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RATINGS: 2411   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!


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wisdomsolo (453) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Had this at a fantastic tasting and had such a great time with great people and great beers!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FestDecBeet (155) - - AUG 5, 2014
Look: pours a dark black. Let's no light through it. Dark brown head, very thick. Thick lacing in the sides. Smell: very malty. Dark Chocolate, coffee. Very sweet. Slight bitterness. Taste: heavy chocolate. Very sweet. Like a milk shake. Slight coffee flavor. Feel: slight bitterness thick film on the mouth. Overall: great beer. Love the sweetness. Like the easy coffee flavor. First drank: lake of the ozarks 8/5/14

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2014
Great imperial stout, not just strong round and complex. Very delicious aftertaste, toasted and slightly discrete coffee ...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RussianDragon (468) - - AUG 5, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pours a very dark black, with a small dark reddish brown hue when backlit. Head was minimal, possibly due to a non aggressive pour. Aroma is massive: baker’s chocolate, coffee, and chocolate malt. Flavor is same with a rich creamy mouthfeel with a slight bitter lactic tang. A certain charred oak presence providing a pleasant smoky bitterness. From notes 1/22/11 (Geist BCBS Tasting).

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (2285) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle at home, 1000th beer on untappd. Pours black, huge chocolate, coffee, dry and bitter, sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niall73 (1783) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Bottled 02/04/14. OK, been looking forward to this. Pours a very dark brown/black with a red edge. Aroma has booze, grass, tree bark, light cough medicine... Medium body, medium carbonation. There’s booze, light treacle, grass, nettle, wood, light coffee, dark choc... It’s a little harsh - I’d be curious to try an older bottle. That said, its really nice.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hman43 (340) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 25, 2014
The beer was from the tap at Triangle Wine in Southern Pines. It pours black with a dark brown head. It has a strong coffee smell with a bit of chocolate. The taste is dominate by a rich, creamy taste of coffee with hints of chocolate.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lutz2jm (105) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Delicious. Bold but smooth. When you see 12% for a beer you may be turned off but the alcohol does not show to much. Toasted chocolate coffee make this a memorable beer. Very good.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Howzer420 (12) - - JUL 18, 2014
Bottled. Deep black color with dark tan head. Very well balanced imperial that all stout fans must try.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tomy63 (190) - Clermont-Ferrand, FRANCE - JUL 15, 2014
(version 2011 ?) très puissant, très concentré en café, mais aussi beaucoup de fruits rouges et noirs dans le fond, très long.


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