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RATINGS: 2540   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.3   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Bottle conditioned.
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!


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dpgjrnhcraftbrew (32) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Bottled 2/11/15 and enjoyed 3/14/15. Poured an extremely dark brown, almost black, color with mocha cap and spotty lacing. Aroma was full of coffee, some chocolate and slight toffee. Taste is of bittersweet chocolate, caramel, and strong coffee. Very nice velvet texture, creamy feel and warmth from the alcohol. In summary, this was the first AleSmith brew I’ve had and probably in my top ten favorite stouts to date. Highly recommended!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
profXpat (12) - ITALY - MAR 14, 2015
See previous rating- super coffee chocolate dried fruits and hops. Not for drinking all night but for a strong imperial stout american superstyled

3.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
King_Alex_II (290) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 12, 2015
Pitch black with brown foam. The smell is shy and a little bit roasted. The taste is a nice mixture between mild viscosity, hot spiciness and a calm carbonation. Quite sweet and The topical range of taste: coffee caramel chocolate vanilla etc. The beer is awesome no question, but I find that the great beers In this style are not that different, even though this one is a bit spicier.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SinH4 (545) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 11, 2015
Black color with big tan head. Aroma of coffee, liquorice, vanilla. Taste of rich chocolate, coffee, vanilla, and spices towards the end. Nutty-earthy as well. So much in there. Hardly any booze. Just the right amount of sweetness. Feels dry and full at the same time. Extremely well-balanced and soothing. Wow.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tandembrauer (400) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 10, 2015
Shared bottle at Cardinal (mandag i annen). Pours black. Aroma of alcohol, coffee, glue. Taste sweet and bitter, chocolate, milk, coffee, brown bread. Big body. Long lasting sweet and bitter aftertaste.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
radio_nowhere (981) - Maryland, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Bomber into snifter glass, opaque deep dark brown color with dark tan head. Aroma notes of heavy roasted malt, smoke, dark coffee beans, dark chocolate, light peppery spice, dark fruit, licorice, light vanilla and some earthiness. Taste adds notes of milk chocolate, espresso, more plum/fig fruitiness, molasses, wood ash, some nuttiness and bitter earthy hops. Heavy body, low carbonation, creamy with long lingering coffee roast finish. All around excellent coffee RIS.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Couch0508 (32) - Flat rock, Michigan, USA - MAR 3, 2015
pretty good stout. i wouldnt say that it is my favorite but it is up there. if you are in ohio, pick some up.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cybercat (3727) - Georgia, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Pours opaque sable with a light tan head. Rich, sweet aroma has notes of molasses, roast malt, caramel and licorice. Flavor presents roast malt, molasses, caramel, and subtle chocolate and pepper notes. Drivin’ me wild! Viscous texture has some good fizz. One more beer off me bucket list.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
katrinaez (237) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Deep black color. Heavy rich chocolate bitters slight bourbon tones but not actually bourbon. Burnt but coffee burnt.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
willisread (388) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 3, 2015
Draft at 2014 Yokohama Beer Fest. Inky black with a dark chocolate colored head. Aromas of roasted coffee, chocolate, malts, star anise and dark fruit as it progresses. Same tastes are present with the coffee and chocolate playing the star however as it comes to room temperature, fig, prunes, currant and dried apricot sneak in show themselves. Really complex and entertaining imperial stout.


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