Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin 2017 12 oz. - Kona Wine Market
Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin 2017 12 oz.
SKU: 602755003161

Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin 2017

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12 oz.
$13.00

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Category Stout
Region California
Brand Firestone Walker
Alcohol/vol 8.5%
Velvet Merkin is the beer that almost wasn't…Indeed, this vintage oatmeal stout's comical (or is it scandalous?) name went off the grid for several years, but now it's back due to popular demand. Velvet Merkin is aged for a full year in retired spirits barrels from Heaven Hill, Woodford Reserve and others, yet manages to offer mind-­boggling balance and restraint. You will wig out when you taste Velvet Merkin's rich milk chocolate, bourbon and espresso flavors, preceded by aromas of vanilla, coconut, toasted oak and mocha.
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Our decadent Oatmeal Stout lovingly aged in Bourbon barrels. Beautiful chocolate, espresso and vanilla-bourbon aromas hold your nose hostage. Rich dark chocolate truffle, bourbon and espresso create a dangerously smooth and incredibly drinkable barrel aged Oatmeal Stout. Hoarding tendencies may occur.