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RATINGS: 566   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   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 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deaconmike (438) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - AUG 2, 2013
On tap at Taco Mac. Pours deep walnut with mocha head which dissipated fairly quickly. There is little lacing. Malty Roma with the sweetness of bourbon (but actually fairly subtle) along with oak and cherries. Taste is sweet with the bourbon flavor more pronounced than in the aroma, yet not overwhelming. Oak and dark fruit permeate as well. Full bodied with an oily, slick mouthfeel and low carbo. Overall, really nice beer - bourbon barrel aged, but the bourbon only plays a supporting role here - although becomes more pronounced as the beer warms. Abv of 13 percent is well hidden, but warms you up!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hopped_Silly (418) - California, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Dark fruit, black cherries and inky vanilla on the nose. On the palate,ore dark fruit and vanilla, with a defined pecan/nut flavor on the mid-palate... Which fades back into a long lingering finish of chocolate, vanilla, and dark fruit. Big, though not thick or syrupy... More medium-plus bodied. Alcohol is a bit out of balance at this point and needs more time to integrate. Needs time. --- tasted while on a long journey to understand the world around me...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (7754) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Draft. Blackish beer with a light brown head. Bourbon and chocolate aroma with light toffee. Big bourbon and caramel flavor with light toffee. Fuller bodied. Big bourbon lingers with caramel and light toffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - AUG 1, 2013
On tap at Olde Depot. Black with a creamy tan head. Sweet caramel, chocolate, vanilla and roasted grain aroma. Thick creamy palate. Tastes of sugar, wheat bread, coffee, chocolate, and caramel with a sweet finish. Well hidden alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrmartin (777) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Black pour with thin tan head. Nose is roasted malts, very nutty. Hint of vanilla. Vanilla, Oak, Toasted Nuts, Roasty malts. Smooth body. Clean finish. totally drinkable not too heavy or boozy. 3.9

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryecatcher (1108) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Bomber. Pours a deep, dark, opaque brown-black, hefty espresso colored head, decent retention and lacing. Nose is (deceptively) unimpressive -- mostly just roasted barley and some malty chocolate hint of butterscotch. Mouth is a beast -- big and oily, silky bittersweet roasted barley and caramel malts up front, then chocolate, coffee, toasted pecans, brown sugar, warm and slightly bitter finish. A bit heavy for August, but Iíve got reruns from January on NHL Network on the TV so I can pretend itís snowing out too. Really nice brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Narnad (1513) - Wonder Lake, Illinois, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Pours pitch black with a very creamy, tall, dense, tan head. Aroma has a nutty, toasted, lightly burnt malt character with a modest dose of earth, piney hops late. The rye has a light spice in the nose and the bourbon has a light/modest alcoholic addition to the brew. Flavor starts off with a good dose of toasted malt character that moves into a chocolate and bourbon sweetness with a light rye spice kick. Mild amount of hoppiness sneaks in at the tail end lending a light earthy note to compliment the nutty/toasted character of the beer and some light piney kick. Body is thick with low carbonation and a good alcohol heat to kick off the ending. Overall a very well balanced beer with a lot of distinct flavors that arenít muddled. Kinda wishing this one were produced more than a one off as I could see it becoming a seasonal go to beer in the fall/winter months. Very tasty brew as a whole.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
zickbeer_ye (409) - Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Sweet vanilla rye maltiness with a toasty pecan aroma. Nice creamy brown head and dark red almost pitch black body. Sweet vanilla, rye, malts, some dark choclate flavors and nice nuttyness and some alc heat. smooth dry and a little hot on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11760) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Bomber poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lingering brown head. Aromas of alcohol, roasted malt, dark chocolate and light pecan. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, pecan, dark chocolate, dark fruit and light alcohol with a smooth lingering roasty chocolate finish. A decent beer nowhere near what I was expecting.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Emeister84 (1721) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Aromas of cocoa, pecans, almonds, dried cherries, and molasses. Black with a light chocolate-milk-colored head. Dry, roasty, spicy, and a little smokey. Medium-full bodied, well carbonated, strong, pretty smooth, has a little bit of heat on it, and finishes with lingering flavors of savory nuts, dry molasses, and a touch of vanilla.

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