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RATINGS: 1445   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   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 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hoppopotamus (260) - Santa Cruz, California, USA - MAY 29, 2009
A nice amber beer with a small white head that leaves nice lacing. The aroma is very malty with some sweet caramel or toffee and a hint of oak. The flavor is also quite malty, in a sweet almost buttery way, with whiskey alcoholic notes. Interesting brew!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 11, 2009
Pours with a golden body topped by a medium thick head with some lacing. It’s lightly malty with notes of toffee, vanilla and wood as well as a light hoppiness. Light to medium bodied and smooth.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thejon375 (414) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 24, 2009
Pours a good looking amber clear brown with small white head. Aromas of whiskey, oak and grain alcohol. Vanilla and butter flavors. Very smooth on the palate. Tastes better than it smells.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
craftbeerdesign (2254) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 18, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2009 bottle. pours a light amber with a small white head.... light sweet malt aroma with a touch of oak and some apple. the apple carries through the body along with the sweet malts. I really don’t get the oak aged flavors at all.... I didn’t really know what to expect from this one, but I was disappointed.... a very average import.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aphalo (94) - Turku, FINLAND - APR 13, 2009
Bottle 330ml, 2009. Clear amber colour, fastly dissappearing whitish head. Aroma has vanilla, rum. Quite carbonated, smooth, liquorlike taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2009
Bottle. Amber colour with a small white head. Sweet, malty, oaky and a bit sour. Vanilla, caramel, toffee, butter, syrup, sour cream, alcohol, oak, metal, grain. Sweet and cloying. Feels a bit off.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SmallOne (79) - SWEDEN - APR 9, 2009
A nice amber color withjh a nice head. A good aroma , sweet and fruity. I love the taste of caramel and oak and the buttery sweet finnish. A clear favorite of mine.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
puboflyons (3098) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - APR 7, 2009
From the 1 pt. 7.6 fl. oz clear bottle marked 16 Jan 09-8017A 12:38. The pour was amber in tone with a decent amount of beige head that stays around for an extended period and excellent lacing. The aroma was a welll-balanced misture of sweet malts and something fruity like apple or wine. Medium mouthfeel. The taste had a sweet malt character subtle hops. It had a sort of dry fermented sensation of wine and there was no aftertaste. This was an exclellent beer and one of the best I’ve had lately.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkm (235) - AUSTRALIA - APR 3, 2009
Rich and clear amber colour. Malt and caramel aromas. Slightly watery mouthfeel. Fairly sweet flavours of malt and caremels. Not a bad ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - MAR 25, 2009
(bottle 330 ml) Clear copper color with a puffy white head. Aroma is quite intense. Lots of spice, vanilla, fruit, oak, butter, and caramel malts. Some scotch as well. Flavor is buttery and sweet at the beginning with a smooth sweetness from the oak, a mild bitterness in the middle, and a very buttery and sweet finish. Warms a little more than I thought 6.6% would. Very tasty.

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