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Velvet Merkin - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,585 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,585
Reviews: 213
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 298
Gots: 582 | FT: 102
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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I believe this beer suffered in comparison to the rest of the stouts we were drinking last night. Tasted a bit thin and harsh after the likes of Assassin, three BCBS variants, etc. I'm sure if I'm able to retry it at a later time the score may improve.

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Velvet Merkin from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 1,585 ratings.