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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: 419   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This special bottling of Innis&Gunn


JRHBrew's rating

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
JRHBrew (366) - Fredericton, New Brunswick, - FEB 27, 2013
Perfect 5. I can’t take a point off for anything. I might be able to in future tastings but this is by far my favorite beer ever.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsnicholas (398) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Bottle (11.2oz $3). Dark red brown with small head. Somewhat sweet smell. Tasted roasty and sweet like scotch ale with light whiskey taste. Seemed like lighter body than most stouts.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patersoi (61) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 5, 2015
Pours quite light for a stout. Creamy head tends to dissipate quickly. Hints of whisky barrel in the bouquet. Nice soft mouth feel with upfront sweetness. Alcohol comes mid palate but doesn't overpower. Long creamy finish with sweet oakiness and vanilla. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11356) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of whiskey, oak, cocoa, light fruitiness and a hint of coffee. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flvors of cocoa, oak, roastiness and light whiskey with a smooth lingering cocoa finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ken1 (1310) - DENMARK - AUG 2, 2015
Aroma: Roasted malt with caramel. Flavour: Sweet dark berries and caramel with roaste malt and a dirtlike finish with notes of whiskey. Colour: Dark reddish brown with an offwhite head. From: Salling Århus beer festival Mar. 2015

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
elosop (214) - 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 (5967) - 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 (429) - 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 (2911) - 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 (3123) - 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.


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