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Drew Curtis / Wil Wheaton / Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton W00tstout | Stone Brewing

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Drew Curtis / Wil Wheaton / Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton W00tstoutDrew Curtis / Wil Wheaton / Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton W00tstout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Rotating

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.

Added by Alieniloquium on 07-13-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
276
Ratings:
1,751
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
10.59%
 
 
Wants:
84
Gots:
379
For Trade:
44
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Reviews: 276 | Ratings: 1,751
Photo of WickedBeer
4.65/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This beer is sold in 22oz bombers, however I had mine on draft at Jack Browns Burger & Beer Joint. It pours almost black , with a dark brown, 1-inch head. Very smooth body, initial toffee-like sweetness complimented by a smooth bourbon burn and finished by a nutty, burnt coffee taste at the end. Incredible beer, my only complaint is that the mild coffee smell is weak comparatively to the bold, multi-layered flavors from the beer. Overall, can't take much of anything from it, 4.7/5

Update** Paired with a burger, the flavor change is incredible. Much more of the coffee comes out, paired with a burnt toast flavor and still retaining that familiar bourbon smoothness and burn. Almost like two entirely different beers!

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Photo of rajendra82
4.54/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

The 22 oz. bomber had an attractive, Star Wars inspired, themed label, and a lot of character as a result. The beer poured dark, dark brown, bordering on black. The body was totally opaque, and the head was quite small in size, but looked imposingly brown in color, while it briefly lasted. The aroma of the beer was very much like a glass of mocha, with smells of chocolate and coffee coming through. The taste was sweet up front, with lots of chocolate, followed by toffee, brown sugar, and some cherries in syrup. The coffee started coming through mid palette, and the finish was bittersweet, and warming, but unlike many stouts, not very astringent. The body was obviously thick, the mouthfeel creamy, and the finish very warm. This was an outstanding beer when sampled fresh, as I trying it 15 days after the bottled on date of July 2, 2016. I am sure this will cellar well as well, but I am not sure I would have the patience to keep it from being opened. If I go down that road, I will need the force to be strong with me.

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Photo of cherche
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

unfortunately not on par with past years...still very good though
L: midnight brown, thick mocha head with solid retention and lacing
S: much too boozy, hints of the right stuff comes through but overwhelmed bu the vodka scent
T: mellowed out version of the nose - nutty, roasted malts come through but only after a hot booziness
M: nice, on point if not for the heat of the beer
O: solid but disappointing given past years' quality...worth a try but not worth seeking out

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Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.59/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on 6/25/13 almost three years to the date of drinking.

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a speiglau barrel aged glass.

Look is pitch black with little to no head.

Aroma of big barrel alcohol flavors is present right from the beginning. On closer smell opens up into a rich roasted coco semi sweet chocolate.

Taste is a wonderful combination of chocolate roast alcohol sweetness and a slight bourbon vanilla.

Wonderfully balanced beer. Age befits it.

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Photo of Viaduck
4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

At 13% this one of the strongest beers I've had yet the flavor of alcohol is well hidden. Rich & smooth, I liked this more than I expected. Will defend newly have to try another one. Excellent

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Photo of dmgallag
4.46/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Heck of a stout. Really sweet with good pecan notes. Do not get much a bourbon hit with this one. It is there, but in the background. What stands out is the sweet pecan taste along with the hint of the rye. Taste changes as this sipper warms up and you get to experience more flavors. Awesome brew!

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Photo of stevoj
4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2013 vintage. Robust, sweet, sticky and warm. Black body with tiny skin of a beige head. Aroma is roast grain and nuts and enough alcohol to send the nose twitching. Taste comes on strong, with plenty of alcohol warmth. Best sipped, allowing it to warm, and the flavors to emerge.

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Photo of fx20736
4.48/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bought a single bottle from AJ's Beer Warehouse, c. 2015. Served at cellar temp in a Duvel tulip.

Look: black, tan head

Smell: coffee, chocolate syrup, Bourbon

Taste: Chocolate Bourbon cordials

Feel: supple, slippery, smooth

Overall: awesome beer!

