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Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin Barrel-Aged Oatmeal Stout Review

 

 
Summary & Our Overall Rating
 

Style: Oatmeal Stout (bourbon barrel-aged)
 
Alcohol % (abv): 8.5%, 33 IBUs
 
Brewery: Firestone Walker Brewing
 
Location: Paso Robles, California
 
American: ,
 
Overall
A
13/ 14


User Rating
13 total ratings

 

Positives


2011 Gold Medal winner at the Great American Beer Festival


1
Posted April 18, 2013 by

 
Review Details
 
 

Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin Barrel-Aged Oatmeal Stout Review

Pours a dark black color.  Full-bodied and rich with notes of roasted coffee, vanilla, dark fruit, and coconut.

Hops: U.S. Fuggle

Malts: 2-row, Maris Otter, Roasted Barley, English Dark Caramel, Medium Caramel, Carafa, Oats

Brewed with 15% oats for a creamy mouthfeel. Fermented with British Ale yeast.

Barrle-aged in fresh bourbon barrels.

Limited reserve series September release in bottles and draft.

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One User Review


  1.  
    Gary
    A+

    Smooth, rich, and velvety. Great malty profile.

    Barrel aging adds a nice touch.

      



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