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RATINGS: 615   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Crash_the_dog (163) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - NOV 3, 2013
An absolute monster stout. Beautiful pour, used motor oil with a reddish-tan head. Potent nose with a bold array of earthy tones. Rich, velvety mouthfeel, and a balanced coffee flavor. The heavy ABV doesn't result in a boozy taste, which is both nice and dangerous. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
natejgood (474) - Bozeman, Montana, USA - AUG 25, 2016
Pours a dark rich brown, but not black like some imperial stouts. Head also goes down somewhat quickly for a stout after initially presenting as a mocha/caramel head. However, the head continues to build from the bottom impressively so doesn’t entirely disappear. Aroma of cherries, licorice and dark, rich fruits. Maybe a bit of molasses in the aroma as well. Smooth, rich chocolate in the mouth with just a hint of bitterness. You can taste a bit of alcohol in this beer, but it is 13% after all. I really can’t get over how velvety this beer feels in the mouth. And the aftertaste is probably better than the taste while drinking, which is a plus with a beer this strong. You can enjoy each sip for quite a while. Good beer.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Busterhawk822 (2) - - AUG 24, 2016 does not count
2016 edition. Pours motor-oil thick with tan head that lasts a long time. Appearance as viscous as you like. On the nose: milk chocolate, berries, dark chocolate, oak, pecans, a little booze, nutty, wheat, cream of rice cereal, tanned leather, banana, cloves, bubblegum, Malt-O-Meal, heavy whipping cream. Taste: Chocolate malt, nuts, a little bit of booze, salted caramel, bourbon, saltwater taffy, sweet dark cherries, dark chocolate, espresso coffee beans, sourdough bread, butter. Finishes clean and leaves you wanting another, though the 13 percent ABV would implore you to reconsider. Overall, a beautifully outstanding beer.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aggiebob (711) - 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 (1537) - 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 (40) - - 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 (1988) - 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 (202) - 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 (513) - 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.


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