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Photo of mschrei
4.45/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Not much in the way visually. Boozy molasses smell. Rich and roasty. Some of the flavors thrown about: licorice, plum, raisin, date, brown sugar. Booze is present, right underneath the overwhelming sweetness. Looking forward to trying another with some more age.

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Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.97/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bomber into an oversized cognac glass.

Starts with a nice and thick viscous pour, deep brown in color with blonde hues. In the glass it's black with a khaki-colored, plentiful and sudsy head. Lace is light but the thick film over the body is good to look at. 5

Gooey chocolate brownies and almond or hazelnut sweetness meet my nose. Weird that 2.0 smelled plenty of barrels, but 1.0 doesn't as was the case with 3.0. There is a boozy aroma but it's subdued and seems to have found its place within the beer. Some floral notes appear as does a roastiness with a coffee component. 4.25

Chocolate continues to figure prominently on the palate, but there's a fruity component that didn't appear on the nose. It's raisin, plum and cherry-like. I continue to get a yeast-y presence on this beer that I noticed on 3.0 that I associate more with Belgians or brown ales, although I've noticed it in some bourbon heavy beers. Funny thing is, there's no bourbon, barrel or anything of that sort showing on this flavor. Or if it is there, it's manifesting itself in a syrupy, nutty, Frangelico-like flavor. It's cool, but I don't completely love how this is tasting. I don't crave another sip to be frank. 3.75

Hits the tongue thick, sweet, sugary and with a kiss of yeast and carbonation. A lot of sensations but all in concert. It's definitely on the bigger side but whatever the ABV, it's settled in nicely and doesn't harm the beer. Nothing to quibble about here really, although like the flavor, I find myself searching for something more. 4

2.0 wins of the three. Not sure what to attribute that to, but it really stood out of the bunch. This is good and I prefer it to 3.0 although it does have the advantage of 2 years of age (I suppose some would say that's a disadvantage, so hey). In the end, this is a fun vertical and I'm glad to have done it.

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Photo of retry4z
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Urge. Pours black, crimson-brown at the edges, with a quarter-inch tan head. Smells nutty, dark fruit. Taste of cherries, fig, chocolate fudge. Thick mouthfeel, low-medium carbonation. Overall a great stout, however the 2.0 and 3.0 eclipse it in flavor complexity.

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Photo of BeerDawgs
4.49/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

2015 version with a bottled on date of 6.27.15

L - Pitch black with 1/4 finger of tan head which dissipates quickly. Looks like motor oil.

S - Cocoa, dark chocolate, caramel, and booze

T - Sweet up front, chocolate, moderately boozy, bourbon, wheat, and mild spices from the Rye

F - medium carbonation, smooth

O - This one gets better on every sip, especially as it warms. Damn good brew, and it will be in my annual rotation.

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Photo of Andrewharemza
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From bottle, pours black with brown head that fades away quickly. Aroma is of dark chocolate, raisins, dark fruits, black coffee, nuts and alcohol. Taste of dark fruits, prunes, cocoa, roasted coffee, chocolate.

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Photo of karengarys
3.49/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

I slow pour. Not much fizz. Looking at it, I can't tell if it is old pop or new beer. It isn't icky looking, though, so in the spirit of doing things different I'll go with 'hey, looks ok, let's try it'.

Smells like rasin and molassis. Kinda sweet.

Mouthfeel is thick, oily, not really fizzy nor creamy, but just enough to get by. With an oddity like this, it's hard to say what to expect. I'll go with "different but acceptable in a fun way".

Really heavy in prune juice or rasins or something. It's sweet. Almost like simple syrup sweet. (gotta give the yeast something to eat!) Not really hoppy, almost like "is this beer?"... But, it isn't offensive.

Overall? ...it depends... It is interesting. Both bad and good things can be interesting. If you like experimenting, and like strange heavy thick dark beers, give this a whirl. If you are an "IPA or the road" person, skip this. If you like miller lite, and think you want to try what craft beer is all about, this is not a good choice. But fior the "what if..." crowd, this is definitely worth looking for!

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Photo of drdiesel9483
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Super dark with a dark tannish head that sticks around. Smells boozy and bitter. Dark strong boxy taste. Very creamy with a great medium body. Fantastic beer!

