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

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4.12/5
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2,157 Ratings
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
stonebrewing.com

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
Ranking:
#1,813
Reviews:
399
Ratings:
2,157
pDev:
9.95%
Bros Score:
4.03
 
 
Wants:
96
Gots:
511
Trade:
53
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4.14/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Bajdog
4.67/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of msaucedo
4.46/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of csmrx7
4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brolo75
3.99/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle poured into a snifter

A: Pours black with a tan colored head, no lacing, no retention or head development, looks thin for an imperial stout.

A: Subtle aroma of toasted coconut, burnt brown sugar and bourbon, oak, soy sauce, sweet sugar note as well, not as aromatic as I expected, alcohol comes through pretty strong as well.

T: Flavors are subtle, bourbon barrel notes, oak, soy sauce, alcohol comes through really strong especially in the finish, deep bourbon/alcohol burn after taking a drink, way too much heat. There is a touch of rye spiciness there but not as present as I like rye to be.

M: Low carbonation, slick oil-like mouthfeel, lots of alcohol burn on the palate, full bodied.

O: Stone needs to kick up the bourbon barrel notes and rye, that would make this a much better tasting beer. Aromas and flavors are subtle, alcohol comes through pretty strong. While I enjoyed it, it did not live up to what it's advertised as.

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Photo of chris826
4.53/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Phoodcritic
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sunsjammer
4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gifted from arizcards. Bottled on 7/12/16.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Here's a beer I didn't really know what to expect. Stone, a sentimental favorite, much like the aging fighter you dug back in the day, but the game has evolved beyond their time quite often with so many young bucks imitating and evolving beyond those old timers they idolized growing up. Stone hasn't brought it in the stout game beyond their powerhouse RIS and a few limited barrel offerings (Mikhail's Odd for instance).

Now they team up with some K list celebrity for a stout with pecans, slightly barrel (25%?) aged? Ok. Pours black, creamy brown head on top. Looks great. Aroma hits some roast, and roasted nuts notes, but doesn't drop a heavy amount of barrel or otherwise.

Taste, similar, doesn't drop a ton of barrel, but its there in a very minor way. Impressed by the pecans here, smooth and flavorful. Hides the alcohol quite well, aged batch 1 a few years, drank nicely, wasn't overly thick or heavy.

This one exceeded expectations, flew beneath the radar and is at a nice price. Would be interested to check out a 50% or 100% barrel aged version next.

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Photo of mattgennuso
4.41/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Got the bomber on sale for $8 - you're not gonna get a better bang for your buck. Not your traditional BA stout- the pecan & rye adds a different element - smooth & delicious. Buy it if you see it, you won't be disappointed I promise.

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Photo of mrcraft
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lahey
4.64/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is a pretty enjoyable imperial stout. Ive had ones with more chocolate and coffee flavor. I've had them smoother, less hot and with a heavier body. But this one is complex, interesting and enjoyable. The pecans and rye show up with contrasting nutty flavor and fruity notes. The chocolate and coffee are somewhere in there, but there's so much flavor it's hard to pick out everything. Best part is i get it for 4-10 bucks less than competing barrel aged RIS beers. Wish I picked up more, i probably will if I see more and can afford it.

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Photo of Nucleosynthesis
3.93/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gandres
4.78/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 9:03 PM 22 ounce bottle poured to tulip glass Sight: Black, big brown foam that dissipates slowly Smell: Very fragrant, pleasant, hint of toasted grains and nuts Taste: Excellent, medium-low bitterness, sweet Mouthfeel: excellent initial feel, good follow through, long finish and lingering aftertaste , lively carbonation, creamy "excellent beer repeat: yes look for: yes

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Photo of Skabiski
4.17/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EMV
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured on-tap into a goble at Champs in State College

L: Inkly black pour with 2.5 fingers of thick creamy tan head

S: Rich... decadent... bourbon, coffee, cocoa, and roasted magic.

T/F: Delicious... big charred malt flavors... roasted sugars, vanilla and oak from the bourbon barrels. Loads of complexity underneath from the wheat and pecans. Might not have successfully identified them without the descriptor but the flavor is there. Cocoa and espressso. Rich and thick... super warming. Surprisingly non-boozy for the hefty 13% this is packing. Finish is sweet bourbon with bitter roast.

O: A fantastic big barrel-aged Imperial Stout. Just an awesome beer... and for the pricepoint virtually unbeatable. A yearly event for a reason.

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4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerBeast
4.17/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.96/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of caahare
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of puboflyons
4.64/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

From the 650 ml. bottle with a bottling date of 6/28/17. Sampled on October 26, 2017.

The pour is deep brown to near jet black with maroon hues under the light. The tan head is modest but fades.

Such a bold aroma of roasted and slightly burnt but sweet malts, caramel, dark fruit like raisins or red grape, and a lower than anticipated alcohol note considering it is 13% ABV.

Full, heavy, but smooth body.

A slow sipper for sure as the alcohol plays up bigger in the taste. Also a dark roasted malt character.

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3.94/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brianmandell
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MrUse
4.49/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jera1350
4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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