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Firestone Walker Walkers Reserve



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RATINGS: 892   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
A singularly distinctive beer that represents our finest brewing efforts, Walker’s Reserve is a elegant dark ale featuring robust flavors of toffee, caramel and bittersweet chocolate. This brew employs five specialty malts, as well as oat and barley flakes, for added complexity and flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (10483) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours a cloudy amber with medium beige head that lasts. The aroma is roast chocolate, vanilla. Thin mouthfeel with a sweet roasted malt, dark chocolate, caramel, and nutty finish. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUL 6, 2014
(bottle - 22 oz) Dark brown pour with a tan head. Light chocolate coffee aroma. Big roasted chocolate and coffee flavor. Smooth and chocolatey finish with a lingering roasty aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (3837) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass and a snifter. There was barely any difference in both glasses for the smell and the appearance. The appearance was basically black in color and it had a nice one finger white to off white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. There was some light speckled foamy lacing that ended up sliding down into the beer after a while. The smell had a decent amount of light to medium bitter arrangement of milk and dark chocolates that allow a nice roasty bitter coffee under my nose. The taste had a nice roasty to sweet blend blessing my taste buds and allowing a nice gentle dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was semi - sharp and good to me. Overall, this was a pretty good beer I’d have again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (4802) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 2, 2014
From a bomber. Pours cola brown with a fizzy off white head. Tastes smooth, sweet, smokey, earthy, light peat, light booze. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like booze, nutty, light raisin, earth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (5140) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark cola brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is roasted and chocolate malts, earthy notes, light espresso, light prunes, and faint raisins. Flavor is roast malts, dark chocolate, light coffee, medium bitterness, and some dark fruit esters; smooth with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JHeath99 (1676) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle shared by sonnycheeba. Pours a dark cola with thin tan head. Aroma of coffee and roasted malts. Taste of roasted goodness and coffee/chocolates.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
koleminer20 (2575) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAY 24, 2014
22 oz bomber. The pour is a dark dark brown/black with a nice garnet or ruby note around the edges with a nice light tan head and some minimal lacing. The aroma is nicely balanced with a good roast and hop profile. There is some light coffee and a touch of chocolate. The flavor is much of the same. I love the roasted malt in the flavor. There is a light addition from the cocoa, but it's so balanced. The mouthfeel is a thin, with a light carbonation. The aftertaste is roasty, and lingers nicely ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TizzleJizzle (781) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAY 17, 2014
American Craft Beer Week! Firestone Tap Takeover at the Common Table. Poured a dark brown with a thin khaki top. Taste of chocolate, slight roast and malty. Medium carbonation, medium-thick body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fezzy (105) - California, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Aroma and flavor full of roasty malt, chocolate, and significant emergent vanilla, but nicely balanced with aromatic hopping, which is floral and bitter yet smooth citrus. The fine balance makes the brew easy on the palate, in spite of being so flavorful. Very nicely done.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (1636) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - APR 11, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Dark brown color, medium tan head. Chocolate malt aroma. Mild chocolate malt flavor slightly watery with a light finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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