AleSmith Brewing Closes Out 2021 with Release of Speedway Stout Variant #4

AleSmith Brewing Company (San Diego, California) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Speedway Stout Variant #4: Madagascar Vanilla & Ceylon Alba Cinnamon in mid-November 2021.

Dropping as this year’s final, quarterly-released variant of AleSmith’s legendary Speedway Stout, Speedway Stout Variant #4: Madagascar Vanilla & Ceylon Alba Cinnamon has the original Imperial Stout’s “chocolate and roasted malts bolstered by notes of dark fruit, toffee and caramel” and “[offers] up some comfort for the cooler fall and winter months by infusing it with a generous amount of Madagascar vanilla beans, along with just the right amount of Ceylon Alba cinnamon.” Coming in at 12% ABV, Speedway Stout Variant #4: Madagascar Vanilla & Ceylon Alba Cinnamon boasts “a delicate milky sweetness interlaced with notes of chocolate, roast and subtle hints of spiciness.”

“We always look forward to these quarterly releases, so I’m thrilled to bring this next variant to Speedway Stout lovers everywhere,” says Ryan Crisp, Head Brewer and Director of Brewery Operations at AleSmith. “It’s a really fun concept, since we get to exercise our creativity during the brewing process, plus we know our Imperial stout has a large following of beer-drinkers that look forward to trying these new creations, which makes it that much more rewarding. This will be a strong end to our 2021 series!”

Speedway Stout Variant #4: Madagascar Vanilla & Ceylon Alba Cinnamon is rolling out now and will hang around through December 2021 (while supplies last). You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located in California and throughout the rest of AleSmith’s distribution footprint. Prost!

Vital Information for a Speedway Stout Variant #4: Madagascar Vanilla & Ceylon Alba Cinnamon from AleSmith Brewing Company

Release – Limited/Speedway Stout Variant Series; November – December 2021
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 12%
Added Ingredients – Madagascar vanilla beans & Ceylon Alba cinnamon
Suggested Pairings – Fruit Cake
Recommended Glassware – Tulip or Goblet
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft
Beer Finder – https://alesmith.com/find-our-beer/

AleSmith Brewing Releases Third Variant of the Year of Speedway Stout

AleSmith Brewing Company (San Diego, California) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Speedway Stout Variant #3: Mexican Dark Chocolate, Sea Salt and Mexican Coffee in mid-August 2021.

Arriving as 2021’s third variant of AleSmith’s legendary Speedway Stout, Speedway Stout Variant #3: Mexican Dark Chocolate, Sea Salt and Mexican Coffee is an Imperial Stout that has been dosed – just as its name suggests – with a tempting mix of Mexican dark chocolate, sea salt and Mexican coffee. Coming in at 12% ABV, Speedway Stout Variant #3: Mexican Dark Chocolate, Sea Salt and Mexican Coffee boasts a “decadent, roasty and chocolatey flavor profile.”

“For this special edition of our signature imperial stout, we were inspired to feature ingredients from our neighbors to the south,” says Ryan Crisp, Head Brewer and Director of Brewery Operations. “We used a trio of Mexican dark chocolate, sea salt and Mexican coffee to give the beer notes of cacao and dark fruit, plus a subtle touch of cinnamon and roasty earthiness.”

Speedway Stout Variant #3: Mexican Dark Chocolate, Sea Salt and Mexican Coffee is rolling out now and scheduled to hang around through September 2021. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans at select craft beer-focused establishments located in California and throughout the rest of AleSmith’s distribution territory. Prost!

Vital Information for Speedway Stout Variant #3: Mexican Dark Chocolate, Sea Salt and Mexican Coffee from AleSmith Brewing Company

Release – Limited/Speedway Stout Series; August – September 2021
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 12%
Added Ingredients – Mexican dark chocolate, sea salt & Mexican coffee
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Beer Finder – https://alesmith.com/find-our-beer
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AleSmith Brewing Releases Speedway Stout Variant Nationwide for First Time

AleSmith Brewing Company (San Diego, California) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Speedway Stout Espresso and Madagascar Vanilla in early January 2021.

Dropping as the first of four variants of AleSmith’s iconic Speedway Stout to be released nationwide in 2021, Speedway Stout Special Variant #1: Speedway Stout Espresso and Madagascar Vanilla (12% ABV) is “a signature edition of [Speedway Stout] infused with tons of Madagascar vanilla and a bold espresso blend, bestowing intense notes of chocolate, coffee, vanilla and dark fruit.” This release of Speedway Stout Espresso and Madagascar Vanilla marks “the first time the brewery distributes their canned Speedway variants on a national scale.”

Speedway Stout Espresso and Madagascar Vanilla is rolling out now and will be available through February 2021 (as long as supplies last). You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans at craft beer-friendly establishments located in North Carolina, California and throughout the rest of AleSmith’s distribution area. Prost!

Vital Information for Speedway Stout Espresso and Madagascar Vanilla from AleSmith Brewing Company

Release – Limited/Speedway Stout Special Variant Series; January – February 2021
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 12%
Added Ingredients – Espresso coffee & Madagascar vanilla
Fun Fact – “For those unfamiliar with AleSmith’s original Speedway Stout, it is best characterized by dominant chocolate and roasted malts supported by notes of dark fruit, toffee and caramel. A healthy dose of locally roasted coffee added to each batch brings out the beer’s dark chocolate flavors and enhances its drinkability. Despite its intensity, Speedway Stout’s fine carbonation and creamy mouthfeel make it very smooth and surprisingly easy to drink, yielding the perfect canvas for Head Brewer Ryan Crisp and his team of creatives to produce unique blends and variants that exemplify what makes their imperial stout so beloved, while incorporating complexities that rev up the tasting experience.”
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans