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RATINGS: 446   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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This special bottling of Innis&Gunn


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - FEB 22, 2012
Pours almost a black color with off white head. This beer eludes to both coffee and toffee on the nose. There is some bourbon on the palate itself without being too powerful. Well defined stout.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FatTony (188) - Augusta, Georgia, USA - APR 11, 2016
11.2 ounce bottle. Poured out a semi-translucent mahogany brown with a thin wheat head. Appearance was more of a porter than a stout. Whiskey was fairly strong in the aroma with the addition of malt and wood. Taste followed in almost the same proportions. The palate was thinner than most stouts but had a nice oily smoothness to it. Well done.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcinG (337) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2016
UPDATED: APR 6, 2016 Butelka 330 ml. Czarny kolor. Piana obfita jasnobrazowa o kremowej konsystencji. Pierwszy zapach uderzajacy w nozdrza to whiskey potem nuty wanilii czekolady i palonych slodow. Dosc nietypowe dla stauta ze czekoladowe tony zostaly zrzucone na drugi plan. W smaku slodko wytrawne. Dobrze zbalansowane o gladkiej teksturze. Wyczuwalna czekolada ale whiskey zaglusza wszystko. Niewatpliwie dobre piwo ale jak na stauta za duzo whiskey. Mi jednak smakuje bardzo.

Marcin G

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
peponi (1228) - Mainz, GERMANY - APR 3, 2016
Aroma: roasted dark malts, woody, vanilla, whiskey. Appearance: black color and beige head. Taste: dark chocolate, darm malts, woody, vanilla, whiskey, semi-sweet. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, whiskey finish. Overall: Really good stuff, nice whiskey notes.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerplace (229) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 2, 2016
UPDATED: APR 3, 2016 Small bottle bought in BC Signature liquor store. Pours very dark brown, almost black with a beige head. Aroma is slightly smoky, dark fruits, some vanilla and caramel notes and, unfortunately, metallic notes on the background. Taste is sweety, dark fruits, caramel, smoke, resin, some whiskey notes on the background. Smokey roasted malt aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
emusche (146) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 2, 2016
Pours almost black with thin head that rapidly recedes; no lacing. Aromas of cocoa, toffee, caramel, wood and molasses. Woodiness really comes through in the taste, but not necessarily in a bad way, just potent. Other flavors of dark chocolate, coffee, and molasses but they’re faint. It does get better as it warms though, flavors seem to become more complex and intertwine. Nice offering.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (2147) - , Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2016
(bottle) bright, clear very dark brown colour with a small brown head; aroma of roast, hint of wet wood, milk chocolate; balanced flavour with a long, light bitter - sweet finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ruramikael (55) - SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2016
chocolate, nuts, caramel, spruce, resin, dough, barnyard, alcohol, black, clear, tan foam, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, umami, full body, oily feel, average carbonation, long finish, off-balance (more bitterness needed).

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Larry_Duffman (293) - - MAR 17, 2016
I poured it from the bottle into a glass. It pours a dark brown color with barely any head or lacing. The aroma is wood, whiskey, toffee, and vanilla. The taste is toffee, vanilla, and whiskey. The wood comes through a bit. It’s a little too sweet. Especially as it warmed, the sweetness got to be too much. It was okay.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
julledrulle (3) - - MAR 6, 2016 does not count
I would liked it better, if that oversweet (like artificial sweetner kind of way) weren't there. I think that was unbalanced. Else I liked it like every other I&G

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jksipa (688) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 29, 2016
Bottle from the LCBO. Very dark mahogany pour with a small quickly fading tan head. Nose is quite light due to very soft carbonation (just this bottle maybe?) but has notes of toffee, wood, chocolate, smoke, vanilla and some berries. Quite sweet with toffee and honey contributing and some chocolate and coffee bitterness taking a bit of the edge off and lingering in the finish. Mouth is medium oily but quite flat. Nice flavour but carbonation is lacking. 6/3/6+/3-/13


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