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100
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RATINGS: 3048   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.27/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.7
fonefan (49997) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2007
Bottle. [ Courtesy of drewbeerme ] Black color with a small, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, light brown head. Aroma is moderate malty, dark chocolate, mocca / cacao. Flavor is wow .... moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. So good balance ... very very nice. Body is full, texture is creamy / syrupy, carbonation is flat. This is very nice wow .. ;o))

4
yespr (46523) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2007
RBSG07. From bottle. Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is hoppy and and sweet raisin. Flavour is soft malty, chocolate, raisin sweet. Finish is slight bitter on top of the coffee note. Very nice indeed.

3.5
Ungstrup (38140) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2004
A pitch black beer with a chocolate brown head. The aroma is a little sour, a little smoked, and a littel sweet. The flavor is fantastic; smoked, chocolate, coffee combined with a little sourness. It ends on a note of coffee. The sourness draws down in my overall rating of this beer - so that it is only good in my world.

4.5
joergen (28704) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2005
Bottled at RBESG 2005. Black coloured with a brown head. Sweet roasted aroma with notes of coffee. Nice flavour with lots of coffee, hops and roasted notes. Very balanced.

4.5
anders37 (26824) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2007
Bottle. Thans to JohnC for this one!. Pours a black color with a tan head. Sweet roasted malty hoppy aroma with hints of chocolate, dark fruit and alcohol. Sweetish roasted malty hoppy flavor with hints of cocholate, coffee and dark fruits. Roasted malty hoppy finish with more of that chocolate and leaves you with a bitter aftertaste. Very lovely!.

4.8
oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 14, 2007
Bottled (thanks heemer77). Pitch black opaque colour, mediumsized brown foamy head. Aroma is roasted malts, licorace, coffee, spices, caramel, slight hints of alcohol and a lot of chocolate. A real mindblaster. Flavour is roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, caramel, some oak, spices, juniper and burnt sugar. All in a lovely mix. The alcohol shows only in a slightly warming feeling. The aftertaste is smoked wet wood and roasted malts along with smooth chocolate. Absolutely marvellous!

4.2
Travlr (25496) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 10, 2008
Pours slowly, thick as motor oil, black as tar. Brown head. Smoky, roasted coffee aroma. Bitter dark chocolate flavor with balanced hops. A winner.

4
omhper (25349) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2003
Bottled, thanks hopsrus!!
Very black with no head. Vinous nose with fruit and chocolate. A wall of malt hits me at first sip, then licorice, tar, salt and sensory overload... The finish is full of plums, raisin and hop bitterness. Yikes, this is bitter.

4.1
cgarvieuk (25222) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 3, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2016 Bottle at Aukurat Stockholm March 2007... Deep solid black ... light smoke deep fruit and roast coffee little spice nose ... Meaty heavy body ... some spirit evaporation ... lots of sweet roast malt ... quite syrupy ... bitter chocolate little tartness ... little spirit burn ... Nice but not worth the £16($32) i paid for it.3.7 Bottle at home Feb 2011 ... deep back ... thin tan head ... deep dark roast malts ... little meaty ... little tobacco ... nose ... deep dark roast ... dark chocolate ... rich sweet oily body ... little hop bitterness ... big big chocolate .... quite a light alcohol burn ... heavy ... light meatyness ... rich 4.1 Bottle at home March 2016.. Bottle 10/23/14.. Dark black... Thin tan lacing... Dark chocolate roast malts nose.... Big sweet caramel.. Sweet caramel malts.. Rich chocolate.. Soft soy. Bottle at home March 2016 ... Bottle 9/19/14... Dark black... Thick tan head... Soft sweet toffee chocolate roast malts nose... Soft sweet chocolate roast.. Light meaty malts.. Dark chocolate.. Dark roast... Soft chocolate roast

4.1
madmitch76 (25101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2011
20th January 2009
Opaque brown - black stout. Rich sumptuos beer. Smooth, thick and silky. Fruity note in the mid of sweet cherry and a trace of peach. Finishes with a smooth mildly roasty malt and a slightly bitter aftertaste. All very smooth! The fruity mid really makes this stout.


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