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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,471 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,471
Reviews: 1,875
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 383
Gots: 951 | FT: 77
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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What a solid RIS! Thanks Emily for the bottle from Michigan, and thanks John for this in my Secret Santa box.

It pours rich and dark brown near black. Thick. There's nice carbonation that helps with lacing and actually stis on top which is nice for a Russian Imperial Stout. Smells a bit boozy, but the coffee and chocolate poke through. It tastes thick, rich, and sweet - like you want an RIS to. But it's well-composed and not overly watery or boozy. You only taste the good parts.

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Bell's Expedition Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
94 out of 100 based on 4,471 ratings.