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RATINGS: 2808   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.29/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Bottle conditioned.
Speedway Stout’s ominous, pitch-black appearance has become a hallmark of this modern-day classic. Chocolate and roasted malts dominate the flavor, supported by notes of dark fruit, toffee, and caramel. A healthy dose of locally-roasted coffee from Ryan Bros. Coffee, Inc. added to each batch brings out the beer’s dark chocolate flavors and enhances its drinkability. Despite its intensity, Speedway Stout’s fine carbonation and creamy mouthfeel make it very smooth and surprisingly easy to drink. This beer ages very well and will continue to mature for many years to come.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
odinstyr (732) - Howell, New Jersey, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Pours a thick oily black with no head. Smells of dark cocoa, coffee, herbal hops. Taste is bitter, moderately sweet - all dark roast and thick.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
AdolfoCC (153) - Veracruz, Veracruz, MEXICO - JUN 16, 2016
Servida en un Spiegelau Tulip. APARIENCIA: de color totalmente negra, no pasa nada de luz a través de ella; corona de espuma color beige de buena retención, con burbujas compactas y algunas abiertas. AROMA: es dominante el café tostado, chocolate semiamargo, algo licorosa, caramelo, toffee, melaza, ligeramente algo de frutos oscuros como dátiles y pasas. SABOR: en boca se siente ligeramente dulce de inicio, seguido de puro café tostado y sus características torrefactas, además de chocolate semiamargo y eso lo que domina, atrás notas de caramelo, melaza, nuevamente los frutos oscuros pero sólo de manera sutil. El retrogusto un amargor medio con una larga permanencia del sabor a café y muy ligeramente dulce. SENSACIÓN: cuerpo completo con una gran sensación untuosa, baja carbonatación. El alcohol se llega a sentir ligeramente en boca y en garganta de manera cálida, nada agresivo. RESUMEN: Excelente imperial stout con un impecable uso de adjuntos.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Punkero (262) - FINLAND - JUN 15, 2016
Black, faint foam. Roasted, sweet, licoricy and strong aroma. Well roasted. Dry. Full body. Slightly sweet with roasted, almost burned aftertaste. Slightly boozy maybe.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Unde (857) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 15, 2016
Wow beer #800. Dark brown colour with beige head going to the sides of the glass. Aroma has dark roasted malts, dried fruits, dark chocolate. Taste has dark roasted coffee flavours and malts, Full body and medium carbonation. Sadly nothing special here.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wekker84 (2160) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JUN 14, 2016
Bottle a black colored beer with a beige head aroma roasted malts coffee chocolate caramel dried fruits spicy and bitter hops flavor roasted malts spicy dark fruits caramel dried fruits coffee mocha chocolate citrus spicy and hops

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
scirtes (408) - POLAND - JUN 11, 2016
Tap @ WFDP 2016. Pours jet black, with almost no head. Strong aroma of chocolate, some coffee. Taste is moderately sweet, with well marked bitterness. Very oily texture, soft carbonation. Very rich taste and perfectly hidden alcohol.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
wombat23 (607) - Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2016
Shared 25.4 oz. bottle. Pours almost black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, caramel, and chocolate. Full-bodied, creamy texture. Dangerously drinkable; I would have never guessed it is 12% ABV. Fantastic.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
darbeer75 (434) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Aroma: lots of chocolate malt, some coffee; Appearance: pitch black with tan head that dissipates slowly; good lacing; Taste: rich, roasty, boozy, coffee and vanilla notes; very nice; Palate: very heavy body with long, sweet finish; Overall: excellent quality stout without resorting to flavor additions or barrel aging; would definitely buy again.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jsporrer (626) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Pours a dark brown to black with a half inch head of thick tan foam. Medium carbonation with plenty of lacing. Pleasant aroma of roasted sweet malts and a hint of coffee. Thick, rich, an creamy texture. Very smooth with bold malts and dark chocolate taste. Full mouth feel with lingering flavors. Finishes with a rich roasted coffee taste that isn’t too overpowering. Well balanced and it hides the alcohol well. Very enjoyable.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
rockhammerer (2) - Edmond, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 4, 2016 does not count
Probably the best imperial stout I’ve had. Very nice coffee flavor and full bodied. The high alcohol content complements the taste rather than being overly noticeable.

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