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RATINGS: 555   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheGB (570) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Pours black with a thin brown head. Sweet aroma of malt and tootsie rolls? Taste of pecans, malt and raisins. Pretty different and interesting, but kinda sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
gorditoabd (629) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Bomber from Bev4Less. Pours very dark black, almost no foam, literally, it looks syrupy in the glass. No bubbles. Nothing. Aroma is subdued and faint of dark malt. Not surprisingly the taste is all dark fruit, a touch of wheat (must be midnight wheat) and a little bit of sweet chocolate and anise. Itís good, complex, and boozy as all get out. And, at the same time, I am underwhelmed. Maybe itís just me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Guerde (1221) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 15, 2013
(bomber from Sparky, thanks E!) Pours a jet black color with a large dark tan head that resembles espresso crema. Aromaís fairly subdued right off the bat, but whatís there is really nice, with a good combo. of chocolate, roasted nuts, bourbon, and rye really blending together into something nice. Smells breakfast-like. Gets richer, roastier, and spicier as it warms. Barrel shining through. The flavor is pretty straightforward imperial stout, with some dark chocolate, roasted malt, and spicy rye, but the finish is where this beer really shines as it goes through several stages and lasts very long. The finish begins with a sharp kick of spicy rye, which meanders along snap pea territory, but doesnít quite get there. Following that is peanut brittle, espresso, and dark chocolate. The third stage is a heat from the booze content welling up in the back of your throat, but itís subtle and warm so it doesnít detract from the finish. The final stage is a lingering flavor of roasted nuts (pecans) with some barrel as well. This final stage lasts the longest and is quite pleasant. The mouthfeel is super smooth and slick, and the carbonation is almost cask-esque. Overall this is an excellent beer that I really didnít expect to like this much. Well done.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ericular (802) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Pours an opaque black with healthy, chocolate brown head and great lacing. This beer looks substantial. Aroma is vinous and boozy with nutty vanilla, a little oak - sweet overall. Taste is a great sweet boozy flavor, red wine vinous balanced with bourbon warmth, with a noticeable spicier malt from the rye. This would probably smooth out with age. Full bodied with a strong kick going down, understandably sharp from being bottled only six weeks ago. Bitter cocoa powder comes in the aftertaste, with the 13% showing in the end. Palate is thick and oily, drying out quite a bit in the end. Overall this is good, but would likely age very well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ccex (1080) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Bomber pours an opaque dark brown with small mocha head and practically no lacing. Aroma has pecans, oak, caramel, rtoasted malts, and a bit of dark fruit. I missed the rye. Taste is sweet and slightly boozy. Body is full with moderate carbonation. This is a great imperial stout which I hope I see again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nsanders (763) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Bomber. Near black with mocha head. Butterscotch, oak, bittersweet chocolate, vanilla, and alcohol. Dry bitterness with an alcohol warmth. Heavy body with a syrupy feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (2557) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 14, 2013
22oz bomber. Pours a deep black color with a thin mocha colored head that settles to nothing. Aroma of caramel, chocolate, burnt toast, and light bourbon notes. Taste of oak, vanilla, a subtle nuttiness, Carmel and roasted malts, and some piney bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2013
(22oz bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small brown head. Aroma of vanilla, roasted malt, pecans, and chocolate. Flavor of vanilla, roasted malt, nuts, dried dark fruits, light bourbon, and chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (10606) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2013
Sampled from bottle @ RBBSG II. Opaque pitch black color, small to medium sized brown head. Smell and taste malts, roastyness, alcohol, lightly wood and something I canít quite put my finger on. Full body, medium to full carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darwenus (659) - Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2013
I was torn going into this, not even sure how I WANTED to feel about it. I love Stone, particularly their IPAs. I also love fark.com, but I fucking hate Will Wheaton. I think he is one of the two or three most annoying things on the internet, and I hate how his godamn smug, effete face pops up everywhere. But once I got past my bias and sampled this thing objectively, I found a pretty good stout. It pours glossy and thin, not much of a head, medium carbonation. The aroma is muted, but the taste is good. It is a bit like Stoneís Imperial Russian without the aftertaste. The pecans come through more strongly for me than the rye. I didnít pick up on rye at all. All things considered, Iíll buy this again... one bottle to age and another to have sooner.

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