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RATINGS: 1514   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Avaialable in 330ml & 750ml bottles and on draught: Pasteurised.
Brewed by Belhaven for Innis & Gunn
Originally marketed simply as Innis & Gun Oak Aged Beer. "Original" was added later.

Ingredients: Golden Promise and crystal malt; Phoenix hops.
""""For 30 days this honey-hued beer sleeps in hand selected oak barrels, locked inside a bonded warehouse, gradually assimilating the subtle flavours that reside in the wood. Barrels are then emptied and maturation continues for a further 47 days in a marrying tun where these natural flavours infuse and fall into perfect balance. This 77-day process is unique and produces a delicious, refreshing beer: Aromas of vanilla and toffee, hints of citrus, with a malty, lightly oaked,palate. Deftly balanced and light in texture, soothing and warming in the finish.""""

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (4796) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 21, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2013 Bottle from a friend. Creamy vanilla malt aroma. Slightly hazy amber orange brown colour, not much head. Tastes like a Crunchie bar with hints of vanilla malt & treacle. Smooth & creamy with woody aftertaste. Interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (8577) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 18, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2011 Bottled, 0,75l, from shop in London. Copper color with nice beige head. Aroma, vanilla, caramel with hints of wood. Taste, starts with vanilla, continues with caramel, wood. Toffee finish. Good for desserts or to drink it besides wine with your girlfriend or wife. Good beer for exceptional occasions.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ontbeertaster (2362) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 17, 2010
again I was disappointed with this beer. It has a very coffee base, you can taste the wood. It just doesnt have a clean taste. not recommended

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
drowland (8549) - Georgia, USA - SEP 12, 2010
9/12/10. 11.2oz bottle. Clear, light amber pour with a thick white head that lasts... the skunk is hitting me before I even try to sniff this brew. Why would these morons use clear bottles? Big skunk up front with old pee and a hint of wood. Sweet caramelly flavor followed by dry grains and again just a touch of wood. Huge meh here, folks.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (4340) - NORWAY - SEP 11, 2010
Bottle, 0,35L. This beer has a strong yet subtle taste of vanilla, which makes it a good beer for dessert. In my experience one bottle is usually enough, or it will be too much vanilla. Quite a good beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zenwolf (269) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2010
Bottle. Deep amber-honey color. strong honey and wood nose. definate affect from the barrel aging. Butter and vanilla in the mouth.. Wet, though medium in the mouth with the right amount of honey to give a bit of sweetness. Intersting brew.. but not the best pairing of barrel and beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaxiDriver (1775) - Stadland, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2010
Bottle. The aroma is very sweet, light fruity and weak alcoholic. The head is small, white and creamy with a normal carbonation. The body is light red. A very unique taste, very sweet with a lot of toffee. The body is light and very creamy with a rather lively carbonation. A good and special one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fullers (269) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 29, 2010
Bottle LCBO Gift from Diane. Thanks so much. A really lovely beer with subtle flavour and silky mouth feel. Pours clear reddish amber - honey-hued is an apt description. Lovely aroma of toffee and sweet malt. Vanilla? well OK. Light to medium bodied, small carbonation, very easy on the palate. Tastes of toffee and sweet malts in the flavour, a very subtle taste. A style of beer that I like a great deal and a good representative of the style.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ComradeK (1217) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 21, 2010
330ml bottle. Pours a clear red-amber, with a medium, white head that quickly vanishes, leaving almost no lacing. There is a delightfully alluring aroma of vanilla, raisin, oak and a hint of mandarin.There are some citrus hops to start, with oak notes. This moves into a toffee and raisin finish, which is smooth and very pleasant. A delicious, rich and smooth beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2010
A clear dark amber colored beer, with a thick foamy beige head. The aroma of toffee tabacco with fruits, malts and vanilla. The taste of caramel bitter tonsil. Hints of wood. The aftertaste bitter moving to sweet with toffee.


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