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RATINGS: 2884   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dmschefke (576) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - JUN 21, 2009
Thanks to mattmc1973 for sharing this. Pours a dark brown, almost black, with thin tan head, a little thinner than what I was expecting. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, dark fruit, and not quite as much coffee as I was expecting. Flavor matched well, with a slight sweetness and caramel. Quite good, but just not what I was hoping for, I expected more.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blackflag321 (669) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 26, 2017
Shared bomber. Nice black stout color, nice nose of coffee, dark chocolate, roast malt. Smooth and creamy palate. All the good characteristics of an imperial stout nicely balanced. High ABV nicely masked.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
doromiejszyk (21) - Konstancin-Jeziorna, POLAND - FEB 24, 2017
Alesmith speedway Stout Zapach czekolada, rodzynki, słodycz, przesłodzona czarna kawa Smak wkasnie ta przesłodzona kawa, troszke czekolady, słodko, alkohol niewyczuwalny, suszone owoce. Wychodzi lekkie żelazo, test na skrze ewidentnie potwierdził metalicznosc

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (5524) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 24, 2017
240217. Bottle from Greenslopes Cellars. This is a very smooth and decadent beer that pours a dense black colour. Flavours of chocolate coated coffee beans. Big whack of alcohol in the finish. Glad I shared this bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KraftowyJakup (123) - 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 (620) - 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 (564) - 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 (100) - - 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 (18770) - 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


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