The Faces of FWIBF16

The Faces of FWIBF16

We'll be honest. The excitement for the plethora of astronomically high quality brews from around the world took the front seat on our day at the Firestone Walker Invitational Brew Fest 2016. Plans were made for many segments and bits as well as a photo series capturing the people of the FWIBF16 in their natural element: buzzed on amazing beer.

Alas. The best laid plans...

As starry-eyed as kids on a Christmas morn, we plunged headlong into the Fest intent on the consumption of legendary brews. And in that endeavor, we achieved success. Once the sample-fest had started to slow, we were able to turn our attention to the goals we had discussed over beers the week before. The sights and sounds of arguably the best beer fest in America can only truly be experienced by walking the hallowed grounds of Frontier Town in Paso Robles. We were able to capture a few shots of the beer-loving Festies experiencing those sites, sounds and tastes before we had to pack it in for the day...

Wylie Withers is the Booze League Commissioner. Follow him on Twitter @wyliewithers or reach him via email wylie@boozeleague.com

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