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Bell's Expedition Stout - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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4,373 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,373
Reviews: 1,871
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 372
Gots: 934 | FT: 76
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2002)
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kwakwhore

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4.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A Poured into a Duck Rabbit snifter. Opaque black and thick with a tan head which subsides into a collar and leaves lacing on the glass.
S Caramel, dark chocolate and some alcohol on the nose.
T Big, bitter, boozy chocolate flavors are the order of the day as the malts and hops meld together. As it warms the chocolate becomes sweeter. The bitter chocolate flavors persist and expand into the finish.
M Mouthfeel is like a big dark chocolate milkshake, Syrupy and viscous.
D Drinkability is limited by the strength of the beer and by a bit of an alcohol burn. I know I won't be able to manage more than one of these. I'm not halfway through this thing and it is kicking my ass already.
A huge beer with huge flavors. One hell of an imperial stout.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2009 02:23:50 | More by kwakwhore
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Bell's Expedition Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
94 out of 100 based on 4,373 ratings.