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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: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sseb69 (1474) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 6, 2013
Bouteille 330 ml. 7.4%. Couleur ambrée claire, mousse blanche-beige pâle. Arôme de sucre d’orge, bois et malt. En bouche, un peu de bois, de cassonnade et de.....rhum ! Se boit bien, un peu aqueuse mais bonne. Finale en vanille, alcool et bois.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Davros (1859) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 8, 2013
Pours dark amber with a large head. Nose shows lots of toffee and butterscotch along with vanilla and soft spiced apple. Very sweet-smelling. Equally sweet flavours. Maybe too sweet. More butter, butterscotch and toffee. Incredibly sweet. Could use a lot more carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reimer96 (1167) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 3, 2013
Pours a clear medium copper with a small white ring. Aroma of vanilla, oak, toffee, spices and some sweet dried fruits. Taste is oak, spiced rum, vanilla, toffee and a clean and crisp bitterness on the finish. Decent touch.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StueyD (1110) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2013
A mid amber orange coloured beer with a weak white head. A distinctly ’Innis & Gunn’ aroma, woody, vanilla, buttery and sweet caramel, plus a hint of alcoholic Rum. Full mouthfeel. A full-bodied sweet taste, all the usual elements of wood, vanilla, and caramel, then a slightly tart alcohol flavour, suggesting the Rum. The finish is a tad dry as the woody flavours come to the fore.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
stefannilssons (1447) - SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2011
Efter att ha hällt upp ölen i glaset kände jag direkt en ton av söt rom, så utifrån första intrycket verkar det inte röra sig om falsk marknadsföring i alla fall. Utöver romen kunde jag också känna en krydda som jag inte kan precisera. Smaken följer upp aromen på ett väntat sätt men jag kan inte komma ifrån känslan av att ölen är lite vattnig. Smaken är så kraftig som jag vill ha den men ölen saknar en kraftig kropp för att bära upp smaken. Men trots det är det en god, men framförallt en intressant, öl.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4036) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2011
Bottle from SB cons 2011-11-13 Göteborg AR: fruity pear and apple, tropical fruits even more when poured some rum, rasins and toffee AP: dark copper colored body wee deminishing white fizzy head no lacing F: rich and full bodied to start with but then thin and watery, comes back again in the finish that leaves a linering dry, fruity and rum impression, Flavour is rum, toffee, sprity, pear, brandy, mango.... Medium carbonation, low bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tkrjukoff (4020) - SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2011
Bottle 33 cl, SB. Pours deep red amber with a nice beige head leaving lace. Aroma is sweet, spicy, ginger, barrel, vanilla and acidy. Flavor is sweet, floral, fruity, spicy, vanilla and bitter. Thin to medium body, a bit boring. Finishes bitter fruity.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10686) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2012
clear orange, small head. rum, milld malty aroma. flavor is rum, flowers, malts.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boutip (4637) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 28, 2012
Bottle: Poured a deep clear light amber color ale with a medium size white foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of cereal with some light notes of rum. Taste is also a mix between some cereal with light sweet notes and some light rum notes. Body is about average with some good carbonation. This one works out better then the previous barrel-aged beer they have done.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nick76 (4170) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 9, 2012
The aroma is very much like oak aged spice rum with butterscotch and malt. The appearance is amber with a small head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is average. Overall a very solid ale.


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