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Bells Expedition Stout
« on: December 22, 2015, 10:01:30 PM »
Thinking of cracking this tonight.


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Re: Bells Expedition Stout
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2015, 10:13:36 PM »
Let us know if you like it. I havent been overly impressed with any of the Bells beers that I've tasted. It might just be me though (I'm old and picky).
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Re: Bells Expedition Stout
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2015, 10:25:35 PM »
Let us know if you like it. I havent been overly impressed with any of the Bells beers that I've tasted. It might just be me though (I'm old and picky).

IMO, they really nail the darker styles.  Expedition is fantastic, and I also enjoy Kalamazoo, Double Cream and Porter.  I have one bottle of 2012 left of Expy.  Might crack that in the next week or so.

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Re: Bells Expedition Stout
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2015, 10:43:11 PM »
IMO, they really nail the darker styles.  Expedition is fantastic, and I also enjoy Kalamazoo, Double Cream and Porter.


Totally agree. Those are most of my favorite Bell's beers. Double Cream is pretty underrated and Expedition is terrific.
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Re: Bells Expedition Stout
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2015, 12:05:30 AM »
I've got a couple bottles of Ommegang on deck and then it's the Expedition.


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Re: Bells Expedition Stout
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2015, 01:37:25 AM »
I picked up a 6 pack about a month ago. I drank one right away. It was good, but certainly would be better with age. I plan on collecting for a six year vertical her in about six years  :P
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Re: Bells Expedition Stout
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2015, 09:36:21 PM »
It gets better after a year

Personally, I think it's borderline pricey at $17 + tax. To me, it's good but not great. The abv is it's saving grace which puts into the BUY category for me.

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Re: Bells Expedition Stout
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2016, 11:41:32 PM »
Expedition stout has to be my favorite stout of all. Its balanced well, not too hoppy not too sweet. IMO it has the perfect body and mouth feel. Second is czar by Avery.

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Re: Bells Expedition Stout
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2016, 12:13:20 AM »
I thought it tasted Fantastic fresh b


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Re: Bells Expedition Stout
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2016, 12:31:43 AM »
I've got some expedition aging in the basement. It may be time to give it a try. I believe it's from 2014.


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Re: Bells Expedition Stout
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2016, 03:51:59 AM »
Bells Porter is one of my favorites. I bet that is pretty god as well. Agree they do the dark styles well.

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Re: Bells Expedition Stout
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2016, 06:27:50 AM »
I just happen to be drinking this right now. It's good fresh, but the anise seems to be more pronounced in the 15' batch. I'm not much of a fan of anise, so I think the 14' is much better... guessing the year cellaring is definitely worth it.

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