Crafty Ladies: Firestone Walker

From the Tasting Adventures of Lady Lupulin:

At Highland Tap and Burger, Firestone Walker’s Colorado-based representative gave us a fun-filled evening with their great brews. We started with the DBA, (Double Barrel Ale), paired with Firestone Walker’s famous beer mustard and pretzels. This was a great start to the evening since the DBA is very unique: it’s the only craft beer in the U.S. fermented in oak barrels. As an English-style pale, DBA won gold at the 2011 GABF for Ordinary/Special Bitter.  Personally, I really liked the DBA; it was a great blend of malts and oakiness.  I usually order the hoppiest beer available, but during a recent visit to Euclid Hall I ordered not one, but two DBA’s. Continue reading