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

Style: English Strong Ale
Edinburgh, Scotland

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This limited bottling of Innis & Gunn has been finished over oak infused with Caribbean Spiced Rum. The result is absolutely delicious, bursting with the flavours of Caribbean spices along with our signature notes of vanilla, toffee and oak.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ontbeertaster (2306) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2013
Bottle, pour is a clear amber, the flavour is very strong in terms of woodiness, it doesnt have much in the way of a rum flavour. But it is nice and enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
WheatKing (1234) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 2, 2013
Pours amber with light coloured thin dissipating head. Aroma is a bit of spice, oak. Flavour is caramel, spice, and vanilla, interesting to try but the actual beer is kind of bland.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (13915) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2013
bottle at home .. "thanks" stu ... amber ... thin white lacing ... soft sweet rich fruity toffee nose ...very sweet herbal fruits ... sweet toffee ... ligth spiced fruits ... soft rum ... intersting finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (2088) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 16, 2014 Bottle from Tesco, Durham. Bright amber coloured with sweet vanilla, caramel and rum flavours followed by creamy, warming oak, and a spicy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10367) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2013
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Some rum notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter rum finish. Oily palate. Vanilla notes.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EHSRanders (1752) - Tjele, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2013
Bottle. Clear brown colour with large creamy white mostly lasting head. Malty aroma with notes of caramel. Sweet spicy flavor. Oily palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sulawang (591) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 14, 2013
pours medium brown-amber with a nice size creamy heady, thin retention, some active streams. Vanilla & toffee malts on the nose. Attack: gentle 7/10-mellow sweetness mixed with caramel malts Mid-palate: more malts, minor alcohol detection/rum, trace amounts of cinnamon/nutmeg, mild pepperiness Finish: soft crisp caramel light bitter malts, clean finish. Very smooth and drinkable. I like it more than their original.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10293) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 24, 2013
Botella. Clear amber brown coloure, small off-white like head. Sweet caramel (dark) fruity like spiced aroma with rum and some vanilla. Good mouthfeel. Sweet caramel malty (dark) fruity rum vanilla spiced flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Viper666 (2763) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 10, 2013
Bouteille 330ml. De couleur cuivrée et claire. Nez de malt sucré, de fruits (mélange de fruits secs), moyen-léger d’alcool boisé (fût de rhum) et de caramel toffee avec des notes épicées (poivre) et de vanille. Moyennement ronde en bouche avec un pétillement moyen-doux ainsi qu’une texture aux notes sirupeuses. Goût d’alcool boisé légèrement sec (fût de rhum) aux notes épicées (poivre piquant, faibles traces de cannelle) et accompagné de notes fruitées (fruits secs) et de vanille lors de l’entrée en bouche auquel se rajoute un goût de malt sucré aux notes terreuses avec un léger goût de caramel toffee sucré ainsi que des traces de butterscotch et de biscuits puis en finale le goût boisé reprend un peu de vigueur. Post-goût moyen-long et un peu sec, composé d’un goût d’alcool boisé doux légèrement piquant ainsi que des traces de houblon floral.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7097) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2013
Clear copper with a slender white cap. Caramel sauce aroma. JD honey, waffles, Dooley’s, vanilla ice cream, Bourbon, expensive rum flavour. A guilty, sickly, revolting, beer-free pleasure from first sip to last.


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