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RATINGS: 2573   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.3   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gaultier (784) - SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2015
Beer tasting @ fillepolo 29/3-15. Bottle from Mikkeller & Friends Bottle Shop. Roasted malty with chocolate, cacao and coffee, also licorice and vanilla. Body is full, the finish is dry, bitter and roasted with chocolate and coffee. Also some warming alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jorn69 (1566) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2015
Beer tasting @ Fillepolo 150329. Bottle (750 ml) from Mikkeller Bottle Shop. Roasted malty with chocolate, coffee and liquorice, vanilla, sweet, full body with an oily texture. The finish is long, dry, bitter and roasted with chocolate and light notes of alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fillepolo (19) - SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2015
Beer tasting @ Fillepolo. Roasted coffee chocolate very nice, taste like a alcoholic roasted chocolate/coffee cake from the nearby bakery

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
fcjack1 (223) - Washington, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle from Tacoma Food Co-op. Pours black. Tan head. Scent is boozy and chocolaty. Taste is less boozy. Coffee and chocolate. Nice and roasty. Very smooth beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
raoul_duke (145) - - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle from Robby, thanks slim. Seriously remarkable aroma. Chocolate without being sweet, coffee without being acidic. Beautiful caramel colored head, which sticks around. On first sip, wonderful balance. The chocolate is ALMOST too sweet, but the coffee takes it down appropriately. The malt is perfect. Hard to come up with issues, this is a nearly perfect coffee stout.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
721Lance (82) - Oceanside Ca, California, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Probably best brew in SD if this is your style. Jet black with nitrogen type head. Rich French roast coffee with a licorice undertone. Mouthfeel of big stout flavors, finish of toffee caramel coffee anise. Nothing much better!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nihtila (1467) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2015
29.8.2014. Almost black with brown head. Oily texture. Fantastic aroma with roasted coffee, sweetness, liquorice. Ahh. Taste has coffee, roasted malts, liquorice, just as aroma. Fantastic full bodied warming stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rederic (3202) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 24, 2015
750ml bottle, bottled on 04/14/13, deep black color, with a thick creamy tan-colored head, with a mild mocha, cappuccino, brown chocolate, chocolate cake, brownie nose, with some toffee, chocolate chip cookie dough, chocolate pie crust, dark bitter chocolate, toffee, chocolate bran muffin accents, with some molases, sweet burnt fruitcake, cafe late, mild roasted ground coffee bean, burnt toast, milk chocolate, chocolate cup filled with chocolate liquor, light sweet roasted, chocolate, black, caramel, toasted malty notes in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a warmth mild sweet roasted, chocolate, black, toasted, caramel malty, molasses, burnt brownie,dark bitter chocolate, sweet roasted ground coffee bean character, with some spicy anise, licorice, boozy chocolate liquor, semi-sweet chocolate baking bar, ice coffee, subtle burnt dark dried fruit, burnt toast, toffee, caramel bran muffin, sweet fruity black coffee flavours, leading towards a warming sweet black bitter chocolate, chocolate liquor, molasses, mild sweet roasted, chocolate, black, toasted, caramel maltiness, coffee liquor, burnt dark dried fruit fruitiness, chocolate bran muffin, lingering soft roasted ground coffee bean bitterness finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
davidtjm (830) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 24, 2015
Tap. Pour is black with a caramel head, aroma is strong toffee, caramel, booze. Taste is caramel, sweet, alcohol, beautiful full body. Great

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dlovell2 (1116) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 22, 2015
I’ve been saving this beer for the right occasion and I needed something big for my 1000th beer rating so I finally decided to crack this bad boy open. Pours pitch black with a thick creamy bubbly tan head. This beer is so dark if you hold it up to the light you can’t see through it. The aroma is big dark roasted coffee with vanilla and dark chocolate. A little alcohol aroma. Silky, velvety mouth feel. Flavor is sweet milk chocolate up front followed with big roasted espresso coffee flavor. The middle has some dark dried fruits and dark chocolate notes. Finishes with dark cocoa and big roasted coffee bitterness. No alcohol flavors which is crazy for a12% beer but in the finish you can feel the alcohol vapors. The flavors of this brew really meld nicely together with the coffee and chocolate flavors. I had high expectations for this beer and it’s even better than I imagined. Truly an amazing brew.

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