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

Style: English Strong Ale
Edinburgh, Scotland


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RATINGS: 1319   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
Avaialable in 330ml & 750ml bottles and on draught: Pasteurised.
Brewed by Belhaven for Innis & Gunn
Originally marketed simply as Innis & Gun Oak Aged Beer. "Original" was added later.

Ingredients: Golden Promise and crystal malt; Phoenix hops.
""""For 30 days this honey-hued beer sleeps in hand selected oak barrels, locked inside a bonded warehouse, gradually assimilating the subtle flavours that reside in the wood. Barrels are then emptied and maturation continues for a further 47 days in a marrying tun where these natural flavours infuse and fall into perfect balance. This 77-day process is unique and produces a delicious, refreshing beer: Aromas of vanilla and toffee, hints of citrus, with a malty, lightly oaked,palate. Deftly balanced and light in texture, soothing and warming in the finish.""""

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (7691) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle - Pale malts and nice caramel. Clear dark gold with a nice white head. Sweet pale malts, light caramel and almost some whisky notes. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
huineman (417) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 11, 2015
Pours golden, ivory head. Aroma is bread dough, iron, caramel, syrup and toffee. Soft, well-balanced. Easy-going.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (3012) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 6, 2015
330 ml brown bottle with a BB date of Feb. 2016. Clear deep amber body with a decent head. The aroma and flavor both clearly say "aging in rum barrels". I don’t think rum barrls were actually used. Instead, the wood and vanilla tones simply suggest rum. In any case, this has some complexity, good balance, and a very smooth body. The high ABV is fairly well hidden although there is warming in the finish and afterwards. Carbonation seemed a tad low. O: a fine ale that’s readily recommended.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Piw (401) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - MAY 4, 2015
330ml Flasche. Klar und dunkelbraun. Mittelgrosse Schaumkrone, ohne Spuren schnell verschwindend. Aroma von Vanille und Eichenfass. Sehr interessantes Bier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ntlwhlr (26) - Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2015
I have to say I like it!!! I found it goes down smooth and tastes good. What else can I say. I give it a thumbs up!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Flanfl (249) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - APR 23, 2015
Bottle. Amber colour color. Aroma of vanilla, lightly burned caramel and toasted wood. Flavour of caramel, toasted wood. Woody finish. Sessionable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (1380) - New York, TURKEY - APR 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear golden yellow with small off-white head that dissipated fast, honey and malt aroma, high carbonation, toffee vanilla taste, longish finish. Very nice and satisfying.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lithilorn (255) - Covilhã, PORTUGAL - APR 18, 2015
Golden body and white head. Malty, woody and some hops aroma. Oak taste, Crisp, sweet flavor with a dry finish. A good beer to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RafsMadeira (4) - - APR 18, 2015 does not count
Mais uma cervejinha do mundo. Retrogosto de baunilha que enjoa. Aroma legalzinho e só.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nsanders (737) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - APR 14, 2015
Tap at Gordon Ramsay’s Burgr. Amber color with no head or lacing to speak of. Big malty, toffee aroma with a light woody dryness and dry apple. Taste is sweet with a light dry finish. Body is lighter and watery.

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