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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.2   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 366   ABV: 12.2%
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Kopi Luwak Speedway Stout is our award winning year round Speedway Stout with Kopi Luwak Coffee. Considered on 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. Expertly roasted by San Diego’s Ryan Bros. Cofee leads to an extremely aromatic and excetionally smooth final product that complements Speedway Stout exceptionally well! Good to the last Dropping!


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Thanks, Chris! Nose is super creamy with really nice coffee and a bit of vanilla. Chocolate and a bit of roast. Huge upgrade over regular Speedway.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (3611) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Smells amazing, very roasty and coffee bitter. Great beer, amazing aroma, alesmith again crushes it

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Huhzubendah (2431) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Long time want. I’m a big fan of Alesmith Speedway Stout and I thoroughly enjoy my morning cup of quality coffee. I’m in a happy place right now. The beer is near black with a thin beige head. The aroma brings a grandiose coffee presence. Roast and dark chocolate with fresh coffee beans. The flavor is just beautiful. Hype = justified. Beautiful coffee presence, which I expected. However, it doesn’t stop there. Many big coffee imperial stouts possess the prominent coffee scents, but lack balance and qualities typical of an imperial stout. Not so here. Lovely malt body and roast character with coffee fitting itself elegantly into an already delicious beer. Lovely.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerman6686 (4234) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2013
This one poured a dark cola brown with a medium tan head. Aroma was lots of dark deep roasted coffee, dark chocolate and lightly burnt malts with a decent scent of booze. Flavor was the same but a little mmore intense. The liquid rounded this one off better than the normal speedway and the booze is hidden pretty well. Have’nt had many better non BA stouts.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JaBier (4834) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Bottle shared by a friend. Black pour with a huge tan to light brown head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, roast, coffee and cooked meat. Smooth and velvety coffee flavor with some malt and milk chocolate character before a roasty coffee finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zathrus13 (1704) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Bottle, thanks Alex! Pours dark brown/black, with a brown head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate and roasted malt, with lesser amounts of dark fruit and smoke. Flavor is coffee, roasted malt, alcohol, and chocolate. Creamy body is on the heavy side, Slightly bitter finish.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
timc100 (314) - Park Ridge, Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2013
A: Just as beautiful as the regular speedway. Pitch black with a foamy, pillowy, creamy espresso head. Thick lacing and substantial retention throughout. S: Very different than the regular speedway. Earth, slight acidity, properly burnt. The kopi brings out and emphasizes different aspects - more bitter dark chocolate than smooth milk chocolate, heavier roasted malts. Very rich and incising, but mellower. Really fantastic, if anything, vivaciously mellow(?) T: Incredibly smooth and rich, less sweet than the regular speedway. The kopi balances very well and is less aggressive than the coffee in the regular speedway. Bitter dark chocolate, cocoa powder covered mousse, big roasted malts. Very earth and mellow. Outstanding. P: Big, velvety smooth. Wonderful. O: Very appreciative I was able to get a bottle. Substantially different than the regular speedway, which surprised me a bit. It’s not a matter of better or worse, just different options. Would be great if this could be on the shelf next to the regular all the time to continue exploring the differences. Really outstanding beer, speedway’s are the king of coffee beers.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MOLA_DK (286) - DENMARK - MAR 2, 2013
Bottle at John Bull. Pours black with a Nice creamy head. Quite boozy aroma and a lot of coffee. Medium full body, coffee bomb, some roasted bitterness. I like the original better! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enjoyit (3449) - Vadum, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2013
Black of color with a small beige head. An aroma of alcohol, liqurice, prunes, sweets and weak coffee. A flavor of coffee, liqurice, sweets, bitter and roasted, weak burnt, malt.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MotherBrother (690) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2013
Another great thanks to the Peter and Jakob for this unexpected treat. Pour jet black, with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is sooo packed with coffee, roasted coffee beans, chocolate, licorice, slight vanilla, slight boose n’ wood, slight leather. Really a treat indeed. The taste is a little sweet up front, with a heavy dose of bitterness. Semi-full bodied, with a slightly flat carbonation. A little dry as well. To me, this shit is waaayy better than the "original" speedway. My kind of beverage


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