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RATINGS: 453   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!


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fluffy (1466) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAR 3, 2014
think i drank this one too cold, it was pretty good but i didnt think it was anything special.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (7251) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle that Mes & Sim brought along to share at Merton Beer Festival, big thanks! Shared with Thomas, Fin, Loz etc Friday 28th February 2014 . Pours black not too much of a head. This has a wonderfully silky mouthfell it is creamy, really nice texture, bit creamy and somewhat indulgent. A thin seam of vanilla gives way to bitter chocolate and some cappucino. The aroma is both fruity and also chocolatey. Despite the smoothness and chocolate there is a light burnt charcoal and roastiness within this. Great beer, many thanks to Mes & Sim A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov15 3.9

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1192) - Oregon, USA - FEB 22, 2014
On draught at Apex. Pitch black with dark tannish brown head. Aroma is pecan, rye, whiskey, toffee, and maple syrup. Taste is dark chocolate, cherry, rye, pecan pie, and lightly bitter hops. Sticky sweet viscous mouthfeel. Nutty, sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (7677) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 19, 2014
My Bottom Line:
This heavy Imperial Stout develops plenty of chocolate and molasses flavors alongside brown sugar connotations before plunging into alcohol burn and moderate hop bitterness.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A ring of foam skirts the darkness.
-Bourbon remains well integrated into the flavor profile.
-Alcohol presence is too much to my liking.
-This remains a very competent dessert brew for those with a sweet tooth.

Bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
islay (1055) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 11, 2014
8 or 10 oz. pour, on tap at Groveland Tap. Pours a chocolate-y, almost purple dark brown. Small to moderate amount of long-lasting taupe head. Chocolate and plum scents in an otherwise dry aroma. Sweet, syrupy taste. Maple syrup and brown sugar flavors. Boozy and hot taste: Cheap vodka or rum. Grape, even brandy flavors. Bitter and dry aftertaste. Full body. I tasted this at 2013 Autumn Brew Review and really liked it, but this time it was not nearly as good as I remembered (and not just because I consumed a larger amount; I was disappointed from the get-go). Bad value for an over-the-top imperial stout. Aging is required to mellow this beer out.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2342) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle gift from SJ. This was a cool concept. Nice notes of wheat, rye, roast , nut and vanilla. The bod is mediu - thick and the finish was a nice biting whisikey...yet not overbearing.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jehoesefat (265) - Poway, California, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Strong alcohol, roasted nuts aroma. Pours thick and dark brown with a tan head. Nice blend of flavors, nuts and bourbon with a strong alcohol finish. Creamy smooth mouthfeel.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
furthur (126) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - JAN 25, 2014
From notes; Due to my prejudice of adding weird flavors to beer, I didnt expect much, but this was suprisingly fantastic! It could almost make me like wheat beer...The pecan and bourbon go together so well with the malt...but its still not too sweet somehow. Wish Id bought more.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5353) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 25, 2014
65cl, new exclusive American collab. brew Anno 2013, with pecans, thx to John for bringing this over!, very complex Stout, roasted/sweet and slightly alcoholic/spicy, heavy, yet balanced, hazy, small head, very good brew

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cmonster (963) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle served in a sniffer. Classic imp stout appearance: Dark and murky. Medium sized head. Nose of pecans, licorice and roasted malts. The flavor is big and medium-plus sweet. Huge mouthfeel. FYI, this is an alcoholic beverage. Thick, full body. Sticky texture and a long, VERY BOOZY, roasty bitter finish. And they put this beast in a 22. What were they thinking...


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