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:
322
Ratings:
1,915
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
10.34%
 
 
Wants:
90
Gots:
443
For Trade:
48
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Reviews: 322 | Ratings: 1,915
Photo of pezhead_79
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ok, let me preface that I'm a huge stout and Star Wars fan. So naturally this beer is right up my alley. It delivered in every level. This review is based in the 4.0. It has a really smooth finish and all the characteristics you would expect from a great stout.

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Photo of Meyers1023
4.42/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured almost black with very little medium brown head that disappeared instantly. Smell is sweet, syrupy like molasses. You also get a bit of dark fruits and pecan. The taste follows suit as you get molasses, raisins, and nuts. The feel is full, thick just before chewy. Overall this is an outstanding stout. The flavors go well together and the feel and nose just add to the overall experience.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.67/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Deep and dark tap pour, with a beige head.

Aroma is faint but mostly of alcohol and nuts, some banana.

Flavor is alcohol forward with a touch of chocolate, lingering vanilla and cherry notes. Some saltiness and Belgian chocolate influence, but the alcohol mostly washes this all out.

Very thick, very syrupy, dry sticky finish.

Last year's was better.

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Photo of ThaneMcC
4.35/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Tasty brew- pours a deep dark black, minimal head. Smells of cacao, coffe, roasted malts and strong alcohol. Tastes sweet malts forward, nutty, molasses and caramel - some coffee notes . Mouthfeel is medium to full, pleSant astringency and clean mouthfeel. Clean finish despite the sweetness .
Great stout- I'll stock
Up on this and I look forward to future collaborations.

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Photo of deltatauhobbit
4.36/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark brown color, almost black, thin tan head that fades quickly and leaves no lacing on the glass.

Smell has a strong dark fruit, raisin-like aroma, tons of sweetness on the nose with the malt, some whiff of alcohol hit the nostrils, no hops that I can find.

Taste starts out sweet and finishes sweet, a very flavorful dark fruit presence throughout with a raisin flavor along with some dark cherries, lots of heat coming from this beer with a strong alcohol burn on the tongue and throat, hop presence is essentially nonexistent, good stickiness throughout without being syrupy.

I think a bit of age will tone down the alcohol presence quite a bit and give the dark fruit aspects a chance to develop even further.

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Photo of NoYouDidnt
3.84/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Looks great. Black pour with a pinky of cocoa head. Smell is of cherry, smarties, vanilla, dark malt. Taste is a little bit dark chocolatey bit dark fruity, very boozey in the taste. Mouthfeel is creamy and tingling. Overall, quality stout.

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Photo of Buck89
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter. A viscous, inky black color with a thin tan head that receded quickly. Like the 2015 version, there were definite pecans on the nose followed by dark chocolate and whiskey. Taste was complex, with raisins, dark chocolate, pecans, whiskey and caramel, followed by a thick chocolatey finish and gentle warming from the alcohol. Really enjoyable.

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Photo of Jaypeajus
4.52/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Super glad I found this today, probably be super bummed I only got one. Look is a thick black hole with a small ring of a head. Really looked good as it glugged out of bottle. Smell is licorice fudge roasted nuts charred toffee. A little boozy nose, for only 1/4 of it being BA it seems like more. Taste is fantastic. Not much coffee or nuts, quite sweet but not overly. Not getting any soy like other reviews..feel is super fantastic..sweet at front, heavy booze in middle and sweet heat on back. Overall..yes, I am bummed I only picked one up. Hope there is more where this came from. Best Stone brew Ive had and I LOVED Ruination2.0

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Photo of jaketaz
3.91/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Completely black with coffee color head that lasts maybe 30 seconds. Smells like eel sauce aged in a scotch barrel, and dried dill weed. Taste is ultra smooth for the ABV, roasted malt and espresso beans, alcohol tingles the sinuses after swallowing. Body is slight with little carbonation. From the hype I was expecting more body and tons of flavor. It tastes fine but I can't justify spending $10 per bomber on this every time. I'd rather just buy a $6 bomber of their smoked Porter which is excellent and twice the flavor.

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Photo of Wiffler27
3.81/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

pours jet black with a thin to nearly no head.

smell is sweet, slight deep malt to it, maybe some cold soy sauce in there.

taste is bold, hits hard with slight bourbon and slight soy sauce. thin body, was expecting a bigger feel to this. taste is weird, very sweet and thin for a double stout.

would not have this again, too many good beers out there to waste money on a bomber like this. first Stone beer i don't like.

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Photo of smb
3.71/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

2016 vintage. Not at all on the level of previous years. A lot of umami-esque and soy sauce flavors, taste like an overly boozy and sugary homebrew. Maybe it needs more time to age and mellow? I doubt it though. Still decent for what it is, just really falls short of the namesake.

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Photo of MoGuitarNthemonitor
4.72/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Dear lord! What is in this? Im in love with the most brutal beer I've ever had.
Look; Black as night.
Smell; Fire and brimstone
Taste; Chocolate from hell!
Feel; I can't say it in front of the children.
If you like Woot stout be prepared. The first first sip is so ugly, but like medusa you will turn you to Stone.

