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Firestone 16 - Anniversary Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Firestone 16 - Anniversary AleFirestone 16 - Anniversary Ale

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

957 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 957
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 130
Gots: 492 | FT: 42
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AgentMunky on 11-15-2012)
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fsck, Jun 08, 2013
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4.49/5  rDev +3.2%

22oz into a tulip. Pours a murky mahogany brown w/ a thin beige head that settles to a transparent film of sea foam. No lacing but it does leave some boozy, sudsy legs on the glass with a swirl.

Aroma is a rich, complex blend of toffee, chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, dark brown sugar, molasses, and booze. Wowee zowee.

Taste, likewise, is complex and flavorful. Tons of dark sugars, bourbon, molasses, toffee, caramel, chocolate, vanilla, toasted coconut, rum-soaked pipe tobacco, and peaty smoky char.

Mouthfeel is thick and chewy, rich and dessert-like. A real sipper of a beer.

Overall, what else did we expect here but another masterpiece of blending and barrel aging by Firestone Walker? These guys know exactly what they're doing and they keep getting better at it.

draheim, Jun 08, 2013
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Firestone 16 - Anniversary Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 957 ratings.