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RATINGS: 325   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
Speedway Stout brewed with Vietnamese Coffee and no Lactose

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ebone1988 (611) - Taylor, Michigan, USA - JUN 28, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2015 Rerate due to possibly compromised bottle the first time I had it. Bottle shared with koleminer20. Aroma is sweet malt, coffee, roasted malt, booze. Appearance is black, light brown head, poured thick. Taste is coffee, cocoa, vanilla, roasted malt, booze. Mouthfeel is thick, great carbonation and finishes strong. Overall, as Gus said, "I’m happy that I put this in my mouth."

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Inbreak (3324) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2015
01.05.2015, tap @ CBC:
Nice brown creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is rich velvety, espresso, grass, dark malts, chocolate, caramel, oak, dark sugar, vanilla, alcohol. Taste is slightly sour-ish dry, espresso, cocoa, caramel, dark sugar, grass, oak, vanilla, dark chocolate, bark, alcohol. Medium to longlasting bitterness, dry oaky mouthfeel. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jool (198) - - JUN 25, 2015
Bouteille. Brune opaque avec mousse legere. Nez de cafe un peu plus discret que j’imaginais, vanille legere. Bouche assez dense: chocolat noir, fruits rouges en milieu de bouche, cafe... Legerement tannique. On dirait qu’elle a vu de la barrique? Tres bonne.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ctipping (530) - Florida, USA - JUN 25, 2015
32 oz. growler poured into a snifter. Inky black. Good dark khaki head. Settles to a collar. Intense coffee. Initially seems to be the same a regular Speedway, but it has a lighter almost fruity characteristic to the coffee. The coffee has a much lighter and intense flavor than the other variants that I’ve had. This one is less earthy and more fruity. Roasty malts and bitterness at the end. Light, but present, caramel malt flavor. Roasty and bitter. Well carbonated. Medium -heavy body. As heavy as it should be. The coffee is interesting and a surprisingly unique flavor. I figured this would taste the same as regular Speedway. The perceived delicacy of the coffee flavor means the depth of the coffee and malt flavor suffers a skosh, but I enjoy it just as much as regular Speedway.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (4130) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 24, 2015
Une bière embouteillée le 07/08/14. Une dégustation chez Jool. Une robe comme ses sœurs. Une mousse épaisse qui se transforme rapidement en anneau. Le nez est chocolaté, fruité et modérément riche en café. Je m’attendais à une réelle explosion du café. Il y a aussi du caramel brûlé là-dedans. Au goût, les saveurs de café sont vivantes mais pas écrasantes. Le chocolat noir arrive avec des fruits. Il y a une touche de caramel salé. En bouche, le corps huileux recouvre mes papilles adéquatement. En finale, le café est terreux et l’alcool se pointe le bout du nez.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
biggsbowler (569) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle - Pours dark black with tan head. Smells of coffee, chocolate, roasty. Taste is coffee, milk, and fudgy chocolate. I love this beer!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Couch0508 (119) - Flat rock, Michigan, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Had this at a friends house. I liked this Speedway stout more than the one I brought (kopi luwak).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alexsdad06 (7415) - Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2015
750 ml bottle shared with drsordr. Pours dark brown to black with a medium plus sized, fluffy khaki colored head. The aroma and flavor have big chocolate, cocoa, caramel, lighter coffee than expected, some spices, more of a sweet, decadent, dessert coffee, only mild bitterness, great mouthfeel, no sign of the abv, this was a treat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (5008) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Thanks to gregwilsonstl for sharing this gem. Pours dark brown with a soapy tan head. The aroma has chocolate, smooth roast, soy sauce and light coffee. It has a medium body with some mild carbonation. The flavor starts with dark chocolate, heavy roast, spice, coffee and some red fruits. The finish has more coffee, graininess and an aspect that is pretty earthy and dirty, but kinda works here. Tasty imperial stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drsordr (1730) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle shared by alexsdad06 pours opaque black with thick mocha head. Nose malted chocolate, caramel, sweet red fruit. Taste initial some bitter chocolate and hint of almost whiskey. As it warms, less of that and big malt chocolate. Salted caramel, and bitter from coffee. Less coffee flavors than chocolate flavors. Thick mouth feel.

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