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

Style: English Strong Ale
Edinburgh, Scotland

bottled
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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HeistAlmighty (1133) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 13, 2011
330ml bottle. Poured a deep red amber with very little head. Lively carbonation with sticky sides. Aroma is light, sweet fruit with some wood and vanilla. Taste is very light spice with a medium rum sweetness and the usual I&G woodsy malt, but lighter. Palate was, once again, lighter than I expected. Overall, I liked the Winter Beer better from this year’s gift pack.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31480) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2012
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild spiced and raisins. Bitter, toasted malty, caramelish and light fruity note. Bitter and toasted malty flavoured.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2013

Bottle 330ml. clear glass.

Clear medium amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, malt, toffee, wood notes, alcohol - spiced alcohol notes. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, malty, toffee, fudge, caramel, spiced rum notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130629]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Graham77 (242) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 20, 2013
Typically recognisable I&G beer. Vanilla not quite as prominent, masked by a fruity sweetness from the rum presumably. Not the best from this brewery but pleasant enough. Low carbonation and minimal head on this beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mnurda (1142) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 13, 2014
Bottled sample pilfered from neighbour. Pours clearing with minimal head. Toffee flavour with spicy notes. Would have this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ghendrix (112) - Cardiff, WALES - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours light orange-brown, slightly hazy, few fingers of white head that disappears quickly, no lacing. Looks like a barley wine in the glass. Aromas of toffee, demerara sugar, caramelised apple - all fairly faint on the nose however. Taste is not nearly as sweet as you’d expect with those aroma notes. Light flavours and medium body. It’s all a bit so-so. Very drinkable, but not very noteworthy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
robinvboyer (3128) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 14, 2011
330ml bottle as part of the innis and gunn xmas giftpack at the lcbo. Amber pour, small white head. Typical innis aroma, butter, and caramel malts. I cant say im finding any rum or spice. The butter seems to die off and doesnt linger very much like past innis offerings. There is a quite sweet, and fruity finish, with a very light bitterness. But overall its pretty meh.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
darrennelson12 (415) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 18, 2011
In bottle; very interesting beer ... aroma of rum and spice for sure with hints of vanilla and oak. Taste was medium bodied with the sweetness at the beginning and the rum/oak notes at the end. Overall an OK beer, but Innis and Gunn make better options.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2011
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma with weak hints of vanilla. Fruity malty spicy caramel and vanilla flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MalcolmTucker (748) - SCOTLAND - DEC 31, 2011
Bottle. Pours dark copper with a thin white head. Sweet caramel and mild spice aroma. More of the same in the flavour with the trademark I&G vanilla and oak. Thin body and medium carbonation. Average - just a slight variation on an already well used theme.


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