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RATINGS: 1120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Originally brewed at Belhaven for Innis & Gunn. Production moved to Wellpark - date unknown.
NOTE: This is the same beer as the Oak Aged Beer Rum Finish. According to Innis & Gunn "they are the same beer, the process changed slightly so we changed the name. But the recipe is the same."

Has also been seen at 6.8% (Rum Aged)
Ingredients: Golden Promise and Crystal malt; Phoenix hops.
We are delighted to present this unique limited bottling of Innis & Gunn finished in oak barrels which previously contained navy rum. Maturation in special oak barrels imparts Navy rums with the sweet, spicy character for which they are renowned. We have long wondered what flavours might be imparted to our beer by finishing it in these same barrels and earlier this year we decided to find out. We brewed a special batch of Innis & Gunn beer and matured it in oak for 60 days. Every single drop spent half of that time in American oak barrels before being refilled into selected navy rum barrels to finish the lengthy maturation. Once the beer had absorbed the unique character the barrels were emptied, the beer blended and then maturation continued for a further 47 days until all of the flavours had married together and mellowed. We think the result is absolutely delicious!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - JUN 12, 2012
Bottle pours clear amber/brown with a small white head. Scent is sweet malts and bready. Taste is caramel and roasty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
markodm (23) - ITALY - JUN 12, 2012
Pours a deep brownish/reddish colour with a one finger off-white compact head. Very strong smells of hay and dryness, with some traces of nutshell and oak wood. Aroma is very complex, it is a powerful mix of rhum and nutty hints, with a caramel-toasted aftertaste. Mouthfeel is very pleasant and itís full-bodied. Very tasty and drinkable, it is one of the most interesting ales iíve ever drunk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redtechnj (310) - Williamstown, New Jersey, USA - JUN 6, 2012
Appearence- Clear dark copper, Nice white head, Decent lacing Aroma- Sweet caramel, Spicy rum,vanilla,oak Flavor- Rum,oak,sweet caramel

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sammer (1118) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Taste is malt, toffee, spices, rum and hay. Complex, yet easy to drink. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (3289) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 3, 2012
Dark brown colour, semi-transparent, with off white head. Aroma of sweet grains, bananas and rum. Taste is a bit boozy, sweet malts, spices, a bit of a flat finish. Average mouthfeel. Quite good.
Earlier Rating: 8/8/2011 Total Score: 2.6
This may be sacrelig to some but I really was disappointed in this. Itís okay, but the alcoholic/rum flavour is too strong.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (2686) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 1, 2012
The best innis and gunn selection Iíve had. Nice dark brown with minimal head. Sweet malty woody smells. Toffee. Bubble gum and brown sugar flavours with a boozy rum finish. Decent beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
garth_86 (225) - EDMONTON, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 1, 2012
Pours a amber color with little head. Nose is oak, caramel, vanilla and rum. Taste is rum and a smooth beer for its 7.2%

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nazzty (1271) - ÷dŚkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2012
Not quite as good as oak aged, but ok. Alcoholic strength is a little too obvious, and this goes out of taste to the whole.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ken1 (1773) - DENMARK - MAY 25, 2012
A pretty sweet flavor with sugary and slight fruity notes. Dark brown in color with a white head.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cfrancis (3161) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 24, 2012
Nobody does aroma like Innis and Gunn. Pours a dark brown with a small disappearing carbonation. Aroma is intense oak and rum with sweet caramel. Taste is a bold slap of rum raisin and caramel toffee alcohol. It slowly fades to oak dryness.
Earlier Rating: 8/15/2009 Total Score: 3.6
I really adore Innis & Gunn. The flavours that they inject into their beer are perfect for my palate. Aroma of rum, fruit and toffee. Taste is toffee, spice, malt and marvelousness!

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