Stone Brewing (Escondido, California) recently announced that it has once again teamed up with Drew Curtis and Wil Wheaton to create and release the 2017 vintage of Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout.
Now that comic convention season is in full swing, that can mean only one thing to craft beer fans: Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout is back! This Limited Release brew is a nerd love-fueled collaboration between Drew Curtis, Creator of Fark.com; Wil Wheaton, Actor and Web Celebrity; and Greg Koch, CEO and Co-Founder of Stone Brewing. These three collaborators put their mark on Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout by creating a massive Imperial Stout (a reference to “Greg’s lifelong quest for pushing the limits of ‘why the hell not?’ to make bigger, bolder beers”) that has been brewed with wheat (literally taking the “wheat” out of Wheaton. The name, not the man.) and finished off with pecans and bourbon barrels (a nod to Drew’s home state of Kentucky). This all results in a 13% ABV Stout that “is a mind-blowing amalgamation of intense yet smooth flavors, perfect for a warm summer evening, a cozy winter’s night or the approaching destruction of the entire human race (be it externally or internally inflicted).”
Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout officially released on July 10 and will be available while supplies last. This Limited Release brew is available in 22 oz. bottles and on draft at select craft beer establishments located in Alabama, Florida, California, Virginia, and throughout the rest of Stone Brewing’s nationwide distribution area. This beer never lasts long on shelves, so grab your supply of Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout while you can. Prost!
Vital Information for Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout from Stone Brewing
Release – Limited/Collaboration, official release date: July 10, 2017
Style – American Imperial Stout
Collaborators – Drew Curtis, Fark.com Creator; Wil Wheaton, Actor & Web Celebrity; Greg Koch, CEO & Co-Founder of Stone Brewing
ABV – 13%
IBUs – 65
Featured Hops – English Target
Featured Ingredients – Pecans, wheat & rye
Treatment – One quarter of the beer was aged in Bourbon barrels
Availability – 22 oz. bottles & draft
Fun Fact – In reference to this year’s label artwork: “For this year’s bottle art, we were thrilled to entrust the task to heralded comic book writer and artist Walt Simonson. He was gracious enough to work with us in exchange for our donation to The Hero Initiative, a charity organization that provides retirement funds for golden-age comic book artists.”