secrets - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Saucerful O' Secrets
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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

47 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 47
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 15
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ojclark on 02-19-2008)
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01001111

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%

A: Caramel

S: Caramel, toffee, chocolate, figs, light roast coffee, vanilla, oak, bourbon.

T: Everything that was present on the nose with some maple syrup.

M: Syrup.

O: This must be the ambrosia of ancient lore. Amazingly complex. Amazingly delicious.

03-09-2014 00:16:14 | More by 01001111
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bnelson997

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%

08-09-2014 06:19:51 | More by bnelson997
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PG2G

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%

05-18-2014 19:58:27 | More by PG2G
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2LBrew

California

4.95/5  rDev +15.9%

Volunteered at the AHA conference in San Diego and this was being poured at Paxtons session. It was the first beer and it was amazing. It was served at around 9am on Friday morning and it would go really well with some pancakes or french toast. The appearance was darker and the smell had a lot malt to it. The taste blew me away. Very good mouth feel. Would definitely like to have this again with some food.

06-25-2011 18:32:39 | More by 2LBrew
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JoeySchlitz

Colorado

4.78/5  rDev +11.9%

Had on tap at the Firestone Night of the Ales. Pours a deep orange with a good inch of head that lasts to the bottom of the glass. Smells of raisins, figs, and has a good earthy quality. Tastes similar with fruity undertones and good carbonation. Could easily drink a pitcher of this but the distribution was limited. Overall a great beer but I do not think I will get a chance to try again due to limited availability.

02-13-2009 07:24:28 | More by JoeySchlitz
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Reappropriated

California

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

04-02-2014 06:09:09 | More by Reappropriated
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Btip1969

California

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

06-29-2014 02:14:07 | More by Btip1969
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yoitsarch

California

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

03-09-2014 03:18:21 | More by yoitsarch
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KateMcN

California

4.72/5  rDev +10.5%

A: reddish brown, clear, minimal head
S: malty, not as sweet or as big as the taste (but it was cold at the time, prob needed to open up)
T: oh, yum. i tasted vanilla, almonds, brown sugar, and above all, roasted toffee flavors. all i could think about was DESSERT
M: spicy, warm
D: i could tell it was (is) high in alcohol, but still extremely pleasant

had this on tap at my work... my friend/coworker and i don't usually love the sweeter, darker, sugary-roasted-dessert-ey beers, but this beer instantly won our hearts, goshdarnit. we had the brilliant idea that 'saucer' was destined to be a beer float. we plopped a scoop of vanilla ice cream in our glass, and WOW. yes, you should ridicule us for this. and yes, it was phenomenal.

04-09-2009 06:04:49 | More by KateMcN
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aquazr1

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-19-2014 20:50:17 | More by aquazr1
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AleHunter805

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-19-2014 19:26:45 | More by AleHunter805
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wolf_switzer

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-30-2014 04:36:21 | More by wolf_switzer
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mbw314

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-10-2014 04:12:20 | More by mbw314
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Joe_Mahma

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-19-2014 18:19:56 | More by Joe_Mahma
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BG24

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-10-2014 22:19:59 | More by BG24
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ItsYourBoyBlue

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-11-2014 19:04:01 | More by ItsYourBoyBlue
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neurobot01

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-17-2014 23:14:04 | More by neurobot01
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.35/5  rDev +1.9%

On tap for the Feral One release party at Firestone Walker Barrelworks in Buellton, CA.

Pours an almost opaque super dark brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, brown sugar, caramel, toffee, wood, and slight bourbon aromas. Taste is much the same with brown sugar, caramel, wood, and slight bourbon flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of wood bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with a mellow barrel aged presence after 6 years in a barrel.

03-10-2014 00:26:06 | More by UCLABrewN84
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ThreeWiseMen

California

4.35/5  rDev +1.9%

I (Wiseman Nick ) ordered multiple free samples of this at the Firestone 14 Release yesterday (in Paso Robles, CA; not Escondido). Following review is based on notes taken at that time.

Served in a small (~5oz.) Firestone Walker snifter.

Appearance: Muddy brown body with amber highlights. Looks very thick and syrupy (a bit oily), and has absolutely no head. Carbonation appears to be very low.

Smell: Candi sugar, bourbon, molasses, vanilla, spices, and flowery esters. Caramel and booze picked up as it warmed. Really complex and interesting.

Taste: Bourbon, clove, flowers/herbs, molasses, and chocolate liqueur. The bourbon acted as a beautiful accent early on, but quickly became the dominant flavor once the beer warmed. As with the smell, very complex and interesting - balanced too. I dug it.

Mouthfeel: Full-bodied, syrupy, lightly carbonated, and malt-heavy. Not too warm or dry, though the bourbon barrel effects were apparent.

Drinkability: Very complex and balanced, though the bourbon quickly took over (in a bad way) as the beer approached room temperature. Definitely worth a try!

11-07-2010 16:39:38 | More by ThreeWiseMen
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Stoneman78

California

4.28/5  rDev +0.2%

On tap at O'Brien's for CBC/WBC

Pours a clear, dark red hue, thin layer of white head, moderate lacing

Smell is sweet malts and dark fruits, some vanilla, moderate alcohol, and light hops

Taste is light malts and sugary fruits, pillowy chocolate/cocoa malt in the middle with some vanilla extract, hints of hops peek through, and finishes sweet with light alcohol presence

Mouthfeel is medium-bodied, creamy smooth texture is very pleasant, ample carbonation

Drinkability is moderate, wonderful texture good balance of flavors, gets a bit cloying in the long run but overall a solid strong ale

04-20-2008 04:00:49 | More by Stoneman78
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Ferrari805

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-24-2014 07:24:00 | More by Ferrari805
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JayPeso

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-22-2014 15:39:08 | More by JayPeso
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drgonzo2k2

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-18-2013 15:15:18 | More by drgonzo2k2
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-18-2014 16:21:30 | More by tbone1384
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Bwagner1122

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-27-2014 20:16:45 | More by Bwagner1122
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Saucerful O' Secrets from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.