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AleSmith Speedway Stout - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

4,413 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,413
Reviews: 1,389
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 730
Gots: 1,233 | 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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Manoftyr

New York

4.45/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance-Pours an extremely dark but not 'quite' black chocolate brown, a fluffy milk-chocolate head rises up and slowly recedes back down to a thick film. Leaves good lacing.

Aroma-Chocolate and dark roasted malts upfront, mellow coffee in the background as well as the faintest hint of vanilla, some booze but only a touch.

Taste-Chocolate up front first much like the aroma mingling with roasted malt, the coffee cuts in mid palette with an acidic character alongside some slight bittering hoppiness to bring balance. Finishes dry-ish with notes of roast and black coffee.

Mouthfeel-Luscious and drippingly thick with low-end levels of carbonation; perfect.

Overall-An excellent stout and more than deserving of its status as among the best.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2011 23:34:45 | More by Manoftyr
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AleSmith Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,413 ratings.