Tag Archives: Firestone Walker


Extreme Beer Fest 2015: Guide to Sours and Wild Ales

If you’re going to Extreme Beer Fest this week, and you really like sour beer, there are a number of beers and brewers you won’t want to miss. Here’s my short list. The Rare Barrel I was really excited to … Continue reading


Feral One: An Interview with Firestone Walker’s Barrelworks Barrelmeister, Jeffers Richardson

March 8th is going to be a big day for Firestone Walker. In fact, you may just say that the “wild chicken has come home to roost!” Barrelworks, Firestone’s dedicated wild yeast facility that launched in 2013, is unleashing its … Continue reading


Great American Beer Festival 2013: New England Bringing Home The Gold

The Great American Beer Festival is to craft beer what the Super Bowl is to football. It is the biggest US craft beer event, period. In 2013, there were over 600 breweries in the festival hall and nearly 50,000 attendees … Continue reading

Extreme Beer Fest Night of Barrels

Beer Advocate’s Extreme Beer Fest Night of the Barrels (A.K.A. OakFest 2012)

I don’t like the word epic. I never use it. It’s very sensational and it reminds me of growing up in Northern California with words like “hella,” and “bro.” It’s just not my cup of tea. Nevertheless, there seems to … Continue reading