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RATINGS: 1201   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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3.8
Beerheart65 (1503) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 28, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 23, 2015 Rum, oak and dark toffee aroma is medium strong, sweet and inviting. Very much caramell, soft, bit ripe dark fruits, raisins. Clear ruby- red to mahogany with creamy slightly beige head that is medium long. Taste is interesting. Caramel, dessert spices, ripe fruits, rum. Soft in mouth, bit fizzy carbonation, full bodied, long finish is lively. Alcohol evident but not unpleasant. Sweet but not overly. Advent calendar beer 23.

2.9
gramity (1668) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 24, 2012
Pours a clear amber with a slightly lacing off-white head. Sweet toffee and wood in the nose - same as in every Innis & Gunn. Medium body, butterscotch and wood, heavy burned caramel. Absolutely no hops. Pretty much the same as all other I & G
Earlier Rating: 10/31/2011 Total Score: 1.6
Clear, amber color with a small, but long lasting head with some lacing. A sweet and malty aroma of rum, oak, toffee and vanilla. A strong, malty vanilla flavour with notes of coconut and an oaky, wooden aftertaste. This all sounds good in writing but there is a distinct taste of vomit to me. I find this beer disgusting.

3.4
asheft (3082) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 22, 2012
[bottle from St. Isidore LCBO] Skunky aroma with plenty of oak vanilla and wood and a bit of bread crust. Clear dark amber with a white patch and bubbly ring on top. Flavour is a mouthful of American oak butterscotch and a little vanilla with not as much skunk as in the nose. Notes of red fruit with balance toward sweetness, despite a late, subtle bitterness. Watermelon and bread crust accent a ethanol sweetness as well. Light body, medium carbonation, almost clean finish.

3.3
Habanero (4672) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2012
Bottled. Pours clear amber with a medium sized off-white head. Leaving a fair lacing on the glass. Nose of vanilla and caramel. Sweet flavor with wood, vanilla, caramel and spicy rum notes. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. More dry finish with spicy notes.

3.5
robinvboyer (4663) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 21, 2012
Dark ruby pour, small off white head. Aromas of toffee, plums, lightly roasted malts and some butter. Soft carb, thick mouthfeel. The finish is light on the bitterness with a light vinous sweetness, and some more toffee, and caramel. Light wood, some vanilla, rum adds an alcohol sweetness. Decent.
Earlier Rating: 12/13/2008 Total Score: 4.1
lovely spicy aroma, the rumcask really adds some interesting flavors and aromas to this beer. I wasnt a big fan of their other offerings but this one is very nice. There is a nicebuttery oak flavor,with somebready malts. nice stuff

2.6
BREWMUSKCLES (2685) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 20, 2012
smooth with deep frothy head. flavors of vanilla and minty herbs. i didnt get much wood at all. some malt in the flavor pattern.

3.6
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2012 Bottled. A dark ruby coloured beer with a wispy off-white head. The aroma has rum notes together with some sweet oak, vanilla and toffee. The taste is sweet with more oaky notes, rum and whisky. Nice alcohol and even a hint of chocolate. Silky smooth and very suave. Lovely.Score 4.1
Subsequent ratings scored 3.3, 3.4 and 3.7. Average becomes 3.6

3.4
Bendrixian (1514) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2012
auburn brown colour but kinda clear. mostly beer aroma with caramel and toast but a slight hint of rum and a woodsy note. Medium bodied brew but has a quick flavour profile. Sweet caramel and a slight hint of heat. better than their other brews but still not so impressive.

3.2
WilleLW (273) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2012 Darker redish colour with a white head. Sweet aroma of rum and some malt and a hint of roasted sugar. Sweet taste with a hint of rum, sugar and brown roasted sugar.

3.6
kerenmk (4751) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 17, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dagan’s place. Thanks beerandbeyond. Clear dark brown with beige head. Butter, vanilla, cask, wood, sugar and cherry in the nose, Sweet alcoholic taste that matches the nose. Light body, soft, lingering finish.


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