(San Diego, CA) – The latest from AleSmith Brewing Co.’s email newsletter…
This is the first time AleSmith has bottled this ever-popular variation of Speedway Stout. We began brewing Vietnamese Speedway in 2012 when one of our brewers had the idea to add this blend of four Vietnamese coffees, known in Vietnam as cà phê sữa đá, to our popular imperial stout. The result was an instant hit! 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.
If one Speedway wasn’t enough, our next batch of Barrel Aged Speedway Stout is ready as well! We’ve matured our Russian Imperial Stout in premium bourbon barrels for one year to create the perfect blend of flavors. Notes of oak, vanilla, and bourbon add another level of complexity to this beer’s already massive flavor profile of chocolate, Ryan Bros. Coffee, and roasted barley.
Starting August 5th at 10:00am, you will be able to purchase up to four (4) bottles of Vietnamese Speedway Stout and up to six (6) bottles of Barrel Aged Speedway Stout. Please note, your name will be registered once you place your order (you will need to use your name for each bottle). Any duplicate sales to the same name will be voided! We want to make this as fair as possible and get as many bottles into our wonderful customer’s hands!
Please USE ONLY YOUR NAME TO PURCHASE THE BOTTLES. YOUR PURCHASE IS JUST FOR YOUR BOTTLES. YOU CANNOT PURCHASE BOTTLES UNDER SOMEONE ELSE’S NAME OR FOR SOMEONE ELSE. IF YOU BUY THEM, YOU MUST PICK THEM UP.
Bottles can be picked up starting Saturday, August 10th at the AleSmith Tasting Room. Bottles can be retrieved during tasting room hours from Saturday, August 10th through Sunday, October 13th 2013. (Tasting Room Hours: Tue/Wed/Thurs/Fri: 12-9pm, Sat: 11am-8pm & Sun: 11am-6pm.) **Any bottles not retrieved by SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13TH will be surrendered back to the brewery (no exceptions).**
Please DO NOT PURCHASE BOTTLES UNLESS YOU ARE SURE YOU CAN MAKE IT TO THE BREWERY BY October 13, 2013.
Proxies will not be allowed for this release, you will need to show your proof of purchase (in the form of CONFIRMATION EMAIL FROM BROWN PAPER TICKETS) and valid id to retrieve your bottles. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE. This means you will NOT be able to pick up anyone else’s bottles, and we will not release the bottles to you without a confirmation and valid id matching the name on the sale! IF YOU PURCHASE THE BOTTLE, YOU HAVE TO PICK IT UP!
Please ensure you only pick up bottles during the following dates/times: Tue/Wed/Thurs/Fri: 12-9pm, Sat: 11am-8pm & Sun: 11am-6pm. Please do not purchase bottles until you’ve read the terms and conditions listed on the sale page and can ensure you will be able to pick up your bottles by SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13TH, 2013!
To purchase tickets, please visit our Brown Paper Tickets sale page located here. The page will not go live until twelve (12) hours prior to the start of bottle sales (August 4th at 10:00pm)!