AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee | AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee
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:
This Vietnamese coffee version of Speedway Stout is and continues to be AleSmith's most popular variation of the ever-growing Speedway Stout collection. Since 2012 we have been adding this blend of four Vietnamese coffees, known in Vietnam as cà phê sa đá, to our popular imperial stout. The coffee beans were slowly roasted at low temperatures and then brewed by AleSmith with a traditional phin-style filter that gently percolates water through the ground coffee. The result is an intensely aromatic and bold tasting coffee that complements the notes of chocolate and roast in this massive stout.

Added by brew3crew on 11-13-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,772
Reviews:
163
Avg:
4.44
pDev:
6.98%
 
 
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520
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291
For Trade:
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4/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.46/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.31/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.19/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Mule Bar, Winooski VT. This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a dark brown almost black color. Quickly dissipating slim white head. Sticky rimmed/ringed lacing. The aroma started off with a beautiful blend of the sweet to roasty coffee. Subtle vanilla. Smooth milk chocolate, and some dark chocolate. Some bitter coffee bean. To my knowledge since I’m a bit uneducated on actual "Vietnamese coffee", there’s a nice grabbingly sweet to bitter coffee bean abounding over top of the milk and dark chocolate. Semi-smooth and somewhat sticky on the aftertaste to run into the finish. On the palate, this one was about a medium on the body with a certain smoothness just impounding my tongue ever so lovely. Overall, beautifully and wonderfully done imperial stout. I would love to have this again.

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4.85/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.14/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L: Dark, black in color, almost like a cola with a slight darker hue. A small thin light (in color) head.
S: Big upfront coffee, chocolate and slight fruit
T: Dark coffee, slight tart fruit and chocolate on the backend
F: Good carbonation, without overly carbonated. Decent mouthfeel, slight creaminess but wish there was slightly more.
O: Good overall stout, great flavors. Just makes me want to have the barrel aged version.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Damn thats good.

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4.63/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
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4.46/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.59/5  rDev +3.4%
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