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RATINGS: 2446   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.3   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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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!


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4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
resevil787 (123) - Arizona, USA - JUL 28, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2013 22 oz bottle from total wine. Pours pitch black with with dark tan head. Aroma is coffee and chocolate. Consistency is like butter. Taste is coffee, chocolate, caramel, with a hint of the 12 abv. A beast of a beer, absolutely loved it.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
darklantz (10) - Alabama, USA - NOV 22, 2014
The appearance is a sheer delight that includes plentiful carbonation and a velvety mouthfeel. Mild roast lies beneath the stacks of bittersweet chocolate, Ryan Bros. coffee, and burnt malts. Long finish of dark chocolate-coated espresso beans. Awesome stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tiarasummer (11) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 22, 2014
The aroma is an excellent combination of chocolate, maple syrup, vanilla, bourbon, and light coffee (lighter than you would expect). It pours a dark brown, virtually black, with no transparency and a small brown head that diminishes to virtually nothing over time. The flavor starts with chocolate, vanilla, and maple syrup.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
siennaemerson (10) - New York, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Sweet, caramelly, and peat notes are also present. I also get a little coffee aroma, too. Mostly opaque dark mahogany cola color with a dark brown head that is small with nice lacing. Roasted, choco/coffee maltiness to start. Rather warming. Light bourbon notes are present in the start and in the finish.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
AndyW68 (1145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Great beer. Near black pour with tan head. Aroma is light roast coffee. Taste is cocoa and coffee. Love this.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (784) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours coca cola black with a beige head. Aroma is dark chocolate, coffee. Flavor follows nose, toasty coffee on dark chocolate. Mild raisin too. not too hot for a 13% beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CacheManyHose (227) - HONG KONG - NOV 15, 2014
From San Diego! Pitch black with a tan head that's not thick but has huge bubbles. Sticky legs. Smells of very dark roasted malt, lots of coffee, raisin/soy sauce, heavy booze, very bitter. Big aroma that's nicely balanced. Tastes of roasted malt, coffee, medium bitterness,. Clean finish. Body is silky smooth, thin but incredibly creamy, really nice. Has the same fineness as the other Alesmith beers I've tried but vastly bigger, more complex, more tasty. A truly great stout, probably within the top 10 beers I've had.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HKdIPA (284) - HONG KONG - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle from SD (via G&M) at home. Solid black pour with bubbly creamy tan head - big round tapioca-like bubbles embedded in the head too. Aroma is rich coffee - like fresh roasted beans more than actual liquid coffee - very caramel-y with booziness too. Great so far. Taste is BIG - boozy, roasted coffee bitterness, caramel again. Palate is rich and creamy with fine carbonation, but not too slick. Great imperial stout, lives up to the hype. And not raisiny!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (1607) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2014 Bottle. Beermoth, Manchester. Just about black. Thin, lasting, bubbly, light brown head. Roast malts. Light, roast coffee bean. Some greenery. Taste is dry, and light bitter. A little tartness. Palate is airy, and smooth. Not as full as I expected. Finishes fairly dry, and long, roasty bitter. Finished this a day later. The tartness has subsided somewhat. The palate, as a result, seems fuller. Re-rated from 3.6 to 3.8.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
koleminer20 (687) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 8, 2014
750 mL bottle. The pour is beautiful. Jet black and thick. With a gorgeous dark khaki brown head and some unbelieveable lacing. The aroma is huge on coffee. There is a beautiful malt profile and some great licorice. There is a little booze and a subtle bitterness that's a little surprising. It's just really good. The flavor is just great. There is a beautiful roast and strong licorice presence that dominates coffee a little that isn't apparent on the aroma. The mouth feel is ridiculous. So thick and creamy. Velvety carbonation for days. Just like nitrogen infused molasses. The aftertaste is great. Light coffee but heavy roast and beautiful dark fruits. I love this beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ebone1988 (252) - Wyoming, Michigan, USA - NOV 8, 2014
#250. Shared with koleminer20. You da man. Aroma is coffee, licorice, chocolate, roasted malt, some booze. Appearance is black, brown head, ridiculous lacing. Taste is coffee, roasted malt, licorice, booze. Mouthfeel is ridiculously thick, oily, great carbonation, although hot, that doesn’t hinder things. Overall, wow. I would’ve preferred a lot more coffee in the flavor, but it still does the job.


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