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Flying Dog Wild Dog Barrel-Aged Gonzo

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RATINGS: 810   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hunter S. Thompson once said, "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." Consider this our professional version of Gonzo Imperial Porter. Aged and seasoned for three months in wood barrels from our neighbors at Stranahanís Colorado Whiskey, this ale has a well-balanced taste and abundance of character. The taste will remind you of sweet chocolate, dry oak, and smooth whiskey with a memorable, velvety mouthfeel.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjorsvdg (425) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2016
Een straffe porter. Dit zware bier is gitzwart en heeft een aroma van geroosterde koffiebonen. In de smaak komt deze sensatie terug. Ook chocolade en een licht zoete toon zijn aanwezig. Het bitter wint het van het zoet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Pours a jet black. Aromas of espresso/chocolate and roasted malts. Taste dark roasted coffee and bittersweet chocolate malt with a nice bitter bite.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mstrcrwly (985) - New York, USA - APR 18, 2016
On draft poured into a teku glass..dark brown with a thin tan head..aroma of bourbon,vanilla,coffee,roasted nuts,chocolate..ta of all the former with a bit of smokiness..medium bodied..good stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BierMeHoos (576) - Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2016
RateBeer rating #500. Where and How: My neighbor texts "Come over and letís open a growler I just brought home" and we enjoyed this beer sitting by a fire pit. Pretty perfect evening. Appearance: Black, deep cola edge, large foam, nice head. Aroma: Nose of whisky, lightly charred malts, cocoa powder and wet wood. Taste: Strong whisky, richly sour dates, cocoa, burnt carmel and a hint of smoke. Palate: Mouthfeel is nice surprisingly carbonated for the style. Overall: Pretty amazing beer, I can only imagine what some aging could do.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bricks (976) - Delaware, USA - MAR 25, 2016
A truly excellent porter, probably one of the best Iíve ever had. Super strong of barrel notes. Loved it.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
torriman (16) - Valencia, SPAIN - MAR 15, 2016
On tap. Black as night. Nice dark head. Greatt aroma, tofee, chocolate, bourbon. God taste a bit Alcoholic . Excellent beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (2093) - Florida, USA - NOV 18, 2015
Heavy whiskey and cola flavors. A bit much for me, but Iíd like to try it again.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hansvf (698) - - SEP 29, 2015
Super donker, mooi karamel kleurig schuim. Heerlijke wiskey vat geur. Iets te zoet qua smaak, maar de nasmaak is super. Whiskey, rook, hout, en iets droppigs. Lekker!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JHeath99 (1676) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - SEP 19, 2015
Bottle shared by Damian and Lona. Poursa dark brown with tan head. Aroma and taste of chocolate, oak, and some booze.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5650) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 14, 2015
On tap at Beer Temple in Amsterdam. Dark brown body with thin head. Nose is alcy, woody, malty, roasted. Taste is also similar of booze, malts and caramel. Oily texture. Well done.


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