Jeffers Richardson, Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s Barrelworks Barrelmeister, will be speaking about what he calls “The Fifth Element” at Rincon Valley Tap Room & Bottle Shop this Saturday, December 12th between 12:30pm and 2pm. The fifth element is oak and Richards will discuss, in detail, the influence it has on an individual beer and craft brewing in general.

Attendees of this private tasting will receive a flight of all five barrelworks beers on tap and a souvenir Firestone Walker snifter. Tickets may be purchased for $33 in advance by clicking here or for $44 if available the day of the event. The five beers being poured are Sucaba, Helldorado, Sour Opal, Firestone’s Anniversary Ale and Unfiltered DBA. For more information, directions to the event or questions see the Rincon Valley Taproom website by clicking here.

-Peter Lopez Jr.