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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

4,657 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,657
Reviews: 1,395
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 745
Gots: 1,307 | FT: 131
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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Sconi_tom

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

08-23-2014 20:13:25 | More by Sconi_tom
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TWM

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -31.8%

Had on tap while sitting outside on a warm day. Not sure if the weather contributed, but this just didn't come together.

Visual- Nice, very dark, smooth. 2-finger head,

Aroma- Not much to smell; a little coffee, slight burnt edge

Taste- Not much taste- disappointing. Tasted almost like a good stout that was served too cold, but it wasn't too cold. The flavors were coffee and chocolate over the malt, good bitterness, but none of the flavors came through strong enough to satisfy. Felt like I was getting hints of an awesome beer, but not the awesome beer itself.

Feel- smooth but a little watery for a stout.

Overall- didn't live up to its billing. Not a bad beer, but not one that blew me away.

08-23-2014 17:23:56 | More by TWM
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ChiBrewKing

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.1%

08-23-2014 14:57:22 | More by ChiBrewKing
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Bradaplast

North Carolina

4.43/5  rDev +0.7%

08-23-2014 13:49:26 | More by Bradaplast
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jakea

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -9.1%

08-23-2014 03:24:22 | More by jakea
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rjvanston

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

08-23-2014 00:37:37 | More by rjvanston
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ZorroPlateado

California

4.2/5  rDev -4.5%

08-22-2014 11:05:08 | More by ZorroPlateado
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dagubna

California

4.84/5  rDev +10%

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Knobs303

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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thomda11

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

08-22-2014 04:32:53 | More by thomda11
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jmt308

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

08-22-2014 03:55:23 | More by jmt308
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d_cook_roc

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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nathan-mcwherter


4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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Whimpers

New York

4.75/5  rDev +8%

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Jaywalsh20

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -26.1%

08-21-2014 11:45:26 | More by Jaywalsh20
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EPpy

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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Hophazzard

California

3.5/5  rDev -20.5%

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Ashley760

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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AleHunter805

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

08-20-2014 21:27:16 | More by AleHunter805
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Hulud

Georgia

4.95/5  rDev +12.5%

08-19-2014 23:48:17 | More by Hulud
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Nbdreher


4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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ja09

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

08-19-2014 15:25:09 | More by ja09
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Gus34

Wisconsin

4.8/5  rDev +9.1%

08-19-2014 11:59:27 | More by Gus34
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DerrickW

Georgia

4/5  rDev -9.1%

08-19-2014 01:19:07 | More by DerrickW
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DavidHume

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

08-18-2014 23:34:18 | More by DavidHume
AleSmith Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,657 ratings.