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RATINGS: 776   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Hunter S. Thompson once said, "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." Consider this our professional version of Gonzo Imperial Porter. Aged and seasoned for three months in wood barrels from our neighbors at Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey, this ale has a well-balanced taste and abundance of character. The taste will remind you of sweet chocolate, dry oak, and smooth whiskey with a memorable, velvety mouthfeel.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dphoxie (119) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 2, 2013
i had this one in my cellar for at least a year, i was curious to see how the barrel notes held up. i did get some booziness in the aroma but it wasn’t overpowering. the taste was perfectly balanced between the roast porter and the sweet/smooth from the barrel aging. the weird part of the beer was it felt over carbonated. it had a real prickliness that seemed in opposition to the sweet/smoothness of the flavors. just on odd juxtaposition to feel sort of harsh with such supple flavors on the tongue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lilja (1553) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2014
Smak och doft av humle, malt, mörk choklad, karamell, kaffe, ekfat, torkad frukt, bourbon, vanilj med toner av rök. Kraftfull, rund och len, lagom sötma, fin samupplevelse med fin bitterchokladbeska som avrundar det hela.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gijonudobeer (21) - SPAIN - JUL 6, 2014
Una auténtica bomba. Todo lo bueno de Gonzo pero con el toque de la madera.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
serjaymz (62) - Istanbul, TURKEY - JUN 20, 2014
Şişeden, @istanbul.. Kahverengi köpük çok kalıcı olmadı.. Bardakta simsiyah ve kremamsı.. Koku kompleks, kahve, tatlılık, çikolata tınıları ve hafif karamel.. Viski fıçılarında beklediği belli.. Tadım görüntüsüne nazaran tatlı, çikolata ve meyve tınıları var. kremamsı dolgun bir içim hakim..

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fitwitchik (257) - USA - JUN 3, 2014
2013 poured into a snifter darkest of brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of bourbon toffee. Flavor is chocolate whiskey so smooth....finish of sweet vanilla. What a wonderful blend so well done. Liquid velvet!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2144) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 17, 2014
Aroma like a barley wine. Boozy sweet. A pretty great beer shared with cards04 in grand forks. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cards04 (1639) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 17, 2014
This is great. Pours black with tan head. Aromas of vanilla, milk chocolate, oak. Great bourbon flavors. Vanilla, chocolate, booze, roasted malt. So awesome.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Doghair (256) - Illinois, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Nice malty, caramel and bourbon aroma. Taste is malty chocolate, bourbon and coffee. Thick and creamy feel. Excellent!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (1273) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAY 2, 2014
Cervesa amb molts tocs a xocolata però també molts a whisky. Cerveza con muchos toques a chocolate pero también muchos a whisky.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8015) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with brown head. Nose/taste of sweet chocolate, whiskey, dried out oak, vanilla and earth. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (2633) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 12, 2014
750ml bottle. Pours out a dark brown almost black topped with a tan head. Nose is molasses roast malts chocolate and smoke. Taste is as the nose with a good roast mix. This is a pretty old bottle but has held up well.

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