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RATINGS: 2881   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.29/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Speedway Stouts ominous, pitch-black appearance has become a hallmark of this modern-day classic. Chocolate and roasted malts dominate the flavor, supported by notes of dark fruit, toffee, and caramel. A healthy dose of locally-roasted coffee from Ryan Bros. Coffee, Inc. added to each batch brings out the beers dark chocolate flavors and enhances its drinkability. Despite its intensity, Speedway Stouts fine carbonation and creamy mouthfeel make it very smooth and surprisingly easy to drink. This beer ages very well and will continue to mature for many years to come.

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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RogertheKid (90) - Quebec, - OCT 14, 2013
One of the best Imperial Stout I have had the pleasure to enjoy. Smooth, creamy, expresso, and very much well balanced beer. This is a must for any beer enthusiasts. Well done.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KraftowyJakup (115) - POLAND - FEB 20, 2017
Paloność, niezła kawa, kakao, suszone owoce, żelazo. W smaku słodka czarna kawa, czerwone owoce, nuty palone, metal nadal obecny niestety. Nie ukrywam, spodziewałem się więcej.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SzymonF (13) - Warsaw, POLAND - FEB 20, 2017
Aromat rodzynki, czekolada, kawa lekka słodkość, paloność i niestety trochę metalu. W smaku czekolada, zero alkoholu, rodzynki. Mimo tego lekkiego metalu w aromacie piwo udane.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Msdrbeat (618) - East Lansing, USA - FEB 17, 2017
On tap at Crunchys. Smooth and packed with coffee. Smooth mouthfeel and pitch back.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brandon1989 (562) - Lewisville, Texas, USA - FEB 17, 2017
Pours a very dark brown but not quite pitch black with a nice two finger khaki head. The aroma is dark fruits, plums, raisens, brown bread, bakers chocolate, and figs. The flavor is similar to the aroma and there is a little bit of bitterness but like from the espresso more so than hops. Good beer but I find it to be overrated but keep in mind I have a bottle from 2015. Would be curious to see if the coffee is more prevalent in a fresher bottle.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebastokrator (99) - - FEB 13, 2017
Pours deep black with nice creamy brown head. Nose is a sweet, boozy malt with coffee, vanilla, and oak. Taste is big and bready, wth dark chocolate and Expresso. Finish is very fruity with lots of fig, plum, and raisin. Medium bodied and very creamy. This is an excellent stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oktobrfestgirl (16) - GERMANY - FEB 9, 2017
Smells like a hot brownie but the first tastes are hot fudge on a mild vanilla ice cream. Hot fudge sundae taste continues but a nice, dry bittering effect creeps up by the 3rd sip and stays with you. Nice balance. Very drinkable!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (18740) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 9, 2017
Vollmundig malziger Beginn. Erdige Noten, deutlich Kaffee, geringe Oxidation. Etwas wssrig im Mittelteil, dann alkoholisch, Noten von Heu. Holzig mit trockenem Kaffee zum Ende. 10/11/11/12/12/11

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DeliriumT (517) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2017
Pours silky black with some lacing. The nose on this beer is better than any beer I've whiffed. It has all the aroma of a Rochefort 10; Christmas pudding, plums, raisins, toffee, treacle; but with the unmistakeable toasty and roasty stout smells that any good imperial stout should exhibit. The let down (if you care to look for one) is that the flavour is noticeably more subdued than the aroma. It is velvety smooth though, with a real syrupy consistency. Just divine! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sajmon (11) - Gliwice, POLAND - FEB 7, 2017
Delcious beer. Had it first on a tap and it blown me away, so I had to try the one from a bottle and its also marvelous. Taste is full and rich, sweetness is well balanced by bitterness. Marks of coffee and pralines. Alcohol is well hidden.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
CitrusP (66) - Newcastle, AUSTRALIA - FEB 4, 2017
Huge expectations after finally being able to get my hands on this one in Australia. 750ml bottle, bottle October 2016. Pours with a fantastic head for a beer of this size, sticky lacing. Many typical imperial stout flavours and aromas but the thing that struck me most was the perfection of the mouthfeel, carbonation and palate. Each of these aspects work in perfect harmony with one another. The balance of this beer is world class (ESPECIALLY for the ABV) and the flavours are delicious. Great Stuff.


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