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RATINGS: 2915   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.

Joelly3d's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Joelly3d (46) - Kentucky, USA - MAR 24, 2013
If I had to compare this I would say it tastes like wake up dead but lacks the caramel notes. Without the sweet caramel notes this beer tastes a bit too strong and having more than one glass feels like too much. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
philus (35) - Bazel, BELGIUM - APR 26, 2016
Bottle at home. Thick brown super stable head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malts, liquorice, soy sauce. Taste is cocoa, sharp bitter, bit of coffee, roastey malts, alcoholic. Needed some sips to start liking the beer. Well balanced and a very good imperial stout... Not getting why this is the 13th best beer worldwide though? Would like to try this aged!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SeniorZozo (810) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 25, 2016
Heavy bodied and viscous with muted carbonation. Pours like used motor oil with a small coffee-colored head. Sweet coffee, roasted malt, good baking chocolate, raisin, smoke, tart plum. Strong sweet and bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (6599) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 25, 2016
Bottle shared with Niller, sourced from Mikkeller Bottle Shop, Copenhagen - pours black with tan head. Dark roasted malty aroma and taste, with prominent chocolate, some coffee, caramel, nice dark fruits, subtle vanilla throughout, roasted finish. Solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrettGT (73) - Aalborg, DENMARK - APR 24, 2016
One and a half year old. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, meat, toasted bread, dark fruits. Pours pitch black with a creamy brown head that lasts very well. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter. Aroma flavours are transferred very nicely to the taste. Medium full body, creamy mouthfeel, average to soft carbonation, roasty bittersweet finish. Lives up to its reputation!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Madsen1635 (549) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 24, 2016
Bottle. Pitch black pour with brown head. Aroma has toffee, roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Texture is thick and dense. Taste is fresh and complex. Low carbonation. No hint if the high ABV. Extremely well composed

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (5332) - Reval, ESTONIA - APR 24, 2016
330ml bottle (thanks martjoobolut). Very dark brown color. Tiny size, bubbly brown head, stays. Roast, raisins, dark fruits, marmalade, orange, sweet and alcohol in aroma. Roast, dark fruits, bit ashy, raisins in taste. Spicy hops and intense roast in aftertaste. Bit harsh in a mouth. Boozy brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Defreni (2913) - Husum, DENMARK - APR 23, 2016
Flaske. Været på jagt efter denne Øl længe, derfor den fine rating. Lettere skuffet på en ellers helt fin imod, men så heller ikke mere. Overrasket over den med næsten 3000 ratings ligger så højt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrOrla (1694) - Odense C, DENMARK - APR 23, 2016
Bottle. Pours black with a little brown head. Aroma dark chocolate, subtle vanilla, roast, licorice, dark fruits, light soy, quite nice coffee, light alcohol notes, coaco. Taste is quite heavy, light roastey smoke, very oily texture nice coffee roast finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
c0fein (471) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 23, 2016
355ml bottle from shop.mikkeller.dk
15025 PKGD 11/06/15 C

Deep black colour with a tan sticky head. Coffee, dark chocolate, oak, creamy, smooth, strong, alcohol. Excellent slow sipper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suurjuust (2582) - ESTONIA - APR 23, 2016
Bottle shared by Mart. Brown beer, small head. Nose is chocolate and vanilla, some citric hops, licorice and soy sauce. Flavor is thick, chewy, roast, chocolate, licorice, alcohol. Finishes with strong alcohol, citric hops, espresso, soy sauce and chocolate.

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