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Firestone Walker Invitational
« on: December 05, 2017, 05:34:38 PM »
Heard good things, considering going. Anyone ever been? Thoughts? Opinions? Suggestions?
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Re: Firestone Walker Invitational
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2017, 12:43:18 PM »
Heard good things, considering going. Anyone ever been? Thoughts? Opinions? Suggestions?

Never been but I live close and several friends have been.  Tickets sell out in minutes.  The lineups are fantastic!!!  Good luck.

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Re: Firestone Walker Invitational
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2017, 07:34:48 PM »
never been
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Re: Firestone Walker Invitational
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2017, 03:53:05 AM »
The only reason I won't consider going is I've heard it's uncomfortably hot and humid during the fest.
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Re: Firestone Walker Invitational
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2017, 06:06:03 PM »
The only reason I won't consider going is I've heard it's uncomfortably hot and humid during the fest.

Paso can get pretty hot in June but a rare moment to be humid.  That being said.  Heat + Beer +Crowds=uncomfortable orgy. 

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Re: Firestone Walker Invitational
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2017, 06:21:34 PM »
Aufaber and I have been to the first three that they did, not sure what number they are on now. It used to be AMAZING because they were one of the first West Coast brewfests to bring out names like Surly, Founders, Bells, 3F, etc. basically breweries that didn't exist on the WC. These days though, all the above (sans Surly) are available over here now, so who knows. And none of those are a draw for you, because, well, they've been locally available to you forever. lolol

The really funny part was that, aside from Firestone, the first year, the only breweries that REALLY brought special beers, were the midwest group. haha

All that being said, by the 3rd year, the WC breweries were showing up, and FW had a metric TON of beers there, at various locations.

Also, it's usually 800 degrees and low humidity, but luckily they throw up misters in locations and there are a number of trees available to hide under.

In terms of event only (not outside events), I rank it above GABF, but welllllllll below GTOMW.
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Re: Firestone Walker Invitational
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2018, 07:11:21 PM »
I'll be there this weekend.  Hit me up!!
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Re: Firestone Walker Invitational
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2018, 01:05:57 PM »
Apparently someone here fucked up and we sent way less beer than needed.

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Re: Firestone Walker Invitational
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2018, 08:13:33 PM »
Apparently someone here fucked up and we sent way less beer than needed.

I almost said something in group chat. I laughed when they were out like .5-1 hour into the festival. Though they were not the only one.
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