Helldorado by Firestone Walker Brewing Company in California, United States

About Helldorado by Firestone Walker Brewing Company

Part of the adventure of aging beer in retired spirits barrels is the synergistic interaction of different malt flavors with the oak and spirit flavors from the barrel. Darker beers like stouts and darker barley wines have typically been the favored candidates for barrel-aging, due to their deeper caramel and roasted flavors. Helldorado breaks that mold with a deep golden color from being brewed solely with English and American pale malts. The bready, honeyed flavors of pale malts pull out rich wildflower honey, vanilla and coconut notes from the oak, creating an overall flavor evocative of bourbon-glazed graham crackers that stands as singularly unique in our Vintage lineup. Helldorado may be lighter in color but it is a full-bodied and densely concentrated sipper at 11.8% ABV.


Firestone Walker Brewing Company is renowned for crafting iconic pale ales and pioneering barrel-aged beers on California's Central Coast.

Firestone Walker Brewing Company makes Helldorado American Barleywine