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Firestone Walker Oaktoberfest returns in 16 ounces cans, a first

Firestone Walker Oaktoberfest

Firestone Walker Oaktoberfest returns again this year after taking a “light” year in 2015.

Last year the brewery only brewed a single batch destined for draft accounts. The beer wasn’t packaged.

Firestone Walker Oaktoberfest aka “Paso Marzen Beer” honors the classic style, but throws in a touch of west coast hoppiness. The ingredients all come from Germany. This year it returns in 16 ounces cans.

“Malty sweetness and subtle honey-like aromas take the lead on this beer, but there’s also a subtext of noble hop spiciness…It’s mellow and rounded, and has a beautiful autumn orange hue.” –  Firestone Walker brewmaster, Matt Brynildson

The name “Oaktoberfest” is a nod to the brewery’s hometown of Paso Robles, California, which means “Pass of the Oaks.”

Four packs of Firestone Walker Oaktoberfest are now shipping to the brewery’s entire distribution network.

Style: Oktoberfest
Hops: Hallertau Tradition
Malts: Vienna,

Availability: 16oz Cans, Draft. Seasonal release.
Latest Return: Mid-August, 2016

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