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RATINGS: 2373   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


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bryanm18 (48) - Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Pretty good. Tastes a bit like chocolate with a little bitterness at the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamLawsonS (26) - - FEB 7, 2012
Smells really sweet and chocolatey with a decent words of alcohol. Initial taste of strong burned roasted malts followed by a mix of sweetness and bitterness. After a few sips comes the chocolate flavour. Very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Chocolate. Rich dark with dark brown head. Deep toffee Very deep. Nice with slight fruit notes ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tom10101 (2919) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 12, 2012
Bottle (12 oz). Blac with a huge creamy and slowly diminishing light brown head. Good lacing. Aroma of vanilla, chocolate, roasted malt and mineral notes. Taste is malty with chocolate, vanilla and roasted malt but with a grassy/herbal presence. Slight bitterness. Medium body. Good and complex Imperial Porter but I don’t like the weird grassy presence in this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsmerig (1260) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Pours a dark black/brown with a dark tan thick head. Aroma of dark syrup and earthy hops. The taste is initially very sweet followed by a dark roasted note and finishes with a dry bitter bite. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mysan_brewing (58) - - JAN 5, 2013
Dark brown, frothy cream coloured head. You can smell the hops and the 9,2% abv:) first taste impression is sweet, malty. The aftertaste is bitter, almost like a grapefruit. I really like that combo:) definitly a beer I will buy again the next time I find it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aaron68 (595) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 10, 2013
Bottle @ Tilt Bar,Oslo February 10,2013 Beer tasted from a tulip glass Black as a winter night in Northern Europe Aroma is coffee,chocolate,hop and smoke A bit hoppy and bitter finish Hidden ABV

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maagaard (1) - DENMARK - JUL 7, 2013 does not count
Nice dark porter. Good bitterness. Dark roasted chocolate flavours. Nice brown head. Mine had spent 2 years in the cellar. Nice carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cantabrian (848) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 7, 2013
Certainly a great beer, with dark fruits, dark chocolates, a good deal of Port, perfectly crafted by Flying Dog. The alcohol content never gets on the way. What turns me off is the excessive dry, hoppy bitterness. I prefer much more their Road Dog Porter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Argonian (279) - Athens, GREECE - AUG 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours almost black body, with a brown head that diminishes slowly, leaving a good lace. Mostly malty aroma, some faint notes of coffee. Tastes the same, light to medium bitter, some roastiness. Didn’t feel any of the fairly high ABV. Low to average carbonation, oily texture, full bodied. A good beer, nothing to stand out, but it’s good.


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