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RATINGS: 2332   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


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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Nejhleader (1183) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2006 i give this beer a perfect score because it is dedicated to Hunter S. Thompson the great writer. It may not taste the greatest but gosh damnit taste isnít everything. also this beer will kick the hell outta you. Its strong and powerful. Given all this it is perhaps my favorite beer.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
chesterzd (1) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUN 19, 2006 does not count
chocolate, coffee, roasty, citrus, alcohol, black, frothy, very bitter, medium sweetness, medium sourness, full body, sticky, lively,

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
newshound (20) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2007
Bottles. Found 4-packs in Jacksonville, FL after finding out my current-native Austin, TX would not be getting it (WTF?) AN AMAZING BEER! Bought a case-worth, but couldnít take it by plane. 2 years later, I drove three states to pick it up. A beer worth the wait! Now holding last 2 4-packs for the perfect occasion. Hunter S. Thompson would have loved some of this brew on a cold snowy night out at the ranch. Pours a think oily black with hints of crimson and brown. Very strong alcohol content is obvious and appreciated. Has bite from carbonation and hops. Starts cold with a chocalate/smoke/fruit taste... blossoms as it warm to a sweet meatier taste. The aroma is seductive, haunts me all day long. Serve with roasted pork marinated in red wine, cherries and garlic.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bbp182 (255) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2007
Wow! This is a dark porter. Good thick foam, very full bodied. Aroma is amazing, Itís taste is just mind blowing, I love this porter! Iíd buy a 6 pack def!!!!

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
johncandie (2) - USA - JAN 12, 2008 does not count
Flying Dog Imperial Porter is now the official brew in my home. Great depth and breadth. Dark chocolate. Full bodied. Great kick. A delight.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
davidm (1926) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 13, 2010
Bottle 330ml. Masterpiece, full marks! Aromas of dark fruit, burnt caramel, chocolate, coffee, and alcohol. Taste is sweet, with nice bitter notes, and very long length. Palate is syrupy, and full bodied. Dark brown, almost black, with a frothy off-white head.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
RummyRedbeard (8) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 3, 2011 does not count
Undeniably my favorite beer since the first time I tried it. (The first time I had it) a friend of mine and I got a four pack, unfortunately a bottle spilled and what spewed out of it looked like blood to us! A rich, dark porter with a steady ABV. The taste is exactly how youíd imagine or desire an imperial porter to be. 10/10 in my book.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GMurani (11) - - DEC 14, 2012
12 oz bottle. I don't score a perfect beer often but this is possibly the best beer I've tasted. The beer pours a solid black with excellent head and retention. Everything about the aroma and taste is beautiful. The high alcohol content is hidden completely in a perfect mix of bitterness, sweetness and flavor. A mist try for any lover of Flying Dog, porters, or craft beer in general. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Punin (3) - Novosibirsk, RUSSIA - OCT 14, 2013 does not count
This is real masterpiece, fantastic brew from legendary America Brewery! Paradise aroma, awesome burned-friut aftertaste. Worldclass, 100/100 ! Real must have for beerhunters!

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Rossbear (17) - Wendover, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2013
WOW what amazing beer! Like roasted liquorice brewed into ambrosia. Such a Porter. Buy it, try it, love it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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