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RATINGS: 502   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   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!


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sailracer (419) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Tap. First of all, what a stupid name (or stupid Ratebeer search algorithm). woot was not found. I finally had to look up Stone Brewing Co. and go through their all their beers to figure out it was w00t with zeros in it. The beer, however, was very good. I got some fruity flavors up front with the malt. It then ran through chocolate and bourbon and finished with a strong alcohol burn. I only had a small snifter, but at 13% and this level of sweetness, I wouldn’t want much more. Very good, but best in small doses.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ron (2729) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 29, 2015
On tap at MacGregor’s Stone tap take over night. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Rich sticky fruit cake aroma with caramel. Full body, light carbonation. Lots of sweet candy licorice, booze, light chocolate, light coffee. Sweet and the alcohol was well hidden but felt.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick (8813) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Sample at the Aces & Ales Winter Beer Fest on 01/16/2015. The beer pours brownish-black with a medium thin beige head that recedes steadily to a dense film. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast malt, chocolate and coffee. Full-bodied with flavors of smoked malt, roasted nuts, bittersweet chocolate and coffee. The finish is roasty with a charred malt aftertaste. Enjoyable beer all around.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dnstone (2251) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Boozy chocolatey aroma. Deep brown-black color w tan head. Nice amount of bourbon booze character up front followed by a pronounced chocolatey finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
toffsbury (115) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 12, 2015
Incredible. Toasty aroma of bourbon, wood, and toasted marshmallow. Thick and black, thin brown head, and a massive flavour of toffee, nuts, chocolate, and bloody good stout. Sweet with just a touch of bitterness lurking behind it. A slow sipper that I wish I had a case of.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TimE (3466) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 1, 2015
Tons of rye peacan, dark chocolate, a touch of bourbon, malty amazingly well hidden alcohol. Smooth. A touch of dark fruit and licorice. Slightly salty. Amazing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1468) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Cellar aged 16 months, from ck1, and shared by all. Licorice, thickness. 14.3

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (33020) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
From cask. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is liqourice, roasted malty and light chocolate. Fruity, yeasty, light spiced and phenolic. Dark roasted caramelish and somewhat bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopwine (430) - Bend, Oregon, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Nose is bourbon, pecan, brownie. Flavor is like a bourbon-chocolate pecan pie. Heat is a tad too present and harsh.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beertholomeus (958) - California, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Pours black with a tan head. Rich chocolate, vanilla, nut, roasted malt, caramel, soy sauce, wood, and bourbon aroma. Rich chocolate, vanilla, pecan, soy sauce, caramel, roasted malt, rye, bourbon, oak and coffee flavors. Full body and moderate carbonation. Chocolate, nut and bourbon finish. 13

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olliejobbins (1093) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
had this on draft last year at brewdog. very dark black velvet appearance with stable tanned head. aroma of coffee, alcohol, chocolate and dark malts. very smooth mouth feel but the high alcohol content wasn’t hidden.


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