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RATINGS: 479   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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From the most unlikely yet intensely imaginative trio that is actor and uber-geek champion Wil Wheaton, alternative news website Fark.com creator Drew Curtis and Stone CEO/Co-founder Greg Koch, comes an imperial stout unlike any ever made. Brewed with rye, wheat malt and pecans and partially aged in Bourbon whiskey barrels, this viscous yet silken brew erupts with an oaky, nutty bouquet and rich flavors of vanilla, toast and bitter chocolate. Enjoy now or cellar this celebration of nth degree passion and geekery applied most gracefully to the craft of brewing and collaboration-Drew Curtis/Wil Wheaton/Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6932) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2013
Bottle thanks to Jack at his leaving drinks! It pours opaque, darkest brown with a quickly dissipating head. The nose is roasty, coffee, earth, nut, toast, dark fruit, gateaux, rocky road and a touch of red berry. The taste is bitter-sweet, roasted malt, earth, cocoa, dark fruit, coffee, rocky road, chocolate, vanilla, nut and mild acidity with a dry, roasty finish. Warming alcohol on the finish. Full body and fine carbonation. A big beer, yet somehow I found it a bit too easy to drink. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoeM500 (1905) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - AUG 8, 2013
I got the cool cartoon bottle. Poured a nearly opaque reddish black with lacing around edge of deep snifter, the edges glowing red in the sunlight. Boozy, vanilla and raw pecan nose. Pecans are mentioned on bottle and in ingredients, but that doesn’t sway me into just thinking pecans, it’s PECANS!!! The combination somehow gives it a cinnamon aroma. The stout is soft, smooth, silky and initially very sweet. The sweetness gives way to a dry, bitter finish with some strong alcohol bouncing around, as well as strong vanilla, oaky barrel notes. That strong bitter dryness at the far finish, is very representative of eating raw pecans!!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sirebril (2) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 7, 2013 does not count
Round, delicious and smooth, like breastmilk from a goddess, deep pecan and roasty marshmallow-. Prominence of ethereal impressive considering ABV, slight oaky-barrely note add mystery: mastery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (5555) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2013
(22oz bomber) deep brown, fine dark tan bubbles. Nose of oatmeal, wheat,sweet, brown sugar, chilis. vanilla. Taste of oatmeal, roasty, bourbon and alcohol. Nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcmd (314) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Pour is black with a brown head which settles quickly. Aroma is overwhelming booze, chocolate, nuts, dark fruit, seems weird but almost getting perfume in the nose. Taste is also all over the place - dark fruit and alcohol dominate, rye, hint of bourbon, again a cloying perfume/cologne presence, hops present more as bitterness in the finish. This thing is a mess. Hopefully makes more sense with age.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (1901) - USA - AUG 7, 2013
Deep black in color with tan lacing... Aroma of candied pecans, toffee, vanilla... Flavor is candied dates, coffee, dark chocolate, a little boozy on the finish... Notes of bourbon, definitely not a bourbon bomb to my dismay... Def solid though ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ICEatALAMO (941) - Troy, Michigan, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Bottle. The pour is dark with a carmel head around the rim. The aroma is intense, strong since I can smell it from the table, and inviting. A sweet bourbon aroma. The taste is interesting. Almost a little dry, similar to that of a dry wine. The bourbon is a nice blend and you can get some of the dried fruits. Not sure I am getting enough pecan flavor. Overall a top notch beer as usual from Stone.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
georgegaul (2) - - AUG 7, 2013 does not count
Awesome, Saltness of Pecans, Porter mouthful, nice bourbon linger taste, 1/4 of it aged did just right, its not a bourbon bomb like stone 15th anniversary aged in lowland scotch barrels. (still top 20 beers for me). leather was balanced with earthy tones quite well. its rated a 4.4 off my scale above but I think 4.7 is more about right, price about 5-10 below what it should, thanks STONE, Bringing it easier to craft fans.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - AUG 7, 2013
On tap at Davis Beer Shoppe in Davis CA. Pours black, with a ton of lacing. Aroma is of dark fruits. Full flavored brew with rum, dates and raisins being the most predominate. Still a little hot on the palate. Very good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekoerper (589) - Iowa, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Aroma: lots of chocolate and roast malts, some coffee, a bit of toffee and burnt caramel, slight earthy/smoky character, hints of bourbon. Appearance: jet black, thin tan head which was short-lived. Taste: chocolate and dark fruits, roast malts and coffee, a bit of smoke and char, light bourbon notes, caramel, pleasant sweetness balanced by some warm alcohol and bitterness. Palate: full body, low-medium carbonation. Overall: a solid imperial stout - well done.

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