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Innis & Gunn
Brewed at Wellpark (C&C Group)

Style: Stout
Edinburgh, Scotland

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 415   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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This special bottling of Innis&Gunn


sic1314's rating

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, - JUL 13, 2013
Poured a dark copper with minimal head. Aroma is more of rum than whiskey, very sweet molasses. Body is quite weak in comparison, flavour is weak and sweet, a bit buttery toffee as well. A bit of a mess.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
elosop (208) - SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2015
Nästan kolsvart med lite orangefärgat skum. Doftar kaffe och karamell. Smaken omedelbart söt, nästa för söt. Eftersmaken ganska lång med smak av melass.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (5812) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2015
Bottle from Tesco, Prestwich. Black, no head. Has an interesting sweetened nose with a very light whisky influence, some soapiness, but appealing. Has a similar taste akin to the dandelion and burdock pop drink. Certainly mild for a stout.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nate (3827) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2015
On tap at Twisted Jimmys. Very mild nose, light roast with some oak and whiskey vapors but pretty tame. Dark black clear with thin head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Mild stout with good whiskey and oak notes. Light roast with mild oily sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
scotchzombie (421) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Dark brown reddish tinge. Small tan head - mainly rim and wet lacing - that disappears. Aroma is oaky malt with mild chocolate and coffee. Taste follows suits but is quite tangy and a bit sweet (treacle?). More coffee and amped smoky oak notes and mild closing bitterness. Moist mouthfeel with very low carbonation. Unique but there are better stouts out there.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrnkMcDermott (2902) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Review sample, label names it "Irish Whiskey Aged." Pours black, with very little fizz. Smell is warm and treacly, like a bit of whiskey and sugar stirred in hot water to relieve a cold. I am somewhat used to I&G’s house style by now: a lot of flavor from whatever was in the barrel, but not strong in alcohol. We’re talking "Bourbon and branch" here. And for a stout, the thread of whiskey keeps it very smooth. Sometimes it carries the impression of being Imperial strength, but that’s all in the taste buds.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (3095) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Pours cola brown with no head. Aroma of toffee, vanilla, and whiskey. Roasted malt flavor with toffee, vanilla, and hint of whiskey. Very nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VDuquerroux (634) - Airvault, FRANCE - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle, 33cL. @V&B Poitiers. A dark brown beer with a medium beige head ; average retention. Aroma of fruits (prune, grape), whisky, alcohol, roasty, caramel. Medium sweet ; light warming background. Bitter note. Medium voluptuous body, thin body, avergae to soft "smooth" carbonation, sweet fruity finish. Overall, I enjoyed this beer a lot and it got better through the tasting : smooth, roast fruity.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuartyboy (926) - SCOTLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Dark brown in colour with coffee coloured head aroma is malt and vanilla flavour is vanilla oak roasted malt with a hint of whiskey sweet beer with a creamy body

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Flanfl (244) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - APR 23, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown colour. Aroma of toffee, burned caramel, dark dried fruits, some vanilla and toasted oak. Flavour of toasted malt, spices, toasted oak. Sweet toasted finish. Creamy body, medium carbo. Real nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (4827) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 22, 2015
Bottle. Black pour with tan head. Irish whiskey, oak, malt and some hints of sweeter tone, but mostly dryness. Oak, light sweet malt, some roastiness, and whiskey notes.


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