Firestone Walker Barrelworks - Now open!

Discussion in 'Pacific' started by CenCalMario, Jan 12, 2013.

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  1. CenCalMario

    CenCalMario Initiate (132) Jan 12, 2009 California
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  2. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,029) Mar 18, 2010 California

    I would love to try some of the beers they have on tap per the list.
     
  3. pinkgrenade

    pinkgrenade Aspirant (242) Aug 19, 2011 California
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    so this is another production facility as well?
     
  4. tjensen3618

    tjensen3618 Initiate (0) Mar 23, 2008 California

    Ya, the wild beers are now done in Buellton, and the regular FW brews are brewed in Paso Robles.
     
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  5. Rau71

    Rau71 Initiate (0) Dec 12, 2011 California
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    According to the website it looks like all of the FW BA beers will be there. I am not sure if any brewing will take place here or if it is just for storage.

    "Which is where things stand now with the creation of Barrelworks, a new dedicated facility 105 miles south of Paso Robles in the small hamlet of Buellton. This xx-square-foot building will house nearly all of Firestone Walker’s barrel-aged gems, from the classic strong ales to the newer wild beers. A barrel facility of this magnitude is unprecedented in the craft beer industry."
     
  6. drgonzo2k2

    drgonzo2k2 Aspirant (264) Aug 24, 2012 California

    They filling growlers there? I know when things like Reginald Brett were on tap in Paso and I'd ask they'd always say the couldn't do growlers of those.
     
  7. Srsly

    Srsly Initiate (174) Mar 21, 2010 California

    I happened to be driving down the 101 yesterday and was able to stop in. I had a seriously awesome time, and highly recommend a stop to anyone in the area or passing through. The beers were amazing, as expected, and I'm so glad I got the chance to try more of the anniversary components. the sours were new to me, and they are outstanding too. As usual, FW does everything right.
     
  8. sirtomtom

    sirtomtom Initiate (197) Dec 10, 2010 California

    I sent off an email to FW and got a reply back saying that they are not doing fills at this time.
     
  9. erichxedge

    erichxedge Initiate (153) Nov 29, 2009 California
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    this tap list looks awesome ... Def a day trip coming up
     
  10. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Initiate (0) Dec 10, 2011 California

    That is really awesome, much closer than Paso Robbers to San Diego and near the tourist trap town of Solvang.

    Pretty cool!
     
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