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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vanilla & Coconut

AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vanilla & Coconut
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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Speedway Stout with coconut and vanilla added.

Editor’s Note: Coconut versions of Speedway all have vanilla as well.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansalon (2034) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2015
Pours black with a low tan head. Aromas of chocolate, vanilla, coffee and caramel. Taste is chocolate, vanilla, coffee, roasted nuts, slight coconut and caramel. Mouthfeel is smooth and velvety with low carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (2244) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2015
May 1, 2015. Tap at CBC 2015, Yellow Session.
Black with a small creamy brown head. Aroma is caramel, coffee, chocolate, licorice,vanilla and light coconut. Taste is sweet caramel, licorice and with soft roasted bitterness of fresh ground coffee and dark chocolate. Finish is roasted coffee and chocolate bitterness with a light sweetness and hints of toasted cooconut. Medium to full bodied, soft carbonation, creamy texture.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (3648) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015. Pours creamy dark blackish brown with a small mocha head that leaves some sparse trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is malty and tiny fruity estery with roasted malts, burnt caramel, vanilla fudge, chocolate cake, banana bread, dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, moist soil, coconut and hints of alcohol. Taste is sweet, bitter, malty and slightly fruity estery. Mouthfeel is soft, round, velvety, roasted astringent, tiny boozy and near full bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with roasted malts, burnt caramel, banana bread, vanilla fudge, dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, coconut and moist soil. A great imperial stout but a bit hot and all over the place for a top grade compared to other Speedway stouts.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chrisv10 (12983) - DENMARK - JUL 19, 2015
CBC. Black with small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice and vanilla. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, liquorice, coconut, medium sweet, hop and medium bitter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (14480) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2015
Draught at CBC2015. Black - offwhite head. Coconut. Toasted coconut. Burned malts. Vanilla. Nice malty. Fresh coffee taste. Light bitterness. Sweetness. Chocolate. Bounty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (3004) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2015
01.05.2015, tap @ CBC:
Nice brown creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly rich and sweet, dark malts, dark sugar, espresso, vanilla, chocolate, caramel, cinnamon, toasted coconut cocoa. Taste is slightly sour-ish dry roasted, espresso, dark malts, oak, cocoa, cinnamon, coconut, dry vanilla, grass, chocolate, caramel. Medium to longlasting bitterness, dry mouthfeel. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
anders37 (19552) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2015
Draft @ CBC 2015. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty coffee coconut aroma. Roasted malty vanilla coconut chocolate coffee flavor. Has a roasted malty coffee coconut vanilla chocolate finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2015

Draught @ CBC 2015 [ Yellow Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

[ As AleSmith Speedway Stout - Coconut ].
Dark black color with a large, frothy - creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, chocolate, coffee, roasted, coconut, vanilla - chocolate. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, coconut, vanilla - chocolate, roasted, coffee. Body is medium to full, texture is creamy, carbonation is soft. [20150501]

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Borup (8316) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2015
From tap at CBC 2015. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, coconut and bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (4281) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2015
On tap at CBC15. Pitch black with brown head. Aroma surprisingly faint, roasted malts, coconut, vanilla, spices, dark chocolate and coffee. Taste is smooth, roasty, coconut, coffee, spice and dark choocolate with light tart notes.


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