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Velvet Merkin - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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1,274 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,274
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 265
Gots: 387 | FT: 82
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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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

07-31-2014 17:54:42 | More by BRami127
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Florida

5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-29-2014 14:59:36 | More by suckaj
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Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

07-29-2014 04:25:40 | More by Smileitsfreetobehappy
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.8%

07-26-2014 22:36:55 | More by DrBier
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California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

07-26-2014 05:33:23 | More by Heffastera
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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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New York

4.76/5  rDev +11%

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.

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Velvet Merkin from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,274 ratings.