Gallery: Quick Peek Behind the Scenes at Firestone Walker Brewery, Paso Robles, CA

Quite a Head There
Quite a Head There
A wee bit of excess foam blows off from the fermentation tanks at Firestone Walker. The brewers didn't seem too concerned.
Not for Aging
Not for Aging
Did you know that a portion of Firestone's Double Barrel Ale undergoes primary fermentation in barrels?
Fill 'Er Up
Fill 'Er Up
Bottles on their way to getting filled.
Abacus
Abacus
This barleywine reminded us most of maple syrup, with a little plummy flavor as well. A hefty beer for a rainy day. (But not quite as drinkable as the lovely Velvet Merkin.)