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AleSmith Speedway Stout - Dried Sour Cherries
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Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout
Limited (brewed once).
No notes at this time.
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5
On tap at O'Brien's for 2012 SDBW.
A: Deep, slick black with a ring of fine, medium dark brown head. No real lacing, but it retains the foam quite well. Almost like looking at an espresso.
S: A subdued regular Speedway, mostly cocoa and medium roast coffee at first, but subtle dried cherry comes through as it warms.
T: Dried cherries at the forefront, which drowns much of the base flavors. Slight cherry tang, though at times the it tastes medicinal.
M: Silky, full bodied, and medium-light carbonation which works wonderfully with the body.
O: Cherry is decent enough, but it detracts from the base beer whose flavor is absent. This sounds like it should be a really good combination. But it needs more of the base beer to really come together.
Serving type: on-tap
11-07-2012 06:22:36 |
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