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RATINGS: 488   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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This special bottling of Innis&Gunn has been matured in rare oak barrels from a famous distillery in Ireland. These barrels had been used to mature one of the great triple distilled Irish whiskeys. The result of this unique maturation is a big, full flavoured, complex beer with a delightful warming finish.

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
edgallow (4051) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 13, 2012
12 oz bottle pours black with a off white head. Aroma is roasted malt, and a hint of whiskey. Taste is the malts, whiskey and a bit of vanilla. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (7600) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 26, 2017
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is dark brown to black. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (chocolate, roasted grain, caramel), with a note of vanilla, light note of whiskey/alcohol. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, syrupy/watery texture, soft carbonation, lightly to moderately alcoholic. As with the bourbon dark ale, this is pretty timid and plain. Not much cask influence that I can detect, just a basic porter/stout. Fair enough, but ordinary and forgettable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
alvaro78 (442) - Sevilla, SPAIN - APR 12, 2017
Aromas a whisky y madera Buen aspecto cristalino y carbonatacion media. Cuerpo medio-bajo. En boca caramelo y whisky. EL final es seco

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
migwell (348) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 2, 2017
Bottle into snifter. As someone once said, "Aromas of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, caramel, toffee, vanilla, brown sugar, dark bread, whiskey, and toasted oak; with light nuttiness, smoke, char, raisin, plum, fig, molasses, herbal, and roast/toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roast/bready malt, whiskey/oak chips, and light fruity yeast notes; with solid strength." Gotta like BA. This is a decent enough light bodied stout or more precisely porter. It is mild and a tad chocolate-y, malt and smoky peat with caramel... its a real investigation to try to discover any Irish whiskey in the mix... I get the oakiness. Alcohol very well hidden. Just got in from a longish spring bike ride, so this decent, well balanced. easy drinking brew will not last til I finish this review. I could drink a bunch of these.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gorgosh (481) - SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2017
Det finns nt tragiskt ver att Innis som experimenterar s att de slr knut p sig sjlv, och andras smaklkar, aldrig lyfter ver innertakshjd. Det finns som vanligt den klassiska smakbilden av en standardiserad stout som den hr gngen ramas in av fyra vggar tapetserade med aromer av irlndsk whisky. Det smakar precis som frvntat. Whiskyn r ngot nedtonad vilket r att betrakta som en frdel. Ovntat lite utanfr boxen fr att vara en l som snarare borde befinna sig lngt utanfr ramen.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kassner (1634) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2017
Porter color with not much head or lacing, wuite a bit of vanilla but very drinkable. Varbonation a bit high special right American Express thank you

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (4731) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 18, 2017
Grunt fill from Albertsons. Light bodied for a stout, and pretty sweet too. Black body, small thin head. Sweet malty aroma, milk, burnt toast. Taste also seems overly sweet. Not too many whiskey notes. Still figuring this one out.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tightslice (1187) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 18, 2017
Bottle from Whole Foods Market in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is coffee candy, malts, dark fruit skins. Taste is tangy whiskey, dry coffee and cocoa, some dark fruitiness. Some decent coffee, chocolate and whiskey notes but a bit thin overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexmate (150) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2017
Dark brown colour with a decent sized clean white head. Taste is of black treacle and caramel mainly, some subtle roasted cocoa, a bit of coffee and some fruity plum notes. Pretty good. Price Paid: 1.79 330ml bottle.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oobawa (1101) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 16, 2017
Certainly what it says it is: a boozed-up Innis & Gunn. Malty as all hell with sweet toffee on top of an earthy peat base, finishing with a discernible whisky backside and a slight smokiness on the fade. Too sweet, but okay for mid-March celebrations.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TaxiDriver (1775) - Stadland, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2017
A taste of chocolate, malt, raisin. The head is beige, small and creamy with a normal duration, the body is black. A malty taste, chocolate, toffee, licorice, syrup, a little bit like Christmas. The body is medium strong to strong, very creamy and oily with a soft carbonation.


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