AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend: Vietnamese Coffee

overall
100
99
style
Serve in Snifter

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.16/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A blend of Barrel Aged Speedway Stout and Speedway Stout brewed with Vietnamese Coffee and Lactose

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beeratarian (225) - cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 17, 2017
On tap at rozi’s. Pours black as night with thin brown head. Aroma is lactose, chocolate and coffee. Flavor is dryer than expected with lots roast and coffee, finishes like an 80% cacao chocolate bar. A little burnt finish with lots of lingering bitterness. A dryer version probably from the coffee but very nice.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (5763) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 11, 2017
Tap at AleSmith. Pours deep, dark brown. Aroma and flavor are chocolate, booze, dark fruit, bready malts, coffee, soft woodiness, and soft roast. Full body.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (12760) - Escondido, California, USA - MAR 11, 2017
Draught at the brewery. Pours opaque black with a small, bubbly tan head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is heavy chocolate and earthy coffee, prunes, dates, figs, spicy alcohol, roast and chocolate malt. Flavor is heavy chocolate and earthy coffee, dates, figs and prunes with spicy alcohol, roast and chocolate malt with a sweet finish. Full body and moderate carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
47574xeCD (1015) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2017
Draft at Beer Gonzo Opening night 27/01/17. First time in UK on Draft for this beer. Poured jet black with deep beige head. Thick and Full bodied. Strong coffee, dark chocolate and dark malt nose, leading through to a fantastic thick bodied Impy Stout. Didn’t have a strong alcohol tang being 12%, The coffee was fantastic, Beautiful beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BuckeyeBoy (7045) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 11, 2016
On tap at ale smith brewing. Pours out black topped with a ring of a tan head. Nose is amazing big rich black coffee vanilla roast malts sweet chocolate wow. Taste is more of the great roast malts coffee smooth creamy vanilla chocolate.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maley1 (1232) - Calgary, CANADA - DEC 4, 2016
Black pour with small beige head. Aroma of huge coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, lactose and hops. Taste of espresso coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, lactose, vanilla, slight oak and subtle barrel notes. Full bodied, medium carbonation, perfectly balanced, slightly bitter coffee on the finish.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rlgk (18841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2016
Draught at the brewery during Speedway Grand Prix 2016. Opaque black beer with a nice beige head. Incredible coffee and vanilla aroma, woody, bourbon, toffee, ice coffee, fruity, some caramel. Bourbon and coffee flavor, licorice, vanilla, oak, ice coffee, caramel, some cocoa powder and coffee. Absolutely amazing!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Satyroneto (354) - BRAZIL - OCT 18, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2016 On Tap at "The Gage", Chicago. Cor negra com espuma bege escura de baixa formação e média persistência com excelente lacing. Aroma licoroso, intenso e muito agradável de café, chocolate ao leite, baunilha e leve madeira (barris de uísque) Sabor inicial de café e chocolate com meio mais doce (geléia de café) e final torrado com leve amargor, mas refrescante; retrogosto intenso de torrado e com dulçor de chocolate. Corpo sedoso e média carbonatação, sem percepção do álcool; alta drinkability, ainda mais para uma imperial Stout.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick (12466) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Sample at the brewery taproom. Pours black with a medium foamy beige head that diminishes gradually to an outer ring. Patchy lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of roasted coffee, malt, dark chocolate and vanilla. Full-bodied with a roasty coffee and malt character, with bittersweet chocolate and vanilla notes. The finish is strong coffee and malt. Really good all around.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb (5542) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 5, 2016
(En fût à la source): Richesse et onctuosité des saveurs de haut niveau, rien ne s’échappe de la meute mais l’ensemble est uniformément décadent.


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