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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged - AleSmith Brewing Company

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1,245 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,245
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 8.19%
Wants: 1,741
Gots: 383 | FT: 41
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 07-03-2006)
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Ratings: 1,245 | Reviews: 270 | Display Reviews Only:
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CGMLS3

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

10-18-2013 20:45:58 | More by CGMLS3
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Hotrod88

California

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

10-18-2013 17:54:25 | More by Hotrod88
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EB1

California

3.75/5  rDev -17%

10-18-2013 00:46:12 | More by EB1
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MatthewPlus

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

10-15-2013 18:12:08 | More by MatthewPlus
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BColton1

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev -6%

10-14-2013 22:36:33 | More by BColton1
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Rollzroyce21

California

4.65/5  rDev +2.9%

- Bottled March 2013
- 750mL bottle poured into stemless wine glass on 13-Oct-13

Huge bourbon notes, followed by sweet chocolate cake with a bit of coffee roast notes and hints of dark fruit, raw oak, vanilla, a touch of roasted malt. This is decadent, complex, and luscious. The most prominent aromas as bourbon and rich chocolate, and they intermingle perfectly. It's got a perfect level of carbo that decreases to a nice smooth, silky satin as the beer warms.

Really, the only thing that might improve the beer is a bolder coffee presence, but that's about it.

10-14-2013 03:54:34 | More by Rollzroyce21
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roostor07

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

10-13-2013 21:02:45 | More by roostor07
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

10-13-2013 00:50:57 | More by MNBeer1017
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TKEbeerman

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

10-12-2013 20:13:23 | More by TKEbeerman
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

10-08-2013 11:51:43 | More by xnicknj
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DanGeo

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

10-06-2013 13:09:08 | More by DanGeo
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mrebeka

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

10-05-2013 02:10:27 | More by mrebeka
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uncccegr

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -11.5%

10-03-2013 19:21:35 | More by uncccegr
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teeeebs

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-03-2013 03:45:19 | More by teeeebs
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greg4579

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -6%

10-02-2013 02:00:36 | More by greg4579
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Westuh

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

10-01-2013 18:42:45 | More by Westuh
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craftbeerasian

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

10-01-2013 04:30:50 | More by craftbeerasian
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BUNZILLA

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

09-30-2013 21:32:26 | More by BUNZILLA
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zbodnar1

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-30-2013 17:10:52 | More by zbodnar1
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -6%

09-30-2013 15:20:45 | More by ThePorterSorter
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Lasering

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

09-30-2013 02:47:39 | More by Lasering
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nrs207

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-29-2013 16:37:41 | More by nrs207
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bcrossan

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-28-2013 22:32:17 | More by bcrossan
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TheBoog013

California

5/5  rDev +10.6%

09-28-2013 22:26:14 | More by TheBoog013
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.83/5  rDev -15.3%

Served in a tumbler.

How many huge beers can we try in a night? This one pours a very deep and very dark black-brown topped by a nice finger of sandstone foam. The nose comprises cheaper whiskey, roasted malts, mild coffee, and a light dusting of cocoa powder. The taste brings in more of the same, with the whiskey still riding tall in the saddle, but not quite as roughshod over the roast and coffee as before. Moreover, a stronger undercurrent of oak worms its way underneath the proceedings. The body is a hefty medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a solid barrel-aged stout, though not quite as good as the base would indicate. If anything, I'd take the normal, everyday Speedway over this most days of the week. That said, it's still pretty good, just not nearly as good as its current reputation would suggest.

09-28-2013 06:10:07 | More by TMoney2591
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged from AleSmith Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 1,245 ratings.