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RATINGS: 1295   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Road Dog was the first label Ralph Steadman designed which later inspired Hunter S. Thompson’s "Road Dog" essay. We then spent four years fighting for the right to display their now famous quote "Good Beer No Shit." To make a long story short, we won. Let us hoist a pint to free speech, NO CENSORSHIP, the genius of Ralph Steadman, and the Gonzo Spirit of Hunter S. Thompson!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
raymondwave (931) - - JAN 10, 2011
Bottle 0,355 l. Dark brownish black, small head. Nose is dryish some aromatic hoppiness, light roasted maltiness. Flavor is surprisingly subtle, some dry roastiness with very little "american" full on flavor. Propably quite true to it’s style compared to other similar Flying Dog beers, like Kölsch had nothing to do with the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
angel77 (1392) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 27, 2015
Botella 33 cl en el lúpulo en junio de 2010 con fech de cons preferente para antes 19-11-2010 (r1295). color negro con espuma oscura. Porter ligera y algo amarga con 6 vol y 32 ibus. Normal.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (1237) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 9, 2015
Marron oscura rojiza, casi opaca. Abundante espuma cremosa y duradera. Aroma plano, nada destaca. Excelente textura, muy cremosa, y agradable sabor con toques de caramelo, algo de fruta roja y un final ahumado muy seco y amargo. Muy buena.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jehoesefat (336) - Poway, California, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Weak chocolatey aroma. Pours clear brown with a thin tan head. First taste is sour but after a few gulps it gets better, but not what I call a good porter flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (7083) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2014
"not nearly as good as Mad River’s Scotch Porter...it tries to do the same things, but the flavors don’t mesh quite as well. An ok beer, but there are too many good porters out there to go here again."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eduardovl (1076) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2014 330ml poured in a chalice Quite smooth and refreshing Porter. Delicious smell and taste of American hops. Very drinkable A: Pours a very dark amber color with a medium fluffy beige head. Decent retention and many laces left around as it disappears S: Smell is pleasant. Dominated by caramel and smoked malts. Some notes of nuts and coffee. Final is quite flowery and earthy: Good perfume of hops T: Follows the nose: Dominated by caramel and smoked malts. A bit fruity. Some nuts. Earthy hops. Delicious bitter end M: Light body. Quite smooth. Bit molasses. Nice carbonation. Finished by a delicious smoked malts/hops bitterness D: Good. Recommended [ BA Review @ 9/13/2010 ]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
thrashers2x (46) - Georgia, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Nothing exceptional, just a typical stout. That being said, it’s not awful, just not something I’ll seek out again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lothore (595) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A- Pour an extremely dark brown letting very little light pass through. S- Light grain, toasted malt. T- Lightly roasted flavor, hints of burnt toast. Not a whole lot going on. M- Medium bodied with a decent amount of carbonation. D- There was nothing objectionable about this beer but absolutely nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (10462) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 19, 2014
Dunkelbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Karamell, Schokolade, Vanille. Geschmack röstmalzig süß, Schokolade, würzig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Buongiorgio00 (933) - - FEB 10, 2014
Una discesa nella mediocrità per Flying Dog con questa porter senza tratti caratteristici: caffettosa, con note di mati tostati, una sfumatura di cioccolato e un leggero tocco amaro nel finale. Piacevole, certo, ma incapace di affermare la sua personalità.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tectactoe (3118) - Michigan, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Bottle: deep brown pour, some faint clarity near the edges with a khaki colored head that recedes quickly. Aroma is somewhat mild, with notes of light chocolate malt, roast, caramel, & light prune. Taste is a touch watered down with stronger licorice flavors; anise, roast, caramel, notable malt finish with a touch of bitterness, bother from the roast & some moderate hopping. Far from the best in the style, but easy to choke down.

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