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RATINGS: 1085   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!

tone77's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tone77 (256) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 28, 2012
Pours a dark brown color. Smell is of rum. Taste is rum, alcohol, oak, a touch of malts. Overall not a bad beer, but I just don’t get it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gehbe (11) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - MAY 22, 2016
Look: Redish dark amber and clear. Medium creamy head, doesn’t last long though. Aroma: Oak, vanilla, some spicy and malty notes. Taste: Rather sweet, oaky vanilla mixed with maltines, very light bitterness on the finish. Palate: Medium body, quite creamy, some alcoholic warmth but not in excess. Overall: Nice beer, a tad too sweet for me, but that’s what I expect from scottish ales. The oak and spice notes provide a nice balance to the maltiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (7274) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAY 20, 2016
Many thanks to Eike for sharing this bottle! Smooth malty, nice wood, intense and sweetish. Wood, hints of rum, sweetish. Very dry with woody hints of rum. Interesting with a sweetish malty body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Claves77 (213) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Little carb, good dark color. Deep rum taste. Not a good balance. To much odd up front

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dermi (1047) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2016
6.8 % abv. 33 cl, bottled. Pours red brown with a minimal white head. Aroma: Toasted malt, berries. Spruce. Spiced rum and oak. Taste: Sweet, quite creamy sweetness, toasted wood. Vanilla. Malt. Alcohol. Slight toasty bitterness. Palate: Near medium body, slick. Alcohol feel. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenkiGonzo (959) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle from Abbots Ale House. Pale walnut pour. Full of oak and whisky, not much rum.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fdomig (710) - München, GERMANY - MAY 6, 2016
330ml bottle at home in Feldkirch. Aroma is oak, rum, light bubble gum. Appearance is clear amber with a thin white foam. Taste is sweet and light bitter. Soft carbonation. Light dryness. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrNosha (1381) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - MAY 5, 2016
Aus der Flasche. Braunes klares Bier, flacher Schaum. Malziges Rum Aroma. Im Geschmack auch etwas Rauch, Rosinen, Rum.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Michael27 (280) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 2, 2016
Aus der Flasche von Händler des Vertrauens. Rotgolden im Glas mit instabiler Schaumkrone. Im Geruch und Geschmack deutlich nach Rumfass schmeckend. Endlich einmal, wo Anspruch und Realität korrespondieren.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pedro_Pinho (102) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2016
Pours a copper color liquid with a thin head. Somewhat metallic aroma of roasted malt. Taste is rather flat, disapointing... will not buy again. Rather pour bear.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DavidAust (169) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 27, 2016
bottle into a tulip. Dark coppery brown, thin head, minimal lacing. Aroma of caramel, vanilla plus rum & raisins. Taste is medium sweet with an aftertaste of rum coming through. Nice beer, a little fancy, but not super fancy.

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