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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee - AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee

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599 Ratings
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Ratings: 599
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 7.08%
Wants: 259
Gots: 95 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Speedway Stout brewed with Vietnamese Coffee.

(Beer added by: brew3crew on 11-13-2011)
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-27-2013 02:42:24 | More by MarcWP
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4/5  rDev -11.5%

09-26-2013 22:49:53 | More by gpawned
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4.25/5  rDev -6%

09-26-2013 02:49:50 | More by manutdfan
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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sweemzander

Illinois

4/5  rDev -11.5%

09-24-2013 14:27:03 | More by sweemzander
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LaChupacabra

California

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

09-23-2013 23:03:51 | More by LaChupacabra
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socalbrewlvr

California

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-22-2013 23:00:08 | More by socalbrewlvr
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New Mexico

4/5  rDev -11.5%

09-22-2013 04:02:13 | More by Beerandboards
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kevrice88

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-20-2013 00:59:17 | More by kevrice88
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HoppySuds

California

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

09-19-2013 16:01:15 | More by HoppySuds
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Zorora

California

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-19-2013 05:45:40 | More by Zorora
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jeff1973

California

4.45/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a Maudite tulip. Bottled on 8/5/13, so about a month old.

A - Pitch black, not even a ruby hue on the edge (like a good stout should be). Mocha head leaves good lacing.

S - Milk chocolate, a very dark, acidic coffee scent, dried cherries.

T - I read that they added lactose to it to mimic the sweetened condensed milk in normal vietnamese coffee. I can definitely taste it. Blends nicely with the dark, strong coffee, and dark chocolate and dried cherry flavors. Very rich, not much alcohol burn.

M - Rich, full, and creamy. Low carbonation.

O - Awesome beer. Had at the tasting room when I picked up my bottles and instantly regretted not by buying as much as I could have.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 04:40:43 | More by jeff1973
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California

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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California

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Illinois

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Dreadnaught33

District of Columbia

4.35/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A very interesting and different beer to the 'regular' speedway stout. You can tell the coffee is stronger and more bitter.

The look is a nice dark brown to black with some excellent lacing and a decent frothy ring of tan-off white head.

The smell is nice but thin in its complexity, plenty of bitter coffee grinds along with some vanilla bean and cocoa beans to round it out. The smell is a bit astringent which departs from the nice aromas. The taste follows suit in many ways, but it is filled in by a hefty malt bill and some deeper sweet and savory flavors that make the coffee tastes richer. A very complex palate that seems to open up as it warms and deepens with each taste.

The feel is a nice medium feel with little burn. It goes over smoothly, and caps off a very nice brew overall.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2013 02:58:15 | More by Dreadnaught33
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Quackus

New York

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

09-16-2013 21:51:16 | More by Quackus
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +10.6%

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kawilliams81

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a snifter.

Pours pours black with a huge 3" dark cola head. A lot of small trails and bubbles of lacing cover the glass.

Huge coffee, big dark chocolate, light vanilla and mint.

Nice big rich coffee, vanilla, dark chocolate.

Great coffee stout! Very smooth, huge rich coffee flavor with nice dark chocolate as well.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2013 01:18:12 | More by kawilliams81
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee from AleSmith Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 599 ratings.