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

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Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by HopHead84 on 07-14-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Eriktheipaman
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of notchucknorris
4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
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.

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Photo of xnicknj
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of jvillefan
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of tbeq00
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of skunk242
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of HopHead84
3.7/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5


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.

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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Papua New Guinea Coffee from AleSmith Brewing Company
4.08 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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