Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout - Stone Brewing Co.
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Reviews by acevenom:
4.46/5 rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured into a snifter glass. The beer pours black with a milk chocolate colored head. There are some bubbles visible rising along the side of the glass. The head retains very well for a 13% ABV beer. Some creamy lacing is left on the side of the glass during consumption. The aroma is of chocolate and nuts with vanilla. I also get some hints of bourbon and the rye along with some
toffee. I can also detect the alcohol. This is very unique in flavor as far as American imperial stouts go. I get plenty of that sweetness that I would expect from an English style imperial stout like Samuel Smith's. I get the chocolate, pecan, and vanilla from the nose. In many ways, the sweetness reminds me of Steen's cane syrup. I also get the rye and some back end roasty bitterness. I get some of the alcohol, but it's not strong in the flavor. The flavor is ultimately very rich. The body is full with moderate carbonation. This is a thick beer that warms the body with all the alcohol. This is an excellent beer.
Serving type: bottle
07-31-2013 00:07:07 | More by acevenom
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4.24/5 rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Pours jet black with a tannish head and some lacing
Aromas of toffee, dark fruits, bourbon, some hops
Tastes of vanilla, raisins, dark toffee, a bitter finish from the rye, perhaps with some hops. Don't really pick up on the pecans. I do detect the 13% abv
Smooth mouthfeel, creamy, very light carbonation...definitely a sipper.
Overall, a different imperial stout, very smooth and creamy, I don't know of the pecans really added much for me. Don't know if this will show up again, but I would give it a try.
Serving type: bottle
03-12-2014 01:11:16 | More by BradC
3.98/5 rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Pint at 2014 Most Arrogant Bar Bash (Barleys in Greenvillle, SC).
Pours black and opaque, with a very good tan head. Red-brown edges.
Lightly sweet; flavor builds and builds to a strong finish and aftertaste; Light boozy; low (a bit too low) carbonation; warming.
Serving type: on-tap
03-07-2014 16:20:56 | More by chinchill
Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout from Stone Brewing Co.
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