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Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout - Stone Brewing Co.

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1,490 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,490
Reviews: 234
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 74
Gots: 313 | FT: 43
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 bifrost17
3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into a Teku

Awesome presentation as far as the bottle goes. I picked up 2, one with Greg, Will, and Drew on it dressed as Superheroes and the other with some crazy filigree looking stuff.

A: Looks just like it should. Opaque. No light coming through. There's about a fingers worth of head from a vigorous pour. Nice mocha colored head, dissipates pretty quick, but that's no shocker from a 13% beer, although the head does stick around a bit in the form of a nice light brown ring around the glass. Spotty lacing. Really gorgeous looking beer.

S: Chocolate, vanilla, booze, roasted malts, and maybe a little hint of wood. The nose is a little strange, kind of hard to explain. There's a lot going on, but it all seems to be a bit muted, nothing really stands out. Don't get me wrong, it smells good, there's just nothing there that jumps out at me.

T: Awesome. Pretty sweet up front, almost a cola like sweetness, followed by bitterness in the middle of the tongue, finishes really smooth with a slight spiciness (from the rye I'm assuming). Warms your belly on the way down. My only complaint as far as taste goes is that I wish the pecans were a little more prevalent. I'm a HUGE fan of pecan pie, and I was kind of hoping this beer would taste a little bit like bourbon pecan pie. No hints of that 13% abv, other than the warming sensation you feel in your belly. Really nice.

M: Velvety smooth. The mouthfeel is where this beer really shines. Thick without being too hard to drink. Chewy. Maybe just a tiny bit over carbonated for the style, but I feel like at this point I'm just nitpicking. I'm not sure how much Wheat malt was used, but I think it really helps make the beer extra creamy and smooth. Thick, rich, smooth, and insanely drinkable for the abv.

O: I'm really enjoying this beer, especially as it warms up, I'd definitely recommend that you drink this around the suggested 55 degrees. Really starts to shine as it warms up a bit. I guess if I had to pick one thing to complain about it would be the lack of pecan character, but other than that this beer is pretty awesome. Whether you're a Star Trek nerd or not, I highly recommend checking this beer out (plus I'm sure you're at least a Beer Nerd if you're taking the time to read this). I can't wait to see what some age does with the other bottle I have. I'm hoping everything will kind of come together and mellow out a bit, and turn into a real treat. My last thoughts....be careful, this beer is HIGHLY drinkable for the 13% abv. Sip, savor, and enjoy.

bifrost17, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of N3rdM3t4l
4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Brown silkscreened bomber into shaker pint.

A: pours thick and oily with a rich roasted brown color. Not really a head on it but I expected nine from a beer that is 13% abv. Rich chocolate colored bubbles formed and left with a thin light Brown ring around the glass. Beautiful in its darkness this beer allows no light through.

S: sweet ricbitterh coffee and alcohol notes up front. No chocolate in this one's nose but I do detect a hint of hop. Nothing like the pale ales and ipa that litter the northwest this hop smell is merely here to balance the beer.

T: tastes like the dark! Opens with an assault of roasted malt darkness. Followed by the alcohol sweetness. A slightly odd astringent note that makes me think of Belgian strong dark ale. This note really balances the beer, else it would be cloying. The wheat is hard to find among the strong dark flavors and the alcohol bite. Leaves a burnt bitter taste on the finish that helps it finish dry. Not able to discern the pecan but I am sure we it absent this beer would be quite different, like bay lead in soup you don't realize that it is important until it is not there.

M: smooth as creamy peanut butter and almost as thick. Goes down to easy for something so dangerously high alcohol. Excellent!

N3rdM3t4l, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of PaulMc
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

PaulMc, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of RyanTheLion13
4/5  rDev -2%

RyanTheLion13, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Curloftheburl
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Curloftheburl, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of MacQ32
3.99/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Pours a deep deep brown with a hint of mahogany. Near finger of light chocolate colored head with ok retention and decent lacing.

S - Some sweet chocolates, roasty/light hop bitterness and wheatyness with a decent sweet alcohol presence. A little minerally too. mild vanilla sweet bourbon aromas

T - Dark fruits and a mild alcohol burn up front. Chocolate sweet malts . Big flavor, bourbon is pretty tame but also obviously pretty noticeable. Alcohol is a bit much, would recommend aging this one I think..

M - Surprisingly thick and smooth. Medium-full bodied. Really awesome mouthfeel imo. As much of a sipper as I've had in a looong time

O - Pretty big flavorful beer. Don't love it but relative to the style and for what it is its pretty tasty, I sipped this from the beginning until the end of Django Unchained

MacQ32, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Zorro
4.28/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very dark brown colored beer with a medium sized brown colored head.

Smells sweet and boozy with a strong chocolate aroma. Coffee and vanilla with a slight burnt sugar aroma. Pepper and smoke ride on the ethanol fumes to the senses. Slight hop aroma of grapefruit.

Starts out sweet and chocolate with a little orange and a bit of smoky bacon after taste. Vanilla and coffee flavors, the Bourbon taste very well tamed. Slight metallic and burned licorice flavors. Definitely a sipper this is Heavy Heavy Fuel.

Mouthfeel is thick.

Overall a strong bourbon barrel beer that is well rounded. Pick up a bottle if you can find it, my store sold out in about 3 hours.

Zorro, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Soxfan45
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Soxfan45, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Rish907
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Rish907, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of SadMachine
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

SadMachine, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Novabrewer
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Novabrewer, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of MSandahl23
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

MSandahl23, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Zaphog
4/5  rDev -2%

Zaphog, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of strongaf
4/5  rDev -2%

strongaf, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of mendvicdog
4/5  rDev -2%

mendvicdog, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of jbaker67
3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

. Black pour with a small khaki head. Sweet, fruity aroma, nutty, almost doughnuts in a way, some bitterness and roast, toffee and molasses. More nuttiness in the flavor, bitter from it and roasted malts, big sweet middle with lots of toffee, caramel, more sweetness, and a dash of lingering dry, bitter roast. Sweeter than I was expecting. Not bad.

jbaker67, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of Gatordaddy
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Gatordaddy, Jul 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

zestar, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of Adamostella
4/5  rDev -2%

Adamostella, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of AlexChillton
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

AlexChillton, Jul 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Turbodog666, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of gcamparone
4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a snifter. Purchased in Warwick, RI. Bottled 6/28/13

A- Pours a dark brown, nearly black body with a 1″ mocha colored head that reduces fairly quickly and leaves little lacing.

S- You definitely have to let this one warm up to get some good aromas. Chocolate, coffee, vanilla, and subtle bourbon aromas come through.

T- Upfront it’s roasty with bitter baker’s chocolate and coffee notes but at the same time has a sweetness that shows in the follow through. The bourbon is subtle but definitely present, adding vanilla and butterscotch notes. The finish is somewhat nutty and roasty.

M- Let it warm and it thickens up. Very rich. Very little alcohol detected, which is good considering it’s 13% alcohol.

Overall I was pretty impressed with w00t stout. The bourbon really gave this one an edge over Stone’s traditional Russian Imperial stout. Seek it out .

gcamparone, Jul 20, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -38.7%

alienlifeforcecube, Jul 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

random846, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of TheRuss9585
3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

TheRuss9585, Jul 20, 2013
Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,490 ratings.