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The Next Revolution

July 11, 2016

The next revolution has arrived, pushing a new experimental hop to the forefront while marking the second release in Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s Luponic Distortion revolving hop series.

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Recasting A Classic: Nitro DBA

June 16, 2016

A Firestone Walker classic is set to be recast in its 20th anniversary year as DBA gets nitro treatment for the first time ever, resulting in a fresh twist on a longtime flagship.

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May 25, 2016

After a lengthy courtship, Russian River Brewing Company and Firestone Walker Brewing Company announced today the imminent arrival of STiVO—an immaculately conceived mashup of their respective craft pilsners, STS and Pivo.

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Firestone Walker Launches "Propagator" in Venice

April 4, 2016

After three years of anticipation, Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s new Propagator campus in Venice, California will open its doors in April, with limited daily evening hours starting on April 7 before expanding into daily lunch service in May.

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February 18, 2016

You could say that Brewmaster Matt Brynildson has been waiting his entire career for a mandate like this: to riff freely in the brewhouse without formal recipe or restraint while plundering the many marvels of the hop revolution.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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