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AleSmith Speedway Stout - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

4,473 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,473
Reviews: 1,389
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 738
Gots: 1,248 | FT: 122
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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Drinkerofales

California

4.72/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours black, some brown notes in the pouring and leaves a dark mocha head with bubbles of all size which dissipates to a ring. Lacing is thin and oily.

Smell is of coffee, bitter chocolate, sweet thick malt, a slight hop presence, and a touch of the booze.

Taste is of coffee, chocolate truffle coated in coco powder, sweet perfectly roasted malt.

The full body is creamy and smooth, and the oily, syrupy brew slides over the tongue like it just wants to be drank.

Easily the best stout I have had yet, great flavor makes me feel like a kid again. The texture is so nice as to feel like I am not drinking any alcohol. The only way I know it's got booze is the smell and the way my head feels.

DOA

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2012 03:51:08 | More by Drinkerofales
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AleSmith Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,473 ratings.