BLACK MAGIC: Velvet Merlin Transformed into Nitro Merlin Milk Stout
January 6, 2016
With a new ingredient and a bit of wizardry, Firestone Walker’s Velvet Merlin oatmeal stout has been transformed into a mindblowing mouthful known as Nitro Merlin Milk Stout, to be released starting on January 6, 2016.
Firestone Walker Announced Planned Brewhouse Expansion in Paso Robles
November 2, 2015
Firestone Walker Brewing Company today announced the planned expansion of its brewhouse in Paso Robles, which will deepen the brewery’s roots on California’s Central Coast as it heads into its 20th anniversary year.
XIX Anniversary Ale: Brewmaster Throws Curveball to Winemakers
October 19, 2015
An annual rite came with a twist this year when local winemakers once again joined Firestone Walker’s brewing team for the blending of the next Anniversary Ale—only to discover that hoppy component beers had been taken off the table.
Jeffers Drops Acid...Knowledge
October 5, 2015
Get ready to embark on a mindbending journey into the world of wild beers as Jeffers drops acid…Acid knowledge, that is.
Quadruple: Firestone Walker Earns 4th GABF Title
September 28, 2015
Brewmaster Matt Brynildson and his brewing team at Firestone Walker Brewing Company continue to spin gold, earning their 4th Great American Beer Festival title in less than 10 years.
No Cover Up: Here Comes The 2015 Velvet Merkin
September 11, 2015
Paso Robles, CA: Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s Velvet Merkin barrel-aged oatmeal stout is set to return with its third bottled vintage—and this one promises to be the best yet.
Taking American Pilsner Back
July 29, 2015
What a difference a few years make…When Firestone Walker Brewing Company launched its Pivo hoppy pilsner in 2013, the market for domestic craft pilsner was uncertain and largely uncharted. Now, two short years later, Pivo is blowing up and domestic pilsner appears on the verge of a renaissance.
IN RIDES "HELLDORADO"
July 1, 2015
You’ve been warned: Helldorado may be blonde in color, but if you take it lightly, you’ll get gunned downed by a blast of barrel-aged flavor at an ABV of 12 percent.
Viva "La Piccola"
May 21, 2015
Multiple versions of the same collaborative dark saison wild ale—called La Piccola—will be unveiled at the 2015 Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest on May 30, capping off a year of cross-continental brewing hijinks between brewmasters Agostino Arioli of Birrificio Italiano and Matt Brynildson of Firestone Walker Brewing Company.
BACK IN THE MONKEE BUSINESS
May 12, 2015
You could call it a bunch of Monkee business—a beer meticulously brewed in the classic Belgian Quadrupel style, but aged for more than a year in retired bourbon barrels to create a stylistic outlier now known as a “Central Coast Quad.”
Firestone Walker Releases 2015 Parabola
March 31, 2015
Parabola is back, and it’s as inordinately immense and improbably refined as ever, thanks to a brewing process that is, in the words of Brewmaster Matt Brynildson, “like trying to wring out an oatmeal cookie.”
Easy Jack Is Back
March 10, 2015
Firestone Walker is doubling down and re-launching Easy Jack in 2015 as a year-round release, and adding cans to the mix along the way. The difference this time is that Brewmaster Matt Brynildson went the extra 5,000 miles to make sure he doesn’t run out of those crucial Easy Jack hops.
BARRELWORKS UNLEASHES THE 2015 “FERAL ONE
February 10, 2015
Cover your eyes and hide the children, as Firestone Walker Brewing Company is set to release the 2015 vintage of the Feral One—a rowdy sour ale blend that commemorates the second anniversary of the brewery’s Barrelworks wild yeast facility.