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RATINGS: 1100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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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!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (12926) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2011
Bottle. Scottish beer #100. Frothy of-white good mostly lasting head. Amber-brown colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Light swet and bitter nice flavor. Some nice caramel and rim notes. Average light bitter finish. OIly palate. Pleasent but "quiet".

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (12910) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2011
Bottled 330ml in presentation box from Sainsburys, Banbury. Poured Tawny brown but hard to muster up a head. Innis & Gunn aged beers are difficult to rate for me as the titles on the boxes are so intriguing so that the final results are largely disappointing. This is perhaps a little fuller than most but the depth appears to be butterscotch, caramel notes. The beer is fairly sweet, I get some astringency, woodiness, but the discovery is never a eureka moment. Just slightly on the dull side.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (12770) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 11, 2011
Bottle @ Joes Tasting shared with Joes and Dutchdrebus. Clear amber color, large bubbled off-white head. Smell lightly caramel, some wood and some sweetness. Taste sweetness, malt, no rum cask really. Medium carbo, low to medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (12689) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 7, 2010
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2015 A dark amber ale with a thick lacing moka head. Sweet aroma of rum barrel, woody, a bit of caramel malt. In mouth, a good sweet malt with tobacco notes, rum, a bit of acidic points, medium bodied. Bottle from LCBO, BB Dec 2009. 7-3-7-3-13

Rum Finish version: A clear brown ale with a thick big bubbled brown head. In aroma, sweet caramel with light rum, butterscotch, vanilla, a tad cloying. In mouth, nice sweet caramel malt with smooth rum notes, dark raisins, a bit light bodied, nice warming alcohol. Not sure if it was made in Nov 2012, or its the BB, but its not bad. 7-3-8-3-14

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (12622) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2011
Copper with a small white head. Aroma of malt, toffee and fruit. Sweet malty flavour with toffee and caramel, a touch of oak and an apple fruity note.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12616) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 14, 2012
(11.2oz bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a medium beige head. Aroma of caramel, oak, rum, vanilla, golden raisins, and cinnamon. Flavor of honey, oak, caramel, and toffee.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (12188) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2011
Bottle. Dark amber color. Cokkie caramel aroma with butter. malty sweet flavor with butter cookies, toffee and some rhum notes. Sticky mouthfeel. Slightly alcoholic finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (12137) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 29, 2016
Bottle - Malts, sweet oaky notes and lots of caramel. Clear amber with a rich beige head. Caramel sweetness, touch of wood and a malty sweetness in the finish. Nose and color are deceptively good, while the taste is a bit boring in contrast. Decent, but not worth the price.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12113) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2013
12 oz bottle-thanks Glenn-dissipating lt tan-copper. A-rum/wood, med malt-caramel, some fruit. Taste follows. When cool it is 3.5 and better than cellar temp of 3.2

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11986) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Føtex, Kolding.
Pours deep chestnut with a firm, medium, staying, creamy, off-white head. Aroma has oak, definitely some spiced rum, light roasted, mildly boozy, some plums and raisins. Medium, light prickly carbonation, fine dryish and oily palate. Flavour has liqourice, spiced rum, mild oak. Caramel and toasted malts. Fair dryness in the end. Quite elegant.
Earlier Rating: 3/19/2011 Total Score: 3.4
Bottle, bought @ Systembolaget.
Pours coppery chestnut with a small, creamy and kinda fizzy off-white head. Aroma has mild dried fruits, toasted caramel, mild toffee and a mild oaky dryness. Low to medium carbonation, kinda light mouthfeel with good dryness. Flavour is quite oaky, nice character from the rum, toffee and good caramel base. Perhaps a bit of oaky astringency as well. Fine beer.


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