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Firestone 15 - Anniversary Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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990 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 990
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 11.49%
Wants: 158
Gots: 737 | FT: 36
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.

18% Helldorado (11.7% ABV) Blonde Barley Wine.
17% Sticky Monkey (12.5% ABV) English Barley Wine.
17% Bravo (13.5% ABV) Imperial Brown Ale.
13% Double Double Barrel Ale (11.5% ABV) Double Strength English Pale Ale.
11% Good Foot (14.3 ABV) American Barley Wine.
10% Velvet Merkin (8.6% ABV) Traditional Oatmeal Stout.
9% Parabola (13% ABV) Russian Imperial Oatmeal Stout.
5% Double Jack (9.5% ABV) Double India Pale Ale.

(Beer added by: brew3crew on 11-08-2011)
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cindyjeffsmith

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4.83/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Been saving this for today. Finished a half marathon and this is a planned treat.
appearance: Mahogany beauty. Dark brown with crimson highlights. Reasonably meaty head for a 12.5%. Nice messy lacing that retreat quickly.
smell: These folks do know barrel aging. Complex with full malt and bourbon. More than a barley but that's the predominant style imo. Vanilla and chocolate.
taste: Gonna plagiarize brentk56 as the description is right on. "layers upon layers of flavor". Bourbon is up front but balanced with lots of chocolate, vanilla. Finish is just wonderful with dark fruits, chocolate, toffee and oh so cohesive. Wow.
mouthfeel: Very well done. Just a tad thin to give a 5.
overall: This is a masterpiece. Wonderful.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 22:20:21 | More by cindyjeffsmith
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Firestone 15 - Anniversary Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 990 ratings.