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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

4,517 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,517
Reviews: 1,392
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 742
Gots: 1,267 | 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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Poured into a snifter, pours jet black with a nicely browned two-finger head.

Coffee, nutty roasted malts, and chocolate pleasantly greet the nostrils.

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AleSmith Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,517 ratings.