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RATINGS: 228   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 worldís 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 Diegoís Ryan Bros. Cofee leads to an extremely aromatic and excetionally smooth final product that complements Speedway Stout exceptionally well! Good to the last Dropping!


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BOLTZ7555 (2780) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 26, 2011
Sampled @ RBWG courtesy of daknole & smokepot23...DAMN!!! Wasnít sure Iíd ever have a change to try this one but oh so glad I did!!! Everything about this beer improves as it warms. Aroma is robust, aggressive coffee (the best I must add) with cocoa, vanilla, and ash accompanying. Near black body with a thick latte cream that sits atop the brew and leaves significant lacing. Although this is tasty, not sure it matches the balance found in traditional Speedway. Perhaps a bit too coffee forward. This one also seems a bit thinner than Speedway in the bottle which does a magical job of coating the palate. Really damn good...without a doubt world-class but think I might opt for what I can pick up locally.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
peteinSD (1364) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 22, 2011
On tap at Alesmith. Black pour with an expresso tan head. †Aroma is ultra rich fresh coffee, roast, and chocolate. †Just pure ripped coffee. †Taste is ridiculous fresh coffee with a heavy roast character, bitter chocolate, and a bit of malt sweetness on the very end that comes across as subtle raisin/dark fruit. Smooth, almost creamy mouthfeel. †Side-by-side with the regular and as hard as it is to believe this is better with more coffee, more roast, and more chocolate.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
aleph (231) - - MAY 23, 2012
Draught @ AleSmith. Beautiful black color, slight mocha head. Wafts of coffee on the nose. Roast, chocolate, coffee in insane quantities flesh out the palate. Oily body, low carb, viscous. More extreme version of the original Speedway. Incredible.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ksurkin (1021) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAR 23, 2013
750ml bottle courtesy of my buddy deftim13. thanks for this top 50 gem, Tim! pours a deep, dark, brown that sits black in the glass capped by a rich, dense, mocha head that leaves sticky rings of lace on the glass. aroma is absolutely wonderful with some of the most unique coffee notes iíve experienced including mocha espresso, vanilla latte, dark mexican blend, and black roast backed by cocoa powder, amaretto, toasted almonds, and a subtle floral presence. flavor is incredible as well and truly follows the aroma with a blast of mocha, chocolate chip pancakes, and sweet vanilla up front backed by massive notes of roasted espresso with subtle hints of maple, black cherries, and honey coated almonds on the back end. palate is smooth and full bodied with great carbonation and a lingering finish of mocha coffee with a touch of heat. overall, another world class beer from Alesmith, worthy of itís top 50 rating. canít wait for the barrel aged version.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Rating number 1100!!! Bottle from JohnnyJ, thanks Jonathan! Aroma has notes of roasted chocolate, rich roasted coffee, espresso, molasses, dark dried fruits and a hint of citrus hops. Fantastic aroma, best coffee imp stout aroma Iíve had. Black hue with a large mostly diminishing dark tan head that left great lace. Flavor is very sweet and very bitter. Palate is very full bodied and oily soft with a long very bitter finish. Overall an amazing beer that lives up to itís reputation. Fantastic aroma and appearance, the best Iíve seen in a coffee imp stout. The taste is very good and the palate is almost perfect but the bitterness is a bit over the top. All in all a fantastic brew.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
PhillyCraft (3185) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle shared generously by Hayden with Bill, Mike and Hayden, poured deep black with medium, tiny bubbled off white head, good lace. Notes of coffee, espresso, chocolate, roasty malt, the coffee really shines through on this regular version. I would be surpised if this wasnít the best speedway I have tried. On to the B.A. Version.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
IrishBoy (3824) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUL 9, 2013
750ml bottle from Alesmith. Nose is marsupially pooped coffee, chocolate, roast, and a hint of vanilla. Black with a big, heavy lacing cinnamon tan head. Flavor is chocolate, expresso, white pepperiness, light bitterness, and light sweetness.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ktwse (1969) - SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2013
Pours black as night with tan head. Aroma of intense yet creamy coffee and vanilla and milk chocolate, some muscovado and bourbon barrel. Taste is gentle chocolate and cream sweet with a touch of balancing coffee bitterness. Loads of dried fruitl. Very controlled and just brilliant! Body is rich and creamy with soft carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kryon (1356) - SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2013
Pours dark as the night with a brown low head 5 Aromas of coffee, milk chocolate, brown sugar, 9 Taste 9 Taste and Palate is fantasticly creamy with a very nice mouthfeel full of coffee beans, chocolate, muscavado Palate ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 4, 2010
Sample @ Woodshop. Been waiting quite a while to try this brew. Pours motor oil black with a thick chocolate head, great lacing left on the tulip. Nose was bursting with fresh brewed coffee, cocoa dust and bittersweet chocolate. Very coating on the palate with coffee and chocolate. Pretty damn tasty stuff.


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