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RATINGS: 613   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!


Jcarb28's rating

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jcarb28 (97) - Pico Rivera, California, USA - SEP 3, 2013
Pours a dark black from the bottle. Strong oak alcohol aromas. Taste is complex with a mix of nutty bitterness and a bit sour. Strong alcohol taste on the palate and after. Not my favorite. This makes me want a Ballast Point Victory at Sea!


3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aggiebob (710) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - AUG 24, 2016
Draft. Black with a thin tan head. Light aroma. Chocolate and bourbon flavors with some nuttiness. Very intense alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnGalt1 (1515) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 23, 2016
Pours standard black with a very thin dark brown head... absolutely no lacing or cap. Boozy mash-up of bourbon, light roast malts for a RIS, interesting nutty and dry toffee component.. toasted marshmallow.. bittersweet chocolate with warmth and something that I associate with cinnamon. There are soooo many different flavors/adjuncts that are in this fresh.. It actually works even given the heavy ABV... Will it work better with age? I have no idea... but I am amazed how well it drinks fresh.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dandm (27) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 22, 2016
Pitch black, oily smooth. Chocolate, pecan. The first alcohol hit is monumental but otherwise goes down smooth. Long dark chocolate and coffee finish.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
PugUglyBrewer (36) - - AUG 17, 2016
midnight black color and 13% ABV impressed upon me that this was going to be a monster of a stout but it took me by pleasant surprise with a velvety texture that is medium bodied instead of chewy. The foam disappeared quickly, which seemed a bit contrary to style but nonetheless an incredible balance of flavors of nuttiness, chocolate, coffee, caramel and a bit woody that hide the 13% very well.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bulldogops (1986) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 16, 2016
Rating #1873 - 2015.07.29 - Bottle.Aroma is pecan pie, vanilla, cocoa, espresso. Palate is a sweet mix of alcohol warmth, chocolate sauce, coffee, and earth. Fantastic.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vandc01 (334) - North Branch, USA - AUG 14, 2016
22oz bottle date on 7/5/2016 Pitch black pour - amazing smell. Bourbon vanilla chocolate. Would definitely have again.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gephross100 (201) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - AUG 13, 2016
Chocolate, coffee, smoke, clove. pours pitch black with a dark tan head. Medium thick mouthfeel long dark chocolate finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
lownote (512) - Austin, Alabama, USA - AUG 13, 2016
A raspberry like aroma. Maybe its a wine barrel. I get maybe a wiff of wood. Body is dark and tan. Body is thick. Flavor is very sweet and alcohol flavored. Too strong, not roasty enough. Not good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thorongil2 (2249) - , Ontario, CANADA - AUG 11, 2016
(bottle) clear, bright, very dark brown colour with a small brown head; aroma of smoked fruit, chocolate; creamy palate; intense, rich balanced flavour with a long, medium bitter finish

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kingaugusta (224) - Georgia, USA - AUG 10, 2016
Pours thick and black with a fine but lingering mocha head. Nose is complex and blends coffee, plum, oak, chocolate and vanilla into a nice boozy mix. Flavor leans to the sweeter side but has enormous complexity and plenty of warmth. Almost like drinking a brandy. Great stuff.


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