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RATINGS: 2701   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (845) - 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!

4.1
   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

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sudomorph (515) - 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!

4.9
   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

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdamT (154) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Black hue, zero visibility with mostly diminishing fizzy light brown head. Spotty lacing. Aroma of sweet dark fruit, strong alcohol, when it warmed it smelled like soy sauce. Heavy malt and dark fruit up front with a light short coffee finish. Hints of chocolate as it warmed. Full body, oily texture, flat carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rockchalkgenes (23) - - FEB 22, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours jet black. Smells like fruit, chocolate and booze. Tastes basically like it smells, although the alcohol is less present. Pretty bitter on the back end. Really good beer. Excellent candidate for cellaring.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
EvanFriend (302) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Wow, this is really good. Tastes mostly of dark chocolate, with strong notes of dried fruit as well. Smooth, almost creamy going down. Incredibly good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
libertine (194) - rochester hills, Michigan, USA - FEB 21, 2014
pours black with a dark brown head. aroma of dark roast, cherries and chocolate. flavor of coffee, pure chocolate,burnt sugar and cherries.. low carbonation. full bodied. oily mouthfeel. finish is very bitter. alcohol is present but balanced. this imperial stout is fantastic. another fine michigan beer

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
biggsbowler (260) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Draft - Pour very black with a dark brown head. The nose is full of rich dark chocolate and fudge. More dark chocolate in the taste, very smooth with a slight hint of alcohol. This is a very rich, great beer.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
iStout (11) - - FEB 16, 2014
Fantastic ! ....One of the best Imperial Stouts ever !...Its in the top category with others like Founders, AleSmith, Thirsty Dog Siberian Night...these are are all so good, but taste different, so it will take time to decide which is the absolute best....$17.99 per 6 pack around N.E. Ohio....Ummmm life is good...


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