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Firestone 14 - Anniversary Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

Firestone 14 - Anniversary AleFirestone 14 - Anniversary Ale

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604 Ratings
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Ratings: 604
Reviews: 286
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%


Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

The blend consists of: 31% Double Double Barrel Ale, 29% Sticky Monkey, 27% Parabola, 7% Velvet Merkin, 3% Good Foot, 3% Black Xantus

(Beer added by: ZX6Chris on 11-02-2010)
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Treebs

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4.33/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Graciously shared by ThomasHardy in line at the CBS release, Thanks! Small pour into my Deschute snifter.

A: Pours a solid black in the middle with some dark brown edges where the sun light was hitting it. No real head or lace left.

S: Smells of roasted malts, dark fruits, a slight bitterness and a faint sweetness fill the nose. Not bad at all.

T: The dark fruits from the nose really shine in this. Figs and dates are present and create a backbone for a slight alcohol presence. It doesn't burn, but it is noticable. A nice malty sweetness rounds this out as well.

M: Creamy in nature, heavier bodied with medium carbonation. A subtle fruity sweetness is left on the palate.

O: I definitely enjoyed the strong ale. This wasn't my favorite strong ale that was had this weekend, but it was still a nice blend and took on the good characteristics from each brew.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2011 13:35:16 | More by Treebs
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Firestone 14 - Anniversary Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 604 ratings.