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Firestone 14 - Anniversary Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Firestone 14 - Anniversary AleFirestone 14 - Anniversary Ale

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638 Ratings
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Ratings: 638
Reviews: 289
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 203
Gots: 554 | FT: 22
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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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

5/5  rDev +13.6%

08-22-2014 23:28:41 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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DCLAguy11

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

08-22-2014 21:12:39 | More by DCLAguy11
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JSBILK

Massachusetts

4.6/5  rDev +4.5%

08-21-2014 00:16:11 | More by JSBILK
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northstar23

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -14.8%

08-20-2014 02:12:24 | More by northstar23
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

08-17-2014 03:10:58 | More by Kurmaraja
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Zaximus

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

08-16-2014 22:36:20 | More by Zaximus
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Bottle opened on 6.22.14

Leather, tobacco, bourbon, then finishes sweet and smooth. Drinks easy.

08-15-2014 05:18:43 | More by HuskyinPDX
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afsdan

Colorado

5/5  rDev +13.6%

08-11-2014 08:03:34 | More by afsdan
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.99/5  rDev -9.3%

Poured from the bottle into a snifter at a tasting. Thanks to Russwbeck for the bottle!

Pretty much like it's 13th brother, mahogany brown bottle, slightly silky coming out with a chestnut hue, and a faint tan collar. Looks slightly dead and lifeless with not much going on, almost kind of sludgy.

Classic bouquet of toffee and caramel, but with less of a fruit quality than expected from previous anniversaries. Thick and sticky.

Much of the palate is classic, but with a lighter drinking body. Light toffee with more of an emphasis on caramel. Some interesting notes of black licorice/anisette qualities as well. Simple rounded body with a fairly one dimensional solid palate.

Overall pretty good and a straightforward take on their classic strong ale series.

08-10-2014 23:58:07 | More by smakawhat
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bnelson997

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

08-09-2014 06:23:18 | More by bnelson997
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California

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Nuggetz

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8%

08-04-2014 05:47:13 | More by Nuggetz
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JayPeso

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-22-2014 15:34:19 | More by JayPeso
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jtladner

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -14.8%

07-20-2014 22:03:35 | More by jtladner
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jackmax

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +8%

07-11-2014 02:38:41 | More by jackmax
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California

4.75/5  rDev +8%

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California

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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New Jersey

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Arizona

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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California

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Oklahoma

2.93/5  rDev -33.4%

Dark brown with a pure tan head. Smells of milk chocolate, ripened cherries, plum and dark bread. Taste is limited to milk chocolate, vanilla and dark fruits. Cloying and too rich to handle with the alcohol coming in overly strong to add insult to injury. A highly rated, but simple and lopsided beer, which of course makes me question my "beersanity" but confirms my perception with another sip. Might be good in small doses, not unlike cough syrup or moonshine.

06-17-2014 00:50:14 | More by stephens101
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Texas

4/5  rDev -9.1%

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California

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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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Firestone 14 - Anniversary Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 638 ratings.