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AleSmith Speedway Stout - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

4,806 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,806
Reviews: 1,401
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 755
Gots: 1,350 | FT: 130
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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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

langchops, Jan 19, 2014
Photo of dgilks
4.24/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Inky. Oily black. Nice small tan head.

Chocolatey aroma. Some sweetness. Touches of roast. Nice.

Really rich chocolate. Interesting roast and cacao. Touches of bitterness.

Complex and rich malt. Medium-full body with moderate carbonation. Solid.

Nice beer. Really good complex flavour. Works well.

dgilks, Jan 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

fthegiants, Jan 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Wortman1998, Jan 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

jnardone235, Jan 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

SenorEsteban, Jan 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

JakeEsterly, Jan 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

nreynoso90, Jan 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

robbrandes, Jan 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.9%

jonnypopgun, Jan 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

UHCougar12, Jan 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

matto4444, Jan 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Modernrickk, Jan 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

santa216, Jan 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

mattmarka1, Jan 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

threedaggers, Jan 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Jimmeekrek, Jan 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Cloaked_Phantom, Jan 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

clay23, Jan 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

epyon396, Jan 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

crackshot, Jan 11, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -37.4%

Funkwich, Jan 11, 2014
Photo of joemcgrath27
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From notes dating back to August
A - pitch black creamy mocha head, solid looking stout
S - toasty coffee, licorice, cocoa, and a hint of booze
T - Big coffee kick, licorice and cocoa are prominent with a lightly smoky finish
M - chewy smooth start, creamy through the middle, slightly bitter finish, not even a hint of the high octane within
O - Its been a while, but i recall really savouring this brew with my beer advocate in crime andrenaline, very impressed by the flavours and masking of the high alcohol content, would love to stumble across this again

joemcgrath27, Jan 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

cproioi, Jan 10, 2014
AleSmith Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 4,806 ratings.