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Velvet Merkin - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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1,244 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,244
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.56%
Wants: 262
Gots: 378 | FT: 78
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Oatmeal stout aged in a >10 year old Heaven Hill bourbon barrel.

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 11-20-2008)
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Velvet Merkin from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,244 ratings.