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Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,369 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,369
Reviews: 229
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 64
Gots: 299 | FT: 41
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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Billolick

New York

4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bomber, with the bottling date on the neck, 6-2013.

This one must go in a snifter, preferably with a piece of decedant chocolate cake or ooey-gooey something or another...

Pours black and thick, with a quickly departing dark tan head, that leaves a decent collar, minor tiny bubble film and some minor bits of lace.

On the tongue, dark chocolate motor oil comes to mind, notes of vanilla, sugar glazed nuts, rum, cafe au lait and more dark chocolate come to mind.

Rich, dense,smooth, robust, complex, highly enjoyable Imperial stout.

Tastes/drinks great right now. Quality candidate for aging.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2013 14:02:57 | More by Billolick
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BergBeer

California

5/5  rDev +22.9%

08-21-2013 13:20:47 | More by BergBeer
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SuperbikeShaun

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-21-2013 03:52:54 | More by SuperbikeShaun
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russwilliam

New York

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

08-21-2013 03:20:32 | More by russwilliam
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TGS

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-21-2013 02:35:16 | More by TGS
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ChrisKayler

Virginia

3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a Port City Belgian style snifter. Bottled on date reads 6/25/13.

Appearance: An aggressive pour produced a tan head less than 1/2'', that diminished quite quickly. To be expected given the style. The color of the beer is ... jet black. Also to be expected. It looked super syrupy when pouring into the glass. Nice.

Smell: Smell is of general nutty malts, roasted malts, and bourbon. Bourbon predominates, but I am enjoying picking out some of the other smells lingering in the background!

Taste: Taste is much less one-dimensional than the smell. A good dose of bourbon, but not overbearing, likely thanks to this one being blended instead of 100% barrel aged. There is also a very slight rye-like tartness as the beer slips down the middle part of my tongue. It counteracts the sweet bourbon nicely. Additionally, there is a bit of chocolate thrown in VERY slightly. The real treat happens when the beer warms, only then do the pecans come out. They are distinctively "Pecan", cool! A slight smokeyness was also found as the beer warmed. Flavor duration is long.

Mouthfeel: Body is thick and syrupy, but also quite creamy and oily. Carbonation is soft, and the finish is both sweet and warming. To be expected, but I don't even like my 13% ABV stouts to be quite this syrupy.

Overall: Good, but not great. I like the bourbon presence without being overdone, and the pecans are certainly noticeable in a nice roasty flavor as the beer warms. Glad I tried it.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 23:02:38 | More by ChrisKayler
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bcostner1

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-20-2013 22:59:50 | More by bcostner1
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briiguy

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-20-2013 22:08:04 | More by briiguy
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JoshuaWagy

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

08-20-2013 18:24:08 | More by JoshuaWagy
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jpbebeau

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-20-2013 18:10:59 | More by jpbebeau
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alex021224

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-20-2013 17:13:54 | More by alex021224
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corysmith01

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-20-2013 15:53:30 | More by corysmith01
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Zorora

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-20-2013 14:39:40 | More by Zorora
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BrewmanCapote

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-20-2013 04:27:44 | More by BrewmanCapote
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Gosox8787

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: 22 oz. bottle chilled and poured into a Cigar City tulip glass. Bought for $9 from a local store.

Appearance: Dark brown to black in color with a light lacing. Not much of a head at all.

Aroma: Toasted pecans, bourbon and caramel all stand out in the aroma. Definitely sweet but the pecans really do add an interesting dimension and are present. Light milk chocolate and vanilla are there as well. Definitely on the sweet side with only a touch of burnt sugar at the end.

Taste: Still on the sweet side with pecans, vanilla, bourbon and toffee, but the burnt and char flavor comes on a bit stronger as a counterpoint to the sweetness. Really surprised at the amount of pecan flavor that comes through. The barrel isn't overpowering but adds a nice sweetness. Really tasty, but not really balanced.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, creamy mouthfeel. Medium to full bodied.

Overall, a really successful beer from Stone and one of my favorite of their one time releases from the last couple years. Really does a great job of doing what it sets out to with strong pecans and nice barrel tones to complement the base beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 01:58:57 | More by Gosox8787
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jeffwright

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-20-2013 01:37:26 | More by jeffwright
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Catfish

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-20-2013 00:15:49 | More by Catfish
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lic217

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -26.3%

08-19-2013 23:58:02 | More by lic217
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TMoney2591

Illinois

2.81/5  rDev -31%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Served in a Boulevard tulip glass.

I get enough "w00t-ing" from taiyed. Regardless, this stuff pours a dark black-brown topped by a finger of khaki foam. The nose comprises coffee, toast, light roasted malts, light bourbon, charred wood, nuts, and a vein of burnt toffee. The taste brings in more of the same, with all of the elements languidly ping-ponging off of each other, resulting in a muddled, unpleasant mess of malts, coffees, burns/toasts/roasts, and bad nuts. The body is a stolid medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a generally fluid feel. Overall, I feel this beer was too ambitious for its own good. I like the idea and how it sounded, but it just turned out confused and kinda crappy.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 22:49:02 | More by TMoney2591
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JohnnyMc

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-19-2013 20:49:55 | More by JohnnyMc
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SeanBond

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-19-2013 17:07:24 | More by SeanBond
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NumberNone

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-19-2013 13:28:59 | More by NumberNone
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ltltony

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

08-19-2013 03:51:48 | More by ltltony
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TheSixthRing

California

3.86/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours thick and syrupy from the bottle, leaving in the glass a near black brew with cola brown edging. Dark tan finger width head with fair retention, then gives way to spotty blotches of suds before eventually leaving a barren surface.

Smell - Pecan nuttiness is evident, as is the bourbon element. Typical stout aromas (roasted malt and the like) are there, but take a back seat to the aforementioned aromas.

Taste - Follows the nose. Plenty of nutty pecan flavor with strong backing notes of bourbon. Vanilla and some heat. Chocolate hits mid-taste. Not getting much wheat, if any... maybe faintly in the finish; a finish rich in chocolate, roasted malt flavor and touches of anise.

Mouthfeel - Full-bodied, thick and syrupy. Very low carbonation. A bit of heat, but otherwise it's smooth all things considered.

Overall - A commendable brew. Not my favorite Imperial, but I'd buy it again if the mood struck me (and if they brewed it again). Might age nicely; precisely why I bought more than just one!

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 02:37:44 | More by TheSixthRing
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Dieck

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -14%

08-19-2013 00:43:26 | More by Dieck
Stone / Farking / Wheaton W00tstout from Stone Brewing Co.
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