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RATINGS: 2432   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 donít show it the proper respect. IBUís: 85


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kingstoni (1745) - FINLAND - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle. Deep brown color with a thick foamy beige head. Aroma of peat, coffee and oak. Sweet roasty taste of licorice with some bitterness.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gdubu493 (48) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Wow! Dark chocolate pour. Malted coffee. Roasted chocolate taste. Dry but left you wanting more. Great beer!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (3443) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JAN 10, 2015
12 oz single bottle from Applejack. Black appearance with a light brown head, lingering with sticky lacing. Roasty and malty with notes of sweet chocolate and light coffee. Medium to full body. A solid imperial porter, probably the best beer Iíve had from them.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (1086) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Black with perfect beige head. Coffee , hop , roasted malt in aroma . Roasted malt and coffee dominate in taste , light chocolate notes. Strong roasted bitterness in finish ; long, bitter aftertaste .

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
astanford (23) - California, USA - JAN 2, 2015
bread, roasty, barnyard, earthy, leaves, smoke, woody, black, frothy, tan foam, cloudy, light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, full body, thick feel, lively,

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
niquillis (1802) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle from Beer Dock, Crewe. Pours black with a dark tan head. Plenty of coffee, liquorice, all with a well balanced fruity hop kick.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
voyageurmike (147) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2014
From a bottle, black and opaque with tan head and light carbonation. Creamy texture with bitter chocolate and hops notes to the malty taste, leading to a brief nicely bitter finish.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Florya (868) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2014
UPDATED: APR 13, 2015 How: Bottle. Where: At my home,local bars etc. Aroma: High-end chocolate, coffee, malty. Appearance: Dark as the night. Taste: Sweet and som smoky tones Palate: Full body with a long finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
AKORN (220) - Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Pours black with a thin off white head. Mild aroma that I canít place. Chocolate, charred malt, pine, liquorice and finishes with a mild bitter. Good beet

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
John25 (1070) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle. Black with a soapy mocha head. Big roasted malt aroma with booze. The taste adds molasses. Rich, somewhat creamy texture. This one is pretty damn good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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