Firestone Walker 2021 Oaktoberfest

Firestone Walker 2021 Oaktoberfest beer octoberfest
Firestone Walker 2021 Oaktoberfest.

Firestone Walker Brewing Company has released their seasonal Oaktoberfest beer, an oak-inspired homage to the Bavarian tradition of Oktoberfest.

While similar in style to previous Firestone Walker Oktoberfest editions, the 2021 Oaktoberfest was lagered in French oak barrels from a Napa Valley cabernet producer.

The beer’s light amber color foreshadows its toasty, biscuity flavor, the company reports. The oak-barrel lagering allows for a smoother mouthfeel, all while retaining the beer’s crisp malt profile and hints of noble German hops.

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The origins of Oaktoberfest date back to 2005, when Firestone Walker hosted its inaugural Oaktoberfest event. Ever since, the beer has come into periodic rotation, most recently as a draft-only offering in 2019.

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This follows news of the recent collaboration between Firestone Walker and WhistlePig Whiskey.

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