AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend: Vietnamese Coffee
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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 4.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
A blend of Barrel Aged Speedway Stout and Speedway Stout brewed with Vietnamese Coffee and Lactose

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beertholomeus (1724) - California, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Pours black with a tan head. Chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, soy sauce, cream, vanilla and more chocolate aroma and flavors. Full body and average carbonation with a chocolate and coffee finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Satyroneto (322) - BRAZIL - OCT 18, 2016
On Tap at "The Gage", Chicago. Cor negra com espuma de baixa formação e média persistência com excelente lacing. Aroma intenso e muito agradável de café, chocolate ao leite e baunilha. Sabor inicial de café e chocolate com meio mais doce (geléia de café) e final torrado com leve amargor, mas refrescante; retrogosto intenso de torrado e com dulçor de chocolate. Corpo sedoso e média carbonatação, sem percepção do álcool; alta drinkability, ainda mais para uma imperial Stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick (11614) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Sample at the brewery taproom. Pours black with a medium foamy beige head that diminishes gradually to an outer ring. Patchy lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of roasted coffee, malt, dark chocolate and vanilla. Full-bodied with a roasty coffee and malt character, with bittersweet chocolate and vanilla notes. The finish is strong coffee and malt. Really good all around.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb (5019) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 5, 2016
(En fût à la source): Richesse et onctuosité des saveurs de haut niveau, rien ne s’échappe de la meute mais l’ensemble est uniformément décadent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
commonshawn (1064) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 13, 2016
Tap at stanleys at the blackout beer fest with commonmac. 6 oz pour. Black with nice tan head. Complex almost confusing aroma, sweet and bitter clashing a bit. Boozy nose too. Wow. Tastes amazing. Sweetness is perfect upon this pillow of stoutness. Finish only gets bitter at the very end. It’s basically as if great coffee was also a beer. This is one of the best stouts I’ve had.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
katrinaez (1436) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Light aroma hides really thick stout taste with just the right amount of coffee notes. A strong but not overwhelming 12%. Tap (and got the last one!)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
trapped (2321) - New York, TURKEY - NOV 13, 2015
Draught @ Taproom no 307. Inky black with small tan spongy head, mocha aroma, bitter chocolate-coffee beans taste, full body, medium carbonation, long bitter mocha finish with alcohol undertones. Great stout!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PartyFowle (954) - - OCT 12, 2014
So rich! Milk, cream, coffee, vanilla. Bourbon is kept in check. Coffee-sharp finish. A smooth, sweet blend. This was enjoyed at the 2014 Firestone Walker Invitational and may have been the best beer at the fest.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
slowrunner77 (10248) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"In a head to head with 5 Speedways (including the base which is one of the top beers on this site) this was the best! Barreling adds a level andsmooths things out compared to the non-BA vietnamese coffee blend, which was awesome, but in comparison tasted a little young and sweet. This was near perfection!"

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
baraciisch (2906) - California, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Enjoyed at FWIBF 2014... Dark black in color with light tan head... Aroma of berries, vanilla, coffee... Flavor is spicy coffee, berries, vanilla, bourbon..... Amazingly good

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