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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Papua New Guinea Coffee - AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Papua New Guinea Coffee
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7 Ratings
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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 07-14-2012)
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Photo of HopHead84
3.68/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

7/13/2012

On tap at Alesmith.

A: Black with a finger of dark brown foam. Good retention and scattered lacing.

S: Earthy, nutty, grainy coffee character. Pronounced dark chocolate with licorice and molasses.

T: A nice combination of bittersweet dark chocolate, roasted grains, and earthy coffee. Light molasses presence. Some licorice. Moderately bitter with some astringency throughout. A somewhat sharp and acrid finish that becomes increasingly distracting with each sip.

M: Full body with a medium level of creamy carbonation. The mouthfeel is chewy, sticky, and dry.

Overall: Nice aroma and a pretty good flavor though the coffee is somewhat harsh, particularly in the finish.

Photo of skunk242
4/5  rDev n/a

Photo of xnicknj
4.25/5  rDev n/a

Photo of jvillefan
4.25/5  rDev n/a

Photo of tbeq00
4.25/5  rDev n/a

Photo of notchucknorris
4.4/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Alesmith

A: Black and oily with a thin mocha colored head. As with all versions of Speedway, looks amazing.

S: I've had a few coffee versions of Speedway now and this is by far the darkest smelling version. Tons of dark, dark coffee with some charred malt and bittersweet chocolate.

T: Similar to the smell. Huge roasted/charred malt presence. Tons of dark chocolate, charred wood and licorice. Reminded me a bit of Big Black Bear Stout with all the huge roastiness. Pretty good stuff.

Photo of Eriktheipaman
4.5/5  rDev n/a

AleSmith Speedway Stout - Papua New Guinea Coffee from AleSmith Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.