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

Style: English Strong Ale
Edinburgh, Scotland

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 140   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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
WheatKing (1162) - 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.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mile (2734) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 22, 2013
Bottle. Amber, average and fully diminishing head. Moderate malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel and light dark fruitiness - vinous notes, light spiciness - rum, light vanilla/oak, light alcohol. Body is medium to full, malty and sweetish, some caramel, some dark fruitiness, light vanilla, some alcohol. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, faint caramel, and faint fruitiness and light vanilla, alcohol. OK aroma, but finish almost totally lacks fruitiness - too much alcohol in the finish. Aroma/flavor not in balance.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Inbreak (1526) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 03.06.2013, 0,33l bottle @ home:
Mediumlasting fizzy head. Aroma is butterscotch, toffee, dried fruits, vanilla, grass, some oak. Taste is slightly dry, toffee, grass, hay, vanilla, oak, chocolate. Medium bitterness. Fair enough.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
chris__hartley (274) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2013
It pours copper with hay-coloured highlights; the head is off-white and soapy. The aroma has notes of: caramel, popcorn, sweet grains, and vanilla. The taste is medium sweet that finishes light dry; there are notes of: popcorn, toffee, faint cinnamon, and slight molasses. The palate is medium-light bodied, has medium carbonation, and a medium finish. Overall, just another Innis/Gunn product with very minor variants to the original (dismal).

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (9421) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2011
Bottle. Golden beer with a white head. Malty aroma, oak, rum, vanilla notes. Vanilla flavor, rum, oak, malt, some spicy notes. A bit thin.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsniclas (5351) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2011
Bottled from Systembolaget. Deep holden. Small white head. Oaky aroma and flavour. Medium bitterness. Maybe some sugar-cane, but not much. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (18949) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2012
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Clear brownish amber, small head. Fruity nose with rhum and metal. Sweetish with medium body. Oak, rhum and honey grows to dominate completely. Low bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Spab (2126) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 20, 2012
330 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a clear golden orange colour with small slightly off-white head. Aroma is toffee, butter and light oakiness. Flavour is rather buttery with caramel, vanilla and a bit of oak though no real spice to speak of. Slightly lifeless mouthfeel. Not my favourite Innis & Gunn effort.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
andrewturba (920) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 25, 2012
Pours a clear copper with small white head quickly amounting to a small ring around the glass. Aromas of toffee, oak, spiced rum, dried fruits, and a definite sweetness. Flavours of toffee, spiced rum, stronger sweet spiced rum than aroma, booze. Smooth for a high alcohol beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (13160) - 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


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