Firestone Walker / Wild Beer Co. Violet Underground | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Firestone Walker / Wild Beer Co. Violet UndergroundFirestone Walker / Wild Beer Co. Violet Underground
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonebeer.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Rainbow Project paired seven UK and US breweries with one of seven colors of the rainbow, creating the theme of the brew. We drew violet. What followed was left to the imaginative and creative spirt among the collaborators. Violet Underground represents a partnership between The Wild Beer Co. and Firestone Walker Brewing Co. A cuvée was born from Somerset Wild, a newly minted Golden and Sunrise Raspberry ale, and Barrelwork’s blending warhouse, Cowbell. Proprietary yeast from both sides of the Atlantic, fresh local California fruit and French candied violet petals went into the cauldron. The resulting potion is bursting with ripe fresh fruit, a hint of violet petals and anchored by a funky yeast foundation. A quenching acidity and lively carbonation rounds out the collaboration. A santé!

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
27
pDev:
5.99%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
7
Trade:
2
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Firestone Walker / Wild Beer Co. Violet Underground from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.34 out of 5 with 27 ratings