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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee

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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.18   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Speedway Stout brewed with Vietnamese Coffee and no Lactose


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
egajdzis (5409) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Opaque black with a medium sized, tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast, dark chocolate, coffee, cream, charred wood, and alcohol. Taste of milk chocolate, coffee, smoke, dark fruits, and a stronger finish.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (2693) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Pours thick dark unclear coffee black with a darker beige creamy. The aroma brings creamy coffee (amazing with no lactose, how?!), and a unqiue vanilla non harsh booze note so pleasant in the nose. The flavor is creamy marshmallow coffee so delicious on the tongue, sweet marshmallow dominating with smooth nutty coffee just pleasing my tongue so well.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8947) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
Brewed summer 2013. Decent stout and coffee, bit coffee appeared a bit musty. Drinkable and decent but somewhat disappointing compared to hype.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jrob21 (2677) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 15, 2014
750 with the crew and alongside regular speedway, jamaica, and barrel aged. Much creamier and smoother milk chocolate and roasty malt profile. Decent bit of coffee and roasted malt presence. Dark fruit comes through really well, plum and cherry. Medium coffee aromas and flavors.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
baraciisch (2032) - California, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Dark inky black pour.... Velvety body... Light tan head... Aroma of milk chocolate, light coffee notes.... Flavor is sweet milk chocolate with light spicy coffee notes... Hard to believe there's no lactose... Some nuts, totally unique coffee, berries... Great beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hombrepalo (1853) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Bomber from a trade. Pours opaque black, medium supper creamy brown head, great lacing. Aroma is coffee, roasted malts, ashtray, molasses, chocolate. Flavor is much the same, light plus sweet and medium bitter, some coffee acidity. Rich creamy full mouth feel, lingering bitter finish. Tasty!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MisoW (1804) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle from StefanSD, many thanks for this one, this is a great beer. Pours deep brown, nearly black color, beige head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, warming alcohol, vanilla. Taste is sweet, lightly bitter, lot of coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla, nuts. Nice coffee sweet, finish.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cuso (5109) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle kindly shared by MisoW and StefanSD, many thanks.Almost black color with huge beige head. Roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, vanilla in aroma. Taste, dark malt, coffee,dark chocolate, vanilla. Alcohol is dangerously hidden. Extremely tasty beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (3835) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle. Black pour with tan head. Coffee, roasted, sweet aromas. Nice roasted, coffee, sweet chocolate, vanilla and roasted flavors.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (2439) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Draft at Brouwer’s, Seattle. Quite dark brown-black, dark head. Tart dark fruit, subdued smoky coffee. Body is full of alc sweetness. Some dry bitter coffee roast coming through to balance slightly. Licorice notes. Quite hot, I’d rather try this less fresh I think.


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