RATINGS: 1139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Originally brewed at Belhaven for Innis & Gunn. Production moved to Wellpark - date unknown.
NOTE: This is the same beer as the Oak Aged Beer Rum Finish. According to Innis & Gunn "they are the same beer, the process changed slightly so we changed the name. But the recipe is the same."

Has also been seen at 6.8% (Rum Aged)
Ingredients: Golden Promise and Crystal malt; Phoenix hops.
We are delighted to present this unique limited bottling of Innis & Gunn finished in oak barrels which previously contained navy rum. Maturation in special oak barrels imparts Navy rums with the sweet, spicy character for which they are renowned. We have long wondered what flavours might be imparted to our beer by finishing it in these same barrels and earlier this year we decided to find out. We brewed a special batch of Innis & Gunn beer and matured it in oak for 60 days. Every single drop spent half of that time in American oak barrels before being refilled into selected navy rum barrels to finish the lengthy maturation. Once the beer had absorbed the unique character the barrels were emptied, the beer blended and then maturation continued for a further 47 days until all of the flavours had married together and mellowed. We think the result is absolutely delicious!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dougefreezy (45) - Bradenton, Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Very similar to the regular oak aged beer, but sweeter, not as refreshing or smooth. An ok beer, dont think ill get this one again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
LinusStick (3293) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2012
A very average beer at best. Aroma was skunky. There was definitely wood and rum notes but the underlying skunk smell killed it for me. Pour was a beautiful dark ruby red with a few off white blotches for a head. Taste was decent. The wood and rum are very strong and pronounced and overshadow the sweet maltiness. I originally rated this lower and after slowly drinking it realized I was comparing it to/expecting an American beer. For a style that I dont care for (English strong ale) its actually very tasty. Nice carbonation round the beer out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drostj (106) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUN 27, 2012
Bottle. Rich, amber brown with a lot of fizz and a light head. Rich, smooth roasted malt flavor with a hint of spice. some sweetness and a nice effervescence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 24, 2012
33cl, as Innis & Gunn Rum Finish (matured for 57 days), new exclusive Scottish brew Anno 2011, from Systembolaget Gteborg, complex brew, malty/spicy and slightly sweet, balanced, clear, small head, nice brew
Earlier Rating: 9/22/2011 Total Score: 3.3
33cl, as Innis & Gunn Rum Cask, exclusive Scottish brew, from Bierzwerg Greven, complex brew, sweet/malty and slightly woody/spicy, not too heavy, balanced, clear, good head, nice brew

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rogfra72 (5) - Grngesberg, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2012 does not count
Inkpt p systembolaget, provad 2010-10-29. God med en mjuk kolaton dock ar den lite fr kort.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
jayman84 (1) - - JUN 21, 2012 does not count
It has a great, smooth taste. You can really taste the rum from the barrels they age it in.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kragelund (107) - , DENMARK - JUN 21, 2012
(Bottle 33cl) Pours light brown with a dense quicky disappearing head. Aroma of Rum, cane sugar, bittering hops and alcohol, that blends to something that reminds me of danish blue cheese! Flavour of rum cane sugar some wood. I think the beer lacks some power to match the rum.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redpooba (404) - Texas, USA - JUN 20, 2012
A mellow dark ale with a light froth head. Had hints of oak barrels but needed more time for the infusion. Also the body was present but lack distinction. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lhharris (25) - Florida, USA - JUN 19, 2012
Drank out of snifter. Dark brown with i light tan head. Aroma of rum, alcohol, vanilla and some caramel. Tasted rum, vanilla and some banana. Mouth feel was medium body. I enjoyed this beer and look forward to trying some of their other beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
flemmingwillum (1185) - Nysted, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2012 Rating #743, bottle from Bilka Fields, Copenhagen. A mahoghany brown beer, no head formation at all. Aroma is malts, caramel, wood, some kind of smoke, barely as much vanilla as the rum cask version. Flavor is malts, wood, rum, vanilla, alcohol. This might be the same beer as the rum cask version, and the small difference in aroma and taste may be caused by the temperature - I drank this one a bit colder than the rum cask version.

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