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RATINGS: 2410   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


hfmejias' rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hfmejias (923) - Dover, Delaware, USA - FEB 18, 2013
12 Oz. Bottle. Poured black, big beige head, noticeable thick bodied. Aroma is of Malts (strong), alcohol hints, coffee and some hops. Great taste very sweet but somehow works well since it is well balanced with hops, coffee flavors and even the booze. Nice full bodied beer.


0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
TEJA (1520) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2015
Bottle from systembolaget sweden. Big and long lastning brown head. Fresh hoppy aroma but only tiny roasted malt aroma. Mild roasted malt taste and a mild and light body for an imperial porter.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (461) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 13, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from Old Town. Aromas of roasted coffee, roasted malts, licorice, toffee and cacao are all present. Bitter on the palate with a touch of sweetness. Great bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
axl (110) - Lund, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2015
355ml bottle. Brown-black with one finger beige-brown head. Aroma of butterscotch, caramel, roasted coffee and piny, resiny hops. Nice hop punch in the taste, citrus and grapefruit mostly, followed by roasted malts and coffee. Medium mouthfeel, medium carbonation, some alcohol noticeable.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
clockk (72) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - APR 12, 2015
Alto Amargor. Con olores a chocolate y ron. Sabores a chocolate y alcohol que se nota en boca

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
murran (298) - - APR 11, 2015
Pours a deep brown body with a medium beige head. Hoppy aroma with malty tones. Rich taste with a nice bitterness and complex tones. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hopmaestro (351) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2015
Aroma is slightly burnt malts, strong coffee and hard liquor. Taste is like a porter on steroids, with all the characteristics that apply to that. What I like mainly with this one is that it’s so powerful and tasty, yet balanced and held back, it never tips over to the super-extreme side. The touch of salty licorice that comes in the end is magnificent and when the aftertaste sets in with that subtle bitterness, I touch myself inappropriately.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
katrinaez (339) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2015
One of the more interesting beers from flying dog. Rich and coffee like heavy and deep black. You should know that it’s gonna bite back. Bottle

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
moderrnlifeiswar (82) - Maryland, USA - APR 7, 2015
.................................................. via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyF (270) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2015
Flaska från SB. Svart med tjockt beige skum. Doft av choklad och vin. Mycket vin i smaken med en del choklad och kaffebeska.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdixon77 (1326) - Georgia, USA - APR 2, 2015
Old rating. Love the label. Silly smooth, smoky, coffee, chocolate. Some sweet booziness. Everything you want in a porter.


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