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Gonzo Imperial Porter - Flying Dog Brewery

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Gonzo Imperial PorterGonzo Imperial Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,574 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,574
Reviews: 1,420
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 95
Gots: 175 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV varies.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-04-2005)
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Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
4.23/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Very dark brown, fine coffee head, no carbonation visible through the inkiness. Constellations of lacing.

S: Dark chocolate, roasted almost burnt malt, a hint of alcohol.

T: Bitter, dark malts, chocolate nibs, some hop-provided pine residue on the finish, also contributing to the lasting bitterness. Dark, heavy, lasting, but not overpowering.

M: A little filmy, but pretty fluid. Only slight carbonation, enough to keep it from flatness.

O: Powerful dark flavors, significant hops (for a dark beer), yet easily drinkable. Really impressed, this is my go-to when I need a dark beer in the summer months.

1000lbgrizzly, Sep 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

tylerstravis, Yesterday at 05:26 AM
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4.04/5  rDev +0.5%

wvdfh120fan, Yesterday at 01:43 AM
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Definitely good. Fans of victory's storm king will love this. Roasty and hoppy

choicegrinds, Sunday at 12:44 AM
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3.6/5  rDev -10.4%

Fronjdj10, Saturday at 02:51 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Techichi, Nov 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

dheldman, Nov 18, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -8%

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4.68/5  rDev +16.4%

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4.96/5  rDev +23.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

newbeeraday, Nov 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.1/5  rDev +2%

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4.52/5  rDev +12.4%

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4.4/5  rDev +9.5%

SeanZa, Nov 09, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Pour it slowly as even an average pour brought a huge head that took time to settle. Once the bottle emptied a pitch black beer with a lingering one-finger head remained in the glass
S: Chocolate, a bit of cream, lots of dark malts, a bit of hops
T: Roasted/burnt malt, hops, cocoa
M: Full-bodied, a nice balance of dark flavors. The alcohol is a bit noticeable but not out of balance
O: A tasty beer for a cold day

ONUMello, Nov 07, 2014
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3.16/5  rDev -21.4%

cbalbrecht, Nov 07, 2014
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Gonzo Imperial Porter from Flying Dog Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 2,574 ratings.