Duvel Moortgat becomes shareholder of Firestone Walker Brewing Company from Paso Robles, California. Firestone Walker is the 16th largest craft brewery in the US and the 4th largest craft brewery in California. The brewery is expected to brew more than 320,000 HL by the end of this year, with net sales in excess of $80 million. Firestone Walker currently employs about 416 individuals.
Founded in 1996 by Adam Firestone and his brother-in-law David Walker, Firestone Walker Brewing Company began as a small brewery with roots in wine country on California’s Central Coast. Now a regional brewery, its singular purpose remains – to craft ever better beer. They share our passionate pursuit of the perfect beer…and like us they are never satisfied. Firestone Walker has picked up many awards, among which “Mid Size Brewery of the Year” at the World Beer Cup an unmatched four times.
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