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Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout - Stone Brewing Co.

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1,487 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,487
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:
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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4/5  rDev -2%

RyanTheLion13, Jul 21, 2013
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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
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

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

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

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

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

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

Zaphog, Jul 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

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

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

zestar, Jul 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

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

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

Turbodog666, Jul 20, 2013
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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
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3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

TheRuss9585, Jul 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Gtreid, Jul 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

AnotherImperial, Jul 19, 2013
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3.94/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On-tap at Prime 16. I hadn't heard a thing about this beer when they tapped it, but after hearing "bourbon" and "pecans" I ordered one without a second thought.

A: Pitch black body under an inch of dense brown head. Retention is just so-so, but the lacing left behind is tremendous for such a big beer. Lovely.

S: Powerful booze is the first (and pretty much only) thing I notice while it's still cold, but as it warms the nutty pecans play a huge role alongside dark chocolate and lots of spice. Not much barrel presence, but the nut/chocolate/spice combo is really great.

T: Very complex, with everything from the nose coming through powerfully with the addition of some raw oak. I'm a huge fan of what the pecan is doing here, providing richness midway through without ramping up the sweetness too much, and it goes great with the dark chocolate and coffee notes from the roasted malt. The finish, though, is simply overwhelmed by the hot, spicy alcohol. Still very tasty, but all the promised balance and richness from earlier just goes out the window.

M: Thick, sticky, syrupy - but with just enough creamy carbonation to keep it from being cloying. Very good.

O: This was really enjoyable, but I would have liked it more if it were a couple percentage points lower in ABV - or if the barrel notes were ramped up significantly. I don't mind getting some heat along with great whisk(e)y flavor, but to get the former without the latter in a barrel-aged beer is disappointing. If I see bottles I'll definitely pick up a couple to age, though.


woosterbill, Jul 19, 2013
Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout from Stone Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,487 ratings.