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AleSmith Speedway Stout - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

4,410 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,410
Reviews: 1,389
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 731
Gots: 1,232 | FT: 119
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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JulieRFoster

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oh, wow. Now THIS is a stout. This is the kick-ya-in-the-balls kinda stout that I've been dreaming of. TONS of flavor, and some nice hop bitters. Very smokey, chocolatey and coffee. Deep and powerful flavors mask the high alcohol content, although alcohol is certainly present in the nose, if not that aftertaste. Great w/ bbq. Tried this on tap at Redbones several times. One of the top 5 best stout I've ever tasted. Well balanced, but it also kinda knocks you out of your seat. However, the mouthfeel is light enough to make it very drinkable (despite the abv). A wonderful stout that packs a whallop.

Serving type: on-tap

06-24-2006 07:28:44 | More by JulieRFoster
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AleSmith Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,410 ratings.