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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

2,481 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 2,481
Reviews: 1,408
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.92%
Wants: 87
Gots: 157 | FT: 2
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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4.72/5  rDev +17.1%

brianbf1986, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Pours a rich and dark. If it's not completely black it may as well be because there are no hues and no edges. A thick creamy head of mocha colored foam graces the beer and lasts. leaves lace and plenty of bubbles to linger on top.

Nose is deep roast. Soft breaddiness with a caramel backing. Some bright dark fruits and a sweet bit of chocolate. There is a powerful vanilla on the nose but as fragrant as it is it does not dominate.

Taste is supple and full roast. Chocolate and a bit of nuttiness greets the palate. There's a surprisingly bright dark fruit. This malt is substantial and faintly acrid. There is a smoothness to the flavors form the vanilla which is light on the palate. Creamy full mouthfeel with a touch of it's weight from alcohol. The alcohol is a light warmth as this one finishes bitter with a only a small measure of the sweetness to linger.

Bold as brass!

utopiajane, Aug 17, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -11.7%

Wrinker712, Aug 16, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev +1.2%

beersdmf17, Aug 15, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -23.6%

Scott_Thomas, Aug 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.6%

aj_tuna, Aug 14, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +6.2%

kushes11, Aug 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

sjrodriguez, Aug 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

ktat, Aug 13, 2014
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RRE1991, Aug 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Dwane, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

ryhn0, Aug 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -38%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

paulcdc, Aug 03, 2014
Gonzo Imperial Porter from Flying Dog Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 2,481 ratings.