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AleSmith Speedway Stout - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

4,628 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,628
Reviews: 1,394
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 748
Gots: 1,300 | 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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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +8%

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jeremiahoden

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -20.5%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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VeggieNugget

California

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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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shehateme

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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AOShabaz

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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imfrommichigan

Utah

4/5  rDev -9.1%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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jbertsch

Massachusetts

4.66/5  rDev +5.9%

Bottle aged almost 1 year old, I am assuming.

Appeared jet black with a caramel colored head one finger in size, poured into a snifter.

Big aroma of roasted coffee beans, chocolate, and notes of vanilla.

Its taste offers coffee up front. I then notice dark chocolate cake... Amost like a booze-soaked cake, though the beer isn't overly boozey. A touch of toffee comes to mind. Mocha lingers on the finish.

Full mouthfeel. Chewy. Not very slick...more so dry, which i love.

Overall this is decadent and beautiful. Hard to find a fault here. Its coffee and chcolate flavors are in nice balance,unlike some other coffee stouts. A real treat.

02-04-2013 04:17:49 | More by jbertsch
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +8%

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California

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Illinois

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Zaximus

Washington

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New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +8%

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New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Massachusetts

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California

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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AleSmith Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,628 ratings.