AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged | AleSmith Brewing Company

AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged
BA SCORE
98.2%
Liked This Beer
4.52 w/ 2,129 ratings
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedAleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company
California, United States
alesmith.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by beerguy101 on 01-01-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#93
Reviews:
352
Ratings:
2,129
Liked:
2,090
Avg:
4.52/5
pDev:
7.74%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2,025
Gots:
643
Trade:
89
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,129 |  Reviews: 352
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4.12/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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4.63/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

A - Pours pitch black with a minimal head and leaves a thick, coffee colored lacing ring around
the top of the beer.

A - Bourbon, vanilla, dark toffee roast, oak, and caramel.

T - Perfectly balanced layer upon layer of toffee, caramel roast, vanilla, oak, bourbon, and not
overly boozy or over powering. Light smoky char.

M - Full medium body, silky smooth, lip smacking sticky.

O - An amazingly well balanced barrel aged beer.

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Photo of Knapp85
4.57/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured out about as black as possible when it comes to beer. The smell is nicely balanced between the bourbon and coffee aromas. The taste is good, chocolate, coffee and subtle vanilla bourbon notes. The feel is slick and oily, pretty heavy as well. Overall it's a great variant of the Speedway series.

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

March 2013 bottle. Still pretty darn hot, and I generally don't mind the bourbon heat. The coffee is still super strong, and the best part of the beer for me. I prefer the base Speedway to be honest. This one doesn't stack up to a fresh Bourbon County, and it pails in comparison to a BC Coffee. Too hot, still. It's very good, but considering how easy it is to get the regular Speedway in my area, I doubt I'll make a huge effort to find this one again when the regular is $12 a 750ml.

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2.72/5  rDev -39.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Good though for the effort and the money I'll stick with the original.

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.88/5  rDev +8%

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged from AleSmith Brewing Company
Beer rating: 98.2% out of 100 with 2,129 ratings
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