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AleSmith Speedway Stout - AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Speedway Stout

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

4,512 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,512
Reviews: 1,392
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 738
Gots: 1,264 | FT: 124
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Jet Black, with an off-white head. Starts with a strong coffee and dark chocolate sensation, then fades to a multitude of toasty, roasty and caramel malt flavors. Clean and crisp, full- bodied. Warmth from the high alcohol content lightens up the feel. You won't fool your taste buds - this beer is HUGE!

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2002)
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BilbosNuts

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4.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours pitch black in color with a two finger, dark mocha colored, creamy head. The head slowly shrinks to a thick film, but sticks around throughout drinking. Sheets of lacing are left behind. I can't imagine a better looking stout.

S: Dark roasted malts and roasted coffee provide a solid backbone for the aroma. Sweet milk chocolate and bitter chocolate round it out. Fantastic.

T: The taste follows the nose with dark malts and roasted coffee beans. A variety of sweet and bitter chocolate at nice complementary notes.

M: It has a body on the heavier side with a sort of chewy feel to it, almost like a light syrup. A slight, oily feel coats the palate with the intense flavor.

O: I don't know why it took me so long to try this one. Always saw it around, but never pulled the trigger. Glad I finally did, as this is has become one of my favorite coffee infused beers I've had.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 02:16:27 | More by BilbosNuts
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AleSmith Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,512 ratings.