Tag Archives : Firestone Walker


#GABF Event Radar: Oak-aged Extravaganza at Freshcraft 2

Welcome to the GABF Event Radar: The Wench’s top picks for events during the Great American Beer Festival. Okay, so I haven’t been going to the Great American Beer Festival for nearly as long as most of my colleagues in the beer industry — but, this doesn’t mean that I don’t have the scoop on […]

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Double Trouble: Firestone Walker Releases Double DBA

Firestone Walker just announced the release of an Imperial version of its flagship beer, Double Barrel Ale. Double DBA is essentially DBA brewed at double strength and matured for an extended period.  Like DBA, Double DBA was partially fermented in new American oak barrels. “We started our brewery by fermenting our flagship Double Barrel Ale […]


SF Beer Week 2012: Where to Find The Wench 45

San Francisco Beer Week, presented by the SF Brewers Guild, kicks off tomorrow, February 10th. Don’t let the word week fool you, SF Beer Week is a 10-day long extravaganza. Stamina is definitely the key to surviving any beer week, especially one as crazy and event-filled as SF Beer Week. East Bay, South Bay, North […]

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Behind the Twitter Avatar: @FirestoneWalker 3

DRINK WITH THE WENCH PRESENTS: Behind the Twitter Avatar Series Are you curious about the men and women “hiding” behind Twitter avatar of the world’s most beloved craft breweries? Well, you are not alone. The Wench has gone behind the scenes to reveal and introduce you to the individuals who possess the ever coveted social […]


Rare Beer Release: Firestone Walker 2011 Parabola 5

Unfortunately, I’m quite the slacker when it comes t0 posting press releases. I receive several a week, but for one reason or another, I chose not to do anything with them. Mostly because my two favorite beer news sites, BeerNews.Org and USA Beer Trends, already do such a great job and it almost seems redundant […]

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The 20 Most ELIGIBLE Bachelors of Craft Beer 28

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the main event. After weeks of nominations and eliminations, the 20 Most Eligible Bachelors of Craft Beer (2011) have been determined. The basic qualifications were as such: Must work for a craft brewery (all positions considered) Must NOT be married (other relationship statuses accepted) Many men were evaluated, and only […]


Firestone Walker To Release Parabola In Bottles 3

Beer geeks around the world rejoice! The delicious nectar known as Parabola Imperial Stout is being released in bottles for the first time THIS SATURDAY (May 8th)! Here is a link to the official press release -> parabola press But before you get all excited, the release is super limited (1000 cases) and it is […]

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The Wench vs. SDBW: Round 2 6

I must apologize for leaving you all hanging on the San Diego beer week updates. I’ve recently been plagued with a series of unfortunate events and have fallen off of the Internet map. So where were we? I last left off with the score: San Diego = 1. The Wench = 0. Truth be told, […]