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RATINGS: 2518   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   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


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Roffe (10) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2007
NIce fullflavour beer. Love the nince full dark head. Itís full flavour going all the way to the U have to stomach. nice choclateroasted flavor that explode in the palate and have a long taste that keep you company ítil you brusch your teeth. Wonderful beer taste.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Gary (1831) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2016 (original ratting 2008) Great to purchase in UK stores . I had this in a session of several robust American ales, so was some what ífucked upí but my nonsensical notes liked this. rerate In some American stouts/porters, I donít dig the boxing match between floral hops and roast malt , but but but this beer has the unity spot on ...harmony between big rich hops and powerful roasty notes . I think this is a great ,great -great American beer .
(r8) chocolate covered raisins ,plum and roast malt doing the conga with floral hop zest grapefruit ... oh fuck this is great .consistently one of my favorite beers over the years . I

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
lassewan (44) - Borlšnge, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2009
Nightblack, with steddy foam. Smelles of dried fruit, coffee and herbes. Extremely long duration of aftertaste. One of the top 5 beers I have tasted.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2009
Incredible. Besides being a huge HST fan, Iím a huge fan of this beer. Has a terrific aroma of coffee and roasted malts. What makes this beer even better is itís balance between itís ABV and its flavor. What a great beer.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Carrick (2) - , California, USA - FEB 14, 2010 does not count
Bottle from íTotal Wine & More.í Bottle labeled "Vintage 09HH" Pours almost black [dark red when small amount is held against the light] with a dark tan head. Smells and tastes roasted. Slightly bitter but not over-powering. Full bodied, with a thick texture. The carbonation is strong at first, but once the head disappears the carbonation settles down but never goes soft. The finish lasts for a long time with a strong start and mellows out over time. Overall Hunter S. Thompson would be proud with this amazing imperial porter.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ketilgr (7) - NORWAY - DEC 17, 2010 does not count
Lovely beer, perfect color and appearance, and gives a good and healthy, natural taste. Strong but very balanced, complex yet friendly, a truly great porter. Drunk from bottle, gift from friend, 17.dec-10

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ehtea8 (4) - - FEB 13, 2012 does not count
Pours a small head, a nice lace coats the glass as you take this sucker down. The color is a dark brown, carbonation is low. The taste is exceptional with many great flavors tingling around and the right amour of hoppy finish. The 9.2 % ABV has the spirit of Hunter Thompson who once said he had a theory that "truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours." So kick back after work and swallow some candor called the "Gonzo Imperial Porter" by Flying Dog.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kapusil (1119) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 7, 2012
0.33l bottle. Black body brown head. Lots of chocolate and dark fruits in the aroma with some tobacco notes. A lot of chocolate, some dark fruits in the flavour. Big bodied beer. Extraordinary.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Monchito_IPA (186) - SPAIN - AUG 11, 2013
Muy oscura, realmente espesa, de cuerpo muy robusto. Espuma escasa y oscura. Aroma muy complejo, cafť, algo de tabaco y finalmente llenando toda la nariz aparece el delicioso aroma del lķpulo para alegrarnos la noche. Sabor intenso a malta tostada, dulce, con un ligero toque afrutado. En el retrogusto domina el lķpulo. Una delicia oscura como el sobaco de un cuervo.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
psycotiko (34) - SPAIN - SEP 23, 2013
Botella. De aspecto muy oscura. Un sabor muy intenso con toques de cafť. Una gran cerveza sin duda.


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