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RATINGS: 1545   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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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pictoman (1128) - British Columbia, - DEC 25, 2012
Poured from 330mL bottle. Clear golden amber colour with white head. Vanilla, toffee, oak nose. Same to taste. Better than the spiced rum version.


4.2
NotABeerFan (6) - GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2017 does not count
Probably my favourite beer. Love the hints of whisky, the caramel flavour and the strength makes it a winner too.

4.3
yegliquor (1) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 12, 2017 does not count
A variety of pleasant flavours infused into a smooth and easy to drink beer.

3.3
Wendigo (492) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 12, 2017
0.33l bottle. Malty aroma, light caramel notes, light spicy notes. Clear dark golden color, white head. Malty taste, caramel notes, light spicy notes, extra light sour, light sweet, light bitter. Full body, slick texture, soft carbonation and malty finish with spicy notes. Ok.

3
AssKicker (496) - Strasbourg, FRANCE - JUL 12, 2017
Couleur légèrement ambrée bien limpide, mousse tenace, nez sur les céréales et vaguement sur le caramel. Rien d’affriolant à priori. En bouche c’est vraiment léger. Le miel ressort bien mais sans être lourd. Avec les notes boisées en arrière-plan, on pourrait presque croire à du sirop d’érable. Les céréales se font pas mal sentir dans l’ensemble. Globalement ça manque de corps et c’est assez aqueux. C’est vraiment particulier comme bière. Vraiment pas fan...

3.4
Banzale (311) - FRANCE - JUL 11, 2017
Acheter à Auchan roncq ( nord de France ). Verre de 15cl. couleur amer reflet cuivre belle brillance. pas de mousse . au nez : note gousse vanille , boisée et un pointe caramel . en bouche : la sensation vanille est fortement présente. Note boisée plutôt légère et un fin bonbon caramel crémeuse . Le problème c’est le corps encore une fois trop léger ! Sensation aqueux et manque de corps . un peu artificiel je trouve

3.3
Hopverdju (1266) - BELGIUM - JUL 9, 2017
Helder amberkleurig bier met witte schuimkraag. Geur: moutzoetig, biscuit, ietwat vanille, ietwat hout. Smaak: licht moutzoet, wat biscuit, lichtjes vanille, vleugje tannine. Volmondig en romig. Afdronk: licht zoet, licht droog bittertje.

1.5
sebsky (88) - ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2017
330 ml bottle @home,bb accidentally wiped off ,2018 something. Amber/copper colour,smell of artificial honey (yes,such thing actually exists),alcohol and traces of smoke. Taste is the same. Unpleasant,bordering with disgusting.

2.6
knight65 (79) - Dordrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 2, 2017
Strong ale with a special taste of vanilla, toffee and oak. Less sweet than you will think.

3.6
BrewWhatIWant (212) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 1, 2017
Pours copper colour with a short lived white head that leaves fine lacing. Aroma is lightly malty with a touch of smoke. Taste is sweet with a biscuit malt note and a bit of toffee and fruit. In the finish there is vanilla, oak, whiskey, figs and smoke. Body is light-medium, and carbonation is moderate. A pretty approachable beer with a surprisingly complex finish. Not an easy drinker though, some of the harshness from the whiskey does carry over.

3.4
martpez (219) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2017
Lovely toffee and caramel notes. Nice strength and warmth to it. It has a wonderful copper color for such a strong bold ale.


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