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RATINGS: 2697   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.28   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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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 19/20
cobaink2 (48) - seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Poured with little head. But did have a slight caramel tinge to it. Nose of dark roast coffee, molasses and chocolate.and drinks about the same. Every taste an adventure. The dark coffee taste is very interesting to me. Solid beer. Especially that it is non barrel aged. Would love to see thus distributed to WA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BAMF (78) - Albion, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is of sweet aged fruit chocolate. Flavors are more of a burnt chocolate in multiple levels of fruit and roasted malt. A nice oily mouth feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Enwiebe (100) - - MAR 4, 2014
3/4/14. Draft at Surf Club. Exemplar Russian imperial. Stronger roasted notes and bitterness than some. Still wonderfully complex and deep. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chinchill (1602) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 4, 2014
12 oz bottle date stamped with a fill date of 2 Oct. 2012. Served in a Belgian snifter. Pours opaque and nearly black, but with red-brown highlights at the edges. Small dark tan head soon recedes. Aroma: semi-sweet and appealing but relatively subtle. Flavor: Rich and strong, with dark fruits, dark chocolate, dark roasted grains, and hints of molasses and coffee. Great balance, yet both sweet and bitter notes are easily detected.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mudwhomper (52) - Madison, USA - MAR 3, 2014
12 oz bottled 10/02/2012, Aroma is dark fruit, booze and roast. Taste is very reflective of the aromas. Much smoother than when fresh, if I recall. Feels a little thinner than I prefer, but I still think this is a fantastic Imperial Stout

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Clownoisseur (199) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - MAR 3, 2014
2011 vintage poured into a Bell’s snifter glass. Thin brown head, diminishes quickly but leaves spotty lacing across the oily top. Sticky webs of lace cling to the glass after each sip. Aroma is balanced with sweet dark fruits, molasses, chocolate and anise. Taste is bold anise paired with chocolate and dark fruits. Nice bitter hops across the end. Finishes nice and dry. A classic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (826) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle at home, purchased Florida, rate # 700. 1st March 14. Cracked the bottle the aroma punched me in the face, full on, thick liquorice, chocolate and leather. Pours, viscous and rich, taste is rich, liquorice, salty smooth and decadent. Top drawer!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lukedarock (142) - Howell, Michigan, USA - MAR 1, 2014
What a great stout almost perfect in everyway no real downfalls, it has good flavor and looks wonderful

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sudomorph (493) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 1, 2014
9/19/11 355ml bottle. Pours black with a thin mocha head. Aroma is a large. Slightly creamy and roasted with mild bitter chocolate. Taste is bitter but balanced well. Big roasted flavour with a creamy bitter dark chocolate and a bitter, roasted finish. Full body with a low-medium carbonation. Huge mouth feel with a perfect carbonation. Overall a superb beer. Great aroma, taste and mouth feel. Well worth tasting. Cheers!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Beeerboi (11) - South Dakota, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Uh baby love this stuff! My favorite brunch beer of all times. Not too bad at night either

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