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AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak)

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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.22   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Barrel Aged Kopi Luwak Speedway Stout is our award winning year round Speedway Stout with Kopi Luwak Coffee that has been matured in premium bourbon barrels. Considered one of the world’s most expensive and rare coffee varieties, the beans are specifically selected for their ripeness and quality by the civet, a small jungle marsupial that feeds of the fruit of the coffee cherry. Good to the last dropping!


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MadIndian (2348) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Gift from SJ. Amazing notes of Vanilla, berry, chocolate whiskey, plum and wood. I didn’t even notice the weasel poop

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
kerenmk (2199) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks DSG. Black, opaque with tan head. Coffee, some ash and prune aroma, then more coffee and almonds. A little acidic, coffee bitterness in the mouth, then vanilla. No carbonation, full body and thick, syrupy texture with a little burnt finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (2504) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle sample at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014 - yellow session. Huge thanks to ronny / tkrjukoff for the sample. Aroma is big earthy / dirty coffee, soft roast, booze, vanilla. A lot of complexity in the aroma. Viscous black motor oil pour with a relucant tan head. Flavour is boozy alcoholo, dark choc, dirty coffee, earthy. Smooth palate, viscous with lowish carbonation. Spicy finish. Some apparent rubbing alcohol is a bit off putting, otherwise it is excelent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gendv138 (1041) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle during RBSG 2014 Grand Tasting at Schlafly Tap Room. Black with tan head. Aromas of bourbon, coffee, dark chocolate. Tastes of bourbon, coffee. Full body with a dry finish. Nice stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jandd1983 (2505) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Sampled at the RBSG 2014. It poured a black color with a tan head. The aroma was of bourbon, coffee, roasted malts, oak, vanilla, chocolate, some light dough and bitterness. The taste was awesome, an amazing blend of everything. It had a thick texture. Very tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (3904) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Sampled at the RBSG14 Grand Tasting - Pours dark brown with a tan head. The aroma has lots of dark chocolate, vanilla, oak, caramel, roasted malt, smooth coffee and richness. It has a medium / full lush body with mild carbonation. The flavor has lots of caramel, toffee, vanilla, smooth coffee and gentle roast. Really nice and easy to drink even though its got high alcohol and coffee involved.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Homer321 (1808) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle. Nose is a boozy coffe combo. A total blissfull delight. Mild vanilla and milk. Taste is a totally euphoric experience. A little peppery in the finish. Pretty fucken good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beechner224 (635) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle share thanks to Homer. Pours Black and Tan head. Aroma is mix if bourbon, chocolate, coffee, and boost. Taste is boost, chocolate, and coffee. Serious boost in this one, yummy beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrewFace (732) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle share thanks to Homer321. Pours a deep dark nearly black with large light brown head. A ton of vanilla, oak, bourbon up front then some roast, and chocolate malt. Very smooth roasty, semisweet, vanilla, lots of oak, smooth boozey character, very tasty. Not a ton of coffee character besides the roastiness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcnielsen (2005) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Sampled at Grand Tasting during RBSG. Pours a black color with white head. Thanks robertdale! Coffee roasty, flavors. Fuck yeah Robertdale!


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