cgarvieuk (20724) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 29, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at the beer kitchen... Dark black... Thick tan head... Over cold even in hand... Soft dry dusty chocolate roast malts nose... Dark roast... Soft chocolate malt nose... Sweet chocolate roast.. Dark malts.. Big chocolate roast... Big blackcurrant.. Soft sweet chocolate roast.. Ok but a little too sweet and not worth Ł8 a pint
Night_Cap (57) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - FEB 27, 2016
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 330ml. Served at room temperature. Pours a very dark brown (almost black). Head is good sized, lightly tanned, dense and lasts very well. Aroma is of roasted barley, blackcurrants, spiced fruit mince, toffee, chocolate and vanilla pods. Flavour is a light earthy bitterness with roasted barley, blackberries, raisins, milk chocolate, toffee, treacle (light) and a buttery vanilla finish. Medium bodied with light carbonation and a decent length finish. ABV is very well hidden.
NikkTwist (2614) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Moriartys. Opaque dark brown pour with a slim refined khaki foamy head. Harsh when cold. Warms to complex flavors of dark fruit - dried blueberries, blackberries and very dark chocolate cherry cordials. Aroma is slim when cold. Builds to solid flavors of peat, celery hearts, molasses, burnt sugar, black currants, charred tangerines. Black stuff. Need to step back from it but not do bad at all. Not complex enough though.
RhetoricalAns (821) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 14, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Definitely one of I&G’s better offerings. Deep brown pour, thin tan head. Slightly sweet aroma, toffee, some wood / cask. Taste is more roasted and woody, some whiskey flavours.
Ahashake87 (11) - - FEB 2, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dark brown almost purple like in the light with a light brown head. Low carbonation. Aroma is quite woody. Taste is malty with Carmel sweetness and the warm of the whisky at the end. Another winner from Innis and Gunn
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altonbrownd (5415) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JAN 30, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Bethesda Food and Beverage. Dark brown body with thin tan head. Nose is malts, plums, sweet, caramel. Taste is dark brown sugar, caramel, Creamy and smooth. Anis in the finish. Really nice stuff.
BeerViking (3986) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Brown bottle - well done I&G! Pours very dark brown with a fast-settling head. Light whiskey cask aromas are unsubtle yet pleasant. Burnt barley and vanilla caramel, roasty yet sweet, a little honey and liquorice, pleasant but the sweetness somehow leaves it a bit lacking in depth.
Arek (929) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - NOV 29, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 0.33 l, Piwnica, Wrocław, Poland.
Czarne piwo o beżowej, puszystej i obfitej pianie oraz słodowy, owocowym, lekko winnym aromacie. W smaku gęste, zbliżone do aromatu, słodkawe, owocowe, trochę winne, z łagodnym, palonym posmakiem drewna i whiskey.
mikeyo1 (633) - Linköping, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle @ home. Pours dark brown with a brown medium head, leavning some lacing. Dry aroma with sweet whiskey notes, wood, roasted barley, metal and spices. Sweet taste with dry malt character, wood, whiskey, honey, herbs, sour roasted malt, and some dark fruits and licorice. Lingering chocolate.
cmacklin (763) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 5, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml clear bottle. Pours an opaque, dark brown, almost black with a reddish hue and a small, short lived, tan head that leaves spotty lacing. Roasted malt aroma with dark chocolate, caramel, whiskey and oak. Sweet
flavour of roasted malt, dark chocolate, liquorice, caramel, coffee and oak, leading to a dry, whiskey finish. Medium body with a smooth, oily texture and soft to flat carbonation. Ok.