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RATINGS: 1202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.9
Lorenasa (160) - Florida, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Pours a dark translucent mahogany with almost no head. Muted aroma of spring rain. Taste of honey brown sugar flowers and hint of rum. A dessert beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
JDBaker11058 (2351) - Maryland, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Appearance: clear, dark brown with a light tan head. Aroma: rich with caramel, vanilla, rum, and a bit of spice. Taste: boozy and sweet, with flavors of toffee, caramel, roasted spiced nuts, vanilla, and a hint of smoky wood. Finish: smooth, rummy and sweet. Notes: Lovely beer. Rich without being cloying; sweet but not overpowering, boozy and oaky but not too much so; complex yet somehow simple. Very nice with a bread pudding.

3.6
sergelutaba (80) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 9, 2012
A dark, mahogany pour with reddish edges and a lightly tan head. The aroma has sugary caramel, oak, and some earthy notes. The medium body has a slightly sticky texture with soft carbonation. It has a sweet taste with rum flavor and slight warmth in the finish.

3.2
Nordcore (1642) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Amber, clear with a lightbrown head. Dark fruits, malt and light caramelsence. Sweet taste with a caramelish end.

3.3
Marduk (8404) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 8, 2012
330ml bottle. Deep copper color. Medium off white head. Malty, vanilla aroma. Roasted, malty, oak, vanilla in flavor. Notes of rum in nose when drinking.

2.8
rodenbach99 (4678) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 4, 2012
Style et résumé: Strong Ale qui a vieillie 57 jours en fût de rhum construit de chêne américain sans grand intérêt.
Comment: Bouteille transparente de 330ml achetée en Ontario.
Description: Bière cuivrée foncée qui ne mousse pas. Le nez est sur le bois, beaucoup de bois. Le sucre transperce la masse boisée mais difficilement. En bouche le bois domine, il y a du rhum certes mais derrière tout ce fût de chêne. La finale est sur le sucre avec un côté piquant d’alcool.
Note: 5+/10

5
WraithLunati (1) - - OCT 3, 2012 does not count
This is a beautifully done beer, very smooth finish. The flavour is just amazing. The kick is pretty good too! Definitely one of my favorites.

3.1
rejtable (2840) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 1, 2012
Not bad. Poured brown with some head, some lacing. Nose was very sweet syrupy smelling. Aromas of dark fruit, some rum, lots of sweet toffee. Too much for me. Tastes were heavy sweet. Body was medium to light. Just ok for me, not enough balance though.

3.4
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2012
200711: Clear dark brown color with a fine foam. Good sweet and malty aroma with a hint of rum. The taste is delicious with flavors of rum and wood. Very good balance.

2.3
AdamChandler (5181) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Clear 12oz bottle. Seriously? Enjoyed at cellar temp in a snifter. Poured a murky hazy brown / amber beer. Very sweet almost barley wine smell. Taste is sweet up front with some alcohol booziness. Sort of a heat from this with lots of oak and vanilla. It’s very unbalanced and sort of basic.


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