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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged - AleSmith Brewing Company

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1,254 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,254
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 8.19%
Wants: 1,741
Gots: 387 | FT: 42
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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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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04-17-2013 01:39:16 | More by mcdonald422
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

04-16-2013 01:29:04 | More by SkeeterBoganski
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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ArchEnemyBrew

Washington

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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California

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev -7.5%

Shared at the JLindros Birthday Whale Tasting. Reviewed from notes. I think Bill brought this. 2007 vintage.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a dark oily hue with a thin, thin off mocha halo. Pretty solid appearance.

S - Aroma is full of nice bourbon, smooth caramel, light chocolate along with sweet malts.

T - Taste is solid with nice bourbon and chocolate notes. Still, it is a bit on the sweet/syrupy side for my liking. Very faint chocolate here as well.

M - Mouthfeel is pretty good, creamy, but semi syrupy.

O - Overall, a solid stout. Perhaps this was a bit too old as the sticky sweetness really took over for my taste buds.

04-12-2013 21:21:25 | More by rudzud
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rand

California

4.3/5  rDev -4.9%

On tap at Cirro's in Pacific Beach, poured into tulip

A: Jet-black, small coffee-tan head that dissipates quickly. Looks heavy and viscous, no lacing.

S: The nose is rich boozy bourbon and dark roasted coffee. Plenty if semi-sweet chocolate aligned with the deep malt-backbone keeps things in balance. There's a bit of a rum-raisin note in between the booze and residual sugars. Did I say boozy?

T: Way more balanced than the nose lead. A balanced mixe of sweet bourbon and chocolate bounce off of roasted coffee, paprika and nutmeg. There actually a dose of hop oil in there, drying things out a bit. Long, bitter-sweet finish.

M: Rich and chewy. Enough carbonation to keep the palate clean, but not so mich as to offset the velvety mouthfeel.

Delicious barrel-aged brew, but grading on a curve, this isn't that big a step up from Speedway. Which isn't a bad thing, just didnt exceed my expectations.

04-12-2013 03:38:24 | More by rand
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California

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Texas

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Georgia

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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged from AleSmith Brewing Company
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