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RATINGS: 472   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   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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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
cwooldridge (17) - - JAN 7, 2014
One of my all time favorite beers Stone has done! Had this one out of my growler after sitting for about 5 days so it had very low carbonation. Perfection... pours as black as your ex girlfriend?s heart with a quickly dissipating brown head. First smell is of rye with a hint of bourbon and a very small amount of pecan. Taste wise at this point of maturation is a very smooth chocolate flavor with the sweetness of pecan and a little bit of bourbon on the back end. If you are fortunate to find this beer anywhere at this point, drink it! Although with caution because this beer packs a deceptive punch at 13% abv.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcartamdg (1951) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Pours jet black with a thin mocha head. Aroma of bitter chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, roast. Taste is bitter, malty with dark chocolate, bourbon, vanilla and roast. Big alcohol burn.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1686) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Tap at brewdog shepherds bush. 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 choc, light coffee, treacle. Sweet and pretty dominant booze. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrew_drinks (43) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Shepherds Bush (served very cold but allowed to warm to decent temp - better than the tepid cask version at GBBF though). Jet black with a head the colour of white coffee. Big banana aroma mixed in with the bourbon and chocolate. Loads more banana and coconut in the mouth to complement the booze and the coffee and chocolate roast. It’s quite good but not a world-beater.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (4663) - Utah, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Cask at GBBF
Black with a small beige head, some lacing. Aroma of bourbon, roasted malts and chocolate. Taste is woody, bourbon and chocolate.
Nice

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1611) - WALES - AUG 17, 2014
Keg at Brewdog as ’w00tstout 2.0’. Black, small foamy tan head. Aroma is chocolate, molasses, sherry, floral. Body is medium, quite foamy, mid-carbonation. Taste is chocolate syrup, tangy fruit with a yeasty marmite edge, alcohol is noticeable and brings a brandy sharpness. Came across as a bit unbalanced, but a decent imperial stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2006) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Cask at Great British Beer Festival 2014, Olympia, London. A black coloured pour with a thin beige head on top. Sweet, boozy, chocolate aroma. Tastes similar, sweet, slightly roasty, boozy, chocolate, some vanilla. Clearly a well made Imperial Stout but it was a bit heavy going.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
gendv138 (1205) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2014
22 oz bottle (2.0) poured into a Spiegelau tulip. Black with a almost a finger of tan head. Aromas of bourbon, vanilla, dark fruit, dark chocolate, light booze. Tastes of bourbon, caramel, dark chocolate, spices, rye. Medium-full body with a dry and slightly warm finish. Low carbonation, semi-oily mouthfeel. Dig this more than the original batch/1.0.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9113) - Indian River County, Florida, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle... Pours dark brown (nearly black) with a small, creamy, beige head. Good retention. The bouquet is a blend of carbonic, bitter, black malts, spicy grains and dark chocolate. Full-bodied with a buttery mouthfeel and tingly carbonation. There’s a shit-ton of burnt, bitter charcoal both in the flavor and lengthy carbonic finish. Bottle courtesy of ctipping!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13616) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
At GBBF 2014. Black beer. very alcoholic. Some chocolate. Bit strong. Decent though. Bit hot took time to drink. Good though.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (2922) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Cask at the 2014 GBBF. Opaque black viscous, lasting tan head. Aroma is sweet, vanilla oak light booze. Full bodied and moderate carbonation. Flavour is big woody, vanilla oak, some tangy fruits. Tasty beer.


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