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RATINGS: 2792   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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tom10101 (3253) - Quebec, - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle (12 oz) bottled in 2010. Huge thanks to pushkinwow for this one! Pitch black with a small thick creamy brown head and good lacing. Aroma is very complex with chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla, caramel and toffee. Taste is so sweet with explosive caramel/toffee notes, roasted malt, vanilla and alcohol. It’s almost a 10/10 here. Slight bitter finish. Mouthfeel is so thick that you almost have to chew the beer. Definitely a 5/5 for the palate. Full bodied. Warming alcohol. One of the best beer I’ve drank so far, it’s hard to get any better than this. Wow!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 20/20
rproff78 (133) - - FEB 27, 2015
Oh my god! So good!!! I can't even explain how good it is! Wow wow wow wow wow wow

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
stoutgap (38) - Indiana, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle to snifter large frothy dark lasting head with excellent lacing. Heavy aroma of bread,malasses,roast ,coffee, and chocolate.Full bodied with a creamy texture, thick sticky mouth feel, with a long finish. This is Beer!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
partchapol (52) - Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Taste and smell of coffee and cacao, deep dark brown color, look thick but right texture. somewhat bitter, taste good and not fade off when it warms down. Another great beer from Bell’s.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
venettafields (10) - - FEB 21, 2015
From a 12 oz bottle with date 08/22/14. Pours a thick, black color, with just the slightest deep brown highlights on the edges, and a dark brown, thin head, the darkest head I’ve seen to this point. Smells just chocolately, kind of roasted chocolate granola, just a little alcohol there. Taste is incredible. So chocolately, roasty, but that oatmeal is still there. I don’t believe they use oats in this, but I’m getting oats. And the mouthfeel is incredible. So luscious, full, smooth. I was blown away the first time I had this. One of the best standard imperial stouts available.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
smaynard6000 (687) - Apopka, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours jet black with minimal brown head. Aroma is roasty with some slight hints of booziness. Heavy coffee and dark chocolate notes with some sweetness. Heavy and thick on the palate with roasty finish. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VastActiv (3316) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle at Torst, New York. Colour is deep black with almost no head. Aromas and flavours: Chocolate, dark chocolate, some coffee and roasted malts. Lingering taste. Quite amazing in fact.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anthony850 (300) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Strong alc. With chocolate and a fruity taste. Will let the others age a little. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sturmthis (700) - Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2015
On draft. Black with beige head. Chocolate aroma. Really smooth chocolate and dark fruit taste. Very fine beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fakdaddy (18) - - FEB 13, 2015
The best of the year and the best of the year and the other hand is the only thing that would have to go back and the ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tcon25 (111) - Duvall, Washington, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Bottle pour at home, thank you Andrew for sharing this one, black pour thin head , big bold aroma of dark chocolate very slight alcohol aroma, so much flavor smooth chocolate, slight wood taste. This is a good beer, such a pleasure trying this.

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