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RATINGS: 2376   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.3   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Speedway Stout is a HUGE Imperial Stout, with pounds and pounds of coffee added during conditioning for a little extra kick! This is a limited-edition Formula and it'll definitely get you racing! It is available in 750 ml. champagne bottles. Appearance: Jet Black, with a toast-brown head. Flavor: Starts with a strong coffee and dark chocolate sensation, then fades to a multitude of toasty, roasty and caramelly flavors. Finishes with a nice fullness but dry enough not to be cloying. Aroma: COFFEE! And some other stuff. And coffee. Mouthfeel (body/texture): Velvety smooth texture. Clean and crisp, full-bodied. Warmth from the high alcohol content lightens up the feel a bit. Still, you won't fool your taste buds -- this beer is HUGE!


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SimenTheBear (3) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2014 does not count
Very good Stout. Smells and tastes fantastic. This one is my number one when it comes to stouts

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerFunGuy (615) - California, USA - JUN 27, 2014
This dark black beer has a creamy head. Strong espresso aromas with a boozy punch. It has a bold coffee flavor but is easier drinking than you would expect. We took small glasses and layered crumbled chocolate chip cookies with vanilla ice cream and poured this beer over the top. Amazing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
monk191 (806) - California, USA - JUN 27, 2014
A nice stout. Pours a very thick black sub a brown head. Huge coffee smell, with some cocoa. Taste is more coffee then most, with a bit of vanilla. Paired with a ice cream cookie beer Sunday, cuts out a bit of the coffee. Had in the bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Homer321 (1809) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2014
bottleshare thanks to Beechner224. Aroma is roasty and not much else. Pour is pitch black with a small light brown head. Taste is a light coffee with some chocolate. Never would have guessed there was coffee if it wasn’t on the label.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrewFace (732) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle share thanks to beechner224. Pours a deep dark nearly black with large light brown head. Big roasty aroma, chocolate malt, semisweet, light boozy note. Lots of roast in the flavor as well, chocolatey, semisweet, malty.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheJvd (815) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 24, 2014
Small sample from bottle @ Zeebra II. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma has chocolate, roasted malts, some mocha and coffee. Taste also has chocolate, roasted malts, some coffee and a roasty medium bitter finish. Medium body and carbo. Nice stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Calisky (549) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUN 22, 2014
kindly shared by Jaghana! Couleur noire, légère mousse brune. Fort nez de café et chocolat, alcool et vieille prune. Gout de café doux amer, avec note houblonée, cholocolatée, réglisse, alcool et malt grillée, complexe mais légère en bouche, et super "buvable". Super!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jaghana (3752) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle 75cl kindly given by Julien thanks and shared with Dominique and Calisky ! A dark beer with good copper creamy head. Nose is intense on dark chocolate, coffee and peated notes. Aroma is rich on dark chocolate, very creamy and smooth, less sweet as the chocolate notes can be properly tasted, extremely drinkable, coffee notes, licorice notes at the finish. On aftertaste it gives a long bitter dark chocolate notes, technically an excellent brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rocbyter (1894) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Bottle that had been aging for around six years. Moderate malt aroma worth a strong alcohol wood aroma. Black color with a small brown head. Light sweet beginning with a moderate bitter malt finish. Not much coffee bean taste left but it does meld nicely with the strong malts. Palette is thick and rim of glass gets very sticky.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MoreCoffeePlease (13) - - JUN 16, 2014
750mL bottle with a bottled on date of 2/28/2014. AP: motor oil black, with a nice and fluffy tan head; completely opaque. AR: dark chocolate, milk chocolate, black coffee, roasted malts,toffee and caramel. TA: bitter dark chocolate, sweet milk chocolate, coffee, slightly raisiny, molasses and caramel. MO: mouthfeel is thick and creamy with light carbonation; the coffee in the taste never goes away. This sets the bar for coffee/imperial stouts.


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