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Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,454 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,454
Reviews: 233
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 72
Gots: 317 | FT: 46
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ale brewed with pecans, wheat, & rye, with one quarter aged in bourbon barrels. Brewed at Stone Brewing Company with Greg Koch, Drew Curtis (Fark) and Wil Wheaton.

(Beer added by: Alieniloquium on 07-13-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

MNBeer1017, Jul 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

JeffTheJuice, Jul 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Jamison85, Jul 31, 2013
Photo of acevenom
4.46/5  rDev +9.3%

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.

acevenom, Jul 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

freemanj, Jul 30, 2013
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3.71/5  rDev -9.1%

"Ale brewed with pecans, wheat & rye, with one quarter aged in bourbon barrels" so the inspiration behind this beer is the Kentucky Derby pie, something I have never had the pleasure of trying before. My loss! 22 oz bomber into a teku glass and allowed to warm up a bit. Bottled on 06/27/13.

A - Pours a pitch black body with 2-3 fingers worth of thick kahki foam with some rising carbonation that ends quickly. Settling down this leaves behind an entire fingers worth of dense foam that lasts for an impressively long time. A swirl generates some wispy fingers with excellent lacing and long lasting retention. This beer does look fantastic.

S - Starts off with some pecans, brown sugar, light spice and toffee. At first this gets bombarded by a wall of oak but allowing it to breath calms that down a bit. The bourbon is not noticeable at all, instead its just an oaky wood element with some fusel heat. A bit of a mess here to be honest.

T - Starts off with nutty pecans, sweet brown sugar and caramel. The flavors are seemingly all over the place with spice, oak, and vanilla strewn about. Almost no chocolate or roast presence which is odd given the fact that its a stout, this seems very American strong ale like. The finish is overly bitter which clashes uncomfortably against the high abv. Why is this 13%!!? The mouth feel is very pleasant though, dense and creamy and just about perfect.

O - I was really excited by this beer when I fist heard about it but unfortunately it did not do much for me. It seems like a bit of a mess with ingredients just thrown at it. Its overly sweet and far too boozy with little redeeming qualities.

davey101, Jul 30, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Spaz7, Jul 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

MrDave, Jul 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

jwat, Jul 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

MCain04, Jul 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

gkoz, Jul 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

NickyT, Jul 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

510a, Jul 30, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev +2.9%

Bottle opened on 7.25.13

A - Pours a dark brown with a dark brown head that fades slowly.

S - Rye, pecands, wheat, and roasted malts.

T - Sweet rye, peacans, and almost vanilla-like pressence, followed by roasted malts.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body.

O - Sweet pecans and vanilla followed by rye and roasted malts.

HuskyinPDX, Jul 30, 2013
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4.3/5  rDev +5.4%

Appearance: Pours with a very rich thick texture. Light head on the pour, dissipated and was only present on the edges of the glass with a very dark brown hue. Low to no carbonation.

Smell: A very airy crisp wheat aroma greets the nose right away. Notes of roasted malt, burnt toast, and pecan sweetness. Potent bright tones include black licorice, molasses, and plenty of hops. I wish the bourbon character was stronger, but thats not really realistic with only a quarter being barrel aged. Interesting, and certainly delicious.

Taste: My wishes of bourbon character come alive. The front has plenty of bourbon sting and carries through the entire beer. Gummy malt character mixes well with the wheat and rye accents. The body is heavy heavy malt with refuses to lighten up on the palate. 13% is well hidden but no doubt this beer hits hard.

Mouthfeel: Heavy malt pins the palate down. Sweeter tones dance around for a long time.

Overall: Stone continues to knock it out of the park. Due justice is due to their collaborators here as well. Deep and complex, this stout is unrelenting and simply outstanding. I would love to age a few of these babies and see how they age.

KFBR392, Jul 30, 2013
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4.23/5  rDev +3.7%

A - This stout is deep and dark to the core. There is very little head retention with carbonation streaming to the top that is only visible around the edges. While resting in the glass it is reminiscent of cola. The lacing falls almost immediately as it is swirled around the glass.

S - The initial aromas remind me of a combination if Ten Fidy and Samuel Smiths Imperial stout. You get a nose full of roasted malts, caramel, toffee, dark fruits and coffee right of the bat. Hints of bourbon and nuts linger in the background.

T - The bourbon that was in the background on the nose is ever present, upfront, on the palate. The aromas listed before are mirrored here with added flavors of brown sugar, vanilla, and mint from the alcohol.

M - Evenly carbonated from entry to finish. Slight spiciness from the bourbon, but not overly done. It is a very pleasant feeling alongside the creaminess that coats the mouth.

O - Well, Stone and its collaborating partners do it again! The wØØtstout is well worth drinking fresh and cellaring to watch its progression. This makes me want winter to hurry up. Now, let me get back to drinking this beauty!

Cubatobaco, Jul 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

kingmaker, Jul 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

Sludgeman, Jul 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

elec, Jul 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

GopherPharmer, Jul 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

jopezu, Jul 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

MajorBuckeye, Jul 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

BlackNote, Jul 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

EyePeeAyBryan, Jul 29, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev +2.9%

From 07/28/13 notes. Had this on tap at Ginger Man in NYC.

a - Pours a deep brown, almost black color, with one inch of dark tan head and moderate carbonation evident. Looks very nice.

s - Smells of roasted malts, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, cherries, sweet dark fruits, light bourbon, oak, toasted malts, and burnt malts. Lots of roasted notes and chocolate, and a lot more dark fruits than the taste has. Pretty nice.

t - Tastes of sweet milk chocolate, roasted malts, caramel malts, toffee, bourbon, oak, sweet dark fruits, bitter chocolate, vanilla, and toasted malts. Very nice caramel in the taste and a little more bourbon, with less fruit. Very nice, a step up from the nose.

m - Thick, full body and low to moderate carbonation. Not much heat at all, and a great mouthfeel and body for a big stout.

o - Overall I liked this one quite a bit. Nose is nice and the taste is great with bourbon and caramel mixing with the chocolate and roasted malts. Easy to drink for 13% ABV, would definitely have it again.

mdfb79, Jul 29, 2013
Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout from Stone Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,454 ratings.