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Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout - Stone Brewing Co.

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1,454 Ratings

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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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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Acuity, Jul 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

BrewLancer40k, Jul 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

HopsJunkiedotcom, Jul 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

bluetrevian, Jul 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Thomas_Picton, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of Mikecap
4.28/5  rDev +4.9%

Enjoyed this on-tap at The Chimes in Covington, LA. Was a bit distracted by the fact that this was served in a 20 ounce imperial pint glass, but couldn't really complain.

Appearance: Jet black with a thin dark brown head that fades very slowly. Nice chunky lacing along the sides of the pint glass.

Smell: Dark roasted malts at the forefront with some coffee and chocolate, but a touch of citrus as well. Nutty aromas are present also.

Taste: Some smokiness up front and some sweet chocolate and coffee, some alcohol, nice nutty hints too from the pecan. Interestiing and complex, but good.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with little carbonation and a touch of burn from the alcohol. This actually drinks too easily at 13% ABV and I drank a 20 ounce pour too quickly. Still a creamy texture but could actually use a bit more body for the style.

Overall: Complex and interesting and a great beer overall. I enjoyed this thoroughly although not quite as much as the Espresso Imperial Russian Stout.

Mikecap, Jul 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

Givemebeer, Jul 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

KevT, Jul 25, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Punisher, Jul 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

kevgod, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of Snebbu
3.8/5  rDev -6.9%

Poured from the artisan 1 pt, 6 fl. oz. bottle.

First off - excited just to have the 2013 collabo-brew. Suggested cellar temp for aging on the bottle. Tempting, but I wanted to try right away. I believe aging this stout would make this brew better than it already is.

Appearance: Oil. Pours on the thick side, almost pure black with a bit of brown mixed in (similar to the color of oil coming out of your oil pan.

Aroma: Nutty for sure. Dare I say you can actually smell the pecans. Followed by a bit of chocolate/mocha-coffee scent.

Taste: Right away, briefly taste the wheat malts (very sweet) and then the pecans, which are carried throughout the taste. Next, the Rye comes through and overtakes the wheat, giving a smoked, oaky flavor along with the mocha-coffee taste and the pecans. Boozey flavor underlying all of it, which can distract. However, at 13% and having a quarter of it aged in oak barrel stouts, the flavor is appreciated.

Mouthfeel: When I have a stout, I'm expecting a thick, almost creamy, mouthfeel. Surprisingly, the mouthfeel is not as thick as expected and is a bit dry. I THINK I like it?

Overall: Get this beer. In fact, get two of them - try one now, and try the other in at least a year. WIth some aging and letting those malts settle in, I think the beer would become smoother and even more delicious. Taste was very good and pecans added a new "nuttiness" that is a bit sweeter than usual. Coffee and mocha flavor come through well and the more I think about it, the more I appreciate the dry finish.

Bottoms up.

Snebbu, Jul 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Jtrigonis, Jul 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

FTowne, Jul 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

TheBeerAlmanac, Jul 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

AngusOg, Jul 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

bsuedekum, Jul 25, 2013
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3.33/5  rDev -18.4%

w00t. w00t. or something

Pour to Portsmouth glass. Body is just about black with just a bit of brown highlights, dark tan head.

Scent brings sweet malts of caramel, chocolate, molasses, definite pecans, just a bit oak and some alcohol. Dessert-like.

Taste brings dark caramel, roast, nuts, some chocolate, some brown sugar, bready (wheat) tones. Bourbon and oak come through with warmth along with quite alot of hot alcohol. Quite rich, a sipper.

For the style and ABV, pretty thin and high carbonation. Not much of a bother but quite boozy to boot.

The pecans are a nice touch, not bad otherwise but feels kinda messy, and especially boozy as it warms, splitting this was still quite a trek. I would've liked to see more overall stoutiness to it.

Chico1985, Jul 25, 2013
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1/5  rDev -75.5%

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