Category Archives: Baltic Porter

Parrot in a Palm Tree (Karl Strauss Brewery)

CHRISTMAS IN JULY Beer #2: PARROT IN A PALM TREE

My roommate was singing the praises of this beer ever since he had it back in December. In February I happened to stumble upon a bottle sitting on the shelf at Bevmo (the last one I might add), so I knew I had to either pick it up now or wait another 10 months to try it. You’ll never guess what I decided to do. Parrot in a Palm Tree is a Baltic Porter with 35 IBUs and an 8.5% ABV. This is the first beer in Karl Strauss’s “Twelve Days of Christmas San Diego Style” series and was released in November of 2010.

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Gonzo Imperial Porter (Flying Dog Brewery)

The sixth and final review from FLYING DOG BREWERY THEME WEEK is their award-winning Baltic porter, GONZO IMPERIAL PORTER.

Gonzo Imperial Porter is an award-winning tribute to the late Hunter S. Thompson.  This “double porter dry hopped with a shitload of Cascade hops” clocks in at 7.8% ABV.

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