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

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4,344 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,344
Reviews: 1,869
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 367
Gots: 935 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I can't believe I've never reviewed this one... Oh well.
Batch 10105.
Served in darkness snifter.

Pours a dark inky black, very oily and viscous. Deep tan colored head. Good retention, nice thick legs, nice dark tan lacing.

Smells rich and chocolatey, dry roasty malts with espresso-like notes and a touch of anise. The taste is sweet up front with chocolate and caramel malts, roasty espresso in the middle, and dry slightly boozy finish.

Feel is thick and full, nice and creamy.

Overall-- a quite tasty stout that I'm happy to be able to buy, even at $17 per 6 pack!

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2011 02:39:40 | More by AleWatcher
Bell's Expedition Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
94 out of 100 based on 4,344 ratings.