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Velvet Merkin - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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1,230 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,230
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.56%
Wants: 261
Gots: 375 | 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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JohnG190

New York

4.76/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

2013 vintage. Pours black as pitch with a huge, tan head that slowly dissipated into a nice cap. Dark chocolate and coffee on the nose with prominent vanilla and bourbon notes. Lots of chocolate, coffee, vanilla, and bourbon on the tongue. Smooth, velvety mouth feel, medium bodied with nice carbonation. Overall, an extremely well crafted and balanced beer. In my opinion, Firestone Walker has the finest barrel aging program out there.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2014 15:09:47 | More by JohnG190
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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Velvet Merkin from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,230 ratings.