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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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ommegangpbr

New York

4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

So I just shared a Pale Horse stout and a Lagunitas cappuccino stout. This here beer reminds me of the strong points of both of those beers blended together with the weak points bolstered and smoothed over. Big, smokey, roasted flavor up front with the bitterness of a high quality dark roast coffee. There's a bit of a milkiness in the finish that reminds me of a cappuccino.
Chocolate covered coffee beans with a blast of booze to broadcast the flavors. There's merit to the hype.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2012 07:02:59 | More by ommegangpbr
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AleSmith Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,517 ratings.