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RATINGS: 511   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tonkun (1040) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Tap. Dark pitch black pour with a thin mocha head. Vanilla, raisin, nuts, oak, cacao, coffee. Smooth full body with bitter but balanced finish. Very nice but 13 percents kicks you slowly.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Braudog (5975) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Bottle. So right off the bat, the aroma of this is different, I swear it reminds me of Cocoa Pebbles cereal. The beer is well-bodied, and is uber-rich ... semi-bitter chocolate, oak, prune, and smooth nuttiness. Go easy ... the 13% comes on heavy. (#5183, 7/27/2013)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (5417) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Bottle thanks to Huhzubendah. Thanks. Poured a nice dark brown color, head was a tan head, turns wispy. Alcohol legs. Aroma was some wheat notes, sickly sweet notes. Flavor was wheat, alcohol burn is there. A little hot, would be probably better aged a year or more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Huhzubendah (2827) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Bottle from Nickís of Clinton in Waldorf, MD for $8.99. The beer is dark brown and viscous, sporting a thin, oily, beige head. The aroma brings oak, light roast, bourbon. Pecans are hard to discern in either the flavor or the aroma. More of a texture than a feature it would seem. Nice bready character from the addition of rye and wheat. Some bourbon heat, but overall, a really mild and easy sipping brew considering the 13% abv. Recommended.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Jamesthebrit (333) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Poured from a growler I got yesterday into a snifter. A: Pours looking rather sad and thin. Very little head from an aggressive pour. Otherwise a sludgy dark brown color. S: Smells sweet. Some rye definitely comes through. Otherwise chocolate is big on this one as well. Yes... sweet vanilla. T: Taste is very dynamic sometimes for better and sometimes for worse. At first this tastes amazing with notes of vanilla, a burbon sweetness. Then it fades into a rye note that is quickly replaces by a hodgepodge of super bitter and offputting flavors. Itís like a dull stale IPA hop taste or something. Like after you ate some really hot salsa and then let it simmer down for a bit but your still left with that weird lingering hot destroyed tongue. Very dry.... left me making a bleh this is gross face. Hopefully it will get better as it warms? P: For a brief moment amazing but then fades to bad then worse. Dry burning dull hop.... itís like when you walk outside into a lawn of freshly cut grass and you can barely breathe because all the grass smell. Itís kind of like that. Overall this is just not a good beer (could you tell from the above comments?) it has some interesting stuff going on but the rest of the beer is just out of control and the nice flavors. If you got a bottle this thing needs to be cellared to help dull it down. Itís gonna be hard not to drain pour this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (8851) - Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2013
If kikoman and everclear got together for a collabortion this would be its creation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (8699) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 26, 2013
22 oz. bottle, pours jet black with a small tan head. Nose brings out toasted nuts, bourbon barrels, and a little caramel. Flavour brings out loads of bourbon, followed immediately by honey, some vanilla, and some mild roast. There is a hint of rye as well, but the wheat is completely buried. The bourbon is dominant, almost completely overtaking the flavour profile -- it works beautifully. The ABV is exceptionally well-worked in. The finish is bourbon and a touch of booze. Excellent stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1629) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Bottled June 25, 2013.
Appearance: The body is pitch black with no head even with a hard pour. What is coaxed out is a thin tan ring with a very thin and sparse coating.
Aroma: Initially the aroma is muted with a butter pecan ice cream aroma, prominent yet faint. Once the beer warms up a bit cocoa becomes a prominent aroma with hints of bourbon. This reminds me a lot of vanilla butter cream pecan ice cream with chocolate syrup drizzled on it. The aroma is still muted in a way, but it smells good.
Taste: The flavor is buttered pecan right away, with a very syrupy caramel flavor that leads to a slightly dry oaky and nutty finish, like chewing on a pecan. Bourbon lingers on the finish.
Palate: Thick and syrupy.
Overall: This is very interesting, it instantly reminds me of buttered pecan ice cream with caramel and cocoa aromas and flavors, but it comes off muted. Perhaps a few months in the cellar will do this good, allow the flavors to settle out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDurden24 (1626) - 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 (3682) - Lewisburg, 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.

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