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RATINGS: 2399   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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jaghana (3819) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle 75cl kindly given by Julien thanks and shared with Dominique and Calisky ! A dark beer with good copper creamy head. Nose is intense on dark chocolate, coffee and peated notes. Aroma is rich on dark chocolate, very creamy and smooth, less sweet as the chocolate notes can be properly tasted, extremely drinkable, coffee notes, licorice notes at the finish. On aftertaste it gives a long bitter dark chocolate notes, technically an excellent brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rocbyter (1896) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Bottle that had been aging for around six years. Moderate malt aroma worth a strong alcohol wood aroma. Black color with a small brown head. Light sweet beginning with a moderate bitter malt finish. Not much coffee bean taste left but it does meld nicely with the strong malts. Palette is thick and rim of glass gets very sticky.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MoreCoffeePlease (13) - - JUN 16, 2014
750mL bottle with a bottled on date of 2/28/2014. AP: motor oil black, with a nice and fluffy tan head; completely opaque. AR: dark chocolate, milk chocolate, black coffee, roasted malts,toffee and caramel. TA: bitter dark chocolate, sweet milk chocolate, coffee, slightly raisiny, molasses and caramel. MO: mouthfeel is thick and creamy with light carbonation; the coffee in the taste never goes away. This sets the bar for coffee/imperial stouts.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bytemesis (3099) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Tap. Pours opaque black, medium creamy brown head, nice lacing. Aroma is rich espresso, roasted malts, Ashes, chocolate. Flavor is coffee rich, mocha, roasty. Light sweet, medium bitter. Fullish body, creamy mouthfeel. Hella good stuff.
Earlier Rating: 5/29/2012 Total Score: 4.7
Bottle. Pours clear black with a small brown head. Aroma is medium sweet roasted malt, chocolate, coffee with alcohol notes present. Taste is wonderful, dominated by chocolate, coffee and a warming finish from the alcohol.Thick and rich in the mouth. This is a big beer that deserves the hype around it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scotchzombie (326) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Pours dark dark brown (OK, black) with a massive foamy mocha head. Nice lacing. A really fantastic head. Bountiful aroma of coffee, chocolate malt, brown sugar. Taste is a sharp and spicy malt coffee rolling over a warming bed of alcohol. Not too sweet, not too bitter. Some caramel and a touch of roast. Smooth and velvety. Outstanding.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nsanders (490) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Tap at Casanova. Black with no head or lacing. Chocolate, dark coffee, raisins and leather. Chocolate sweetness with a raisiny bitterness. Heavy body with a sticky feel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bule (740) - California, USA - JUN 11, 2014
On tap at Taps in Petaluma. Pours a dark black color with some brown head. Mild well balanced coffee flavor. Nothing too bitter. Balanced without the sweetness. Fantastic.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigda83 (177) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Awesome beer. Bottle poured to snifter. Pour was jet black, thick khaki head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate with hints of vanilla. Taste was the same, but I also got cinnamon notes as well. Very filling but I couldn’tstop myself from drinking the entire bottle. One of the better stouts I’ve tried.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Whatup14 (708) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 9, 2014
Bouteille 750ml. Couleur noire opaque, mousse moka crémeuse et tenace laissant une dentelle épaisse. Arôme de malt torréfié, caramel foncé, café noir, chocolat noir, fruits foncés. Goût de café noir, chocolat noir, malt torréfié, alcool indétectable, caramel salé en fin de bouche. Carbonatation faible, corps dense. Excellente.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TappanGordo (70) - New York, USA - JUN 8, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2014 From a 750ml bottle to a glass. Pour is absolute black. Roasted coffee. Chocolate. Nice aroma. Very nice beer. Very enjoyable.

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