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AleSmith Speedway Stout - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

4,405 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,405
Reviews: 1,389
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 730
Gots: 1,229 | FT: 119
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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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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Texas

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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California

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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New York

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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California

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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AApparel

California

4/5  rDev -9.1%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -9.1%

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pperez38

California

4.75/5  rDev +8%

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ficknish

California

4.72/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Opaque black. Light tan head.

S - Coffee. Bourbon. Chocolate bitterness. Tall grass. Some wood.

T - Coffee. Alcohol. Roasted malts. Bittersweet chocolate. Burnt spicy bitterness. Coffee acidity. Oak.

M - Huge body. Alcohol heat. Sweet velvety finish.

O - So down with this stout. Great complexity and depth. Huge bitter coffee flavors and a warming alcohol feel. Bittersweet chocolate and coffee acidity balance the body nicely. Will definitely be drinking again.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2011 07:26:29 | More by ficknish
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teamizm

California

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Daveychu

California

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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California

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -9.1%

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New Jersey

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California

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California

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ccyr

New York

4/5  rDev -9.1%

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HungarianCount

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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kenm2118

Illinois

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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HosP

Indiana

4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Got this bottle from Scottfrie a while ago. Poured 750ml bottle into fantome snifters.

A- Pours dark and thick. Light around the edges with dark brown color. Dark khaki head, recedes down and leaves a thin coating on the glass.

S- Lots of roasted coffee, espresso notes. Slightly sweet aroma at the end, with hints of chocolate. Very nice nose here!

T- Very smooth drink, follows the nose nicely. Strong coffee, espresso flavors up front. Stays strong through the middle. The end has nice roasty taste along with some bittering chocolate.

M- Full body, low carbonation. A little dry and has almost a burnt aftertaste to it.

O- Very solid coffee stout. All around good drink. The aftertaste was a little off I think, but didn't detract to much from the beer. Would drink another one of these someday. Thanks for the beer Scott.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2011 19:25:25 | More by HosP
AleSmith Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,405 ratings.