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Barrel Aged Gonzo Imperial Porter - Flying Dog Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

648 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 648
Reviews: 321
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 138
Gots: 115 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DogFood11 on 04-14-2007)
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

KathyG, Jun 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Lynn, May 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

HopAttack3, May 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

DaveAnderson, May 27, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The aroma has bright roasted malt, heavy whiskey, lots of sweet caramel, and chocolate.

The flavor has roasted malt, light chocolate, coffee, some sweet caramel and a whiskey throughout. There's a oak on the back with whiskey.

A good barrel aged brew with strong whiskey notes.

dar482, May 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

leprechaunandfatman, May 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

ncelauro, May 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

psdonnelly, May 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

brpendergast85, May 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

fire34fighter, May 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

k3ve, May 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Evan, Apr 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

atrocity, Apr 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.5%

ohiobeer29, Apr 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

DRBiser, Apr 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

mctizzz, Apr 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

enelson, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of superspak
4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle into snifter, 2012 vintage bottling. Pours pitch black color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense dark tan head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, coffee, molasses, toast, toffee, vanilla, oak, bourbon, dark bread, light smoke, and roast/oak earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roasted malt and bourbon barrel notes; with good strength. Taste of big dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, coffee, toast, molasses, toffee, vanilla, oak, bourbon, dark bread, smoke, light char, and roast/oak earthiness. Fair amount of deep roast bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, roast, coffee, toast, molasses, toffee, vanilla, oak, bourbon, dark bread, smoke, light char, and roast/oak earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity of intense dark/roasted malt and bourbon barrel flavors; with a great malt/barrel flavor balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a moderately creamy, slick, and lightly chalky/bready mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is an incredible barrel aged imperial porter! All around awesome complexity of intense dark/roasted malt and bourbon barrel flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

superspak, Apr 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

DavidHume, Apr 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Kramerbarthomer, Apr 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Sludgeman, Apr 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

VeganUndead, Apr 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

BMart, Apr 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

ConradKenney, Apr 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

BrooBub, Mar 29, 2014
Barrel Aged Gonzo Imperial Porter from Flying Dog Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 648 ratings.