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RATINGS: 2796   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.29/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alusdievs (45) - LATVIA - MAY 19, 2016
Black coloured. Without cap. Fully and thick. Some notes of chocolate and coffeee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WillemsUrenkel (1356) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAY 19, 2016
Bottle bought at the tasting room in San Diego. Black in the glass, beige creamy head. Very roasty at the nose, more coffee than malt. Little bit fruity background. Taste starts with a lot of coffee. Fruity background. Later getting little bit alcoholic. But also smooth. Sweetness in the second row, little bit sticky. Enjoyable stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drlb81 (11) - - MAY 13, 2016
Aroma sweet coffee chocolate caramel, taste slightly bitter starting but becomes sweet quickly, lots of chocolate, coffee, rosted malts, liqueur.full thick body, components very well balanced, no overwhelming. aftertaste long lasting, slowly fading, also sweet on tongue, palate, throat too. slightly bitter chocolate with dominating sweetness. Alcohol content well hidden.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
basaywhat (168) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle. Pours an opaque jet black color with khaki colored head. Coffee, roasted malt, and sweet chocolate on the nose; follows onto the palate. Full bodied. Finishes with coffee and cocoa

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
L_Lovecraft (157) - - MAY 6, 2016
Coffee, some cocoa, some alcohol, pitch black with a creamy and persistant brown head, super full body, law carbonation, coffee, chocolate,caramel, smoked notes in the mouth e infinite in the aftertaste, alcohol is very well hidden...like a creature of a god.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SG111 (1088) - New York, USA - APR 29, 2016
Tap at the Republic, Minneapolis. Pours pitch black, huge tan head. Aroma is massively roasted malt, chocolate, coffee. Very robust. Flavor is chocolate, roasted malt, just so flavorful, robust and aggressive. Phenomenal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Haavard (70) - NORWAY - APR 23, 2016
Aroma: coffee, chocolate, prune, roast, vanilla Taste: dark roasted coffee, chocolate, vanilla. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mad_Ferret (963) - SWEDEN - APR 23, 2016
OLD NOTES! Pitch black and oily with a very nice dense brown head that lace the glass. Looks like a dessert. Lots of dark chocolate withsome liqeur and vanilla like sweet touch too it. Like a chocolate praline. Simple but luxurious. Taste is also pretty straightforward with lots of cacao, sweet dark chocolate, liqueur praline and fruity notes of cherry and grapefruit. Some alcoholwarmth in the finish. Big round oily body with soft carbonation. Very good stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
BenL8 (35) - SWITZERLAND - APR 22, 2016
Beautiful. Completely black and oily, with a tiny layer of mocha coloured foam. Retains its appearance. Aroma: quite mild; but the aroma that there is, is intense. Loads of coffee, complex and dark malts. Some hoppy aromas, herbal tones. Flavour: perfect imperial stout. Thick and oily mouthfeel, bitter but not too much, beautiful roast character. Loads of coffee (espresso) and some hints of chocolate. Some caramel. Dry finish, a little warming but very balanced and mild for 12% abv. Awesome imperial stout, definitely one of the best if not the best I have had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (2725) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 21, 2016
Bottle (shared by rask0lnikov, thanks). Pours black with beige head. Aroma is roast, coffee, malt, dark chocolate, sweetness. Flavor is sweet and bitter, sticky, roast, coffee, dark chocolate. Finish is coffee bitter with warming alcohol. Overall: great.

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