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Firestone Walker Brewing - Los Olivos
(No longer brewing)
5017 Zaca Mesa Road
Box 244
Los Olivos CA 93441
Telephone: +1 805-686-7936
Hours: Daily 11:00am-10:00pm.
Brewer: Jeffers Richardson
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Notes

Opened: 1987

Annual Production: 3,000 bbl

Contributor: Paul Cavanagh

Tap room and restaurant remain open.

Adam Firestone tells me "the last of the burton union fermenters world wide is going strong" here. Firestone Walker stopped brewing here when their new brewery, the former SLO Brewing #2, commenced operations in Paso Robles CA.

Updated: July 26, 2005

Beer List

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    Awards:
    • Date: April 15, 2004 (#5335)
      Package: real ale
      Place: San Diego Brewing, San Diego CA
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber-brown, hazy. Big thick head. Fresh citrusy hop aroma. Medium-light body. Lots of sweet toasty caramelly malt. Mild fruity hop flavor and bitterness.
    • Date: September 11, 1997 (#2239)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Willow Glen Liquors, San Jose CA
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber, moderate carbonation, OK head. Grainy aroma, like chicken feed. Thick, bitter. Lots of hop flavor - and sweetness - at the end.
    • Date: September 27, 1996 (#1669)
      Package: draught
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Golden-amber. Slight perfume aroma. Big, malty.

    • Date: April 15, 2004 (#5336)
      Package: draught
      Place: San Diego Brewing, San Diego CA
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Brown-black. Thick head. Smells nicely roasty and a little sweet. Medium fizzy body. Malty and roasty, with a sweet roasty finish.