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Barrel-Aged Gonzo Imperial Porter - Flying Dog Brewery

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Barrel-Aged Gonzo Imperial PorterBarrel-Aged Gonzo Imperial Porter

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93
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257 Ratings
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Ratings: 257
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 24
Gots: 84 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Aged and seasoned for three months in whiskey barrels.

Duplicate of this beer
 http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/68/36342 

(Beer added by: endincolorado on 11-18-2011)
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chanokokoro

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter

Pours an opaque black with a beige one and a half finger head with dissipates into a thin foam ring bordering the inside of the glass. A aroma of chocolate, oak, roasted malt, and a bit of whiskey booziness rises from the glass. Initially chocolate and a bit of dark fruit, transtions into slight sweet roasted malt which eventually finishes with oak and whiskey and a bit of alcohol heat. Very pleasant mouthfeel. Perfect level of carbonation with a heavier medium body. Very smooth from start to finish. A very solid barrel-aged porter and an overall tasty brew. Recommended and worth revisiting.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2012 04:15:59 | More by chanokokoro
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Barrel-Aged Gonzo Imperial Porter from Flying Dog Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 257 ratings.