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RATINGS: 467   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
This special bottling of Innis&Gunn

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bierdimpfe (490) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 11, 2016
Opaque black color with no visible activity. Creamy light brown 3 finger head, lasting around 5-10 minutes, with faint legs. Flavors of liquorice, coffee, dark chocolate, whiskey, oak, molasses, faint cheese, dark grains, herbal spices. Thick bitter earthiness, yet warming and not stale. Slick medium body with moderate carbonation, a little crispy. Strong finish, dry and tongue coating with tons of flavors. Lingering grassy spices, dark fruits and roasted coffee, wood barrel, and sugary whiskey. Superb ending. It’s bold but pleasant to drink, not overwhelming, but feels a little thin. Good flavors, nice balance, some freshness. Overall very good quality craft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NallePalle (523) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2016
Bottle, 33 cl. Creamy, pleasant stout. Not too boozy, well balanced. Went well with cheese.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KarlAstrid (8) - SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2016 does not count
Almost black coloured beer with cream-colored head. Aroma of wood with a hint of whiskey. Taste of vanilla, sweet barley and wood.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nasmith003 (225) - Virginia, USA - OCT 1, 2016
From the tap. Light, slightly malty aroma. Dark brown color with a decent head. Mild whiskey and malt flavors with very little bitterness. Finishes fairly clean.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MBlessing (901) - Württemberg, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2016
Dunkle Farbe schöner schaum, Geruch Vanille karamell Malz, Geschmack recht süß Vanille uns karamell würzig malzig

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tstamba (748) - Maryland, USA - SEP 18, 2016
Bottle to a pint. Black pour with tan head snd lacing. Oak, toffee and whisky on the nose. Roasted malt, chocolate and sweet whisky finish... Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrNosha (1730) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2016
330ml Flasche. Dunkelbraunes Bier, flacher Schaum. Vanille und Rhum Duft. Etwas Holz ist nd Kaffee. Süsser Antrunk. Eiche und Whiskey.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChadPolenz (1700) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - AUG 15, 2016
2015 BJCP Category: 33A Wood-Aged Beer (base style: 16C Tropical Stout)

AROMA: Sweet dark malt and fruits; whiskey note in the background. 9/12

APPEARANCE: Dark brown to black; fairly clear with no highlights. Small, tan, soapy head mostly evaporates. 1/3

FLAVOR: Quite sweet with smooth dark grain flavors and restrained bitterness. Some cola-like taste and sweetness. Slightly chocolaty. Whiskey-soaked oak chips impart only faint flavor and mostly on the end. Some toffee notes as well. No hop presence. 16/20

MOUTHFEEL: Medium bodied with low carbonation and watery texture. Very smooth with clean aftertaste; no alcohol presence. 3/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: As a stout it’s pretty good, but the wood aging doesn’t do much for it. Sweet for a stout (but not cloying). 7/10


DISCLAIMER: The author is not a certified BJCP judge; therefore, this score sheet is not necessarily indicative of proper BJCP judging techniques and protocol. The author is grading to 2015 BJCP Guidelines in order to prepare for examination.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PeatyPete (951) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2016
Almost black coloured beer with cream-colored head. Aroma of wood with a hint of whiskey. Taste of vanilla, sweet barley and wood.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (4327) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 7, 2016
330 ml bottle purchased and consumed in Stirling, Scotland. Wood and whisky notes compose the aroma and are a little more prominent in the flavor than is the base Scottish stout. Too sweet. Decent aftertaste. Good tan head. Overall: disappointing.

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