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RATINGS: 1508   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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (14274) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Draft. Poured clear copper color with a large frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Good caramel and vanilla wood aroma. Medium body with smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a sweet woody finish of average duration. Very enjoyable brew.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
isaacplatypus (10) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAY 22, 2017
Smelt fantastic. Quite a deep smell, but not overpowering. Lovely red/brown colour Great taste; very complex.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
geolgau (161) - Cluj-Napoca, ROMANIA - MAY 22, 2017
Pale, clear amber, almost no (white) head. Aroma is pale and subtle. Notes of honey, wood, caramel and malts. Light body, a bit watery. Taste is sweet. Grassy hops, a bit of honey, caramel and a light oak flavor. It has a pilsner-ish feeling. It is a nice surprise, but too simple.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rotaldinho (188) - Paris, FRANCE - MAY 22, 2017
Light amber with a head that disappears quickly. Aroma is a light malt with vanilla from the oak. Sweet vanilla mixed with malt.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
vbaudry (91) - - MAY 18, 2017
Orange/red robe, no foam. Nose with oak notes and caramel malt close to a sweet whisky. Medium body, quite sweet, aromas of caramel and whisky. Finish is juste some liquorous sweetness. Not totally bad but quite sickening, wouldnt be able to drink the whole bottle.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oiolosse (122) - Granada, SPAIN - MAY 16, 2017
Madera sutil y aromas tostados. Color cobrizo, con cabeza blanca que se desvanece. De cuerpo ligero a mediano, de carbonatacin media. El sabor es un poco dulce, con algunas nueces y notas de madera. Retrogusto dulce. Demasiada vainilla para mi gusto.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (5058) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2017
Bottle. Copper color with a medium head. Light toasty oak aroma. Solid malt flavor. Toasted bread crust. Hint of raisin. Woodsy. Dry but malty.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mviljamaa (130) - Jyvskyl, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2017
Pours with an okay foam. Color is whisky. Aroma is whiskey like having strong "barrel-matured aroma", highlands whisky and some fermented dark fruits (plums, dates and such). Taste is sweet and has cooked mushrooms, caramel ice cream, some sweet citrus notes and a plethora of other tastes. The taste of this is very complex and thus interesting. Its a good beer, with a very unique and luxurious aroma and taste. I like it and will want to try more beer from this brewery.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hershiser2 (2857) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 5, 2017
$2.90 bottle from Wine Warehouse. Golden with hints of amber and a small frothy off-white head. Aroma is grassy, grain, wheat. Flavor is grainy as all hell. Corn, grass, wheat, toffee, caramel, cardboard. About $2.00 overpriced.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (2455) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2017
Bottle 33cl. poured into a shaker. Sweet malt nose; clear medium amber, tall frothy off-white head, good retention, fair lacing; aroma sweet malts, wee bit citrus, caramel, wood, vanilla, grass; taste light light heavy sweet and slightly bitter, malty, toffee, bit vanilla, hint of wood; malty sweet and light bitter aftertaste, toffee, bit woody; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; nice smooth fellow.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jaghana (5922) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - APR 30, 2017
Bottle 33cl shared by Calisky, a copper beer with medium head. Nose is on toasted grain and blond caramel. Aroma is on caramel, touch of butterscotch, touch of wet paper, pleasant body but is it a real oak aged or with additional flavors ?


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