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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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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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Omnium

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served on tap at House of 1000 Beers on 9-29-13

A - Poured out a rich creamy black color, two fingers of tan colored head, thick lacing.
S - Aroma has a lot of dark roasted chocolates, some smoky traits, it seems like there might be some hops in here, and definitely a little boozy.
T - Big bitter dark chocolate, roasted malt, has a really nice hop character throughout the mouth, and there's a really neat flavor of smoked hickory chips that compliment it well.
M - Least favorite part of the beer, very dry, not a whole lot of those good complex flavors in the aftertaste, but for 12% there's not a lot of burn.
O - Great stout with how complex it is, the hops and smokiness really bring this to a new level. Would definitely have again.

Serving type: on-tap

10-05-2013 02:40:49 | More by Omnium
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wiltznucs

Florida

3.66/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a CCB snifter. Smell is typical of a stout with malty goodness. Pours an inky black with no head. I don't pick up any coffee notes and a bit thin for my liking. A bad bottle perhaps? Overall, pretty good but better stouts can be had. If free forming I'd give it a 3.75. Overall quite nice...

Serving type: bottle

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AleSmith Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,473 ratings.