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RATINGS: 2878   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Savage_Night (305) - California, USA - JUL 15, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2015 1 year 1 months old. Pours black with minimal light brown head. Head retention is ok. AROMA: roasted dark malts, coffee, chocolate, caramel, alcohol, vanilla, herbal hops, molasses, slight bourbonish, toffee, spice, soy sauce, earthy and candied sugar. TASTE: rich dark roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, caramel, herbs, citrus, alcohol, vanilla, spice, smoke, soy sauce, toffee, molasses, dark fruit, slight bourbonish and hop bitterness. AFTER TASTE: dark chocolate coffee bitterness, spice, molasses and dark roasted malt with an oily thick rich boozy finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Worsenma (67) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Probably the darkest, thickest, maltiest stout I've ever had. Really hoppy with a great aftertaste. Really heavy but really tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vikingguy (995) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Thick and inky with large foamy tan head. Chocolate and a light wisp of alcohol on the nose. Taste- wow, incredibly rich and chewy. Roasted chocolate malts slam your taste buds. Less dominant flavors include honey, coffee, raisin, tobacco and alcohol. Giant Stout. It's easy to see why stout lovers love this ale so much. It's really good but just not my style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ghostbeer (64) - Nebraska, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Pours thick and rich, with aromas of dark chocolate and roasted malts. Little to no head retention. Very warming and decadent. Drinking this in July, not usually the style I go for, but I didn’t have the will power to wait for cooler weather.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BiiruBierBeer (811) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Smells of alcohol and faint hints of chocolate and coffee. Low carbonation with a sticky syrupy mouthfeel. Lightly foamy. Taste is dominated by the alcohol, but of course also has the typical stout tastes present as well such as raisins, dark chocolate, and roasted malts. Aftertaste is long length and the same. You get immediate warmth from the alcohol and taste of alcohol that subsides over the course of about 20 seconds. Too boozy for me. Gets significantly better with age though.

   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 (1525) - 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 (212) - 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 (2011) - 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.

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