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Firestone 15 - Anniversary Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

Firestone 15 - Anniversary AleFirestone 15 - Anniversary Ale

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951 Ratings
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Ratings: 951
Reviews: 294
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 11.49%


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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hopfacebrew

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4/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bomber dated 11/07/11 (I think as it is worn) to a pint glass the beer arrives a deep rich deep mahagoney color with a thin 1 finger tan head, some retention and a bit I lacing. Hints of fig, rum, raisins, vanilla, oak, roast, caramel sweetness, and mollasses in the nose. No hint of alcohol. The flavor is full and rich with all the character in the nose blended together for a warm treat. More pronounced run and whiskey alcohol flavors. A lingering caramel sweetness with a lasting fig flavor. Mildly bitter and smooth. Full bodied. Overall this is good, not sure it's worth the price tag but I'm glad to have had tried it.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2012 00:38:15 | More by hopfacebrew
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Firestone's 15th Anniversary Ale came in 2nd in my recent 8 beer tasting of Firestone Walker's top beers. Out of the seven BA guys we had at the tasting, 15th Anniversary got great reviews for a beer that was about 3 years old. It beat out 16th & 17th Anniversary Ales, Double DBA, Scuaba, and Double Jack and Wookey Jack. Would have loved to have had it when it was fresher, but age did not seem to hurt it all.

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Firestone 15 - Anniversary Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
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