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RATINGS: 401   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.2/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
Speedway Stout brewed with Vietnamese Coffee and no Lactose

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Malin_aiisa (721) - SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2016
Mikkeller bar Sark black, small off white head Aroma of chocolate and coffee Taste coffee bittersweet, strong taste of roasted malt. Chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Guruhso (363) - Grindsted, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2016
Tap at mikkeller. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, coffee. Light boozy but lots of coffee. The flavours starts sweet but finish bitter with a long duration with roasted notes. The body is full and the texture is creamy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Plovmand (7754) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2016
From tap at Mikkeller Vik. It pours jet black with a dense and creamy beige head. The aroma is roasted malts and roasted coffee beans. Smooth roasted coffee flavor with a dick load of roasted malts. Some sweet chocolate. Awesome brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
willisread (2211) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle shared at Mechazilla event. Huge coffee coffee flavored nose with dark chocolate, fudge, caramel and berries. Average carbonation with a slightly creamy mouthfeel. Some light creaminess on the palate, but not overly creamy. Nice big coffee flavors on the palate with a roasty cacao nib finish that is slightly oily. Some light berry that lingers on the finish. So smooth and easy drinking. Lovely.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TimE (4884) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 4, 2016
Pitch black. I actually get a lot of cinammon for some reason, tons of coffee that is super deep. Low carbonation, tons of coffee and dark chocolate, treacles, roasted malts and lactose. Super smooth and rich. Achol is so well integrated. Unbelievable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zer0 (1201) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2016
Bottle shared at THT. Pours pitch black with a short lasting brown head. Aroma is huge mocha, chocolate, fudge, big coffee and some raspberry. Moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Full bodied and still huge chocolate and mocha. Incredible.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BucannonXC5 (1390) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 18, 2016
Type: 10-oz. draft Glass: Clear goblet From: Monkey Paw Brewing in San Diego, Calif. Price: $9.00 Purchased: April 6, 2016 Consumed: April 6, 2016 Misc.: N/A Drove out of my way after seeing Barrel-Aged Vietnamese Speedway Stout was on tap downtown at Monkey Paw. Turns out it was just the regular version. Still might have made the trip regardless. Really looking forward to this one as the taster I tried over the summer at AleSmith was really good. Poured a pitch black color with two fingers of dark, khaki tan, frothy head when I got it. Great amount of circular spiderwweb lacing on the sides of the glass. Above average retention on the top all the way down. (Sight - 4.25) Smelled dark espresso, toffee, caramel, chocolate milk, smooth coffee malts, dark chocolate and some cocoa. (Smell - 4.25) Tasted smooth chocolate, roasted coffee beans, so much smoother than the Kona variant, Mudslide cocktail, vanilla, dark espresso, chocolate milk, hot chocolate, cocoa syrup, caramel and toffee. Tasted nowhere near 12 percent alcohol. (Taste - 4.75) Full body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, smooth finish. (Feel - 4.50) This was just as good as I hoped with a full review. Can’t wait to try the barrel-aged version. Probably my favorite Speedway Stout variant, although I need to try a non-hot BBA version. (Overall - 4.50) 4.53 100 A+

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
The_Osprey (5742) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2016
Keg at Craft 100 as AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee, 12%. Opaque black, small foamy brown head, dotted lacing. Aroma is meaty sweet, chocolate syrup, coffee. Pretty nice. Body is light, tingly carbonation, a little foamy. Has keg body syndrome. Taste is rich coffee, spicy, chocolate syrup, light booze. Definitely a tasty beer, but can’t say I agree with the top 50 status personally. (3.9)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
OliLees (4) - SCOTLAND - APR 14, 2016 does not count
caramel, chocolate, coffee, alcohol, licorice, if you like coffee stouts look no further

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (33993) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 3, 2016
Draft. A black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, coffee, soy sauce, and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, soy sauce, bread, caramel, dark chocolate, and coffe, leading to a bitter, roasted coffeeish finish.

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