AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak | 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: Rotating

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Added by HopHead84 on 11-11-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
541
Reviews:
80
Avg:
4.41
pDev:
9.07%
 
 
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446
Gots:
72
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Ratings: 541 |  Reviews: 80
Photo of rack0flamb
4.42/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dralecg
4.34/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PA-Michigander
4/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dataylor21
4.27/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 2beerdogs
4.49/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of newbeeraday
3.25/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

(outliner detected) Burnt coffee taste. Roasted malt. Nothing special.

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Photo of mythaeus
4.75/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of tedgelee
4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HOPSareKey
1.21/5  rDev -72.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

To be fair, it was quite old when I drank it. Very metallic and green peppery. Thinnest of the line.

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Photo of jrs3994243
4/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lefty17
4.35/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beergorrilla
4.31/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DIPAFAN
4.12/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dleiner
4.09/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Pipelovejoy
3.39/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Too much bitter coffee flavor and harsh alcohol bite for my taste.

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Photo of BarrytheBear
3.96/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Kopi provides nice rich berry notes and it's stunning how much coffee is here given the passage of time. But, like most speedway variants, it's harsh on the finish and the alcohol is very prominent.

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Photo of madtowndmb1
4.18/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of johntfox
4.73/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Wolberjs
4.46/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of halo3one
3.7/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Piglet_rulz_da_yard
4.36/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ianroodt
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mportnoy
4/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mike_Amps
4.56/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Desp59
2.43/5  rDev -44.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Definitely the worst of the variants I have had so far.

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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak from AleSmith Brewing Company
4.41 out of 5 based on 541 ratings.
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