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
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
Ratings:
2,051
Reviews:
370
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
10.05%
 
 
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481
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This collaboration is everything I look for in a stout and more. I read an article on some various site about the story behind how this brew came about and when perusing my local bottle shop noticed that they had it (very easily noticed with the w00t amber print against the black bottle) so the geek in me had to try it out. I've bought it two more times since then. I don't usually go for the imperial stouts, though I've sampled a fair amount. This is one that I hope goes beyond the limited run. If you encounter it - read the plethora of information supplied on the bottle. It prepares you for what it is with humor. A straight black stout that isn't messing around in flavor, stature, or ABV. I was surprised by the back end/aftertaste that left me less with the expected alcohol-hit and more with a hearty and smooth brew of nuts and roasted malt. Less mealy than many other imperial stouts and crisp on the upfront. Pair with nothing for a beer dinner. Or if you must, pair with an acidic green for counterbalance.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 oz. poured into snifter

A-Jet black with thick creamy 1+ inch mocha head that slowly dissipates leaving thick lacing

S-bourbon booze out of the gate followed by chocolate, mild nuttiness and molasses

T-bourbon booze, notes of chocolate, anise, nuts, some warming alcohol. somewhat sweet finish with some lingering nutty, woodiness

M-mild to thick body, some creaminess, alcohol well hidden given the 13%

O-improves as it warms, lots of flavor, some lingering sweetness

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from 22 oz bomber into snifter. Bottle dated 6/25/2013.

A: Very dark brown almost black with 1-2 finger dark tan head with decent retention and settles to a thin cap. Some slight lacing.

S: Bourbon, caramel, brown sugar, and some faint dark fruits and a little coffee.

T: Bourbon coming through nicely and mixed with some burnt sugars. Pecans are not detectable at all but some light rye spiciness at the end.

M: Full bodied but not thick with average carbonation. Finish still has a nice alcohol bite even after 2 years.

O: Very nice stout but I think the 3.0 version was more enjoyable since the pecans were more prominent and more chocolate notes.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle. Pours jet black in the glass, topped with a fingers worth of rich and creamy mocha head. This retains with some robust bunching around the edges, leaving back a foamy cascade of lacing which slowly drips down the sides of the glass. A warm Bourbon presence jumps out immediately in the nose, which is quickly followed by a rich blend of chocolate, molasses and roasted coffee. A bit of sweet alcohol, dark fruit and some spiciness mix in as well. The taste is a little subdued upon first sip but then explodes as it spreads out in the mouth with a flurry of Bourbon, chocolate, molasses, coffee, some dark fruit and a touch of spicy rye on the finish. A dry burnt tannic feel lingers a bit on the palate. The mouthfeel is full bodied and quite chewy with a touch of sharpness that sits on the tongue. This definitely has a bit of alcohol beef to it but I will say; this is an EXTREMELY smooth sipper for 13%. Color me impressed. This is another most solid effort, in a line of many, from Stone, with rich flavors and a ridiculously smooth drinkability for the size. This is well worth checking out.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Well that bites! I got the silkscreen without the cool faces. Boo! Oh well, it's still beer. I press on...

Bottled on 7/16/13

Pours a motor oil black brew with a succulent beige foamy head that stays, then leaves and reappears easily when agitated. Slight ring around the glass. Almost no lacing.

Getting nice bourbon barrel whiffs right out of the gate in the aroma. Chocolate, marshmallow, molasses, nuts (not sure it's pecans), wood and booze. A great smelling brew. Find myself sniffing more than sipping. I correct myself.

The taste is fantastic. I'm getting the nice chocolate/coffee presence of the stout and a great, just the right amount, barrel characteristic. Wheat is there but blends well. Not getting a bunch of rye but it can be tasted within the aftertaste. All the components are present and gosh darn it....it works.

Very creamy mouthfeel. Oily too. Full bodied brew.

Overall the threesome hit it out the park with this. 13% allowed myself to sip and enjoy this while getting everything I could, and should, get out of this session. It was difficult to find in the Bay Area, but I am overjoyed to experience. Really good stuff.

Sheldon Cooper's got nothing on this!

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Drew Curtis / Wil Wheaton / Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton W00tstout from Stone Brewing
4.08 out of 5 based on 2,051 ratings.
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