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99
95
style
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 2593   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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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Melker (256) - Gteborg, - DEC 5, 2012
I love the artwork on this beer! The liquid i beautiful too. Black color and a big beige/brown head that lasts long and leaves lacing. I get hops in the aroma first of all, smells just like a black IPA too me. Theres also milk chocolate, coffe and roasted malt in the aroma. Taste is more roasty and bitter. Dark chocolate and strong coffee. Finishes with a long bitterness.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
wozap (840) - Węgorzewo, POLAND - MAR 23, 2017
Pite na koniec daty przydatności. Czarne i gęste, piana brązowa, drobna, lekko zdobi szkło. Aromat czekolada i pralinki, za to w smaku dzieje się dużo. Ogrom gorzkiej czekolady i kawy, zwłaszcza na finiszu, wręcz kwaskowość kawowa jest i nuta palona, goryczka wyraźnie zaznaczona. Niskie nasycenie.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopfenWeisse (1509) - - MAR 19, 2017
Really black colored beer with nice big lasting light brown color. Aroma is coffee, roasted. Flavor is coffee, hops, mint?

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Piotrek4 (92) - Lublin, POLAND - MAR 13, 2017
Aromat to kakao i kawa pomieszane z wanilią. W smaku na początku jest trochę czekolady, pźniej wchodzi całkiem solidna jak na styl goryczka. Trochę brakuje ciała, ale generalnie jest wytrawnie czekoladowo-tytoniowo. Smacznie.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beern (68) - Alabama, USA - MAR 10, 2017
Pours jet black and completely opaque with a 2-finger lingering dark tan head and an aroma of sweet malt. Tastes of malt, milk chocolate and cocoa with a very mild finish hint of balanced sweetness and hops. The palate is viscous and full bodied and then some with minimal carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sun33 (24) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 9, 2017
Cerveza no muy equilibrada, destacando de primeras su graduacin para luego dejar amargor, matando el resto de posibles sabores.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (4139) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2017
Dark roast coffee, dry cacao, dark chocolate, toasted malts, light burnt molasses. Very dark brown, medium, creamy, beige head. Light bitter. More chocolate, black coffee, dark, dry, roasted malts, slightly burnt coffee, charcoal, soft carbonation, full bodied, bitter, burnt, dark roasted malts in the finish. Nice Imperial Porter, intense, powerful, complex. Bottle from Wine Rack, Chiswick.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rotin (1272) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 4, 2017
Bottle 0.355l. Dark red/brown colored. AROMA- chocolate, roasted malts, licorice, alcohol. FLAVOR- not dry, chocolate, roasted malts, pleasant alcohol presence. Fuller bodied.
Well balanced, very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ascelja (1270) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 3, 2017
#1242
Bottle. Black with medium brown head. Aroma is simple, but pleasant - chocolate and pralines, some fruity tones, mostly plums Taste is bitter, semi-dry. Again chocolate and pralines, alcohol, touch of coffee and fruits. Full body, low carbonation. Strange alcohol taste in finish.
Good, its for slow drinking sip by sip.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pirojeuque (8) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAR 1, 2017 does not count
Bottle. Black with big brown head. Aroma of coffee. Highly carbonated. Taste of coffee, roasted and dry.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
malushky (125) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2017
335 ml bottle from Greenwich Union. Pours black with large, fine, lasting brown head. Aroma is moistly of plum and licorice, some wood present. Taste starts off sweet, ripe fruits, middle is plum and finish is perfect dark chocolate. Medium-bodied, oily texture, lasting bitter aftertaste. Great beer in overall.


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