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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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDurden24 (1527) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUL 26, 2013
On draft at Flannyís, black pour, tan head. This is dark bitter chocolate and rye with a dose of black licorice. Pretty tasty stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK (3347) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Bottle from Wegmans Leesburg. Pours black with a thin khaki head. Leaves a little lacing. I get mostly chocolate with a bit of rye. Nice roasty notes on the tongue. Hides itís alcohol very well. Itís solid but not as awesomely flavorful as Iíd hoped for.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
magsinva (860) - Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Bottle from Wegmans Leesburg - this is ridiculous. Pours cola with a respectable amount of milk chocolate head. Aroma is oaky, rye, chocolate, and toasty. Taste is sour, bitter chocolate with some dryness on the finish. Itís a weird fusion, but it kind of works.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dmac (3896) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2013
22oz bomber from Crossroads. Poured a syrupy pitch black with an average sized foamy dark beige head. Aroma is syrupy with notes of burnt toast, tootsie roll chocolate, honey, cat piss, alcohol. Big big body on this with a full mouthfell loads of heat and surprisingly a dry finish that lingers with loads of heat. Flavor of vanilla extract, burnt charred wood, tar, burnt tobacco, whiskey. Not loving this one Stone I think you went a little too big.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beastmaster (227) - Florida, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Aroma sweet. Beautiful pour black with tan head. Body of a barleywine, tastes like Beverly crushers snatch. I know, Iím sharing a bottle with Patrick Stewart. finish itís giving me chocolate notes that werenít there at the beginning. And the rye that came through earlier is beginning to wane.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
EtTuCthulhu (992) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JUL 26, 2013
The aroma is reminiscent of booze and roasted malts, and the appearance is opaque black with a small tan head. The taste is mildly bitter, quite umami, and slightly sweet; furthermore, the palate combines an oily texture, soft carbonation, long finish, and a medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
BMMillsy (1255) - Florida, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Bottle at Brass Tap Gainesville. Pours pitch black and thick with little brown head. Nutty, roasty chocolate aroma with some toffee. Velvety smooth mouthfeel. Sweet barleywine-ish flavor with some chocolate and dry nuts in the background. A little astringent with the alcohol. Some rye flavor. Interesting take on a stout but not really what I was hoping for. Seems to be growing on me as I go.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kdm1984 (627) - Missouri, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Aroma a letdown - just faint hints of licorice, coffee, and something a little medicinal. Pitch-black pour; almost no head. Tastes like cough medicine, alcohol, licorice, coffee, and acid. Booze overwhelms almost everything else. Silky mouthfeel and good palate, but who cares that much when much of this is a big swig of cough medication? I usually love Stone, but every once in awhile, they will disappoint me, and this is one such example. You CAN drink this and search around for its better aspects, but a great beer should not require such searching, or have the good aspects too overwhelmed by acid, booze, and cough medication.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
olr1984 (1036) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 26, 2013
22oz bottle pours black like oil with a big tan head. oak and chocolate aromas. taste is the same with some bourbon after taste

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SDalkoholic (2124) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Bottle from Whispering Trees Liquor: I felt lucky to find a bottle of this since every other place that claims to have it didnít have it on the shelf which meant I couldnít buy it that day, Iím so tired of the games just to get a bottle so it was really nice to just see it sitting on the shelf. Aroma is rich and robust with a delicate backing of perfectly roasted malts that suggest chocolate maltshake while a nutty nose of pecans wins me over as one amazing impy stout. The drink is just as rich as my nose led me to suspect and delivers a sweet taste of caramel almost toffee like malts with a heavenly touch of the pecan which reminded me of the gooey filling in actual pecan pie.

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