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RATINGS: 2420   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


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Noctilucus (106) - All over Belgium, BELGIUM - OCT 12, 2014
Pours almost black with the typical quite massive, lightly beige foam of its style. Aromas of hops, roasted malts and dark chocolate. A full, particularly rounded taste with more sweetness than expected but very much well balance with the roast, the hops adding another angle in the aftertaste. Not much alcohol in the taste compared to most other porters/stouts of 9°. Overall an excellent brew, really happy to have tried it!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Evolutionary (347) - Ohio, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Bottle from giant eagle. Nose is cocoa and malt. Very smooth and alcohol bite is just covered by the malt. Sweet burst in there but not over the top. Very well balanced and pretty awesome.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sjohnh (389) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Really good. Superb mouthfeel; luscious full body with just the right amount of carbonation. Black, with a big coffee head, though it didn’t last very long. Roasted malt and burnt treacle aroma. Great balance of flavours - the malt smoothing out the alcohol, with a background of vanilla and nut, and dark fruit right at the back.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Iznougut (9) - Sant Quirze De Besora, - SEP 14, 2014 does not count
El disseny es guapo te un color fosc i no fa gaire olor, un punt de gas i un paladar suau, no es troba l’alcohol

4
   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.

4.7
   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.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jackafholmes (601) - - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gwebber (10) - - AUG 21, 2014
Birrone dal l'odore forte di liquirizia e caffè, impegnativo da quasi 20 gradi, non me bevi più di due

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
e303 (195) - - 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

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (3787) - 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.


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