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RATINGS: 2376   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Like Hunter S. Thompson...Gonzo Imperial Porter is deep and complex. This turbo charged version of the Road Dog Porter is mysteriously dark with a rich malty body, intense roasted flavors, and a surprisingly unique hop kick. With Gonzo weighing in at 9.2% ABV, it will bite you in the ass if you don’t show it the proper respect. IBU’s: 85

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jstonerock24 (142) - Englewood, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Aroma is of chocolate and hints of berry. Fairly sweet in the beginning with a slight bitter finish. Alcohol is hidden by the strong malty backbone.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DiscerninDrunk (48) - - SEP 10, 2014
Black, mocha head, its not going anywhere. Smells of coffee, chocolate, nuts. Taste starts of hazelnut, chocolate, jumps into a strong espresso with a lingering hop bitterness. Very rich, very smooth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jackafholmes (284) - - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle from a shop in york. Pours dark brown and settles black with a creamy tan head. Smells of dark fruit and malts with liquorice a touch of coffee. Taste is smoky and rich malts, with lychee bitterness from the hops. Prickly carbonation but doesn’t kill the full bodied oil. Pretty special stuff.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gwebber (9) - - AUG 21, 2014 does not count
Birrone dal l'odore forte di liquirizia e caffè, impegnativo da quasi 20 gradi, non me bevi più di due

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
e303 (108) - - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle to pint glass. P is jet black with a one finger coffee head A is piney hops, alcohol, tiniest bit of roast T is mostly bitter hops, alcohol, bit of bitter chocolate F is slick but watery, dusty creamy chocolate linger that is super nice S is 6/10 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (2968) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Black pour from 12oz bottle. Black with white head. Super rich. Bourbon flavor for the non bourbon batch. Vanilla and cocoa taste. Nuts. Delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andresvendsen (199) - - AUG 5, 2014
Riktigt riktigt bra öl. Precis dom det skall smaka och sen är den ju väldigt billig med. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SamP01 (581) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Pours a slightly viscous black with a small brown head, some mild lacing. Aroma is dark roasted caramel chocolate malt, some notes of molasses and mild dark fruit. Taste is sweet dark roasted caramel malt, dark bitter cacao some roasted espresso bean bitterness, some notes of dark dried fruit, mild alcohol esters. Palate is a full rich slightly creamy and viscous body, mild carbonation, sits well on the palate. The finish is a sweet bitter combination of dark roasted malt, espresso bean bitterness, slightly dry ending, alcohol is well hidden. Overall a very good and robust Imperial Porter, very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
weordie (76) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2014 Pours a very dark brown, nearly black with a medium, tan coloured head. Aroma of Christmas cake and orange peel. A very thick palate, very bitter with a taste of licorice and some espresso notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mabuzzer (87) - - AUG 1, 2014
355ml bottle. Pours thick and black with a thick, creamy head. Aroma is sweet chocolate. Taste is vanilla and chocolate with hints of liquorice. Excellent

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