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RATINGS: 399   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.21/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Speedway Stout brewed with Vietnamese Coffee and no Lactose


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4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
StefanSD (2322) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Taster at the brewery. Pours a dense black color with a small tan head that slowly recedes to a ring. The aroma is all coffee--dark and rich. The taste is a coffee explosion. I get multi-layered well roasted coffee, dark bitter baking chocolate and some bitter walnuts. No real sweetness. The palate is full, smooth, creamy and a bit oily with soft carbonation. Finishes incredibly long and dry. Overall: My favorite coffee stout to date, yummy stuff.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dnstone (2516) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 23, 2016
Fudgecicle and booze aroma. Hazed chocolate-brown color. Light bodied with chocolate-coffee, creamy (like a fudgecicle) flavor, with a chocolate, alcohol finish. Notes: On tap at World of Beer Denver for GABF week ’15

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
biirusaikou (2332) - - JUN 22, 2016
Sampled at Mechazilla’s epic insanity tasting session. Nicely deep and complex, rich coffee and spiced dark chocolate, very smooth mouthfeel, fairly dry finish. I’m a bit jaded with the style but this is pretty outstanding and certainly decadent!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ej (1214) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller bar. black as night with a dense dark tanned head.very nice coffee aroma with caramel, chocolate and roasted malts adding to the complexity. the taste is equally good. sweet malty, roasty and alot of coffee flavors. a whiff of alcohol as well. full bodied and softly carbonated.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mateuszk (1584) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 2, 2016
Draught. Pralines in liquid form. Truffles, dried fruits in aroma. In taste fine dark chocolate. Slick, smooth on palate, soft carbonation, dry finish. Surprisingly no alcohol noticable. Coffee? - maybe in some fruitiness but not in roasty way. Nice vanilla in the finish. Great brew.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrTipple (3104) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2016
Sweet coffee, intense, dark chocolate, toasted malts, molasses, caramel, sweet, dark fruits, prunes and light dark cherries. Black, small, creamy, beige head. Light sweet and bitter. Dark, dry cacao, coffee, molasses, dark fruits, prunes, full bodied, soft carbonation. Fabulous Imperial Stout, fantastic chocolate and coffee in aroma and palate Keg at Craft Beer Co, Covent Garden.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jcie (15) - - MAY 20, 2016
Tap. Completely opaque with a tan head, clearly transitioning into the beer itself. Aroma is lots of caramel, some coffee (and I mean real coffee, not espresso, but rather the whole package, with the crema, bitterness, all of it really), vanilla, some roasted malts. Taste is burnt caramel, coffee, chocolate, very intense and well layered. Alcohol warms the throat but is otherwise not noticeable. Definitely up there.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ClubGonzo (5305) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2016
On tap @ Mikkeller and Friends, Copenhagen. Jet black body, small light beige head. Nose is caramel, coffee, vanilla, biscuits and hints of dark syrup, nougat and brown sugar. Taste is burnt sugar, espresso, cocoa, vanilla and hints of bitter herbs, dark syrup and brown sugar. Full body, medium carbonation. Very nice. Certainly better than both the regular and the Hammerhead, yet not up there with the Hawaian version.

4.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
djkatt (47) - - MAY 14, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 15, 2016 Tap @ Mikkeller & Friends So far my favorite rendition of the Speedway Stout. Taste dominated by sweetness of burnt sugars, chocolate, coffee and maybe caramel. Tasted it earlier at under less controlled circumstances, but with time to enjoy and contemplate, it might be my favorite stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Malin_aiisa (698) - SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2016
Mikkeller bar Sark black, small off white head Aroma of chocolate and coffee Taste coffee bittersweet, strong taste of roasted malt. Chocolate.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Guruhso (361) - Grindsted, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2016
Tap at mikkeller. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, coffee. Light boozy but lots of coffee. The flavours starts sweet but finish bitter with a long duration with roasted notes. The body is full and the texture is creamy.


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