Speedway Stout | AleSmith Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

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!

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#274
Reviews:
1,725
Ratings:
6,950
pDev:
8.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.44/5  rDev +1.4%
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4.52/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.53/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.92/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.45/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.14/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mkmarth
4.02/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NathanBeets
4.12/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 4/16/16. Consumed 2/3/18.

A bit past it's prime for the amount of coffee in this brew.

I enjoyed this brew, just thought it would be immensely better if it were more fresh.

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4.06/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Black with a creamy tan head. Heavy, sticky lacing.

Strong roasted malts, a little cream and a faint whiff of alcohol in the nose. Whatever coffee is there is very muted.

In the taste the nice roasted malt flavors are coupled with a strong sweetness -- there's a bit of chocolate and cream to it, but it's straight-up sugary, too. I wouldn't call it a dessert stout, but it's close. The coffee isn't very forward at this age, but there is a tasty flash of it in the aftertaste.

Very thick, creamy mouthfeel with just enough carbonation.

This is a bit too sweet for me to revisit often, but it's still very solid. Hard to read the canned on date, but it looks like 1/24/17, which could account for the muted coffee.

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4.96/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +14.2%
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3.88/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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5/5  rDev +14.2%
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4.12/5  rDev -5.9%
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4.34/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Loads of flavour. Starts with chocolate, then licorice and coffee. Finishes leathery with a hint of tobacco. At 12% this beer doesn't drink boozy. Smooth and flavourfull all the way

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4.53/5  rDev +3.4%
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.38 out of 5 with 6,950 ratings