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Photo of alarmclock314
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber, bottled on 6/25/13, 13% ABV. Pours black with a small sized brown head; some lacing left on the glass. Smells of sweet cocoa, roasted malt, and bourbon. Taste follows very closely with mostly bourbon and roasted malt. Complex midpalate. Fairly sweet, but it balances well with the alcohol. Some rye bitterness in the finish, similar to Founders Breakfast Stout. Above average body and below average carbonation. Overall, this is an enjoyable beer that stays true to the style.

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Photo of scotorum
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

STONE WOOT STOUT 10/7/15 The 2015 "3.0" version

Poured from the 22 oz,. bomber into a Samuel Smith English tulip.

a: Opaque black with a two inch thick tan head which receded slowly to

s: Mainly chocolate.

t: Follows the nose with tasty milk/dark sweet chocolate, followed by a hefty hop bite that lingers at the sides of the tongue. Throat burn turns to esophagal burn. Not getting any bourbon flavor however.

m: Medium plus, good body and carbonation tingle.

o: A flavorful and powerful stout, although the very high ABV is evident throughout, at least until it kicks in and you go numb.

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Photo of Bfarr
4.11/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Black and a brown head with great retention. Roasty coffee and sweet cocoa with notes of bourbon oak. Pecan and bourbon up front with light booze, spice, and chocolate flavors. Smooth but biting feel.

Great overall flavor but the scale tips toward the bourbon leaving behind the subtler flavors. Smooth and very enjoyable beer.

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Photo of manfromanotherplace
4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is a very good bourbon stout, im a bit surprised this has a few low ratings, its not bcbs level by any means but still a great beer, potent too. Vanilla, toffee, bourbon and chocolate.....this is a treat.

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Photo of outdoor7or24
3.73/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle poured into pint glass.
A: pours a deep dark dark reddish brown, chocolate milk color +1 finger foam head, some carbonation
S: chocolate, roasted pecan, malt
M: thick body
T: roasted malt, rye, oak, boozy, hints of chocolate
O: Rich brew, boozy as it warms, big flavor

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Photo of laketang
4.44/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured out into a small snifter oily black with no chance of peeping thru

Ginger snaps and licorice

Simply bitter and sweet together in perfect harmony

Full coating of gorgeous black tar

Too bad it isn't an every day brew, and glad itmisnt, seek ou before its too late

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Photo of neurobot01
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bomber into a snifter at cellar temp.

Look: medium-dark brown, minimal light brown head. Still looks plenty carbed.

Smell: chocolate, coffee, cherry, mild bourbon.

Taste: a bit of grape/cherry sweetness up front, with chocolate/bourbon in the middle, and a wallop of bitter pecan magic at the end.

Feel: a bit thin, but good otherwise.

Overall: having had 3.0 and 2.0 each of the previous two nights, I'd say this is closer to 3.0 (unsurprisingly), but does have a bit more of the bitter chocolate and bourbon character of 2.0. It also differs from the other two in having really strong (and enjoyable) pecan.

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Photo of delta490
4.43/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep black with just a smear of light tan head in the middle and around the circumference. This sucker smells so good I accidentally dipped my nose in it while inhaling. Think rich dark bread, a little hint of roasted nuts, and just a smidge of booze. The taste follows right along but is just a little bit better. Smooth with a solid alcohol tingle. At 13%, you can't really be surprised, but it's not bad at all and this is an easy drinking massive stout.

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Photo of BigDaddyWarbuxx
3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I really don't like Wil Wheaton, so it's with begrudging acceptance that I say this is amazing. There's definitely an alcohol Brun (what else would you expect with 13%?), but the roasted malts and caramel flavor make up for it.

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Photo of dpgoblejr
4.94/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottled 7/7/15 and enjoyed 8/20/15. Version 3.0. Beautiful dark brown color with a wisp of mocha colored foam on top. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, coffee, chocolate, and alcohol; lots of alcohol. Taste is of roasted malts, vanilla bourbon, cocoa, coffee, and nuts. Thick, oily, and coats well. Quite drinkable and hot but the high abv is so well hidden so it is a sipper. Absolutely loved this offering from Stone!

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