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RATINGS: 2853   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.28/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
One of the earliest examples of the Russian Imperial Stout in the United States, Expedition Stout offers immensely complex flavors crafted specifically with vintage aging in mind, as its profile will continue to mature and develop over the years. A huge malt body is matched to a heady blend of chocolate, dark fruits, and other aromas. Intensely bitter in its early months, the flavors will slowly meld and grow in depth as the beer ages.
Available October-March.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mghj (36) - pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2015
bottle to pint glass from....poured jet black with a effervescent brown head, complex flavors of caramel, chocolate and raisin, with a thick creamy with of a slight burn of alcohol to finish the sip. I would like to lay a few of these down, and update the review.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bule (1397) - California, USA - JUN 20, 2015
12oz bottle pours a thick dark color with a bit of brown head. Silky smooth and lots of sweetness. Loads of flavor. Chocolate and berries and plums. Medium hop bitterness at the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scoobyluvshub (33) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle, aged 2 years. Poured thick, black, with little head. Aroma was of roasted malts, dark fruits, coffee. Taste was complex, roasted malts, dark fruit, slight bitter chocolate, hops, coffee, moderate bitterness, full-bodied, strong. Overall a great stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tapthis (173) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JUN 13, 2015
poors a dark black with a tan head. has aromas of roasted malts, chocolate, and hops. tastes are identical plus dark fruits.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rejtable (1924) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2015
Two years old. Nose is dark fruit and sweet syrup. Flavours are espresso, sweet syrup, dark fruit, bitter chocolate, maybe some leather. Bursting with Flavours very drinkable. Taste big sweet med/big bitter. Full oily body with medium carbonation and lasting bitterness. Awesome beer, no doubt about it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cosmo6644 (101) - Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle to snifter, dark black with tan head, aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, hops, and plum, taste is similar so strong and powerful, one of the best for sure ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nisse666 (5419) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2015
Draught at Ginger Man cons 2015-05-16 New York AR: bourbon vanilla, roasted malt, coffey and chocolate AP: black, stouty dark colored head F: dark bitter chocolate, black coffey, spicey tropical fruitinees from rum barrels, dry, rich and complex brew, very warming feeling (alcoholic and spices) - great!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bulk_Carrier (3013) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Packaging date of 08/22/14. This was poured into a mini snifter. The appearance was a dark brown close to black color with a less than a finger’s worth of foamy tan head that dissipated within less than about 30 seconds. The smell had a big roasty to semi-smooth bitter coffee bean leading into a delicate cocoa and light vanilla to round it all out. The taste was pretty smoothed due to the date, I’m guessing, still a nice roasty smooth coffee and cocoa delicately weaves together to lead to a decent sly roasty aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a good sessionability about it. Carbonation definitely smoothed a bit with a nice drying edge leading into a rounded out stickiness over my tongue. Overall, I can only imagine what this is like when its fresh. It aged beautifully and I hope to have again some day hopefully fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
culchiem (3148) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle from Marco. Jet black with a coffee head. Aroma is dark fruity malt. Flavour is bitter chocolate, spicy, dark fruits, creamy peat finish. Coffee cream finish, with a bit of stinging booze at the end.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alpha10 (466) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2015
2015/05/05 - Pours a dark brown cola colour with a thick, creamy, khaki head that lingers and laces nicely. Aroma is burnt sugar, carame,l dark berries chocolate, coffee and a little vanilla. Taste is sweet burnt sugar, chocolate, dark berry notes and coffee. Moderately sweet and some solid bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium and oily with smooth carbonation. A long drying, bitter finish with some nice alcohol warmth. A little more boozy than I typically like, but still a pretty amazing stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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