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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

4,410 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,410
Reviews: 1,389
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 731
Gots: 1,232 | 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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Ratings: 4,410 | Reviews: 1,389 | Display Reviews Only:
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trippytbta

California

4.21/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into tulip glass

A: pours black, with a small brown head that dissipates into a tiny head

S: coffee

T: strong coffee taste with big dark chocolate. Maybe a little caramel as it warms up

M: slick and smooth. Full bodies but still crisp. Very warm on the finish from the alcohol content. A little dry

Overall: very good imperial stout. One of my favorites now. About to try the barrel aged version. Huge flavor. Great.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2014 21:54:13 | More by trippytbta
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supaadam

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8%

07-01-2014 16:07:29 | More by supaadam
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randyb0007

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-01-2014 14:42:07 | More by randyb0007
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Bp123

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-01-2014 14:35:49 | More by Bp123
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stevec32

New York

4/5  rDev -9.1%

07-01-2014 11:29:53 | More by stevec32
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StayWhatYouAre2

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

07-01-2014 02:26:42 | More by StayWhatYouAre2
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aoampm

California

4.75/5  rDev +8%

06-30-2014 21:27:46 | More by aoampm
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JKIPA05

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

06-30-2014 18:11:00 | More by JKIPA05
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unclekeith

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-30-2014 05:33:23 | More by unclekeith
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Bobthehuman


4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-30-2014 03:33:20 | More by Bobthehuman
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sliks96

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.1%

06-30-2014 02:16:41 | More by sliks96
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GTJayG

Georgia

3.51/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Just don't find this beer to be all that the reviews here hype it to be. It's a nice stout, but it's not special. Even after some aging in the bottle there's too much of an alcohol forward taste. Not nearly as full of a mouthfeel as one would expect for a beer of this style.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 01:21:26 | More by GTJayG
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msumike89

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-29-2014 23:24:30 | More by msumike89
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brittanylicious

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

06-29-2014 20:22:15 | More by brittanylicious
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Corbin19


4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

06-29-2014 19:36:38 | More by Corbin19
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Ardeer

New York

4.75/5  rDev +8%

06-29-2014 19:25:24 | More by Ardeer
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apasternak

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

06-29-2014 16:59:53 | More by apasternak
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ubufan2112

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

06-29-2014 15:26:57 | More by ubufan2112
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Ndflyfan8

Maryland

2/5  rDev -54.5%

06-29-2014 10:54:12 | More by Ndflyfan8
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sourdog

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-29-2014 07:09:02 | More by sourdog
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kfurman

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

06-28-2014 17:29:40 | More by kfurman
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KG710

Georgia

4/5  rDev -9.1%

06-28-2014 16:42:23 | More by KG710
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kerry4porters

Arizona

4/5  rDev -9.1%

06-28-2014 14:09:28 | More by kerry4porters
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jkhobbs99

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8%

06-28-2014 13:46:47 | More by jkhobbs99
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GregDuB65

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +8%

06-28-2014 03:42:38 | More by GregDuB65
AleSmith Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,410 ratings.