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Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
(Duvel Moortgat)
Bar/Tasting RoomRestaurantRetail ItemsBeer To Go (Off-License)Tours
1400 Ramada Drive
Paso Robles CA 93446
Telephone: +1 805-238-2556
Hours: Open daily noon-7:00pm. Tours Saturday and Sunday at 1:30pm and 3:00pm.
Brewer: Matt Brynildson
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Notes

Opened: 1996

Annual Production: 60,000 bbl

Contributors: Ralph Wells, Diane Crawford, Jamie Smith

Firestone Walker and Matt Brynildson were named Mid-Size Brewing Company and Brewmaster of the Year at the 2003, 2011, and 2013 Great American Beer Festival, and they won the same honors at the 2004 and 2006 World Beer Cup. They're the only brewery in the United States fermenting beer in a Burton Union system. You can find their beers at their taproom and restaurant, located at 620 McMurry Road in Buellton, phone 805-686-1557.

Updated: October 23, 2016

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    9.50% abv.
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    • Date: August 25, 2012 (#8914)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Great Nebraska Beer Festival, Papillion NE
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden. Low head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Big spicy hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, smooth. Sweet malt and big spicy, grassy hops. Nicely bitter. Spicy, piney, hoppy finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • Session Beer
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  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    12.50% abv.

  • American-Style Strong Pale Ale

  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier
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  • American-Style Brown Ale
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  • American-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter
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  • American-Style Strong Pale Ale
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  • Münchner-Style Helles
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  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Beer
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  • American-Style Pale Ale
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  • Vienna-Style Lager
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  • English-Style India Pale Ale
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    American-Style Pale Ale
    4.80% abv.
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    • Date: December 8, 2008 (#7595)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Liquid Solutions, Tigard OR
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Huge orange-citrusy hops.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, fizzy. Nice chewy maltiness and lots of citrusy hop flavor. Reasonably bitter. Fruity finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • American-Style Pale Ale
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  • American-Style Strong Pale Ale
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  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    13.00% abv.
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  • German-Style Pilsener
    5.30% abv.
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    • Date: June 12, 2013 (#9207)
      Package: draught
      Place: Hopleaf, Chicago IL
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Grassy, floral hops. Grainy.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, fairly fizzy. Sweet clean malt, nice floral hop flavor. Low-medium bitterness. Good clean beer.
      Overall Impression (3)

  • American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    5.40% abv.
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  • Reserve Robust Porter
    Robust Porter

  • Ruby
    Barley Wine-Style Ale
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  • Solace
    Specialty Beer

  • Taproom IPA
    English-Style India Pale Ale
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  • Union Jack IPA
    American-Style India Pale Ale
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  • Velvet Merlin (formerly Velvet Merkin)
    Oatmeal Stout
    5.50% abv.
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  • Walker's Mild
    American-Style Dark Lager
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  • Walker's Reserve
    Brown Porter
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    Wookey Jack Black Rye IPA
    American-Style Black Ale
    8.30% abv.
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  • Xtra Pale
    Ordinary Bitter
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