Firestone Walker Brewing Anniversary Ale XVI: The Components

Firestone Walked blended together 226 oak barrels and 8 different beers creating something truly complex and exceptional. The following are descriptions of key components with their original code names:

Velvet Merlin (8.7% ABV) – Aged in Bourbon Barrels
Traditional Oatmeal Stout
Final Blend: 23%

Stickee Monkee (12.5% ABV) – Aged in Bourbon and Brandy barrels
English Barley Wine
Final Blend: 22.5%

Double Double Barrel Ale (14.2% ABV) – Aged 100% in retired Firestone Union barrelsDouble strength English Pale Ale
Final Blend: 20.3%

Parabola (13% ABV) – Aged in Bourbon barrels
Russian Imperial Oatmeal Stout
Final Blend: 10.8%

PNC (15% ABV) – Aged in Tequila barrelsAmerican Strong Buckwheat Stout
Final Blend: 8.1%

Helldorado (11.5% ABV) – Aged in Bourbon and Brandy barrels
Blonde Barley Wine
Final Blend: 5.4%

Bravo (13.4% ABV) – Aged in Bourbon and Brandy barrels
Imperial Brown Ale
Final Blend: 5.4%

Wookey Jack (8.3% ABV) – 100% Fresh, dank & hoppy 100% Stainless Steel
Black Rye India Pale Ale
Final Blend: 4.5%

As you can see, there are a lot of things going on here. This beer is sure to be complex. Since founding the brewery in 1996, Firestone Walker has specialized in the rare art of brewing beer in oak barrels. This is the seventh release in what has become an annual autumn rite at the brewery. Enjoy Firestone Walker Anniversary Ale XVI responsibly.

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