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

Style: English Strong Ale
Edinburgh, Scotland

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RATINGS: 1332   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.""""


VanDer1584's rating

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VanDer1584 (39) - Bavaria, - MAY 21, 2012
I must admit this is something different. That’s for sure. Still, I don’t find it very nice. If you like vanilla flavours in drinks with already a fruity character and if you enjoy whiskey.. Probably you’ll like this. Light/medium body, nice head that dissappears quickly. Not my kind of beer, yet I admit it’s different from others. Prost!


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
artemb (153) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - SEP 2, 2015
Aroma: toffee, some dark fruits, some spicy notes. Taste: sweet with strong tannins. Flavour: tannins, ethers, tofee sweeteness, some grassy hops.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
arcraw (20) - - AUG 31, 2015
Bitter taste, bitter look, bitter palate, bitter aftertaste! But I’m not bitter!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stef73 (363) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 29, 2015
De couleur cuivre avec un peu carbonisation . Cette bière à un côté boisé vanille qui lui donne un côté sucre .cette bière est un goût de finesse mais très mais très bien balancer entre le côté boisé et la côté sucre . Bon produit

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Echon (65) - Århus, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2015
Bottle, 33 cl. Clear golden body with a white head. Malty aroma with a bit of hoppy citrus and caramel. Medium dry taste with light bitterness and some acidity. Spicy and fresh, with notes of whisky. Light body with average carbonation. Bitter finish. A tasty and refreshing ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Myonlyvice (28) - DENMARK - AUG 24, 2015
Golden with a small short lives white head. Low carbonation. Lots of whiskey aroma. Taste is sweet with an aftertaste of whiskey and a bit of bitterness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alex_leit (684) - Minsk, BELARUS - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle. Amber with copper color, average foam. Aroma: vanilla, toffee, candy, a little fruit ether. Taste: sweet candy, peanuts with cocoa and vanilla, oak, alcoholic. Not my.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
birocotsios (51) - - AUG 21, 2015
Bottle. Golden with a white head. Sweet malt and caramel notes aroma. Strong taste of caramel amd vanilla with notes of the whiskey oak barrel. Strong 6.6%.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
edpeg (862) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 18, 2015
""""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."""

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenkiGonzo (664) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 17, 2015
Bottle. Clear amber with carbonated head. Woody, malty aroma. Smooth whisky finish. Very light.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hank37 (188) - banksia grove, AUSTRALIA - AUG 14, 2015
Not much oak on the nose, a slight caramel note. Oak comes into its own in the taste dept. Lending vanilla and spice. Slight chewy toffee flavour. Pleasant.


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