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Photo of agedbeers
4.52/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Great stout !!
Poured a black color with the short duration thinner of attractive brownish head
Roasted malt, nutty chococae, expresso aroma.
Chocolate taste. mocha coffee. Vanilla. Pecan. excellent strong blend.
Strong beer. At 13% ABV a sipper, possibly a little too much boozy but I love the bourbon taste. Nice offering from Stone !

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Photo of LloydDobler
4.34/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle. 7/5/16

Nice, dark pour on this one. Thin off-white head is gone quickly. Almond butter and bitter chocolate hit the nose pretty heavy. A slickness carries a fudge and coffee whirl across the tongue. Minimal alcohol and a nice sweetness. Adventure in a glass??? The Star Wars themed label has me thinking...

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Photo of lordofthewiens
4.17/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Great beer!
Poured a black color with the tiniest of heads.
Roasted malt, nutty aroma.
Chocolate taste. Some coffee. Vanilla. Pecan. Just a great blend.
Strong beer. At 13% ABV a sipper.

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

Serving type: bomber into a pint glass, 2016 version

Pours a deep mahogany brown, essentially black. Holy shit this is dark for a partially barrel aged stout. Mocha colored bubbles persist and go into a film. Smell is of intense roasted malt, nice vanilla, some genetic nuttiness, and a slight oak characteristic which becomes more intense as the beer warms. Taste reflects the smell. Intense roasty and vanilla like flavors lead into a subtle bourbon like flavor that finishes with a mix of bourbon and roasted flavors that linger for a few seconds. A generic nuttiest intermingles throughout. Feel is thick and viscous, it's hard to imagine this is only partially barrel aged. Great feel. Overall this is a pleasant stout with great nut and subtle oak characteristics.

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Photo of ChainGangGuy
2.23/5  rDev -45.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

22 ounce bottle - $7.99 at Bullock's Wine & Spirits in Marietta, Georgia.

BOTTLED CA 07/02/16.

Appearance: Pours a very dark brown, near black body with an inch or two of swiftly collapsing, yellowed-beige foam.

Smell: Pecans, charry roasted malt and sugary chocolate sauce. Blatantly solventy, boozy explosion in the aroma pretty much kills it, leaving little hope it won't carry over into the flavor.

Taste: Sure enough, sugar-laced heat on the initial sip, the solventy nature runs through chocolate, roast and a lil' spicy, piquant rye, soy sauce and pecan. Heavily sweet bourbon glaze. Charry, overly sugary, downright hot finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel.

Overall: A bungled collaboration.

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Photo of ccg
3.92/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beautiful stout. It looks more than 25% barrel aged. Not a lot of head but some nice lacing and noticeably thick legs. "Inky black" is probably a cliche, but I can't think of a better way to describe the look of the beer itself.
The smell is a bit subdued, but sweet and rich. The sweetness is both nutty and a little bit fruity.
The flavor is also pretty subtle. A hint of chocolate, some earthiness and spice, a hint of salt, and plenty of hops. It's more bitter than I expected. Last year's was smoother and sweeter. This one is coming across rather hot and boozy.
The feel is a good. It's smooth and sticky.
Overall: it's pretty good, especially considering its low price, but it would benefit from some aging to mellow out the booze.

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Photo of HopHunter19
4.27/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - nice dark brown black beer with a mocha head that leave nice lacing, alc legs are there and appreciated :)
S - dark malts, roasted marshmallow, pecans, chocolate, vanilla, very candy like for a 13% impy stout
T - dark malts, dark fruits, figs, roasted marshmallows, char, pecans, pralines, chocolate, vanilla, cream, like a big candy bar of a 13% stout
M - heavy, not for the weak beer drinkers, alcohol present but appropriate, aftertaste os dark malts, dark fruits, pecan pie
O - good beer. For me the downsides are 13% is pretty high abv, which it handles very well and taste great but 13% definitely limits the amount of this anyone can drink and stay reasonably buzzed. Also, i wish a higher percentage of it was bba! More bourbon and vanilla would add more depth imho. That said, great beer.

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

An amazingly well balanced barrel aged imp stout for sure. Never too overpowering in Stout or alcohol taste. Goes down surprisingly smooth and easy. Finishes a usual big stout to it with coffee and roasted malt with a soft burn. Well done.

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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 Invinciblejets
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Inky black pour with a nice tan fizzy head that went away after a few minutes..
S: Not what I was expecting.. Sweet. reminds me of twizzlers. With some dark cherry/raisin. Some pecan nuttiness. Bit of roasted malt.
T: Bitter roasted malts up front with some dark fruits. As it fades the pecan comes into play with a soft nutty character. No bourbon barrel character I was hoping for...
F: Soft pillowy mouthfeel. Slightly sticky.
O: Was hoping for more from this beer. It's good and all but don't see myself drinking anymore of it. Just too sweet. Still a well made beer from stone as always.

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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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Drew Curtis / Wil Wheaton / Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton W00tstout from Stone Brewing
4.06 out of 5 based on 1,915 ratings.
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