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RATINGS: 2607   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 dont show it the proper respect. IBUs: 85

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
__Rb81 (789) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2016
Draft at Jacks biercafe, Heemskerk. Black with a tan head. Sweet aroma of coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, licorice, alcohol. Taste is moderate sweet and over moderate bitter, espresso, dark chocolate, alcohol, bitter hard roasted aftertaste. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LazyPyro (983) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2016
355ml bottle. Almost black with a thick tan head and lacing. Aroma: roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, liquorice. Taste: bitter, roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, dark fruit, resin, liquorice, warming alcohol. Bitter finish. Rich and full bodied, smooth mouthfeel. Probably this brewerys best beer.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (483) - Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2016
Pours dark brown, large brown head. Aroma is malt, cola, cocoa lightly roasted coffee. Taste is rich malt, notable alcohol, bitterness, mouth puckering. No particular hops flavors - more like a porter with just the IBUs added. More chocolate notes as it warms. First Imperial Porter Ive had, not sure I like the style.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPC1524 (194) - Devon, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2016
Black pour with small tan head. Aroma is powerful with coffee and roasted malts. Taste is similar with intense coffee, roasted malts and dark chocolate with a warming whack of alcohol at the end. Heavy body.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnymusky (983) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 21, 2016
Solid imperial porter...malty licorice fruits and chocolate...really good beer...one of the best by this brewer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
19Michi38 (147) - Cracow, POLAND - OCT 20, 2016
Czarne piwo, nieprzejrzyste. Piana beżowa, drobna, obfita, utrzymuje się dość długo i ładnie zdobi szkło. W zapachu kawa, paloność, czekolada, ale nie jest to wszystko bardzo wyraźne. W smaku z początku jest słodkie, czekoladowe, po chwili to przechodzi w sporą ilość kawy i paloności, żeby skończyć na przypieczonej skrce chleba. Alkohol leciutko wyczuwalny, nie przeszkadza. Posmak skrki chleba i paloności.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
LakatosKE (421) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 20, 2016
bottle. Black color, beige head. Aroma: dark chocolate, roasted malt, licorice, dark roast coffee. Taste: sweet, roasted malt, dark chocolate. Full body, creamy texture.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sokuzs1 (1197) - POLAND - OCT 18, 2016
Aroma: citrus, alcohol, chocolate Taste: light sweet, chocolate, spruce, citrus, resin, alcohol

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PiwnyMarek (1045) - Lomza, POLAND - OCT 11, 2016
Wyśmienite piwo. Mgł nim wnosić toast za nie same. Świetny aromat, wygląd i zajebisty smak. Polecam!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scrumpy369 (701) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 11, 2016
Bottle at csakajo. Pitch black colour, small brown fast disscipating head. Nose is cocoa, roasted malts, light ash. Taste is medium bitterness. Cocoa powder light ashy sourness. Nice brew nontheless but I think it would be better with a fuller body.


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