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RATINGS: 1521   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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2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cool_Bond (2795) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, - JAN 26, 2013
This beer was hard to drink, I think. Thought it would be better. Smells uncertain. Tastes not good strangely. The aftertaste is perhaps a little thin but okay.


3.7
maddestmax (8) - Petaluma, California, USA - NOV 19, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2017 This was a great find today. A very tasty bottle. Nutty and malty with that delicious barrel/scotchy taste. All without being too heavy.

3.3
craftyrocker (85) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 10, 2017
330mL bottle (old gold and red label), BB Nov 17. $3.50 in the bargain trolley. Appearance: Amber body. Off-white head. 3 Aroma: Oak, spice, caramel and honey. 8 Taste: Woody/oak with bourbon sweetness. Interesting but lacks structure without much malt. Awkward hollow finish. Moderate bitterness. 7 Palate: Thin body, overcarbonated. 1 Overall: The oak notes differentiate it from other beers, but the beer remains one dimensional. 14

3.6
Tasche39 (422) - SPAIN - NOV 5, 2017
Buena cerveza de cuerpo denso, sabor a malta con toques de madera seguramente debido a su maceración en barril

2.6
Michael27 (2357) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 4, 2017
Aus der kleinen Flasche getrunken (Danke an Constanze fürs Mitbringen). Sehr weich. Die Eichennoten kommen gut im Antrunk durch. Später ins Wässrige gehend.

3.3
tomer (3737) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - OCT 23, 2017
Bottle, small creamy bubbly head, clear light brown to dark red color, aroma of dark honey, nuts and minerals, flavor of nuts, vanila, caramel, some light fried fruits and an earthy hintm quite sweet but just a hint of bitterness complementing, carbonation a but too intrusive. Nice and enjoyable.

3
Paddycairns (75) - - OCT 21, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2017 Vanilla notes on the nose. A little boozy but the subtle bourbon sweetness comes through and brings a lot more depth of flavour

3.3
Mister_Li (1564) - GERMANY - OCT 21, 2017
Klares Bernstein mit reichlich Schaum. Malzig, etwas Karamell, leichte Holznoten, Vanille, süffig.

3.1
Icedwarf (1804) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2017
Helder licht roodbruin bier met schuim. Smaak is licht bitter en licht zoet met sporen van vanille, ietwat toffee, karamel en honing.

3
jobe977 (170) - Töreboda, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2017
Bottle (6,6%) from Systembolaget. Medium head. Malty and sweet taste. Well balanced. Pleasant!

2.9
yy0pp (1632) - - OCT 8, 2017
Bottle. Clear amber color with white head. Aroma - Malt, honey. Taste - Sweet, caramel, biscuit, grass, citrus.


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