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RATINGS: 693   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   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!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Salmoniform (1272) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Wow! This is a big, bomb of a brew and Stone has absolutely hit it out of the park with this beer! Served out of a bottle with a nice dark brown color and light tan head. Aroma is really in your face with nuttiness/pecan, caramel, chocolate, vanilla, & whiskey. As the beer warms in the glass, the aroma REALLY starts to penetrate. Suprisingly (for Stone) the hops werent as forward with this brew. Flavor is initially sweet with a really nice bitter following. This is a full-bodied stout with a nice chewy consistency. Overall, this is definitely one of my favorite beers that Ive ever had. After trying it, I purchased a case to cellar. I look forward to trying this as it ages through the years!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bule (1913) - California, USA - OCT 7, 2013
On tap at Taps in Petaluma. Pours a dark black color with a bit of brown head. Aroma of sweet toffee. Taste of sweet burnt toffee and a slight hop flavor. Not tasted a beer like this before. Love it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LtDan (1806) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Appearance: Pours a viscous looking dark brown. A very modest tan heads, subsides to a pin stripe ring. Even after some serious swishing the beer gets still quick.

Aroma: Dark chocolate. Pecan, light woodsmoke and lumberyard, caramel.

Taste: Dark chocolate dark roast coffee, pecan, spicy bitter hop, burnt caramel, alcohol.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, a little sticky with very active carbonation.

Overall: Big, flavorful, strong. Something you could definitely revisit in a year. I also anticipate the 100% barrel aged version to be something to look forward to.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Dark brown in color, hazy with a thin tan head. Big stout flavor and aroma with lots of extra wheat added. Nice gimmick beer sure got me to buy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcos (1796) - Maryland, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Location/Date:Rating 1300! Bottle on 10/3/2013 split with Dave, Ben and Jordan..

Appearance: Pours a black opaque.
Aroma: Aroma of light whisky, pecan, chocolate.
Taste: Light pecan, no bitterness, chocolate, light vanilla.
Palate:Medium body, slick, light lingering aftertaste. Covers alcohol well.

Summary: This was an interesting beer. Not quite sure I ever will need a 13% beer, although this covers it well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ThirstyBird (2683) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2013
Thanks to Jason for getting me this bottle! 66cl bottle @ RBBSG II. Pours a dark brown with orange highlights. Small light brown head. Smell is sweet dark malt, rich cherries, licorice, vanilla. The taste follows the nose with pecan and a hoppy dry finish. Full body with great, smooth carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kyzr (1413) - Montana, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Dark Brown pour with creamy brown head. Nutty bourbon nose. Slight notes of toasted nut with chocolate and touch of dried prune. Big warm finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bacterial (2931) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Pour at Autumn Brew Review. Wow, what a surprise! I missed this release in the Twin Cities and was super excited to get a taste at ABR. Big roasted chocolate, sweet and delicious. Would love to have some of this again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bebum (827) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Draft flight. Pitch black, Full body, silky, very rich, alcoholic, not high carbonation. Long and alcoholic aftertaste. Malty with enough roast bitterness, Very satisfying. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
J234234 (8) - - OCT 2, 2013 does not count
@ churchkey DC / 10/2/13 Little head, black as night, fairly smooth - not syrupy. Slightly sweet, nutty, moderate smoke, almost coke cola tasting on the tail. Strong alcohol flavor.. Not balanced very well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

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