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Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout - Stone Brewing Co.

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1,514 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,514
Reviews: 234
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 74
Gots: 312 | FT: 45
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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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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Photo of Dope
3.99/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 06/25/13.

A: Pours pitch black with a large and very dense medium brown head. Head lightens up and turns very fluffy, very quickly. Retention is quite good after the head fades away. Minimal spotty lacing.

S: Lots of chocolate and some anise from the roasted malt. Don't really get any pecans but there is a vague sort of nuttiness to it. Spicy rye is notable but not picking up much wheat in the aroma. Sharp alcohol.

T: There's the pecans. Lots of pecans up front, mixing with chocolate. Caramel sweetness joins it (likely from the bourbon). Rye kicks in with quite a bit of spice and continues all the way to the very end. Not really getting much wheat in this, just some graininess in the finish. Tingling alcohol sting on the back end with some oaky vanilla and a little char.

M: Higher carbonation than you'd expect from a 13% stout. Kinda tingly. High ABV makes it extra tingly. Interesting and different. Makes it feel not quite so heavy (like you'd expect a 13% stout to be).

O: Unique stout. Quite spicy, much spicier than most pure rye beers in fact. Borderline chile pepper spice in fact. Interesting. Not super boozy but has a surprising alcohol sting. Hard to describe the difference between the two terms but it's "different". Overall quite flavorful, strong flavors and good complexity. A little harsh but I enjoyed it.

Photo of Bromine
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of sabitu
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of NastyNate11
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of silverking
3.51/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Pitch black with a short lived khaki head.

S - banana, dark fruit, And a lot of alcohol.

T - dark fruit, bitter chocolate. The finish has a hefty alcohol note.

M - full bodied. Creamy, but the finish feels oily. Light carbonation.

O - it's Not great, its not good.

Photo of ThrashMaster
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Greywulfken
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: into a stout flute glass, pitch black body with a slim head of tan foam

S: roasted malts, smoked pecans, bittersweet dark herbs and earth

T: dry bittersweet dark chocolate and sweet chewy pecans, spicy rye heat, roasted malts and char, hints of herbs, anise, and vanilla; oak wood notes and vapors of whisky

M: smooth, drying, mellow bittering, slight coating, finished light and airy

O: a sublime concoction. Get your hands on one while you can.

Photo of brewstervt
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of JMScowcroft
4.06/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Stone Brewing Co. - Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout, poured into a wine goblet.

Look - Pours a thicker oily black-brown with an inch sized off white mocha head. Lots of lacing.

Smell - Aroma is quite unique, you can smell the wheat along with sweet pecans and the obvious overlay of coffee and cocoa. Otherwise a little faint on the nose.

Taste - Carbonated bite, then sweet pecan and chocolate. After this a warm throat hit from bourbon barrel aging. Rye is present at the end, so much going on here.

Mouthfeel - Rests roasted pecan and chocolate. Slightly warming but not bourbon barrel overload like some brews. Surprisingly not overly boozy for 13%, but it's a creeper!

Overall - Very well done and very unique, this was truly a treat and a new experience worth having. Not really comparable to others of the style because it was all over the map going in several different directions at once in the taste department, maybe too many collaborators? I would not personally purchase this again but I am glad I tried it.

Photo of Holland
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of BenHesk12
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Huhzubendah
4.26/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from Nick's of Clinton in Waldorf, MD for $8.99.

The beer is dark brown and viscous, sporting a thin, oily, beige head. The aroma brings oak, light roast, bourbon. Pecans are hard to discern in either the flavor or the aroma. More of a texture than a feature it would seem. Nice bready character from the addition of rye and wheat. Some bourbon heat, but overall, a really mild and easy sipping brew considering the 13% abv. Recommended.

Photo of Davepoolesque
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of AirborneBeer
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of HowlingTurkey
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Daniellobo
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of ambruns1979
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of hilgart1
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of Sokool
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 7/16/13.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small streakss of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, cookie dough, and slight bourbon and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with sweet cocoa and alcohol flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a nice variety of aromas but the taste is pretty alcohol forward at this time.

Photo of lovemyhops
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of mtalley999
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Broden
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of EgadBananas
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black, opaque , light brown two finger head, decent lace and retention. Aroma is roasty, plenty chocolate, nutty too, with a mild bourbony oak note and a bit of spiciness. Bit more barrel in the taste, impressive for 1/4 aged. Nutty, roasty, chocolaty, hints of alcohol, but its masked really well of 13%. Drinks pretty good. Full bodied, but not syrupy. In the end, quite nice and enjoyable. I have a few bottles put away, so looking forward to revisiting down the line.

Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout from Stone Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,514 ratings.